Euro 2020 Group A – Italy are not favorites, Mancini singles out solid Wales

The Azzurri won all of their Euro 2020 qualifier matches, but their boss stressed anything could happen in a balanced group. EURO 2020 Fans are excited to get their Italy Vs Wales Tickets to see live performances of their favorite team and players.

Italy manager Roberto believes his side are not favorites in Group A for Euro Cup 2020.

Euro 2020 Tickets | Italy are not favorites, Mancini singles out solid Wales
Euro 2020 Tickets | Italy are not favorites, Mancini singles out solid Wales

Drawn alongside Turkey, Wales, and Switzerland, the Azzurri will be backed to progress after winning all of their qualifying games and will play all three of their group games in Rome. 

While in good form and boasting home ground advantage, Mancini stressed his team can’t be considered favorites, while singling out Wales as a potential stumbling block. 

“All games are to be played. We are not the favorites, as all these teams play good football,” Mancini said.

The fact we are playing in Rome is a small advantage, but every match will still be difficult. I want to single out Wales because they play excellent football and have many of their players in the Premier League. They are solid and not easy to beat.

If we want to reach the semi-finals and Final in London, we’ve got to go through the whole journey. Every game could be predictable on paper, but Croatia, for example, is the World Cup runners-up. So let’s focus on getting through the group first.

Nothing is to be taken for granted. Maybe some of the favorites will go out early, but if you want to go all the way to Wembley, you need to beat everyone in front of you. Euro 2020 fans can book Group A Euro 2020 Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

Euro 2020 Tickets | Italy are not favorites, Mancini singles out solid Wales
Euro 2020 Tickets | Italy are not favorites, Mancini singles out solid Wales

“We’re doing well, but there’s a lot more work to do and we need to improve a great deal from here to the Euros. Now I face a big problem whittling down my squad to just 23 players.”

Switzerland coach and former Lazio manager Vladimir Petkovic admits he wanted to draw Italy but is certain they’ll be hard to stop in Group A.

“I wanted to get Italy in the draw, while the Nazionale was fortunate too, seeing as they were paired with three opponents who will all battle for second place,” Petkovic told Sky Sport Italia.

It will be a pleasure for me to return to Italy and above all to Rome. We can’t wait.

Italy is one of the candidates to win the trophy. They’ll play three group games at home, but in the knockout rounds, anything is possible.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – What stances in the way of England winning Euro 2020?

Gareth Southgate will need to shore up a shaky defence, as England gets ready to take on the big guns on home soil next summer, says John Duerden. England has not won a major international tournament since Queen Elizabeth II presented captain Bobby Moore the World Cup at Wembley Stadium in 1966.

But current captain Harry Kane is in with a chance of lifting his country’s second major prize into the London sky next summer – especially if certain issues can be fixed as England hosts the final of the Euro 2020 Championships (Euro 2020). Euro 2020 fans can book Euro Cup Round of 16 Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Harry Kane is in with a chance of lifting his country’s 2nd major prize into London next summer

Among Bookies’ Favourites

Most bookmakers, in the United Kingdom at least, have England as the 2nd favourites to be European champions behind 2018 World Cup winner France and above Belgium, number one in the world according to FIFA’s rankings. 2nd billing may be slightly optimistic but there is no doubt that England is in the mix.

While France won the World Cup in 2018. Euro 2020 fans can book France Euro Cup Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices. Kane returned from Russia with the Golden Boot, the prize awarded to the tournament’s top scorer.

His 6 goals, helped England reach the semi-final. More recently, he finished the Euro 2020 qualification campaign as top scorer with 12 goals.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Harry Kane lifts golden boot award for his country

Attacking Prowess

The Tottenham Hotspur headliner is one of the most prolific strikers in the world but is just one weapon in England’s enviable attacking arsenal that scored 37 goals in 8 qualification games. Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, another of England’s attacking stars, contributed eight.

