Europe EURO 2024 draw: Germany vs Scotland opening game, Spain to face Italy

Holders Italy will face Spain for the fifth EURO in a row, while hosts Germany will meet Scotland in the opening game of the UEFA EURO 2024 group stage following the draw in Hamburg on Saturday.

The final tournament will begin in Munich on 14 June with hosts Germany taking on Scotland in Group A. There will be repeats of both UEFA EURO 2020 semi-finals in the group stage, with Spain and Italy meeting in Group B and England and Denmark reunited in Group C.

The Netherlands and France, meanwhile, meet in Group D having also been in the same qualifying section. Group E pits Belgium with Slovakia, Romania, and the winners of Play-off path B, with Türkiye, Portugal, and Croatia drawn together in Group F having also been in the same pool in 2008.

EURO 2024 group stage draw;
Group A: Germany, Scotland, Hungary, 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: Türkiye, Play-off winner C, Portugal, Czechia

UEFA EURO 2024 key dates;
21 March: Play-off semi-finals
26 March: Play-off finals
14 June: UEFA EURO 2024 opening match
14 July: UEFA EURO 2024 final

EURO 2024 play-offs;
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

Dennis Mabuka

Dennis Mabuka is a seasoned Kenyan journalist with 18 years of experience covering sports events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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