Thu. Dec 12th, 2019

Topstar welcomes UEFA Euro 2020 draws

TopStar will televise live the UEFA EURO 2020 final tournament play offs draw at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerlandslated for 22nd of November 2019 at 13:00hrs on World Football Channel.

For the first time, the European Championship finals will be spread across the continent, with stadiums in 12 different countries hosting games in the 24-team tournament.

The competition kicks off in Rome, at the Stadio Olimpico which is home to Roma and Lazio, on Friday June 12, 2019.

With 12 countries staging finals matches in 2020, there is no automatic qualification for hosts, meaning that all 55 UEFA nations will compete for the 24 finals berths on offer. Twenty places will be decided by winners of a new play-off system linked to the UEFA Nations League.

The group stages conclude on June 24, with no matches on June 25 or 26, before the round of 16 gets underway with matches at Wembley and the Johan Cruyff Arena on June 27, with two matches played a day until June 30.

After a couple of rest days, two quarter-finals will be played on each day of July 3 and 4. The two semi-final games will both be held at Wembley on July 7 and 8, before England’s national stadium also hosts the final on Sunday.

The format will be the same as for UEFA EURO 2016, with 24 teams in six groups of four, and the top two in each group progressing to the knockout phase together with the four best third-placed sides unlike 2016.

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