UEFA EURO 2024 Group Stage Draw: Here's everything you need to know

The opening match of the UEFA EURO 2024 will take place in Munich on June 14 while the final will take place in Berlin on July 14.

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UEFA EURO 2024 Group Stage Draw: Here's everything you need to know

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The UEFA EURO 2024 draw took place on Saturday, December 2. Wales will take part in the play-offs in March of next year, and discover who awaits them in the finals should they qualify. Germany are the host nation for next summer's tournament. West Germany hosted the tournament back in 1988, but this will be the first time Germany has staged the European Championship since reunification. Defending Champion Italy will face Spain for the fifth EURO in a row, while hosts Germany will meet Scotland in the opening game of the competition.

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In total, 24 teams will qualify through the results of the European Qualifiers. 21 of the 24 teams are now known, with only the three teams to progress from the play-offs still to be decided.

EURO 2024 Playoffs:

Semi-Finals (Thursday 21 March) -

  • Path A: Poland vs Estonia, Wales vs Finland

  • Path B: Israel vs Iceland, Bosnia-Herzegovina vs Ukraine

  • Path C: Georgia vs Luxembourg, Greece vs Kazakhstan

Finals (Tuesday 26 March) -

  • Path A: Wales / Finland vs Poland / Estonia

  • Path B: Bosnia and Herzegovina / Ukraine vs Israel / Iceland

  • Path C: Georgia / Luxembourg vs Greece / Kazakhstan

Euro 2024 Groups:

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Image - UEFA.com
  • Group A - Germany, ScotlandHungary, Switzerland

  • Group B - Spain, Croatia, Italy, Albania

  • Group C - Slovenia, Denmark, Serbia, England

  • Group D - Play-off winner A, Netherlands, Austria, France

  • Group E - Belgium, Slovakia, Romania, Play-off winner B

  • Group F - Turkey, Play-off winner C, Portugal, Czech Republic

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Host Cities:

Munich Football Arena (Allianz Arena)  Image - Wikipedia
Munich Football Arena (Allianz Arena) Image - Wikipedia
  • Berlin - Olympiastadion Berlin

  • Cologne - Cologne Stadium (RheinEnergieSTADION)

  • Dortmund - BVB Stadion Dortmund (Signal Iduna Park)

  • Dusseldorf - Dusseldorf Arena (MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA)

  • Frankfurt - Frankfurt Arena (Deutsche Bank Park)

  • Gelsenkirchen - Arena AufSchalke (Veltins-Arena)

  • Hamburg - Volksparkstadion Hamburg

  • Leipzig - Leipzig Stadium (Red Bull Arena)

  • Munich - Munich Football Arena (Allianz Arena)

  • Stuttgart - Stuttgart Arena (MHPArena)

The final will take place at the Olympiastadion in Berlin on Sunday July 14.

UEFA Euro 2024 Group Stages Fixtures:

Friday, June 14:

Germany vs Scotland (Munich)

Saturday, June 15:

  • Spain vs Croatia (Berlin)

  • Italy vs Albania (Dortmund)

  • Hungary vs Switzerland (Cologne)

Sunday, June 16:

  • Serbia vs England (Gelsenkirchen)

  • Poland/Wales/Finland/Estonia vs Netherlands (Hamburg)

  • Slovenia vs Denmark (Stuttgart)

Monday, June 17:

  • Austria vs France (Dusseldorf)

  • Belgium vs Slovakia (Frankfurt)

  • Romania vs Israel/Bosnia & Herzegovina/Ukraine/Iceland (Munich)

Tuesday, June 18:

  • Portugal vs Czech Republic (Leipzig)

  • Turkey vs Georgia/Greece/Kazakhstan/Luxembourg (Dortmund)

Wednesday, June 19:

  • Croatia vs Albania (Hamburg)

  • Scotland vs Switzerland (Cologne)

  • Germany vs Hungary (Stuttgart)

Thursday, June 20:

  • Spain vs Italy (Gelsenkirchen)

  • Denmark vs England (Frankfurt)

  • Slovenia vs Serbia (Munich)

Friday, June 21:

  • Poland/Wales/Finland/Estonia vs Austria (Berlin)

  • Netherlands vs France (Leipzig)

  • Slovakia vs Israel/Bosnia & Herzegovina/Ukraine/Iceland (Dusseldorf)

Saturday, June 22:

  • Georgia/Greece/Kazakhstan/Luxembourg vs Czech Republic (Hamburg)

  • Turkey vs Portugal (Dortmund)

  • Belgium vs Romania (Cologne)

Sunday, June 23:

  • Switzerland vs Germany (Frankfurt)

  • Scotland vs Hungary (Stuttgart)

Monday, June 24:

  • Croatia vs Italy (Leipzig)

  • Albania vs Spain (Dusseldorf)

Tuesday, June 25

  • Netherlands vs Austria (Berlin)

  • France vs Poland/Wales/Finland/Estonia (Dortmund)

  • England vs Slovenia (Cologne)

  • Denmark vs Serbia (Munich)

Wednesday, June 26:

  • Czech Republic vs Turkey (Hamburg)

  • Georgia/Greece/Kazakhstan/Luxembourg vs Portugal (Gelsenkirchen)

  • Slovakia vs Romania (Frankfurt)

  • Israel/Bosnia & Herzegovina/Ukraine/Iceland vs Belgium (Stuttgart)

UEFA Euro 2024 Knockouts Fixtures:

Round of 16:

Saturday, June 29:

  • 37 1A vs 2C (Dortmund)

  • 38 2A vs 2B (Berlin)

Sunday, June 30:

  • 39 1B vs 3A/D/E/F (Cologne)

  • 40 1C vs 3D/E/F (Gelsenkirchen)

Monday, July 1:

  • 41 1F vs 3A/B/C (Frankfurt)

  • 42 2D vs 2E (Düsseldorf)

Tuesday, July 2:

  • 43 1E vs 3A/B/C/D (Munich)

  • 44 1D vs 2F (Leipzig)

Quarter-Finals:

Friday, July 5:

  • 45 W39 vs W37 (Stuttgart)

  • 46 W41 vs W42 (Hamburg)

Saturday, July 6:

  • 47 W43 vs W44 (Berlin)

  • 48 W40 vs W38 (Dusseldorf)

The Semi-Finals:

Tuesday, July 9:

49 W45 vs W46 (Munich)

Wednesday, July 10:

50 W47 vs W48 (Dortmund)

The Final:

Sunday, July 14:

W49 vs W50 (Berlin)

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How can fans book their tickets?

Ticket applications for the UEFA Euro 2024 opened on October 3 through the tournament's official website. The initial window closed on October 26. There will be other opportunities to buy tickets as teams confirm their places at the tournament, including through the play-offs next year. There will also be a resale platform that opens in Spring 2024.

More than 80 percent of the 2.7m tickets available will be for the fans of the participating teams and the general public. Group-stage prices range from €30 (£26/ 2,719.38 Rs.) to €200 (£174), increasing in price with each round. Tickets for the final range from €95 (£83/ 8,611.38 Rs.) to €1,000 (£870).

UEFA Euro 2024: Format

The format will be the same as for the last time around. The top two teams from each of the six final tournament groups will proceed to the round of 16 along with the four best third-placed finishers.

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