France, the world champion, will face Germany, the host country, and Portugal, the title holder, in a Group F of all dangers at the Euro-2020 in June, according to the draw held Saturday in Bucharest ( Romania).
The Blues will challenge the opening Mannschaft in the tournament, June 16, 2020 in Munich, opening the group F, then will travel four days later to Budapest to face a barrage that has yet to validate his qualification in March.
Finally, on June 24, still in Hungary, the men of Didier Deschamps will play the remake of the final of the 2016 edition against Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo.
In contrast to the traditional "luck" that the media give to the coach of the French team in these ceremonies, the draw for the Euro-2020 reserved the worst fate for the French, even if four of the six thirds groups will qualify for the round of 16.
The Portuguese, placed in the hat N.3, made indeed figure of scarecrow for all the great nations of the European football, even if the partners of Ronaldo struggled to validate their qualification.
As for Germany, eliminated in the group stage at the World Cup-2018, it is in full reconstruction and has pulled out of the game in one of the hottest playoff groups, with the Netherlands.
The only satisfaction for the French team, it avoids the long trip to Baku, reserved for Group A, which includes Italy, Turkey, Switzerland and Wales.
The vice-champion of the Croatian world, placed in the hat 2 as France, was on his side donated in the group D, that of England, which will host the semi-finals and the final. The Czech Republic and a barrage maker to be determined complete this other complicated hen.
The Belgians, third in the world-2018 and N.1 world, will face Russia, Denmark and Finland. As for Spain, one of the 12 hosts of the competition, she was placed in the group E with Sweden, Poland and a barrage to be determined.
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