About our UEFA Euro 2024 news (Men's European Football Championship)
Latest news on the men's UEFA European Football Championship, often referred to as the Euros. All the breaking news on qualifiers, hosts, fixtures, results and more.
The Euro 2024 draw will take place on Saturday, 2 December, at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany, beginning at 18:00 CET. The draw can be streamed live on UEFA.com and the official UEFA EURO 2024 app.
Germany qualifies automatically as the host. The top two teams from each of the ten European Qualifiers groups have also secured their spots. The final three places will be decided through playoffs in March 2024, involving teams based on their performances in the 2022/23 Nations League.
The pots for the draw are as follows:
Pot 1: Germany (hosts), Portugal, France, Spain, Belgium, England
Pot 2: Hungary, Türkiye, Romania, Denmark, Albania, Austria
Pot 3: Netherlands, Scotland, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czechia
Pot 4: Italy, Serbia, Switzerland, Play-off winner A, Play-off winner B, Play-off winner C
Teams are allocated to four pots based on qualifying results. Germany is in Pot 1 and automatically placed in Group A. Positions of teams within groups are also drawn.
The UEFA EURO 2024 will be hosted by Germany, with the competition to commence in Munich and conclude in Berlin. The opening match is on 14 June 2024, featuring host nation Germany playing at the Munich Football Arena.
Following the opening match, the group stage games will continue across various cities in Germany, including Berlin, Dortmund, Cologne, Gelsenkirchen, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Stuttgart, and Munich, from 15 June to 26 June. There will be rest days on 27 and 28 June before the knockout stages begin.
The round of 16 starts on 29 June and concludes on 2 July, featuring exciting matches in cities including Dortmund, Berlin, Cologne, Gelsenkirchen, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Munich, and Leipzig. Scheduled for 5 and 6 July, the quarter-finals will be held in Stuttgart, Hamburg, Berlin, and Düsseldorf.
The two semi-final matches are planned for 9 July in Munich and 10 July in Dortmund, followed by the grand finale of UEFA EURO 2024 at the Olympiastadion Berlin on 14 July.