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‘Group of death’ ends first tour: Fifth day of Euro 2020

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Today, the champions of 2014 and 2018 will play against each other; champions of Europe ready to test Hungary
14:07, 15 June 2021

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The first tour of the group stage of the UEFA European Football Championship comes to the end. The games of the F group will become “the final flourish” as it gathered France, Germany, Portugal, and Hungary. 112.international tells last news of the teams and why you cannot miss today’s football.

The match of the day

Such a thing has never happened at Euro before. The winners of the last two championships of the world will play against each other. The French team won in 2018; while the German team won in 2014. Both, Didier Deschamps and Joachim Löw have not just magnificent but the best selection of players that can only be dreamt of. It would be better for Germans to have a good forward…

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However, they have the advantage – they play home in Munich. Considering the fact that there is a small conflict in the national team of France between Olivier Giroud and partners, the German team has a great possibility to show the rival that Bundesteam in this “group of death” is the main predator.

Related: Schedule of Euro 2020 matches: Where and when you can watch games of the European Championship

France – German match will start at Allianz Arena at 22:00.

Not only football matters

Euro 2020 turns out to be extremely replete with events. Every day something happens that rewrites the history of football or makes the fans clutch their heads all over the world. You be the judge.

The first day – the first goal in the championship is made in their own gates.

The second day - Christian Eriksen loses consciousness during the games with Finns. We wish you health Christian!

The third day – the national team of Ukraine together with the Dutch showed the best game of the championship in the storyline.

The fourth day - Patrik Schick makes a goal at Scotland’s gates from the middle of the field.

Today, the best of the best start to play, so we expect more events.

Other interesting facts

“The group of death” gathered not only one the best teams of Europe as of now. But also in the historical context. Just look at the number of titles for four teams:

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The national team of Hungary – lost two finals of the World Cup (1938, 1954), semi-final of Euro 1964;

The national team of Portugal – won one title of champion of Europe in 2016; played in final in 2004 and two losses in semi-finals. Once, it reached the semi-final at the World Cup.

The national team of Germany – four titles of the world champions (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014); the same number of finals at Mundial and the same number of semi-finals. Three victories at Euro (1972, 1980, 1996), three finals, and three semi-finals. The magic of numbers;

The national team of France – two titles of the world champions (1998, 2016); one lost final and two semi-finals. The French team won at Euro twice in 1984 and 2000; they reached the final in 2016.  They lost twice in a step to the final.

Related: Champion trio and Hungarian extras: Group F at Euro 2020

Euro 2020 had to take place last summer; however, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was postponed for 2021. It starts on June 11 and will end in a month with the final in London.

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