Euro 2024 last-16 ties in full as England, France and Spain discover opponents

The group stage of Euro 2024 is officially over and the knockout rounds will get underway on Saturday.

16 of the 24 teams who started the tournament are left, with the likes of Croatia, Scotland and Ukraine all crashing out. The sides who finished first and second in the six groups all qualified for the last 16, while the top four teams who finished third also went through.

And with Georgia’s win over Portugal and Turkey’s 2-1 win over the Czech Republic finishing off the group stage, we now know the exact last 16 fixtures. Gareth Southgate’s England topped their group and they will now meet Slovakia in Gelesenkirchen on Sunday thanks to Portugal’s shock defeat.

Goals from Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Georges Mikautadze earned Georgia a 2-0 win and meant England avoided facing the Netherlands, who finished third in their group behind Austria and France.

Switzerland will face Italy in Berlin in the first last 16 match on Saturday, hosts Germany taking on Denmark in Dortmund later that same day. Spain will also be in action on Sunday when they meet Georgia in Cologne.

France will then take on Belgium in Dusseldorf on Monday, with Portugal also set to face Slovenia in Frankfurt that same day. The final two matches will see Romania meet the Netherlands in Munich and Austria take on Turkey in Leipzig on Tuesday.

England, meanwhile, will be desperate to put in a much-improved performance against Slovakia after Southgate’s side received plenty of criticism over lacklustre draws against Denmark and Slovenia.
Some fans threw empty beer cups in Southgate’s direction after the 0-0 draw with Slovenia and the manager admitted he understands why supporters are frustrated. “I understand it. I’m not going to back away from it,” he told reporters when asked about the incident.

“The most important thing is the supporters stay with the team. I understand the narrative towards me and that’s better for the team than it being towards them. But it is creating an unusual environment to operate in. I’ve not seen any other team qualify and receive similar.

“They (England’s players) kept composure in a game where they’ve come into a really challenging environment. Of course, we’d love a couple of goals that sends everybody home happy. But we were definitely an improvement on what we did in the last game.”

Euro 2024 last-16 draw in full

England vs Slovakia

Switzerland vs Italy

Germany vs Denmark

Spain vs Georgia

France vs Belgium

Portugal vs Slovenia

Romania vs Netherlands

Austria vs Turkey

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