Spain-Italy-Croatia ‘Group of Death B born’ Euro 2024 draw… Mbappe vs Van Dijk again

The Euro 2024 Group of Death is here. ‘Defending champions’ Italy and ‘three-time winners’ Spain will face off in the group stage.
The European Football Association (UEFA) drew the draw for the Euro 2024 main draw in Hamburg, Germany, on Wednesday (July 3). A total of 24 nations have been drawn, including the 21 qualifiers and three playoff (PO) qualifiers (TBD).

First up, hosts Germany have been drawn into Group A alongside Scotland, Hungary, and Switzerland. It’s an easy draw for Germany.

Group B was the “group of death. Italy was paired with Spain, Croatia, and Albania. Italy is a traditional European powerhouse with two wins (1968-2020) and two runner-up finishes (2000-2012), including the last edition. Spain, who topped Group A in qualifying, is also a powerhouse with three titles (1964-2008-2012) and one runner-up finish (1984).

Spain will be looking for revenge against Italy, as the two teams played to a 1-1 draw in the semifinals of the last edition, with Italy winning 4-2 on penalties. Having watched Italy reach the final and win the title, it will be interesting to see if Spain can get revenge.

Croatia has never won a title, but they have consistently made it past the round of 16 at the Euros. They are considered to be a very competitive team, having advanced to the tournament ahead of Spain and Italy. Albania, the ‘dark horse’ favorite, is making its second appearance at the Euros, having previously qualified in 2016 and 2024. Having topped Group E in qualifying, it will be interesting to see how well they can perform at the knockout stage.
Group C was drawn with England, Slovenia, Denmark, and Serbia. England and Denmark met in the quarterfinals of the previous tournament. England won 2-1 in extra time to reach the final. Serbia is making its first appearance since changing its name from Yugoslavia to Serbia. 무지개토토 주소

Group D was drawn with France, the Netherlands, Austria, and the PO winner. Notably, France and the Netherlands met in the preliminary round and again in the final. Fans will be excited to see how these two teams will fare against each other, with France boasting an ultra-luxury roster that includes Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann, and the Netherlands’ Virgil van Dijk and Frankie De Jong. In qualifying, France topped their group (7-1) with two straight wins (4-0, 2-1) over the Netherlands. The Netherlands followed in second place with 6 wins and 2 losses. The Netherlands lost only to France, but won against the rest of the teams.

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