Many of England’s young players, such as Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, Ross Barkley of Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, form a strong offence. In the penultimate qualifier, a 4-0 win in Kosovo, emerging Premier League stars Mason Mount and Harry Winks scored their first goals.

Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham also scored his first goal in England’s 7-0 win over Montenegro earlier. All are playing for some of the best clubs in Europe and getting tested every week.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – England’s attacking star Raheem Sterling contributed 8 goals in Euro 2020 qualifiers

Who’s the boss?

The English media has at times in the past made playing for England miserable by building unreasonable expectations and then doling out vicious criticism when they were not met. It has been gentler and kinder on Southgate’s young team, however.

England has had talented players before but the national team is a different beast these days. The so-called golden generation that came together at the start of the previous decade was one such example. This team included Manchester United favourites David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand.

Liverpool legends Steven Gerrard and Michael Owen and Chelsea’s Frank Lampard and John Terry were also included in this list. Yet, they never truly delivered. Members have admitted that the fierce rivalries they enjoyed at club level resulted in national team cliques and reduced its effectiveness.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Southgate was appointed as head coach after Euro cup defeat in November 2016

Southgate, who was appointed as head coach in November 2016 shortly after the disaster of the Euro Championships in France when England exited at the 2nd  round after a humiliating loss to Iceland has worked hard to create a solid team spirit.

The softly-spoken tactician has built a calm and mature atmosphere, treating the players as adults and there seems to be mutual respect. That still seems to be the case despite a well-publicised event in November. In a top-of-the-table English Premier League game, Liverpool’s Joe Gomez and Raheem Sterling of Manchester City clashed on the pitch as players do every weekend.

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What is the best bet on Euro Cup 2020?

With the automatic qualifiers now concluded and arguably the favorites amongst the qualifiers, it’s time to take a look at the potential winners and which country represents the best betting opportunity. Sports fanatics can book Croatia Euro Cup Tickets online to enjoy it’s player’s stunning performances in EURO 2020.

Euro 2020 begins in June 2020, and there are countless speculations about which team will win it. Of course, seeing the future would be great, but it is impossible. Anyway, there are few teams that look promising and which ones will probably make Euro 2020 even more appealing, if that is possible.

Croatia Euro 2020:

Croatia, runners up in the world cup have assembled a talented squad of players. Powered by Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic, among other players they have a great chance of winning.

Belgium Euro 2020:

Belgium wasn’t a well-known country when it comes to football, but we hope it is going to change any time soon. They have players such as Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne, and they are stunning. We hope to see them in the final or semi-final at least.

At the moment, they are considered to be one of the most successful teams in the Euro 2020 draw. They battered their opponents in the group stages winning all ten games and scoring a remarkable 40 goals.  At the very least they will win the group – its easy money even if you only score 1/2 (1.5).

There are a number of new betting sites in the UK offering free bets which could be useful in Belgium winning the group. For example, 888 Sport offers £30 in free bets if you bet on any market with odds of 1/2.

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France Euro 2020:

France is one of the best teams in the world, and finally, they will have the ability to show all of that. They annihilated Argentina recently, and they showed the world what they can do. We appreciate the fact this team is well-trained and plays football professionally in the lack of a more appropriate word.

They should reach the semi-final. An easy sports bet is that they top the group. Anything above 4s on France winning would be a value bet. Those who don’t want to miss the EURO 2020 entertainment have already bought theirFrance Euro Cup Tickets.

Sweden Euro 2020:

A dark horse, but if you want to bet on a team that can win the Euro 2020 and with long odds, Sweden is the one. They have been neglected in the world of football, and they are not a football-based nation.

But we were able to see that they managed to win matches versus Holland, Mexico, and even Italy recently. All of this made us believe that they may be present on the victory podium at the end of Euro 2020. Sweden Euro Cup Tickets can be book online which makes you suitable to link the EURO Cup 2020.

