The UEFA Euro Cup is one of the largest sporting events in the world, following the FIFA World Cup for soccer fans. The UEFA Euro Football Championship is an international men’s soccer championship for the top teams that are part of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and is organized by the UEFA every four years.
The Euro 2021 is one of the most anticipated soccer tournaments for next year when the best teams from the European Union will battle it out for the title to be European winners. The Euro Cup is a truly international event as it is held in multiple venues at the participating teams’ home stadiums. The UEFA Euro 2021 is set to introduce the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) system in the European Championship.
Euro 2021 Starting & End Date
The UEFA Euro 2021 is set to begin with the first match on Friday, 12th June 2021 and end with the thrilling final on Sunday, 12th July 2021. The 2021 Euro opening match will be held at the famous Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy. All the Euro 2021 league and quarter-final matches are scheduled to be played in 12 different venues in 12 different host cities across Europe. However, the Euro 2021 semi-finals and final match will be hosted at the enormous and popular Wembley Stadium in London, UK. This will be the second time that Wembley Stadium has been chosen as the venue for semi-finals and final matches for the tournament as the stadium previously hosted the Euro 1996 semi-finals and final matches too.
UEFA Euro 2021 Teams
The UEFA Euro 2021 tournament will see 20 teams from 20 different European countries playing to win the title. Out of the total, 17 teams have already played in the 2016 Euro Championship whereas 3 teams are entering for the first time or after a long time.
Let’s check out the complete UEFA Euro 2021 teams list:
|Team||Earlier Appearances in UEFA Euro Championship|
|Italy||9 Times (1968, 1980, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|Belgium||5 Times (1982, 1980, 2000 & 2016)|
|Russia||11 Times (1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|Ukraine||2 Times (2012 & 2016)|
|Poland||3 Times (2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|France||9 Times (1960, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|Spain||10 Times (1964, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|England||9 Times (1968, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012 & 2016)|
|Turkey||4 Times (1996, 2000, 2008 & 2016)|
|Czech Republic||9 Times (1960, 1976, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|Sweden||6 Times (1992, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|Finland||0 Times (Debut)|
|Croatia||5 Times (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|Austria||2 Times (2008 & 2016)|
|Germany||12 Times (1972,1976,1980,1984,1988,1992,1996,2000,2004,2008,2012 & 2016)|
|Netherlands||9 Times (1976, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 & 2012)|
|Portugal||7 Times (1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 & 2016)|
|Denmark||8 Times (1964, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, & 2012)|
|Switzerland||4 Times (1996, 2004, 2008 & 2016)|
|Wales||1 Time (2016)|
Euro 2021 Groups
Every single one of the above 20 teams participating in the 2021 Euro Championship has been classified into one of six groups for the tournament’s league matches.
Here is the detailed list of the Euro 2021 Groups:
|Turkey (A1)||Group A|
|Italy (A2)||Group A|
|Wales (A3)||Group A|
|Switzerland (A4)||Group A|
|Denmark (B1)||Group B|
|Finland (B2)||Group B|
|Belgium (B3)||Group B|
|Russia (B4)||Group B|
|Netherlands (C1)||Group C|
|Ukraine (C2)||Group C|
|Austria (C3)||Group C|
|Play-Off Winner from Group D or Group A (C4)||Group C|
|England (D1)||Group D|
|Croatia (D2)||Group D|
|Play-Off Winner from Group C (D3)||Group D|
|Czech Republic (D4)||Group D|
|Spain (E1)||Group E|
|Sweden (E2)||Group E|
|Poland (E3)||Group E|
|Play-Off Winner from Group B (E4)||Group E|
|Play-Off Winner from Group A or Group D (F1)||Group F|
|Portugal (F2)||Group F|
|France (F3)||Group F|
|Germany (F4)||Group F|
Euro 2021 Schedule, Time Table & Fixtures
Now that you know the 2021 Euro teams and the Euro 2021 groups, let’s check out how the teams are set to face against each other. We have created the best Euro 2021 schedule time table which has the day, date, time, venue, teams and groups outlined in it.
