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Euro 2020 roundup: Germany face huge clash with Portugal

Euro 2020 roundup: Germany face huge clash with Portugal
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France will look for their second win of the tournament against Hungary.

The group of death continues on Saturday as Euro 2020 heats up.

Holders Portugal travel to Munich to face Germany, who cannot afford to lose after their opening-round loss to France.

Les Bleus play Hungary in Group F while Spain host Poland in Group E.

On Friday night, Scotland put in a fine performance to earn a 0-0 draw against old rivals England in Group D at Wembley.

Steve Clarke's side were the better team in London and might have snuck a win with some better finishing.

In the other Group D game, Croatia and Czech Republic drew 1-1 at Hampden Park, with Patrik Schick's penalty cancelled out by Ivan Perisic's fine goal.

Emil Forsberg's second-half penalty for Sweden ensure they took a huge step towards the next stage as they top Group E on four points.

Post of the day

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Scotland kept their qualification hopes alive after an impressive performance in a 0-0 draw with England at Wembley
Scotland kept their qualification hopes alive after an impressive performance in a 0-0 draw with England at Wembley (Nick Potts/PA)

Quote of the day

Graeme Souness has a blunt assessment of England's performance against Scotland.

He's going home

The recovery of Christian Eriksen has been a heart-warming tale in recent days after his cardiac arrest in Denmark's opening game against Finland at the weekend. The Inter Milan midfielder was discharged from hospital on Friday and even went to see his team-mates at the training camp.

Stat attack

Perisic showed his longevity in Glasgow as well as class as he continued his run of scoring at major tournaments.

Up next

June 19

Hungary v France (Group F, Budapest, 1400)
Portugal v Germany (Group F, Munich, 1700)
Spain v Poland (Group E, Seville, 2000)

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Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

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