After Spain’s exhibition, the Netherlands passed the test and England wants to start on the right foot

After Spain’s exhibition, the Netherlands passed the test and England wants to start on the right foot
After Spain’s exhibition, the Netherlands passed the test and England wants to start on the right foot

After the demonstrations of Germany and Spain at the beginning of the Eurocup, This Sunday it is the turn of two other candidates to play in the final on July 14 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin: the England of Kane and Bellingham is facing Serbia, while Netherlands passed its first test and beat Poland 2-1who could not count on Robert Lewandowski.

“Spain has fun,” headlined Marca on its front page this Sunday, the sports newspaper with the most readers in Spainabout La Roja’s 3-0 win over Croatia.

“Embracing Lamine,” says Sport, referring to the striker. Lamine Yamal, 16 years old, who became the youngest footballer to play a match in the history of the Eurocup. In addition, he had a prominent role with his imbalance on the right wing.

Euro Cup: England want to imitate the good debut of the Spanish team

Sunday’s matchday will focus not only on what happens on the playing fields, but also outside, due to the conflictive past of the English, Dutch fans (two of the fans that travel en masse to any tournament), Serbians and Poles. .

On Saturday, before Italy’s hard-fought 2-1 victory over Albania in Dortmund, fifty Italian “high-risk fans” were detained in Dortmund for being in possession of “dangerous objects” and seeking “confrontations with Albanian fans.” “reported the German police.

In sports, english fans They hope that thanks to the goals of the Bayern Munich striker (Kane) and the talent of the young Real Madrid midfielder (Bellingham) they can put an end to decades of disappointments and add a second international title to the already distant 1966 World Cup.

He will debut against a Serbia which features high-level players such as Dusan Tadic (Fenerbahce), Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Aleksandar Mitrovic (Al-Hilal) and, above all, the 24-year-old Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic.

If the duel in Gelserkirchen, from 4:00 p.m. (Argentina time) will end the Sunday day, just after the other meeting of the Group C between Slovenia and Denmark (13.00 from Argentina), The third date of the European tournament will start in Hamburg with the Group C match between the Netherlands and Poland (10.00) from Argentina).


The Netherlands team, another of the teams to win the title, debuts today in the Euro Cup against Poland.


The match is announced to be balanced between two nations that have just won their two preparation matches, the Netherlands against Canada (4-0) and Iceland (4-0), and Poland against Ukraine (3-1) and Turkey (2-1 ).

They are also on par in terms of casualties: Frenkie de Jongcalled to be the conductor of the “Oranje” orchestra, will not be in the entire tournament due to an ankle injury, his Barcelona teammate Robert Lewandowski will miss the Poles’ debut after suffering a muscle injury against Turkey.

Football and politics at Euro 2024

The French, great favorites for the title, are being disturbed in their concentration camp in Paderborn due to political issues after the crisis unleashed in the country by the victory of the extreme right in the European elections on June 9, which led to the president Emmanuel Macron to dissolve Parliament and call immediate legislative elections.

Although some members of the Bleus such as Ousmane Dembélé and Olivier Giroud had called for participation in these elections, striker Marcus Thuram went further by asking on Saturday to vote against the extreme right.

“I think the situation is sad and very serious. We have to tell everyone to go vote and fight daily to avoid the victory” of the extreme right, the son of Lilian Thuram, champion of the world in 1998 and activist against racism.

That clear positioning of the Inter forward led to the French Football Federation to issue a statement asking for “neutrality” to the players and journalists to stop asking about the issue to “avoid any form of pressure and political use of the French team.”

Source: Ambito

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