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Wales Salvages Draw Against Wasteful Switzerland

BAKU — Striker Kieffer Moore headed in an equaliser from one of Wales' few chances as the surprise 2016 semifinalists snatched a 1-1 draw against wasteful Switzerland in their European Championship Group A clash at the Baku Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

Moore, who had a first half opportunity expertly saved by Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer, guided the ball into the net on 74 minutes from a Joe Morrell delivery as he ghosted into space left by the static Swiss defence.

Here’s What Europeans Are Saying About Kneeling Before Matches At The Euros

Soccer's European Championship kicks off on Friday with the 24 teams' battle for glory accompanied by off-field conflict over the anti-racism gesture of "taking the knee".

England were booed by some of their fans in two friendlies while Ireland were jeered in Hungary for kneeling before kickoff in a move borrowed from American NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and popularised by the Black Lives Matter movement.

Safe Hands: Ranking All 24 Starting Goalkeepers At Euro 2020

The build-up to every major international tournament is the same: who has the best striker? Or, this is why x midfielder is going to dominate or why this winger is the key to this country getting out of its group. 

But no one ever talks about the goalkeepers. In such a short tournament, where three matches decide a team's fate, the importance of the goalkeeper becomes magnified. 

So let's give the goalkeepers the spotlight for a little bit, because often they're the ones that end up deciding the tournament.

Especial Euro 2020: Los Grupos, El Calendario Y Dónde Ver El Torneo

Si bien la Copa América todavía es una incógnita, tranquilos, muchachos, que este verano no hay sequía de fútbol. De hecho, el próximo viernes 11 de junio comienza la Euro 2020. 

Sí, 2020 en 2021, porque ya saben: Covid-19.

El torneo se jugará en 11 ciudades del Viejo Continente y por segunda vez en su historia tendrá 24 selecciones participantes. ¿Quiénes son? ¿Cuáles son los grupos? ¿Cuándo son los partidos? ¿Dónde puedo verlos? Bueno, todo lo que necesitas saber está aquí.

Everything You Need To Know About ESPN’s Euro 2020 Coverage

With no due respect to the Concacaf Nations League, meaningful international soccer returns from a Covid-induced hiatus with Euro 2020, slated for June 11 to July 11. Hosted in 11 cities across Europe, the European Championship will mark the first major international tournament since the Covid-19 pandemic struck the planet. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Euro 2020 in the U.S., from TV to streaming. 

Is That Italy’s New Away Kit Or The Landing Page Of A Website?

Hey! Are you totally infatuated with Major League Soccer’s collection of generic white jerseys? Well get ready to put some major hurt on your bank account because Puma’s new line of international away kits aren’t just colorlessly nonspecific, they also give you the impression of having landed on some unaffectedly chill website for a consulting firm. 

I remember when Italy used to wear kits so fashion-forward that they genuinely looked like a collection of demigods that’d fallen from Mount Vesuvius. 

TikTok Becomes Global Sponsor Of Euro 2020

TikTok will be the global sponsor for the rescheduled Euro 2020 soccer tournament set to begin in June this year, the sport's European governing body UEFA announced on Thursday.

The popular Chinese short video app, the first digital entertainment platform to sponsor a major international tournament for UEFA, also has broadcast sponsorship rights as part of the deal.

UEFA Thinking About Using Only One Host Country For Euro 2020 Tournament

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin is weighing up whether to stage the European Championship in one country this year rather than across the continent as planned due to COVID-19 concerns.

However, UEFA responded by saying it was continuing to work on existing plans for 12 countries to host the tournament. The 24-nation event, a major revenue generator for European football's governing body and the national federations, was postponed by 12 months due to the pandemic.

Fate Of Euro 2020 Hangs On Vaccine Efforts

The fate of the rescheduled Euro 2020 soccer tournament will not be decided until March but organizers UEFA are hoping that vaccination efforts will allow them to stick to their original plan for June's pan-European tournament.

The 24-nation, month-long showpiece, a major revenue generator for the continent's soccer governing body UEFA and the national federations across Europe, was postponed by 12 months after last year's COVID-19 outbreak.