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Why is there no match for third place for the UEFA Euro 2020?

The European Championships used to have a 3rd-place playoff, but it was discontinued after Euro 1980. Attendance was poor (24,652 spectators in a stadium that could hold 81,000), and according to The ...
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What if an entire team is suspended for amassing 2 yellow cards each?

Under the IFAB Law 3.1 - Number of players: A match may not start or continue if either team has fewer than seven players. So only 17 players would need to amass 2 yellow cards in order to forfeit ...
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Has there ever been a Euros or World Cup champion that never conceded a goal?

Germany at the World Cup in 2007 conceded zero goals! Naturally, their goalkeeper Nadine Angerer won Best Goalie of the tournament.
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Has there ever been a Euros or World Cup champion that never conceded a goal?

No, there was no such champion neither in the men's World Cup nor in the men's Euros which didn't concede at least one goal during the tournament. Even in pre 1976 Euros when championship basically ...
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Furthest EURO/World Cup progression without regulation time win?

In the 1990 World Cup, the Republic of Ireland advanced to the quarter-finals after drawing all three games in the group stage, and then beating Romania in the round of 16 on penalties after a 0-0 ...
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How many teams go through from each group in Euro 2016?

16 teams will progress to the knockout stages of Euro 2016 from the group stages. The top two sides from each group will qualify, followed by 4 of the 6 third-placed team in the group. The Wikipedia ...
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How many matches will there be at Euro 2016

A simple search would have shown this Euro 2016 calendar. 36 matches for rounds 8 round of 16 4 quarterfinals 2 semifinals 1 final total 51 matches The largest number of matches played ...
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Can Euro 2016 tickets be transferred to a someone

You can transfer a ticket to a guest, but must go into the stadium together. From the terms and conditions: 8.2. The Successful Buyer shall be permitted to transfer the Ticket(s) to her/his Guest(s)...
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Which French player was offside?

Both players were in an offside position from the initial pass forward, as can be reasonably seen in this YouTube highlights video, starting from 3:14: Because one of ...
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UEFA European Championship 2020 Group Ranking

When the final group game scores have been entered then, and only then, do head-to-head tiebreakers get used. Is this approach correct? It's perhaps correct enough. Group standings while the group is ...
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Why were the Football Euro championships such small tournaments decades ago?

I think the real answer to the question in the title is "why not"? The very first European Football Championship started in 1960, where 4 teams took place. This became a tradition and the next four ...
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Given these results, how would these teams be ranked in the UEFA European Championship?

Yes, it seems, you're correct. Penalty shootout can't be used when three teams have the same number of points. So, the criterion number 7 in Tieabreakers is not applicable here. If the teams are also ...
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What is the name of Pogba's body swerve played on Mustafi?

Well, I'll go with the Flip flap on this one. It was, however, a weird variation. The flip part wasn't that explicit :) (Pogba played more with the intention). I'd say Mustafi naiveness helped a bit ...
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How many teams go through from each group in Euro 2016?

Euro 2016 is open to 24 teams while since 2012 was to 16 when the firsts and the seconds teams qualify for the knockout rounds. This expansion required a modification to the first round of the ...
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