Here is a detailed Euro 2021 schedule, including time tables and fixtures:
|Friday, 12th June||9:00 PM (Rome)||Italy vs. Turkey (Group A)|
|Saturday, 13th June||3:00 PM (Baku)||Switzerland vs. Wales (Group A)|
|Saturday, 13th June||6:00 PM (Copenhagen)||Finland vs. Denmark (Group B)|
|Saturday, 13th June||9:00 PM (St. Petersburg)||Russia vs. Belgium (Group B)|
|Sunday, 14th June||3:00 PM (London)||Croatia vs. England (Group D)|
|Sunday, 14th June||6:00 PM (Bucharest)||Austria vs. Play-Off Winner of D or A)|
|Sunday, 14th June||9:00 PM (Amsterdam)||Ukraine vs. Netherlands (Group C)|
|Monday, 15th June||3:00 PM (Glasgow)||The Czech Republic vs. Play-Off Winner of C|
|Monday, 15th June||6:00 PM (Dublin)||Poland vs. Play-Off Winners of B|
|Monday, 15th June||9:00 PM (Bilbao)||Sweden vs. Spain (Group E)|
|Tuesday, 16th June||6:00 PM (Budapest)||Portugal vs. Play-Off Winner of A or D|
|Tuesday, 16th June||9:00 PM (Munich)||Germany vs. France (Group F)|
|Wednesday, 17th June||3:00 PM (St. Petersburg)||Russia vs. Finland (Group B)|
|Wednesday, 17th June||6:00 PM (Baku)||Wales vs. Turkey (Group A)|
|Wednesday, 17th June||9:00 PM (Rome)||Italy vs. Switzerland (Group A)|
|Thursday, 18th June||3:00 PM (Bucharest)||Ukraine vs. Play-Off Winner of A or D|
|Thursday, 18th June||6:00 PM (Copenhagen)||Belgium vs. Denmark (Group B)|
|Thursday, 18th June||9:00 PM (Amsterdam)||Austria vs. Netherlands (Group C)|
|Friday, 19th June||3:00 PM (Dublin)||Sweden vs. Play-Off Winner of B|
|Friday, 19th June||6:00 PM (Glasgow)||The Czech Republic vs. Croatia (Group D)|
|Friday, 19th June||9:00 PM (London)||England vs. Play-Off Winner of C|
|Saturday, 20th June||3:00 PM (Budapest)||France vs. Play-Off Winner of A or D|
|Saturday, 20th June||6:00 PM (Munich)||Germany vs. Portugal (Group F)|
|Saturday, 20th June||9:00 PM (Bilbao)||Poland vs. Spain (Group E)|
|Sunday, 21st June||6:00 PM (Rome)||Wales vs. Italy (Group A)|
|Sunday, 21st June||6:00 PM (Baku)||Turkey vs. Switzerland (Group A)|
|Monday, 22nd June||6:00 PM (Amsterdam)||The Netherlands vs. Play-Off Winner A or D|
|Monday, 22nd June||6:00 PM (Bucharest)||Austria vs. Ukraine (Group C)|
|Monday, 22nd June||9:00 PM (Copenhagen)||Denmark vs. Russia (Group B)|
|Monday, 22nd June||9:00 PM (St. Petersburg)||Belgium vs. Finland (Group B)|
|Tuesday, 23rd June||9:00 PM (London)||England vs. the Czech Republic (Group D)|
|Tuesday, 23rd June||9:00 PM (Glasgow)||Croatia vs. Play-Off Winner of C|
|Wednesday, 24th June||6:00 PM (Bilbao)||Spain vs. Play-Off Winner of B|
|Wednesday, 24th June||6:00 PM (Dublin)||Poland vs. Sweden (Group E)|
|Wednesday, 24th June||9:00 PM (Munich)||Germany vs. Play-Off Winner of A or D|
|Wednesday, 24th June||9:00 PM (Budapest)||France vs. Portugal (Group F)|
|Saturday, 27th June||6:00 PM (Amsterdam)||2 A vs. 2 B|
|Saturday, 27th June||9:00 PM (London)||1 A vs. 2 C|
|Sunday, 28th June||6:00 PM (Budapest)||1 C vs. 3 D / E / F|
|Sunday, 28th June||9:00 PM (Bilbao)||1 B vs. 3 A / D / E / F|
|Monday, 29th June||6:00 PM (Copenhagen)||2 D vs. 2 E|
