Hello everybody and welcome in to our Euro 2020 live blog this Saturday. This is our general Euro 2020 live blog, where we’ll have the latest news and updates from across the tournament. We’ll also focus in on today’s two fixtures, Czech Republic vs Denmark and Ukraine vs England. So, stay up to date with us.
Euro 2020 latest news and updates
17:45 CEST: Fifteen minutes from kick off
We are just 15 minutes away from Czech Republic vs Denmark in Baku, with the fans still making their way into the ground. Make sure to follow updates from the match on our dedicated blog HERE.
16:50 CEST: Line-ups confirmed for the Czech Republic vs Denmark
We have the team news for the day’s first Euro 2020 game, the quarter-final between Czech Republic and Denmark. Head on over to our dedicated Czech Republic vs Denmark live blog for all the news on who is starting.
16:00 CEST: Who’s going through? The Czech Republic or Denmark?
There are two hours to go until the day’s first match, so let’s make some predictions. Who is going through in this one? The Czech Republic? Or Denmark? Have your say right here.
15:20 CEST: The Czech Republic vs Denmark live blog
We’ll have a match specific live blog tonight for the Czech Republic vs Denmark game, which will have more detailed minute-by-minute updates. It’s already up and running as we preview the game, so check out that Czech Republic vs Denmark live blog here.
14:30 CEST: Vladimir Darida is back
Vladimir Darida, the Czech Republic‘s captain, had to miss the previous match as his side defeated the Netherlands. He’s back for today’s quarter-final against Denmark and feels good. “I’m 100 percent alright and I feel prepared for this game,” he said.
13:45 CEST: Luis Enrique will meet Italy again
Luis Enrique facing Italy brings back memories of the incident with Mauro Tassotti from 1994. Then, the Italian broke Luis Enrique‘s nose, yet no penalty was awarded. The pair have since made up, but Luis Enrique will be determined to defeat Italy on Tuesday. You can read more about that 1994 incident here.
13:15 CEST: What next for Belgium?
Have Belgium missed out on the chance to win a major tournament? The key members of their golden generation aren’t getting any younger, but the 2022 World Cup is just over a year away. We have some analysis of the Red Devils right here.
12:45 CEST: Denmark’s players take a stroll
Ahead of this evening’s quarter-final against the Czech Republic, the Denmark players have gone for a walk around Baku. This will be the biggest game most players have ever taken part in for their country, so they’ll hope some fresh air can calm any nerves.
12:10 CEST: How and where to watch today’s Euro 2020 games
We have two fixtures today, with the Czech Republic vs Denmark and with Ukraine vs England. The world will be tuning in to these quarter-finals, which take place at 18:00 CEST and 21:00 CEST respectively. For all the details on how to watch these matches on TV or streaming, check out our guide here.
11:45 CEST: Heartbreak for Spinazzola
Italy are into the semi-finals, but Friday night brought personal heartbreak for Leonardo Spinazzola as he suffered a suspected injury to his Achilles tendon. That will keep him on the sidelines for some time. His Italian teammates, though, have been supporting the left-back through this and they paid tribute to his effort’s on the plane.
11:10 CEST: How did Spain win their penalty shootout?
Spain required penalties to overcome Switzerland on Friday night, doing what France could not and winning from the spot. How exactly did La Roja plan for and win that shootout? We have all the behind the scenes details right here.
10:55 CEST: It’s Italy vs Spain in the semi-finals
Following Friday night’s results, we already know one of the Euro 2020 semi-finals, as Italy will face Spain at Wembley on Tuesday. That promises to be a clash for the ages, as there have been some epic meetings between these two sides over the years.