Euro 2020: Latest news, features, video from European Championship

One year later than planned, Euro 2020 is here! Portugal defend their title, but among the other 23 teams chasing glory are world champions France and three-time winners Germany and Spain, plus England and Belgium. The tournament runs from June 11 - July 11 and ESPN FC is your home for complete coverage.

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What to read and watch: Reaction

June 24

After the group stage came to a dramatic conclusion, the tournament takes the first of two days off before the knockout rounds begin, which gives everyone a chance to reflect on what we have seen in the first 36 games of the tournament.

Talking Points: Group reaction, impressive players, final prediction
Wijnaldum could walk off over racism | Martinez: England favourite
Connelly: The stars who benefited most from year's delay to Euros

Watch (U.S.): Top Five goals | Ronaldo's five | Euros' best fan looks


Will Southgate be sacked if England lose to Germany?

Gab Marcotti feels Gareth Southgate may lose his job if England are knocked out of Euro 2020 by Germany.

June 23

Cristiano Ronaldo made more history as Portugal sealed a last-16 place against Group F winners France, while Germany needed late heroics to make it through. In Group E, Spain hit five to reach the last 16, but Sweden's late winner saw them claim Group E. And UEFA's rainbow controversy continued.

Laurens: Ronaldo equals record, Benzema stars | Highlights (U.S.)
Marcotti: Germany can't ride luck vs. England | Highlights (U.S.)
Hamilton: Spain shine, but questions remain | Highlights (U.S.)
Watch (U.S.) Sweden outlast Lewandowski | Dubravka's howler
UEFA: Rainbow symbol not political | France fans go to wrong city


Why Ronaldo & Portugal cannot be overlooked despite 'lackluster performances'

Steve Nicol is adamant that Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal shouldn't be discounted because of their moderate performances.

June 22

Raheem Sterling's early header gave England top spot in Group D, while a Luka Modric masterclass qualified Croatia and ended Scotland's Euros. In stadium news, Munich's request to light up the Allianz Arena was rejected and Wembley's capacity for the semifinals and final will be increased to 60,000.

Olley: England through, but must get better | Highlights (U.S.)
Ogden: Modric magic ends Scotland hopes | Luka's laser (U.S.)
UEFA's Munich rainbow row | Marcotti explains UEFA's refusal
Isolating Mount, Chilwell absent | Wembley capacity expanded
Ogden: De Gea faces uncertain future | Laurens: Pogba a leader


Don Hutchison OK with Scotland's performance in the Euros

Don Hutchison knows Scotland needs a goal scorer, but he is happy with the performance in the tournament overall.

June 21

Denmark dramatically advanced from Group B, which Belgium won easily. In Group C, Netherlands stayed perfect and Austria finished second. Several teams suffered setbacks: France lost Ousmane Dembele for the tournament and COVID issues affected Scotland's Billy Gilmour and two England stars.

Marcotti: Denmark write fairytale | Highlights (U.S.) | 'Remarkable'
Dawson: Hazard proves fitness in Belgium start | Highlights (U.S.)
Highlights (U.S.): Baumgartner winner | Wijnaldum at the double
France lose hurt Dembele | Gilmour has COVID, England affected
Olley: Kane, England need to find form | Hamilton: Scotland hope


'Truly remarkable' for Denmark to reach the knockout stages

Sebastian Salazar and Nedum Onuoha discuss what it means for Denmark to reach the last 16 of Euro 2020.

June 20

Group A finished with Italy making it a clean sweep with a 1-0 win over group runners-up Wales. Meanwhile, Xherdan Shaqiri scored two superb goals as third-place Switzerland boosted their last-16 hopes. It was a busy day for the UEFA disciplinary department, while Eden Hazard spoke about his injury woes.

Dawson: Perfect Italy having fun at Euro 2020 | Highlights (U.S.)
Watch (U.S.): Shaqiri's superb curler | Nicol: Suitors take notice
UEFA probes Hungary, ends Neuer review | Hazard 'not the same'
Connelly: Euro lessons so far | Ogden: Bruno in Ronaldo shadow


'The road is too difficult' for Belgium at Euro 2020

Chris Coleman and Taylor Twellman raise concerns about the top-ranked team in the world as Belgium looks to wrap up Group B at the Euros.

June 19

Group F has been blown wide open after a superb comeback saw Germany defeat Portugal and Hungary held France. Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski's equaliser secured a Poland a point against struggling Spain. And despite his poor form so far, England's Harry Kane insists he has no fitness problems.

Marcotti: Germany respond | Highlights (U.S.) | Ronaldo goal (U.S.)
Hamilton: Lewandowski shows what Spain miss | Highlights (U.S.)
Laurens: France's forward three underwhelms | Highlights (U.S.)
Kane dismisses fitness concerns | Khedira on Germany's fine win


Is it time for Spain to panic after Poland draw?

Tim Howard and Julie Foudy discuss the ramifications of the 1-1 draw between Spain and Poland in Group E at Euro 2020.

June 18

England vs. Scotland failed to meet expectations, Croatia and Czech Republic split the points and Sweden earned their first win. Plus, Christian Eriksen was released from hospital, the status of Wembley as semifinal and final host is in some doubt and Kevin De Bruyne discussed the effect of his facial injury.

Olley: Southgate too cautious, Kane struggles for drab England
Highlights (U.S.): Perisic saves Croatia | Penalty? | Sweden glee
Eriksen released from hospital | Wembley to lose host privilege?
KDB: Dentist visit pain | Spain boss: Morata on par with Mbappe


Will the Euro 2020 final be moved from Wembley?

Gab Marcotti updates on UEFA's plans to potentially move the Euro 2020 semifinals and final from Wembley to Budapest.