We still think that there is plenty of spirit and thrill left in these players and they wait for the right moment to release it.

These were just some of the teams that have the highest odds for winning Euro 2020. Of course, we will soon see who will stand on the podium.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – UEFA confirms seeding pots for unusual Euro 2020 draw

UEFA has affirmed seeding pots for the 2020 European Cup and these teams then struggle to reach Euro Cup Round of 16, where a few groups are opened into bunches in front of the draw next week.

An unordinary draw for the 24-country competition is made on November 30 4 months before 4 last sections are chosen at an end of the season games round.

Seven of the 12 host countries previously designated to bunches giving them home games in the competition. Football fans can book Euro Cup Round of 16 Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – An unordinary draw for the 24-country competition is made on November 30

Focus on Round of 16

The 20 direct qualifiers are positioned by focuses picked up and objective distinction sudden death rounds in 10 starter bunches finished this week. The direct qualified and the teams which qualifies through the play-off stage should struggle to reach Euro Cup Round of 16.

Top-positioned Belgium, who isn’t a host country, must be pooled with Russia and Denmark in Group B played in St Petersburg and Copenhagen. Either Wales or Finland from seeding pot 4 will finish that gathering.

Ukraine in top-seeded pot 1 can’t be grouped with Russia for security reasons so it must be put with the Netherlands in Group C and played his matches in Amsterdam and Bucharest.

Romania could qualify through the end of the season games in March. UEFA holds a different attract on Friday to finish the 16-joint effort offs in four separate knockout brackets.

That line-up incorporates four hosts – Hungary, Ireland, Romania, Scotland – who must be given home games on the off chance that they advance.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – UEFA holds a different attract to finish the 16-joint effort offs in 4 separate knockout brackets

Kosovo is in the fourth-level end of the season games and, in light of the fact that UEFA controlled they can’t be drawn with Russia for security reasons, the victor of that section couldn’t be attracted Group B. The finals competition draw is made on November 30 in Bucharest.

Euro 2020 commences:

Euro 2020 commences June 12 with Italy opening Group An in Rome. The last is July 12 at Wembley Stadium in London.

Pot 1: Belgium (Group B), Italy (has – Group An), England (has – Group D), Germany (has – Group F), Spain (has – Group E), Ukraine (Group C).

Pot 2: France, Poland, Switzerland, Croatia, Netherlands (has – Group C), Russia (has – Group B).

Pot 3: Portugal, Turkey, Denmark (has – Group B), Austria, Sweden, Czech Republic.

Pot 4: Wales, Finland, play-off champ Path A, play-off victor Path B (incorporates Ireland – Group E), play-off champ Path C, play-off champ Path D.

All the teams after qualifying for the main round should plan to Reach Euro Cup Round of 16 to reach the knock out stage of the Euro 2020.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Top teams in good shape as Euro qualifying reaches climax

Due to the fact that the Netherlands miss Euro 2016, and Italy does not participate in the World Cup in 2018, some traditional European football powers unexpectedly failed to enter recent major international tournaments. Football fans can book  Euro Cup Round of 16 Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

Do not expect big shocks when the selection for the 2020 European Championship is completed in the coming days. Belgium, Spain, Italy, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine have already reserved their seats in the Euro 2020 and the remaining 14 automatic qualifiers are decided after the group’s final match.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – France has already qualified for next years Euro 2020

Teams such as world champions France, European champions Portugal, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands are among the top two in the group and show a good look at their place in the European finals in June and July. Football fans can book  France Euro Cup Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

Finland needs only to beat Liechtenstein to qualify for its first major tournament. France, the World Cup winner last year, is tied on points with Turkey in Group H and will secure a top 2 finish by beating Moldova on Thursday.

