Perennial tournament favourites, Germany go into Euro 2020 quietly confident of adding to their trophy cabinet.
?Germany successfully navigated a tricky Group C in qualifying, finishing top – ahead of Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Belarus and Estonia.
In what was a steady qualifying campaign, Germany won seven of their eight fixtures and lost once. Their standout performances came against the Netherlands, with one win and one loss – both in spectacular fashion.
They beat the Oranje 3-2 in Amsterdam with a last-minute winner from Nico Schulz but lost the return fixture 4-2.
Die Mannschaft have been drawn in the tournament’s ?group of death alongside France, Portugal and play-off winner of Romania, Iceland, Hungary and Bulgaria.
Here’s what they will be up against in Group F this June.
?The current World Cup champions need no introduction. This side is brimming with quality all over the pitch and boasts the game’s next megastar, ?Kylian Mbappe. Les Bleus qualified from Group H at a canter, finishing top having won eight of their ten games.
Turkey proved to be a bogey side for the French as
France’s standard formation and lineup:
(4-3-3) Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Lenglet, Hernández; Kante, Pogba, Matuidi; Mbappe, Giroud, Griezmann.
?When you have both the holders of the World Cup and the Euros, it’s fair to say that you’ve been drawn in a ‘group of death’.
Portugal will probably start as outsiders to win the whole tournament, and judging by their poor qualification form, it’s easy to see why.
Portugal’s standard formation and lineup:
Play-Off Winner A
The final spot has yet to be decided but it will be between Iceland, Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania. Euro 2016’s