The Euro Championships are one of the most prestigious tournaments in international sports and will undoubtedly see plenty of quality football considering the quality in the teams. The draw for the tournament took place in Kiev and includes some big teams facing each other in the group stages. It will be difficult to progress to the next phase of the tournament for many big teams.
The groups that were decided by the draw were:
Group A: Poland, Russia, Greece, Czech Republic
Group B: Netherlands, Germany, Portugal, Denmark
Group C: Spain, Italy, Republic of Ireland, Croatia
Group D: England, France, Sweden, Ukraine
The draw means that some of the biggest teams in the competition have the chance of being eliminated early in the competition. It will be a difficult task for all the players and managers to ensure that they have a successful campaign in the Euros in Poland and Ukraine.
There will be a number of key matchups that could decide the winners of the tournament. Here are 10 key contests to watch out for in the tournament.