In case of an upset in that game in Paris, the French have another shot at qualification in Albania on Sunday. Portugal, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, is guaranteed to advance in defending his title with victories over Lithuania at home and Luxembourg, beating the two lower teams in group B.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – UEFA would hate to see the Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo miss out

England  1 win from its final 2 games against Montenegro on Thursday and Kosovo on Sunday to top Group A.And in Group C, Germany, and the Netherlands are tied on points and need a maximum of 4 points from their final 2 qualifiers.

Both have to play Northern Ireland, which is 3 points behind in3rd  place. The last 4 qualifying spots for the 24-team Euros will be decided in the playoffs in March.

Euro Cup Round of 16 – RONALDO’S CHALLENGE

Could Cristiano Ronaldo fail to qualify for a major Euro 2020?UEFA would hate to see the Portugal star miss out, but his team has lacked a spark in qualifying and is 8 points off Group B leader Ukraine. Football fans can book Portugal Euro Cup Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

Portugal is favored to beat Lithuania on Thursday and Luxembourg on Sunday to secure 2nd place.Still, there’s little margin for error. Fallen points could let Serbia overtake, forcing Portugal into the playoffs.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Germany, and Netherlands need a maximum of 4 points from their final 2 qualifiers

Euro Cup Round of 16 – ENGLAND LANDMARK

England will be playing its 1,000th men’s international in the match against Montenegro and the occasion will be marked in a number of ways, including recognizing the notable contributions of former players and managers.

British manager Gareth Southgate expects to line the scene as a result of some ethnic abuse by his Bulgarian fans after winning 6-0 in Sofia last month. The referee stopped the game twice. Football fans can book England Euro Cup Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

England’s match away to Montenegro in March was also marred by racist chanting toward England’s black players, notably Raheem Sterling.

“The players will want to move on, really,” Southgate said. “I think, for all of them, they dealt with it brilliantly and it would be wrong not to discuss it at all but I know that they want to get on with the football.”

Kosovo is 3rd in the group and could secure automatic qualification with a win at the Czech Republic on Thursday and a draw against England.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 Tickets – Croatia is finding Euro 2020 qualifying harder than last year’s World Cup

Euro Cup Round of 16 – CROATIA AT RISK

Croatia is finding Euro 2020 qualifying harder than last year’s World Cup. The Croatians lead the evenly matched Group E but if they lose to Slovakia on Saturday the World Cup finalists could end up relying on other results to go their way.

Euro Cup Round of 16 – PLAYOFF SHOOTOUT

The playoffs offer the last chance for unsuccessful teams, but it’s a complex process. 16 teams who didn’t qualify spontaneously will be ranked according to their divisions from the 2018 Nations League and put into 4 single-elimination sets.

At the bottom end, there’s the League D playoff, which is guaranteed to hand one team its debut at a major championship of Euro 2020. Georgia and Belarus have held a place in that small playoff and will be expected to be joined by Kosovo and North Macedonia.

The highest division almost certainly won’t have enough unqualified teams to make a 4 team bracket, so we will recruit extras from lower tiers. That could hand League A’s Iceland a fortunate draw with League C teams such as Bulgaria and Israel.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – When is the Euro 2020 draw? Date, time, format and qualified teams for the tournament

England will be looking to tie up their Euro Cup Round of 16 and Euro 2020 spot when they face Montenegro. Should they earn at least 1 point against The Brave Falcons, they will be considered for the draw ahead of next summer’s Euro 2020. Football fans can book  Euro Cup Round of 16 Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

But this will be no ordinary draw of Euro Cup Round of 16 and Euro 2020, with host teams being assigned to the groups that will be played in their own country.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – The draw will take place on Saturday, November 30 at Romexpo in Romania

When is the Euro Cup Round of 16 and Euro 2020 draw?

The draw for Euro Cup Round of 16 and Euro Cup 2020 will take place on Saturday, November 30 at Romexpo in Romania. It will start at 5 pm according to UK time that is 7 pm in Bucharest. This will be held former to the play-offs taking place, therefore they will be identified as play-off winners 1 to 4.

