Euro 2020 group-stage permutations: Who needs what to qualify for the last 16?


Eleven nations have now certified for the last-16 of Euro 2020 – together with England and Wales.

The highest two from every group undergo to the final 16, whereas the 4 finest third-placed sides will make the line-up for the primary knockout stage, with the permutations as follows:

Who has certified? Because it stands:

Spherical of 16 fixtures because it stands:

Group A – Italy (winners), Wales (runners-up), Switzerland (third place)

After securing their development as group runners-up, Wales will play in Amsterdam on Saturday night time. They’ll face the runners-up from Group B, Denmark, who ran out 4-1 winners over Russia of their remaining sport.

Group A winners Italy will play at Wembley on Saturday, and they are going to be up towards the runners-up from Group C Austria, who beat Ukraine to safe second spot of their final group match.

In the meantime, Switzerland with 4 factors are assured a spot within the final 16 as they can’t end beneath Ukraine or Finland within the third-placed rankings.

However Turkey, after shedding all three of their video games, are out of the competitors.

Group B – Belgium (winners), Denmark (runners-up)

Romelu Lukaku and Thomas Meunier scored both Belgium's goals before half-time in their 2-0 win over Russia in St Petersburg

Belgium have gained Group B after gathering 9 factors from their three video games, sealed with a 2-0 win over Finland of their remaining group match on Monday.

Roberto Martinez’s males nonetheless have no idea who they may face within the final 16, as it is going to be a third-placed aspect from certainly one of teams A, D, E or F. Given the attainable mixtures of qualifiers, their almost definitely opponent seems like being the third-placed crew in Group F, which might be certainly one of France, Germany, Portugal or Hungary.

They are going to be joined within the final 16 by Denmark who completed second courtesy of a 4-1 rout of Russia in Copenhagen. They’ll face Wales in Amsterdam on Saturday.

In the meantime, third-placed Finland nonetheless await their destiny, however as they sit beneath each Switzerland and Ukraine within the third-placed rating desk, should hope two of the three third-placed groups from Teams D, E and F end beneath them or they are going to be out.

Russia, on the again of their thumping by Denmark, are out.

Group C – Netherlands (winners), Austria (runners-up)

Denzel Dumfries scored Netherlands' late winner after the hosts were pegged back by Ukraine in Amsterdam

Netherlands have booked their last-16 place as Group C winners and secured a 100-per-cent file of their group following a 3-0 win over North Macedonia of their remaining group sport.

As group winners, Netherlands will play on Sunday in Budapest. However as their opponents will probably be a third-placed finisher from both Group D, E or F, they won’t know their opponents till Wednesday night time.

Austria have a extra sure opponent, as they may journey to Wembley to tackle Italy on Saturday.

Third-placed Ukraine nonetheless have hopes of progressing, as their file is healthier than Group B third-placed aspect Finland, however want one of many third-placed groups in Teams D, E or F to finish with a worse file than themselves to qualify.

Group D – Czech Republic, England (certified)

AP - England vs Croatia

Remaining fixtures:

Tuesday June 22 – Czech Republic vs England; Kick-off 8pm (London), Croatia vs Scotland; Kick-off 8pm (Glasgow)

England‘s present haul of 4 factors will see them progress as one of many 4 best-placed third-placed groups even when they lose to the Czech Republic on Tuesday, however a degree would assure them second place in Group D, whereas a win would put them prime.

A draw for the Czech Republic would, in the meantime, guarantee they progress as group winners and face a possible assembly with certainly one of Portugal, Germany, France or Hungary.

Had been England to undergo as runners-up, they would face the runners-up from Group E – Spain, Sweden, Poland or Slovakia.

As for Scotland, victory over Croatia will probably be enough for them to progress both as group runners-up or as one of many 4 finest third-placed finishers.

Had been Scotland to win and England and the Czechs draw, Scotland would end third. They might then face both Netherlands, the winner of Group E (Sweden, Slovakia or Spain) in Glasgow on Tuesday June 29 or the winner of Group B (Belgium).

Group E – Sweden (certified)

Poland's Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring against Spain

Remaining fixtures:

Wednesday June 23 – Slovakia vs Spain; Kick-off 5pm (Seville), Sweden vs Poland; Kick-off 5pm (St Petersburg)

Sweden are via to the final 16 with their 4 factors following the win over Slovakia on Friday, as even when they end third in Group E they may rank forward of each Ukraine and Finland by advantage of getting already gained 4 factors.

Slovakia shocked Poland of their event opener, however keep on three factors going into their remaining sport towards Spain. A degree must be sufficient to achieve the final 16, however a defeat would go away their development up within the air.

In the meantime, Spain nonetheless have loads of work to do after their 0-0 draw with Sweden within the opener and subsequent 1-1 draw with Poland.

Poland saved their event alive with that end result – and all 4 groups are nonetheless in a position to end within the prime two on the ultimate day.

Group F – France (certified)

Germany's Kai Havertz celebrates after scoring his side's third goal against Portugal

Remaining fixtures:

Wednesday June 23- Germany vs Hungary; Kick-off 8pm (Munich), Portugal vs France; Kick-off 8pm (Budapest)

Germany moved second within the group with their thumping win over Portugal , who missed the prospect to guide their last-16 spot. Nonetheless, France’s draw with Hungary earlier on Saturday has left all to play for in Group F within the remaining spherical of matches.

All 4 sides have an opportunity to clinch an computerized spot or progress with a excessive factors tally in third place.

France are the one crew assured of reaching the final 16 already, as even when they end third in Group F they may rank forward of each Ukraine and Finland by advantage of getting already gained 4 factors.

Within the occasion that two or extra groups end stage on factors inside a gaggle, the tie-breakers are as follows:

  • 1) Head-to-head factors between the groups in query.
  • 2) Head-to-head objective distinction between the groups in query.
  • 3) Head-to-head targets scored between the groups in query.
  • 4) If, after having utilized standards 1 to three, groups nonetheless have an equal rating, standards 1 to three are reapplied solely to the matches between the remaining groups to find out their remaining rankings. If this process doesn’t result in a call, standards 5 to 9 apply within the order given to the 2 or extra groups nonetheless equal
  • 5) Purpose distinction in all group video games.
  • 6) Targets scored in all group video games.
  • 7) Increased variety of wins in all group matches
  • 8) Honest play file (three factors for a crimson, one for a yellow).
  • 9) Place within the general European Qualifiers rankings

Who will undergo from third place?

4 groups will progress from the group phases after ending third of their group.

This is the most recent stay desk of how the groups at the moment sit, and who’s accomplished sufficient to make it into the subsequent spherical.

In deciding one of the best third-place groups, the tie-breakers are:

  • 1) Factors
  • 2) Purpose distinction
  • 3) Targets scored
  • 4) Variety of wins
  • 5) Honest play file (three factors for a crimson, one for a yellow).
  • 6) Place within the general European Qualifiers rankings


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