UEFA EURO 2020 daily preview: what to watch out for Tuesday | UEFA EURO 2020
The round of 16 of UEFA EURO 2020 comes to an end when England and Germany renew their rivalry before Sweden tackle Ukraine for the final quarter-final.
We get a look at Tuesday’s knockout matches in London and Glasgow.
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6:00 p.m .: England vs Germany (London)
Wembley Stadium provides the stage as two title contenders vie for a spot in the bottom eight.
If the defenses win the championships, England can be in a confident mood, having kept three clean sheets en route to the top of Group D. Goals were also scarce at the other end of the pitch, however, with Raheem Sterling being responsible for the efforts of its two teams. so far in the victories against Croatia and the Czech Republic.
Germany’s results have been considerably more mixed. An opening loss to France was followed by a resounding 4-2 victory over Portugal, before Die Mannschaft needed a late equalizer from Leon Goretzka against Hungary on Matchday 3 to achieve this. Stadium. With a reputation as a tournament team, will they once again be able to defeat their former enemies?
Key statistic: Germany are undefeated in their last seven games against England at Wembley (5 v, n 2); they have not lost there since they succumbed 2-0 in a friendly match in March 1975. Their last competitive defeat at the stadium was the 1966 FIFA World Cup final.
9:00 p.m .: Sweden vs Ukraine (Glasgow)
As the tournament’s dark horses unfold, look no further than these two before they meet in Glasgow.
Sweden turned heads with their first draw against Spain, and they underscored their quality by beating Slovakia and Poland to qualify as Group E winners. Among the only undefeated teams in the tournament, the Scandinavians are well organized at the back and dangerous up front, led by three-goal striker Emil Forsberg.
Ukraine also has a few very successful attacking players, Roman Yaremchuk and Andriy Yarmolenko each having plundered two goals. Andriy Shevchenko’s side established themselves as one of the best teams in third place after two losses and a win in Group C, but their eye-catching – if ultimately unsuccessful – response against the Netherlands showed that ‘they can be a real handful in their day.
Key statistic: Sweden are currently on an eight-game unbeaten streak in 2021, with the only draw in that streak coming in their EURO 2020 debut against Spain.
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