What is the format of the Euro Cup Round of 16 and Euro 2020?

Every team will be rated according to their Euro 2020 qualifying results to fix their pots, with the 4 playoff spots going into Pot 4.Teams that have qualified and are 1 of the 12 hosts will automatically be placed in the group designated to those venues.

For example, if England qualifies they will be playing at Wembley next summer? Football fans can book England Euro Cup Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices. Should a host team still be able to qualify through the play-offs, they will also be provisionally designated to that group, like Scotland.

This could spring up 2 teams in the same playoff pathway, which would be rectified by allying a 2nd  path to the same groups.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Teams that have qualified and are 1 of the 12 hosts will be placed in the group designated to those venues.

For example, if Group A and D hosts are in Path 1, it will be paired with Path 2, so the host city of Path 1’s failure will be assigned to Path 2.There are also 5 pairs of teams that will avoid each other as prohibited clashes for political reasons should they both qualify, including:

Armenia and Azerbaijan

Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Kosovo and Russia

Kosovo and Serbia

Russia and Ukraine

Like with having 2 host teams in the same playoff path, this also goes for if there is a prohibited clash that could occur. If a play-off side could be drawn into a group that includes a host team they are prohibited from facing, the path would be paired with another to ensure this possibility can be avoided.

Yet, if the groups are unable to be finalized after the play-offs, another draw for the Euro Cup Round of 16 and Euro 2020 will be held on April 1, 2020.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – If the groups are unable to be finalized after the play-offs, another draw will be held on April 1, 2020

What teams have already qualified?

Teams that have already qualified for the Euro 2020 are given below:

Belgium

Italy

Russia

Poland

Ukraine

Spain

Who is in the playoffs?

The playoffs will see 16 teams that have not qualified directly but ranked highly enough through the Nations League face off in four separate pathways. Each group of 4 teams will play out semi-finals and a final to determine who earns the right to a place in next summer’s Euro 2020.

The teams that will play in the playoffs are:

Scotland

Georgia

Belarus

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Dublin will benefit to the tune of €106m from hosting 1 Euro Cup Round of 16 and 3 other games

The choice of Dublin to host 4 games in Euro Cup 2020 will be worth around €106m to the city, according to an economic impact survey carried out for Dublin City Council. Football fans can book Republic of Ireland Euro Cup Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

Lansdowne Road will play host to three group games and one Euro Cup Round of 16 games in June 2020, in what will be the biggest sporting event to ever be held in this country. Football fans can book Euro Cup Round of 16 Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Dublin will benefit to the tune of €106m from hosting 1 Euro Cup Round of 16 and 3 other games

Between 76,000 and 96,000 extra tourists are expected to visit Ireland during the 2 week period between June 15 and June 30, with the average stay estimated to be around 6 nights. Half of these will be spent outside of Dublin and nurture balanced regional development, according to a statement today announcing the independent economic impact study carried out by EY-DKM for the council.

“UEFA Euro 2020 will also result in the creation of 2,780 full-time jobs before and during the tournament as a result of additional tourism and organization spending,” it said.

The economic impact study likely that for every €1 of public expenditure, the contest will generate €4 of additional revenue for the Exchequer. It also looked at the impact on the economy of hosting the qualifying draw at the Convention Centre Dublin, in December last year, finding that this event generated €2m for the Irish economy.

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Lord Mayor of Dublin, Paul McAuliffe, said excitement is quite truly building across Dublin

Up to 600 overseas visitors attended during the off-peak tourism season for that event, it said.

“With an expected global audience of five billion, Dublin’s hosting of UEFA Euro 2020 will represent a unique opportunity to showcase the city and country to the world,” the statement said.

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Paul McAuliffe, said excitement is quite truly building across Dublin and Ireland for the football tournament.

“Dublin is world-renowned for being a welcoming destination for tourists,” he said.