June 17

On an emotional day in Copenhagen, Christian Eriksen was on everyone's mind, but Kevin De Bruyne ensured Belgium were victorious. Elsewhere, Netherlands won their group and Ukraine beat North Macedonia. And excitement is growing in Great Britain for Friday's showdown between England and Scotland.

Denmark, Belgium pause play to applaud Eriksen | Highlights (U.S.)
Hamilton: De Bruyne has final say on emotional day | Social reax
Ogden: Does Depay have enough to fire Dutch? | Highlights (U.S.)
Sources: France followed concussion SOP | Cola clashes continue
Olley: England, Scotland set to renew oldest rivalry in vital clash


Should Maguire return for England vs. Scotland?

Julien Laurens expects Harry Maguire to be in England's XI when Scotland visit Wembley.

June 16

Manuel Locatelli took Italy into the last 16, Gareth Bale inspired Wales' win over Turkey and Russia beat Finland. Marko Arnautovic will miss Austria's next game through suspension, Germany's Antonio Rudiger will not be punished for clashing with Paul Pogba and Coca-Cola felt the Cristiano Ronaldo effect.

Dawson: Potential winners Italy impressive again | Highlights (U.S.)
Hamilton: Bale, Ramsey rediscover Euros magic | Highlights (U.S.)
Magic moments (U.S.): Miranchuk saves Russia | Bale penalty woe
Arnautovic ban | Rudiger not punished | Coke market value drops
Marcotti: Matchday 1 Musings | Hamilton: Wijnaldum is Dutch MVP


What will Denmark's mindset be vs. Belgium?

Julie Foudy and Chris Coleman talk Denmark's mindset ahead of their crucial match vs. Belgium in Group A.

June 15

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to seal Portugal's win over Hungary and set European Championship records, while an own goal edged France past Germany. Christian Eriksen sent a first message since collapsing and England's Tyrone Mings responded to comments from UK Home Secretary Priti Patel.

Watch (U.S.): Ronaldo's double drives Portugal | Record breaker
Ogden: After Hungary, can Ronaldo still perform against the best?
Laurens: France get their game plan right to edge past Germany
Highlights (U.S.): O.G. dooms Germans | Did Rudiger bite Pogba?
Eriksen sends message: I'm fine | Mings hits out over taking knee


It's not all doom and gloom for Germany after France defeat

Steve McManaman says Germany played well against France, but just ran into superior opposition.

June 14

Patrick Schick scored a contender for goal of the tournament as Czech Republic beat Scotland, stubborn Sweden held profligate Spain and Slovakia shocked Poland. Austria's Marko Arnautovic defended his actions after scoring and Denmark players criticised UEFA's options to restart their game with Finland.

Marcotti: Spain trust method, cannot find a way | Highlight (U.S.)
Hamilton: Shick stunner | Watch (U.S.): 54 yarder | Social reaction
Arnautovic: I am not a racist | Denmark critical of UEFA's options
Laurens, Marcotti: Why France vs. Germany will be a great game
Hamilton: Record-chasing Ronaldo set to make Euro 2020 debut


Burley: Slovakia made this Poland team look mediocre

Craig Burley criticises Robert Lewandowski and Poland for their 2-1 loss against Slovakia at Euro 2020.

June 13

England began their campaign with a narrow win over Croatia, Netherlands edged a thriller with Ukraine and Austria beat North Macedonia. Meanwhile, Denmark's team doctor revealed Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest and a positive COVID test ruled Portugal's Joao Cancelo out of Euro 2020.

Olley: Sterling stars as England start with win | Highlight (U.S.)
Dawson: Entertaining Dutch rescue De Boer | Highlight (U.S.)
Cancelo out for Portugal | Denmark doctor: Eriksen 'was gone'
Hamilton: Scotland hope to end 23 years of international hurt
Borden: How a tearful setback helped motivate Lewandowski


McManaman: Kalvin Phillips was England's standout player

Steve McManaman discusses England's 1-0 win vs. Croatia and Kalvin Phillips' "energetic" performance.

June 12

After collapsing during Denmark's match against Finland, Christian Eriksen received CPR before being taken to hospital, where he was reported to be stable and awake. When the game resumed, Finland won 1-0. Elsewhere, Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium impressed, while Wales and Switzerland drew.

Marcotti: Eriksen's collapse serves as a reminder of life's fragility
Highlights (U.S.): Finland beat Denmark | Players rally for Eriksen
Eriksen stable after collapsing, receiving CPR | Lukaku's tribute
Hamilton: Wales' Moore nearly quit | Olley: Finally England's year?


Should Denmark vs. Finland have been postponed?

Steve McManaman offers his thoughts on whether Denmark vs. Finland should have been postponed after Christian Eriksen's collapse.

June 11

Euro 2020 kicked off in Rome with Italy easing to a comfortable win against Turkey in Group A. Off the pitch, Scotland announced they will "show solidarity" with England before the teams meet on June 18, Spain's squad received COVID shots and Ukraine's shirt controversy took another twist.

Borden: Italy thrill happy fans | Marcotti: Azzurri serve warning
Highlights (U.S.): Second-half goal rush from Mancini's men
Scotland to kneel before England game | Ronaldo motivated
Spain vaccinated by army | Ukraine, UEFA reach compromise


Italy 'extremely professional' in 3-0 win vs. Turkey

Alessandro Del Piero and Steve McManaman discuss Italy's 3-0 win over Turkey in the Euro 2020 opener.

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Who will be the biggest flop of EURO 2020?

Craig Burley makes his predictions for winner, dark horse and even flop for the EURO 2020 tournament beginning Friday.

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