|Monday, 29th June||9:00 PM (Bucharest)||1 F vs. 3 A / B / C|
|Tuesday, 30th June||6:00 PM (Dublin)||1 D vs. 2 F|
|Tuesday, 30th June||9:00 PM (Glasgow)||1 E vs. 3 A / B / C / D|
|Friday, 3rd July||6:00 PM (St. Petersburg)||Winner 6 vs. Winner 5 (Quarter-Finals)|
|Friday, 3rd July||9:00 PM (Munich)||Winner 4 vs. Winner 2 (Quarter-Finals)|
|Saturday, 4th July||6:00 PM (Baku)||Winner 3 vs. Winner 1 (Quarter-Finals)|
|Saturday, 4th July||9:00 PM (Rome)||Winner 8 vs. Winner 7 (Quarter-Finals)|
|Tuesday, 7th July||9:00 PM (London)||QF 1 Winner vs. QF 2 Winner|
|Wednesday, 8th July||9:00 PM (London)||QF 3 Winner vs. QF 4 Winner|
|Sunday, 12th July||9:00 PM (London)||SF 1 Winner vs. SF 2 Winner|
How to Watch Euro 2021 Live Stream
As tens of thousands of soccer fans converge on the venues to watch their teams face off on the field, there will be many millions of soccer fans from around the globe who will be glued to their TV sets and watching the Euro 2021 live stream on their cable or satellite TV.
If you wish to watch Euro 2021 live stream broadcast, then here’s how you can do it:
If you are living in the United States and want to watch the thrilling matches between Europe’s top teams in the UEFA Euro 2021 tournament on your TV set, then you will need a subscription to either ESPN Sports or Univision Communications network as these are the official broadcasters of the UEFA Euro 2021 tournament in the US.
If you are in Spain and want to catch the exciting matches of the Euro 2021 from the comfort of your home on your TV sets, then make sure you have a subscription to MEDIASET SPAIN as it is the official Euro 2021 broadcaster for Spain.
Soccer fans in Germany, who want to watch the tremendous tournament on their TV sets, have a variety of choices. Just make sure to get a subscription to DasErste or ARD or Sky Germany for the official live stream broadcast of Euro 2021 in Germany.
If you want to watch every match of the Euro 2021 tournament, and not just those that the French team is playing in, then simply make sure to be subscribed to either M6 or TF1 for the live stream broadcast of UEFA Euro 2021 in France.
Football fans in India are equally thrilled and anticipate excitement in the upcoming Euro Championship. If you wish to watch the live stream broadcast of UEFA Euro 2021 in India then you will need to be subscribed to Sony Six channel.
Fans of soccer in the UK will be able to watch their team and other favorites battle it out on the field on their TV sets if they have a subscription to the BBC Sports network.
If you are living in Portugal and wish to watch your team and other top teams face off in the Euro 2021 on your TV, then simply get a subscription to Sport TV now.
Euro 2021 Broadcasting Rights, TV Channels Worldwide
The Euro 2021 Championship is not just popular in the European countries but has an immense fan following across the globe. Tens of millions of football fans tune in to their TV sets every four years to watch the exciting matches between Europe’s top 20 teams in the thrilling tournament.