“We are extremely proud to be hosting UEFA Euro 2020 and sharing our city with visitors from all over Europe. The anticipated cultural and economic impact of the tournament will leave a long-lasting legacy on our city and beyond.”

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Euro Cup Round of 16 – Tourism and Sports Minister Shane Ross said that their is positive effect of hosting the tournament

Tourism and Sports Minister Shane Ross said the results of the study show the overwhelmingly positive effect hosting the tournament will have on Dublin, Ireland, and the wider economy.

“It will also serve as a great opportunity to demonstrate Ireland’s credentials to host future sporting events,” he said.

A Local Organisation Structure (LOS) comprising of Dublin City Council, the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Football Association of Ireland and the Aviva Stadium has been working on tournament preparations since winning the bid in September 2014.

To date, more than 1,600 people have applied to volunteer during the tournament with applications received from every county in Ireland and 56 different nationalities. The application process remains open and anyone interested in being part of UEFA EURO 2020 should visit euro2020.com/volunteers.

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Koeman open to Barcelona job after the Euro Cup 2020

Ronald Koeman will not leave his post as head coach of the Netherlands before the 2020 European Championships but said he could leave for Barcelona next summer. Sports enthusiasts from around the world can purchase Euro Cup Final Tickets online to enjoy its stunning performances.

Nico-Jan Hoogma, sports director of the Dutch Football Association, recently revealed the existence of a clause allowing Koeman to settle in Barca, provided that the Catalan club interests him and is ready to pay a fee.

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Koeman open to Barcelona job after the Euro Cup 2020

However, Koeman, who played at Camp Nou between 1989 and 1995, stressed that this clause would come into effect only after Euro 2020, where he hoped to lead a successful young Dutch team to success.

“I can say without fear that I will not be leaving my post [of the Dutch national team] for any club [before the tournament],” he told Fox Sports Netherlands.

The clause only concerns Barcelona and only comes into play after the European Championships, I do not go now, and it’s 100% sure.

“After the European Championships, there is a moment of evaluation and, who knows, perhaps the KNVB will say:” We have done so badly at the Euros that we will not continue together. “But I also have the opportunity to go to a club and there is only one club [included in the clause].”

Koeman, whose resumes include Ajax, Valencia, and Everton, among others, took over the Netherlands in 2018. The Oranje have failed to qualify for a major tournament since 2014 but have improved under Koeman. They reached the UEFA Nations League final earlier this year, losing to Portugal.

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Koeman open to Barcelona job after the Euro 2020

Koeman also said he regretted that the clause became public knowledge.

“I found it unfortunate that it was brought to light. I’m not angry, but we [Koeman and Hoogma] talked about it,” he added. “A white lie can sometimes be good. I tell them from time to time.”

Barca probed Koeman when Luis Enrique announced that he would quit smoking in 2017 before finally choosing Ernesto Valverde, who was the coach of Athletic Bilbao at the time.

Valverde has won the Liga in each of his first two seasons as head of Camp Nou, but he has been under increasing pressure since the loss in the Champions League semifinal 4-0 against Liverpool at Anfield, where Barca won the first leg 3-0.

Barcelona is leading the table after 11 games, but the defeats against Athletic, Granada and more recently Levante this weekend, combined with poor performance, have raised questions from the coach. Valverde has a contract at the club until 2021.

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Euro 2020 Qualifiers – Koeman puts Barcelona dream on hold until Euro 2020 qualifier with Northern Ireland

Netherlands boss and potential Barcelona target to replace Ernesto Valverde, Ronald Koeman insists he will not be quitting his job in the near future due to Euro 2020. Ronald Koeman has named Barcelona his dream club.

Possible route back of Koeman to Camp Nou will not become purer until after Euro Cup 2020 qualifiers againstNorthern Ireland. Football fans can book Northern Ireland Euro Cup Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.

