UEFA Euro 2020 Group Previews: Complete breakdowns of every team

James Sharman joins Tim and Friends to break down Euro 2020 and who are the favourites as the tournaments kicks off on Friday.

After a one-year delay, the 2020 UEFA European Championship is nearly here.

To help get you set for the tournament, Sportsnet has put together in-depth previews for each of the six groups that include complete breakdowns of all 24 teams taking part.

From an ultra-competitive Group A headlined by Italy to a jam-packed Group F, otherwise known as the Group of Death, below are our comprehensive guides to each Euro 2020 group:

Euro 2020 Group A preview: Italy faces stiff tests in competitive group | By John Molinaro

With three teams in the top 20 in the current FIFA world rankings – Italy (No. 7), Switzerland (No. 13) and Wales (No. 17) – and featuring a dark horse contender in Turkey (No. 29), Group A figures to be one of the most intriguing and balanced first-round groups at Euro 2020. Click here to read the full preview.

Euro 2020 Group B preview: Can Belgium’s golden generation deliver trophy? | By Peter Galindo

There is a lot of intrigue in Group B at Euro 2020. Having reached the semifinals of the 2018 World Cup, Belgium will be hoping its most loaded squad in a generation can finally reach the pinnacle of a major tournament, but it won’t be easy. Click here to read the full preview.

Euro 2020 Group C preview: How will Netherlands fare without van Dijk? | By Peter Galindo

The Netherlands were seen as a favourite to win Euro 2020 ahead of the 2020-21 season. But due to some unforeseen circumstances, that status is under threat, especially in a tricky Group C that features three other in-form squads. Click here to read the full preview.

Euro 2020 Group D preview: Can England rise to meet high expectations? | By Daniel Rainbird

The major storyline in Euro 2020’s Group D plays out in the opening match: England versus Croatia, a 2018 World Cup semifinals rematch. Click here to read the full preview.

Euro 2020 Group E preview: Will new-look Spain re-establish dominance? | By Daniel Rainbird

Euro 2020 marks the beginning of a new Spain, and although the new faces are less likely to dominate the world stage like their predecessors, they’re still favourites to win Group E. Can Robert Lewandowki’s Poland pull out the upset? Click here to read the full preview.

Euro 2020 Group F preview: Who will emerge from Group of Death? | By John Molinaro

Group F is easily the toughest of the six first-round groups at Euro 2020, as it features France, Germany, Portugal and Hungary. Who will advance from the Group of Death, and who could miss out on the knockout stage? Click here to read the full preview.

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