Draw results for UEFA Euro 2008 announced

Sunday, December 2, 2007

The draw for UEFA Euro 2008 was held today in Lucerne, Switzerland. The tournament will be held in Austria and Switzerland, beginning on 7 June 2008.

Austria and Poland, both making their debuts in the European Championships, were drawn against Germany and Croatia in Group B. Co-hosts Switzerland will open the tournament with their match against the Czech Republic in Group A, which also includes Portugal and Turkey.

World Champions Italy will play France in a repeat of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final while the Netherlands and Romania join them in Group C. Greece, the defending champions, were drawn against Sweden, Spain and Russia in Group D.

Italy and France had already played each other in the qualifying rounds, as did Netherlands and Romania, also in Group C, and Sweden and Spain in Group D.

Group A
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey
Group B
Flag of Austria.svg Austria
Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia
Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Flag of Poland.svg Poland
Group C
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Flag of Romania.svg Romania
Flag of France.svg France
Group D
Flag of Greece.svg Greece
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Flag of Russia.svg Russia