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Euro 2020 Qualifiers – Koeman puts Barcelona dream on hold until Euro 2020 qualifier with Northern Ireland

Last month, Royal Dutch Football Federation director Nico-Jan Hoogma exposed the presence of an item in Koeman’s Netherlands contract aiding him to quit the post if Barça comes calling.

The ex Valencia and Everton coach set Hoogma’s account in arrival on Dutch television but said the clause is not yet in effect and that he has no plans to leave in the immediate future.

Koeman and the Dream Team

Koeman won four LaLiga titles with Barça as a player and would be among the favorites to take over as head coach if the club parts ways with the under-pressure Ernesto Valverde.

“It’s only about Barcelona and also about a time after the European Championship,” Koeman told Fox Sports Netherlands when asked about the contract.

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Euro 2020 – Nico Jan Hoogma revealed the existence of a clause in Koeman’s Netherlands contract

“I’m not leaving now, that’s 100 percent certain. I think that as a national coach you are entering a process and that takes two years. After the European Championship there is an evaluation moment and who knows, the KNVB may say: ‘We have performed so badly at the European Championship, we are not going any further.’ Then we will not go further. But I have the opportunity to leave for one club, and there is only one club in it. I can safely say that I will not leave the Dutch national team for anyone else. I have said often enough that Barcelona is my dream club.”

The Netherlands need a draw against Northern Ireland in Belfast to qualify for Euro Cup 2020

The Netherlands needs only 1 point against Northern Ireland in Belfast on 16 November to book their place at Euro Cup 2020. The match might come too soon for uncapped teenager Mohamed Ihattaren, Koeman will be able to call on the highly-rated PSV vista in future.

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Netherlands needs 1 point against Northern Ireland to book their place at Euro Cup 2020

Ihattaren, 17, is dedicated to signifying the Oranje at older level, scorning interest from Morocco.

Koeman delighted with Ihattaren

Koeman welcomed the news in the wake of Ajax defender Sergino Dest’s decision to pledge his allegiance to the United States.

“His choice is, in any case, a nice signal to other players who are faced with the same choice,” he said. “This is really important for Dutch football.”

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Emmerdale is canceled TWICE next month to make way for the Euro Cup 2020 qualifiers

The ITV soap will not air on Thursday, November 14 at 7 pm or 8 pm because of a clash with the England and Montenegro UEFA EURO qualifiers match. Sports enthusiasts from around the world can purchase Euro Cup Final Tickets online to enjoy its stunning performances.

The disruption is bound to upset super-fans of the show who don’t want to miss out on a night in the Dales. So to make up for it, channel bosses have added an hour-long episode on Tuesdays starting from November 5.

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Euro cup 2020 – Off Air Emmerdale cancelled twice for qualifiers next month

It’s been a dramatic few weeks in the soap after Nate was finally revealed as Cain’s son in an explosive twist. Fans were left open-mouthed after the bombshell as they realized he knowingly had sex with his step-mum.

To get revenge over Moira’s affair, Cain romps with Kerry Wyatt – but she’s still desperate to win her husband back. Moira began a steamy affair with Nate back in the summer but was caught out by her husband two weeks ago.

Gripping scenes saw Cain and Nate grappling on the deck of a small yacht before the boat’s sail swung road and sent Moira flying into the water. Graham’s devastating confession leaves Kim heartbroken in Emmerdale.

Emmerdale is canceled TWICE next month to make way for the Euro Cup 2020 qualifiers
Emmerdale is canceled TWICE next month to make way for the Euro Cup 2020 qualifiers

Viewers had long suspected Nate is a Dingle, with a number of clues being dropped by scriptwriters that pointed to his true identity. Elsewhere in the soap, fans are worried for Graham Foster after Kim Tate’s son Jamie spotted him kissing Rhona.

Graham and Kim have been clashing lately as his romance with the mystery woman has heated up, leaving a jealous Kim out in the cold.

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