Recap: What happened during the EURO 2020?

The 2020 European Championship brought excitement and unexpected turns, marking an unforgettable tournament. Initially scheduled for 2020, the event was postponed to 2021 due to the global pandemic, adding an unusual layer to the competition. The tournament showcased thrilling matches, with standout performances from teams like Italy, which displayed a remarkable resurgence under coach Roberto Mancini. Italy’s triumph in the final against England, decided by a dramatic penalty shootout, left a lasting impression and underscored the unpredictable nature of football. Next to the European Champions, there were some other teams that rose as dark horses and grew during the tournament. What to think about Switzerland? Who beat France after penalties in the Round of 16? Switzerland was a formidable opponent who also made it Spain difficult in the Quarter-finals. Like always, the EURO 2024 has high expectations. Let’s briefly look ahead at our thoughts before diving into How-to get EURO 2024 data with the Sportmonks Football API.