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EURO 2020 postponed to 2021
The European Football Championship planned for 2020 will not take place this year and will be postponed to the summer of 2021. Despite this change of plans, the number of host cities will be maintained at 12. Among them is Munich - which will host a total of 4 matches in the long-awaited tournament. There would be three group matches of the German national team and one quarter-final. In addition, Euro 2021 games will also take place in Rome, Baku, St. Petersburg, Copenhagen, London, Amsterdam, Glasgow, Bucharest, Bilbao, Dublin and Budapest.

In some cities, however, there were several uncertainties that have since been resolved. All partner cities have also given their guarantees for 2021.

There will be no renaming of the event - although the tournament will take place between June 11th and July 11th, 2021, the name 'EURO 2020' will be maintained. The background to this is that UEFA wants to maintain the celebration of the 60 years of the European Football Championship (1960-2020).

The opening match of the European Championship will take place at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, with the final match being played a month later at Wembley Stadium in London, after a total of 51 matches. There will also be a match in Baku, an Asian city.

The postponement of the EURO is not inconvenient for the German national team - superstar Leroy Sane, who suffered a serious injury in August 2019, will have more time to adapt to the postponement. The same goes for Niklas Suelle, the Bayern defender who also ruptured his ligament in October 2019.

The juniors will also not play until 2021 - the Under-21 European Championship is scheduled to take place in the summer of 2021, in Hungary and Slovenia. The event will be divided into two phases - the final is scheduled for June 6, 2021 in Ljubljana.