UEFA Euro 2020 GROUP E Team Review | 55goal

Group E of UEFA Euro 2020 will kick off at Bilbao's San Mamés and Dublin's Aviva Stadium from 14 to 23 June 2021. The group consists of host nation Spain, Sweden, Poland and Slovakia. Spain with home ground advantage are certainly the favourites to progress from the group but have hit an unsteady patch of form recently, having recorded just one win in their last four. The second spot is likely a stiff competition between Poland or Sweden with Poland in hot forms having only dropped five points in qualifying.

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It seems to be relatively straightforward for Spain to be the Winner in Group E. The other 3 countries: Sweden, Poland and Slovakia are more to be eyeing on the 2nd spot in group that can send them off to the playoffs. The MUST-WATCH match in this Euro2020 Group would be Spain vs Poland that falls on June 20.

Group E

  • Spain (Host)
  • Sweden
  • Poland
  • Slovakia

Host venues: Bilbao, Spain and Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Group Prediction : 1st Spain, 2nd Poland


  • Group F record: P10 W8 D2 L0 F31 A5
  • Qualifying top scorer: Álvaro Morata, Sergio Ramos, Rodrigo (4)
  • UEFA EURO best: winners (1964, 2008, 2012)
  • UEFA EURO 2016: round of 16, lost 2-0 to Italy
  • Highlights: Romania 1-2 Spain

Coach: Luis Enrique

The former Barcelona player return to manage Spain national team on November 2019 after stepped down in June 2019 due to personal reasons.

Spain to get the Top Qualifying Spot in Euro 2020 Group F

Spain top the Euro 2020 qualifying stage with 8 wins and 2 draws, scoring impressive 31 goals and only conceded 5 goals in the progress. Luis Enrique return as Spain manager on 19 November 2019 with an awareness that the golden generation that won it all has almost gone and this is a team that have gone three tournaments in a row without winning a knockout game.

Key player: Sergio Ramos

The hard tackling centre back plays for La-Liga club Real Madrid and Spain national team. The most capped player is the glue that holds the defence together and also among their top ten goalscorers. Well known for his leadership and scoring goals ability, he won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the UEFA European Championship in 2008 and 2012, being named to the FIFA World Cup Dream Team in 2010, and the UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament in 2012.


  • Group G record: P10 W8 D1 L1 F18 A5
  • Qualifying top scorer: Robert Lewandowski (6)
  • UEFA EURO best: quarter-finals (2016)
  • UEFA EURO 2016: quarter-finals, lost 5-3 to Portugal on penalties after 1-1 draw
  • Highlights: Poland 2-0 North Macedonia

Coach: Paulo Sousa

Paulo Sousa replaced Jerzy Brzeczek in January 2021, with coaching career that has taken him to England, Hungary, Italy and many more.

Poland have the Best Strikers and Skilful Midfielders

Jerzy Brzeczek steered Poland to finish top in qualifying stage with eight wins in ten games but was replaced by Paulo Sousa in January 2021. Their most capped player and all time leading marksman Robert Lewandowski is the player to watch during Euro 2020 finals.

Key player: Robert Lewandowski

The prolific goal scorer machine plays for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national team. Well known for his positioning, technique and finishing, he has scored over 500 senior career goals for club and country and widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the world.


  • Group F record: P10 W6 D3 L1 F23 A9
  • Qualifying top scorer: Robin Quaison (5)
  • UEFA EURO best: semi-finals (1992)
  • UEFA EURO 2016: group stage
  • Highlights: Romania 0-2 Sweden

Coach: Janne Andersson

Janne Andersson who took charge in 2016 was the brains behind Sweden’s recent rennaissance. He steer his side to a first World Cup in 12 years and topping a UEFA Nation Leagua group.

Sweden: Regular UEFA European Championship Rival

Sweden best performance was reaching the 2018 World Cup quarter finals since coming third in 1994. The team who led by coach Janne Andersson only lost once, away to Spain (3-0) and finished second in their group behind Spain during qualifying. Robin Quaison, the Mainz forward was Sweden’s top scorer in qualifying with five goals. However, since after the Quarter-finals of UEFA Euro in 2004, Sweden have not make it any more further.

Key player: Robin Olsen

The goalkeeper plays for Premier League club Everton on loan from Roma and Sweden national team. His physique and safe hands proven to be invaluable for Sweden.


  • Group E record: P8 W4 D1 L3 F13 A11
  • Play-offs: Republic of Ireland (h) 0-0, 4-2 pens; Northern Ireland (a) 2-1 aet
  • Qualifying top scorer: Róbert Boženík, Marek Hamšík, Juraj Kucka (3)
  • UEFA EURO best: round of 16 (2016)
  • UEFA EURO 2016: round of 16, lost 3-0 to Germany

Coach: Štefan Tarkovič

Stefan Tarkovic was given the permanent job on a long term basis in December 2020 and he was also on Jan Kozak coaching staff for Euro 2016.

Stefan Tarkovic was given the permanent job on a long term basis in December 2020 and he was also on Jan Kozak coaching staff for Euro 2016.

After finishing third behind Croatia and Wales in qualifying stage, Slovakia make it into Euro 2020 finals by beating Republic of Ireland in the play-offs. During Euro 2016 which was held in France, Slovakia managed to advance to the last 16 thanks to a win over Russia and 0-0 draw against England before knocked out by Germany in the second round. Switzerland on the route to qualifying for finals of Euro 2020, top the group D and this will be Switzerland 5th participation in a Euro finals. The farest they go would be quarter final in year 2016 only to losing to Poland on penalties.

Key player: Marek Hamšík

The attacking midfielder who plays for the Chinese Super League club Dalian Professional and the Slovakia national team, for which he is captain. The 33 years old captain was Slovakia’s most capped player and all time top scorer. Much of Slovakia success dependent on him with his energy and stamina.

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