One of the vital prestigious soccer tournaments on the planet topped its newest champion: Italy received the 2021 UEFA European Championship, popularly often known as the Euros or Euro 2021. It is the second Euro triumph for the Italians and first since 1968.
Italy beat England within the last at Wembley Stadium in a penalty-kick shootout that adopted a 1-1 draw which persevered by way of further time. Each goalkeepers stopped two penalty kicks within the shootout, however England missed yet another try. Italy additionally survived a penalty shootout within the semifinal stage.
A complete of 24 European nations battled it out through the month-long occasion. The Euros are historically hosted by a single nation, however to rejoice the 60-year anniversary of the competitors, internet hosting duties had been expanded to incorporate varied nations: A complete of 11 nations hosted Euro 2021 matches.
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The event was scheduled to be held in the summertime of 2020, nevertheless it was pushed a 12 months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. It’s why it’s known as Euro 2020 in some locations.
Euro 2021 TV & streaming in USA
- TV channels: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 (all 51 matches)
- Spanish-language TV: Univision, TUDN (11 of 51 matches)
- Streams: fuboTV (all 51 matches), ESPN app / ABC app, PrendeTV / TUDN.television
The ABC and ESPN networks supplied English-language protection of the event with half-hour pregame reveals. Along with day by day studio programming and simulcasts of the semis and last, ESPN+ carried a multi-feed second-screen expertise for each recreation (aerial cam and two team-specific cams).
Univision dealt with Spanish-language protection of the event by way of its free streaming platform PrendeTV (40 matches) and Univision and TUDN linear channels (11 matches).
Euro 2021: Match Format
It’s simple: There was a group stage adopted by single-game knockout matches the remainder of the way in which. Bracket model.
Group Stage: The 24 groups had been break up into six teams of 4 groups every. The highest two groups from every group and the 4 finest third-place finishers throughout all teams superior to the Spherical of 16.
Knockout Stage: It began with the Spherical of 16, adopted by the quarterfinals, semifinals and the ultimate on July 11 at Wembley Stadium in London.