If you are living outside Europe and wish to watch the 2021 UEFA Euro Championship live on your TV, then check our detailed list of Euro 2021 broadcasting rights for TV channels worldwide:
|Country / Region||Official TV Broadcasters|
|Albania||RTSH and DigitAlb|
|Azerbaijan||AzTV and Ictimai TV|
|Belgium||RTBF and VRT|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Sport Klub|
|Bulgaria||Bulgarian National TV and Nova Broadcasting Group|
|Canada||TSN and TVA Sports|
|Mainland China||iQIYI Sports|
|Czech Republic||Ceske televize|
|Denmark||DR and TV3 Sport|
|Fiji Islands||Fijian Broadcasting Corporation|
|Georgia||Georgian Public Broadcaster|
|Iceland||Stoo 2 Sport|
|Indonesia||Mola TV and RCTI|
|Italy||Rai and SKY ITALIA|
|Kosovo||RTK and DigitAlb|
|Macedonia (Northern)||Sport Klub|
|Norway||NRK and TV 2 Norway|
|Pan South America (ex-Brazil)||DIRECTV|
|Republic of Ireland||RTE|
|Slovakia||Radio and Television of Slovakia|
|Sub Saharan Africa (ex-South Africa)||Star Times|
|Sub Saharan Africa||SuperSport|
|Switzerland||SRF, RTS and RSI|
|Worldwide In-Flight Broadcast||Sport 24|
How to Watch Euro 2021 Live Online
Despite the prevalence of TV sets everywhere, increasing numbers of viewers are today choosing to seek alternate ways, especially when the cost of cable and satellite TV is growing costly every year. With the larger use of smartphones and internet devices by the majority of the population, the demand for live online content is significantly growing. This has prompted numerous online content streaming services to offer subscribers with a huge variety of TV content, movies, news, entertainment videos and sporting events on their smartphones and computers.
Let’s check out the way to watch Euro 2021 live online:
FuboTV is one of the top popular live online content streaming services in the world. The streaming service is immensely popular with sports fans as it is mainly focused on airing sporting events from around the world.
Hence, if you want to get FuboTV to watch Euro 2021 live online, then simply choose between the Fubo plan which costs $55 per month and shows 90 channels or choose the Fubo Extra plan which costs $60 per month and shows 110 channels.
Sling TV, besides being the world’s first live streaming service, is also one of the most popular ones as well. Sling TV has won several awards for its innovative and excellent content streaming services. It is renowned for being extremely cost-efficient and provides an immense variety of content for its users.
To watch the Euro 2021 live online using Sling TV, simply choose to buy a Sling TV app at Amazon for only $280. At the same time, you can choose your subscription plan, between Sling Orange which costs $30 per month and shows 33 channels, or Sling Blue which also costs $30 per month but shows 48 channels and Sling Orange + Blue plan, which costs $45 per month and shows over 50 channels.
YouTube TV is yet another excellent choice to watch Euro 2021 live online on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, smart TV or computer. After the incredible success of its online web platform, the company launched YouTube TV to extreme anticipation from its users. Today, YouTube TV provides millions of viewers with free and on-demand content consisting of TV shows, movies, news and sporting events.
If you want to watch the Euro 2021 live online using YouTube TV, then get the subscription at only $49.99 per month (Apple users need to pay $54.99 per month).
What if there is no Broadcaster?
In case you are living in a country or region where the official UEFA Euro 2021 broadcasting channels are not available to you for any reason, then there is still a way to watch your favorite European team face off against opponents in the Euro 2021 Championship.
Virtual Private Network (VPN) is an innovative system that allows users access to geo-restricted and otherwise unavailable content from anywhere in the world. The VPN software offers incredible security to your online browsing by encrypting the data transferred between your internet device (smartphone, tablet phones, laptops and desktops) and the website server, hiding your IP address from everyone as well as offering access to any of its thousands of globally-placed servers to get your favorite content on your screen.
If you wish to watch Euro 2021 but have no access to any of its live broadcasting channels for any reason, then check out how ExpressVPN can help you solve that.
ExpressVPN is considered to be the best VPN tool by numerous online security experts. The software has won several awards for its immensely powerful data security protocol as well as for offering the largest number of proxy servers to its customers for accessing geo-restricted content online.
If you want to watch the thrilling and exciting Euro 2021 live online without the need for cable or satellite TV and even live stream online service subscription, then you can simply buy a subscription plan for ExpressVPN, which start at $12.95 per month for a monthly plan, $9.99 per month for a 6-month plan or buy the 12-month annual plan at only $8.32 per month.