Euro 2021 bracket: How the semifinals round is shaping up as the quarterfinals progress

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The Euro 2020 competition has advanced to the knockout stage and eliminations are underway. The Round of 16 began on Saturday, June 26 and teams have begun securing their spot in the quarterfinals.

The tournament featured 24 teams playing in six groups with 16 advancing to the knockout stage. Eight will advance to the quarterfinals and play those games on July 2 and 3. The semifinals will play on July 6 and 7 and the Final is July 11. Here’s a look at how the bracket is shaping up as the competition moves another round closer to crowning a champion.

Tuesday, July 6

Italy vs. Spain

How Italy got here: Italy had a scare against Austria in the round of 16, needing extra time to take out the strong defensive unit. The Azzurri held on against Belgium in a 2-1 win to advance to the semifinal. Italy has won its last 13 fixtures.

How Spain got here: Spain bounced back after an embarrassing own goal against Croatia to score three straight, only to give away two late goals to go to extra time. The group then beat Switzerland in penalty kicks to make the semifinal round.

Wednesday, July 7

Czech Republic/Denmark vs Ukraine/England

How Czech Republic/Denmark got here:

How Ukraine/England got here:

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