EURO 2020: Host Cities and Stadiums
The UEFA Euro 2020 is basically the 2020 European Football Championship. Euro2020 is going to be the 16th UEFA European Championship with Portugal being the defending champions.
The tournament is going to take place in 12 different cities of 12 European countries starting from 12th June to 12th July. Here are the 12 host cities and stadiums of the EURO 2020:
Match: Fixtures of group C on June 14th, 18th, and 22nd; Round of Sixteen on 27th June
Dutch capital’s Amsterdam Arena was the 1st in Europe, which had a slippery rooftop when it was initially inaugurated in 1996. This was again named as Johan Cruijff Arena during 2018 in the honor of Ajax’s coach and player.
Match: Fixtures of group A on June 13th, 17th, and 21st; Quarter-final on 4th July
The capital of Azerbaijan, 2019’s UEFA European League final was held in Baku’s Olympic Stadium, in that match, Arsenal lost to Chelsea. This stadium is home to the national team of Azerbaijan.
Match: Fixtures of group E on June 15th, 20th, and 24th; Round of Sixteen on 28th June
The 10th biggest city of Spain, Bilbao is the 3rd host city of Euro 2020. The new stadium was opened back in 2013 and replaced the San Mamés. The hero from Athletic club, Rafael’s sculpture ‘Pichichi’ Moreno was captivated from the earlier venue.
Match: Fixtures of group C on June 14th, 18th, and 22nd; Round of Sixteen on June 29
Bucharest is Romania’s capital, and 2 shows of Michael Jackson were held in Bucharest’s The National Arena. The most magnificent exhibit was the final of UEFA Europa League in 2012, Atletico Madrid had beaten Athletic Club, three to none.
Match: Fixtures of group F on June 16th, 20th, and 24th; the Round of Sixteen on June 28
Hungary’s capital Budapest’s latest stadium has been named after one of the most renowned footballing exports. Its forerunner, the Nepstadion witnessed England’s worst defeat of 7-1 goals to Hungary back on the 23rd of May, 1954.
Match: Fixtures of group B on June 13th, 18th, and 22nd; Round of Sixteen on June 29
Known as one of the happiest cities in the world, the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen’s Parken Stadium has the capacity of holding over 38 thousand audiences.
Match: Fixtures of Group E on June 15th, 19th, and 24th, Round of Sixteen on 30th June
Ireland’s capital’s Dublin Arena has a seating capacity of 50,000 people. In 2011, an all-Portuguese final match of the UEFA Europa League was held here, where Radamel Falcao got Porto’s winner in opposition to Braga.
Match: Fixtures of Group D on June 15th, 19th, and 23rd; Round of Sixteen on 30th June
Scotland’s Glasgow has the largest stadium of 1908 to 50, the Hampden Park which held 149,415 people once in a Scotland vs. England match. The City giants Rangers and Celtic have their very own stadiums.
Match: Fixtures of Group D on June 14th, 19th, and 23rd; Round of Sixteen on June 27th, Semi-finals on 7th, 8th of July, Final on 12th July.
The UK’s largest stadium, Wembley has had over 21M visitors since 2007. The previous ‘Empire Stadium’ was inaugurated in 1924.
Match: Fixtures of group F on June 16th, 20th, and 24th; Quarter-final on 3rd July
Home to FC Bayern, Football Arena Munich has been hosting matches since 2006 FIFA WC. It has a seating capacity of over 70,000 people and can be seen from the Austrian Alps on a clear night.
Match: Fixtures of group A on June 12th, 17th, and 21st; Quarter-final on 4 July
The Olimpico situated in Rome has organized the finals of 4 European Cups, 1960 Olympics, 1990 World Cup and EURO 1968 finals.
Match: Fixtures of Group C on June 13th, 17th, and 22nd; Quarter-final on July 3rd.
Saint Petersburg Stadium hosted 7 fixtures during the World Cup of 2018. It’s the home to Zenit since April 2007.