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Euro 2020, Day 13: Matchday Open Thread

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The final day of group stage play sees Groups E & F battle for entry into the Round of 16.

Hungary v France - UEFA Euro 2020: Group F Photo by Alex Livesey - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images

Twelve days after it started, the group stages of Euro 2020 are set to wrap up today with four matchups, including a doozy to end the day: Portugal vs. France. The advancement permutations for these groups range somewhere from undergoing a root canal on a Monday morning to letting your four-year-old niece tattoo you while blindfolded. But we wouldn't have it any other way, would we?

Group E Advancement Scenarios (per UEFA)

  • Sweden are through and will top the group if they beat Poland. If Sweden lose and the other game is drawn, Sweden, Slovakia and Poland will be split for first to third place on results between the three teams. If Sweden lose they finish third.
  • Slovakia need a point to be certain of going through and will top the group if they win and Sweden do not.
  • Spain will go through if they beat Slovakia. They will also go through if they draw and Poland do not beat Sweden.
  • Poland are through if they win.

If Slovakia, Sweden and Poland all finish on 4 points (ahead of Spain on 3), they will be split on goal difference from matches between the three teams, though all will be through at least as a best third-placed team.

  • In that scenario, if Poland beat Sweden 1-0, and Slovakia draw, the order will be: 1 Slovakia, 2 Poland, 3 Sweden.
  • If Poland beat Sweden 2-1, and Slovakia draw, the order will be: 1 Poland, 2 Sweden, 3 Slovakia (Sweden and Slovakia would be behind Poland on goal difference and to split the two their direct result, a Sweden win, would apply).
  • If Poland beat Sweden by any other one-goal margin, and Slovakia draw, the order will be: 1 Poland, 2 Sweden, 3 Slovakia.
  • If Poland beat Sweden by two goals or more, and Slovakia draw, the order will be: 1 Poland, 2 Slovakia, 3 Sweden.

Fortunately, Group F is a bit more linear...

Group F Advancement Scenarios (per UEFA)

  • France are through and will finish first if they win, or if they draw and Germany do not beat Hungary. If France lose and Hungary win, second place will be decided on overall goal difference.
  • Germany will go through if they avoid defeat. They will finish first if they win and France do not. Germany will finish third if they draw and France lose, or if both Germany and Portugal lose.
  • Portugal will go through if they avoid defeat. They will finish first if they win and Germany do not. Portugal will finish fourth if they lose and Germany also lose.
  • Hungary will go through if they win. If they win and France lose, second place will be decided on overall goal difference. Hungary will finish third if they win and the other game is drawn.

Sweden vs. Poland

Spain v Poland - UEFA Euro 2020: Group E Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Time: 18:00 CET/12:00 EDT | Location: St. Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg

How to Watch

United States: ESPN2, PrendeTV

United Kingdom: The ITV Hub, ITV 4

Canada: TSN2, TSN App, TVA Sports 2, TSN.ca

Slovakia vs. Spain

Slovakia Training Session and Press Conference - UEFA Euro 2020: Group E Photo by Fran Santiago - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images

Time: 18:00 CET/12:00 EDT | Location: La Cartuja Stadium, Sevilla

How to Watch

United States: SiriusXM FC, ESPN, PrendeTV, TUDN Radio

United Kingdom: ITV 1 UK, UTV, The ITV Hub, BBC Radio 5 Live, STV Scotland

Canada: TSN1, TSN5, TVA Sports, TSN3, TSN4, TSN.ca, TSN App

Germany vs. Hungary

Portugal v Germany - UEFA Euro 2020: Group F Photo by Harry Langer/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Time: 21:00 CET/3:00 EDT | Location: Football Arena Munich, Munich

How to Watch

United States: ESPN2, PrendeTV

United Kingdom: BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Two, BBC Sport Web, BBC iPlayer

Canada: TSN1, TVA Sports 2, TSN3, TSN5, TSN App, TSN4, TSN.ca

Portugal vs. France

Hungary v France - UEFA Euro 2020: Group F Photo by Alex Livesey - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images

Time: 21:00 CET/3:00 EDT | Location: Puskas Arena, Budapest

How to Watch

United States: SiriusXM FC, TUDN Radio, ESPN, Univision, TUDN USA, TUDN.com, Univision NOW, TUDN App

United Kingdom: BBC Sport Web, BBC iPlayer, BBC One

Canada: TVA Sports, TSN5, TSN4, TSN3, TSN App, TSN1, TSN.ca