Euro 2020 Round 16 Fixtures Confirmed as Portugal Set up Date with Belgium
- Euro 2020 Round 16 fixtures are exciting and football fans are in for real entertainment after the for the knockout round were announced
- A number of top European teams have made it to the last 16, with holders Portugal setting up a date with Belgium after finishing third-best in Group F
- England are due to face Germany as France, who are one of the tournament's favourites taking on Switzerland
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The Euro 2020 Round 16 has some mouthwatering fixtures after Europe's football powerhouses booked a place in the knockout stage of the competition.
France, Portugal, England, and Italy are all in the last 16 round of the tournament as each team eye a shot at continental glory.
The final round of the group fixtures was played on Wednesday night, June 23, with France and Portugal playing out a 2-2 draw.
However, the result saw both teams book a place in the last 16, with Germany also joining them after snatching a hard-fought point against Hungary.
Holders Portugal are now due to take on Belgium in the next round slated for Sunday, June 27.
Gareth Southgate's England are due to play 2014 World Cup winners Germany after finishing top of Group D after their win over Czech Republic at Wembley on Tuesday, June 22.
France, having topped Group F will be taking on Switzerland in the knockout phase in a crunch tie to be played in Bucharest.
Meanwhile, Spain's underwhelming campaign that saw them finish second in Group E with five points behind Sweden earned them a date with Croatia in a tie they will be desperate to win for a chance to reach the quarters.
In other mouthwatering fixtures, Italy, who have maintained a 100% record in this year's edition will be playing minnows Austria on Saturday, June 26, in London.
Here are the confirmed Euro 2016 last-16 fixtures:
Saturday, June 26
1. Wales vs Denmark (Amsterdam)
2. Italy vs Austria (London)
Sunday, June 27
3. Netherlands vs Czech Republic (Budapest)
4. Belgium vs Portugal (Seville)
Monday, June 28
5. Croatia vs Spain (Copenhagen)
6. France vs Switzerland (Bucharest)
Tuesday, June 29
7. England vs Germany (Wembley)
8. Sweden vs Ukraine (Glasgow)
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo's brace helped Portugal earn a 2-2 draw against France as the 36-year-old became the first player to reach 20 goals in World Cup and European tournaments combined, Marca.
It was CR7's fifth goal of the competition after the first three matches and has equaled the number of international goals scored by Iran's Ali Daei.
Ronaldo has now netted 109 goals in 178 games for his country which also made it his 14th in the European Championships.