With the UEFA 2020 European Championship tournament unlike any other that is set to take place in the summer, now is an opportune time as any other to check out where the matches of this competition will be played.
As many will already know, this is the 50th edition of the tournament, therefore UEFA have decided to host it across the continent, with a host of different countries each hosting numerous matches throughout the duration of the competition.
With so many football betting opportunities available to punters who may believe they already know who will win the UEFA 2020 European Championships, with many of the best teams to feature.
The likes of France and England are thought to be amongst the favorites to win the competition in the summer, as both sides are packed with talented individuals, whilst a great blend of experience and youth will likely be involved within each squad.
Other teams thought to be within a chance of lifting the trophy at the end of the tournament include the likes of Belgium, Germany and Spain, whilst The Netherlands and Italy are considered outsiders in many aspects.
In this article, we take a look at the 11 venues that will be used and provide a detailed snapshot about what can be expected in terms of Euro 2020 host cities.
Johan Cruyff Arena – Amsterdam
Home to Ajax, the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, will host a number of matches at various stages of the UEFA 2020 European Championships. A total of four games have been planned to take place here, with Group Stage matches and a Round of 16 game scheduled to happen in the 54,990-seater stadium.
Olympic Stadium – Baku
Azerbaijan will host four games as well, as they will have a total of three Group Stage matches, as well as one Quarter-Final. The matches will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, which can hold 68,700 fans when fully occupied. European football fans may be aware of this stadium, as it was the host venue for the 2019 UEFA Europa League final between Chelsea and Arsenal.
Arena Nationala – Bucharest
The 55,600 capacity Arena Nationala stadium in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, will play host to another of the four matches to be played in the 2020 UEFA European Championships, with Group C matches being played there, as well as a Round of 16 game.
Puskas Arena – Budapest
Hungary’s capital, Budapest, will host four games in the upcoming competition, with the Puskas Arena being the newest stadium to host matches; it was built in 2019. The stadium has the ability to hold 67,889 fans when at full capacity.
Parken Stadium – Copenhagen
The smallest venue to be used at the upcoming competition is Denmark’s Parken Stadium. The venue – which is home to FC Kobenhavn – has a capacity limit of just 38,065, however it is still an exceptional stadium and one that will host a further four games.
Hampden Park – Glasgow
Scotland’s Hampden Park will be used as a host venue, with the Glasgow-based stadium having the ability to hold 52,063 fans. The stadium will be used for four matches, including three Group Stage matches and a Round of 16 fixture.
Wembley Stadium – London
The stadium that will see the most football played, England’s Wembley Stadium is situated in the country’s capital, London, and has a capacity of 54,990 for the tournament, although it does have the ability to hold 90,000 fans.
Indeed, it was initially only supposed to have four games, however four have been added following the withdrawal of Dublin, Ireland, and Brussels, Belgium. The Semi-Finals and Final are part of the 8-game schedule for this impressive stadium.
Allianz Arena – Munich
Bayern Munich’s impressive Allianz Arena is set to host four matches at the 2020 UEFA European Championships, with three Group F games taking place, as well as one of the Last 8 ties. The stadium can hold 70,000 spectators when at full capacity.
Stadio Olimpico – Rome
Italy’s Rome will see fans head to the capital for four matches in this summer’s competition, with three matches from Group A scheduled to take place here, as well as a Quarter-Final. The Stadio Olimpico has the potential to hold a capacity of 72, 698.
Krestovsky Stadium – Saint Petersburg
Russia have recent experience of hosting a major football competition, having been the last hosts of the most recent FIFA World Cup. The Krestovsky Stadium – that is situated in Saint Petersburg – hosted seven games in that competition and will host seven in the 2020 UEFA European Championships, as well. Home to Zenit St. Petersburg, the stadium can hold 68,134 fans when fully occupied.
La Cartuja – Seville
Having replaced Bilbao as an initial destination, Sevilla’s 60,000 capacity stadium will be the 11th different stadium to host a number of 2020 UEFA European Championship games. It will host four games like many of the other venues, with three in the Group Stage and one Round of 16 game.