In Hungary and Slovenia, the best youths start today at the European Under-21 Football Championship. The Young Devils did not reach the final round, but there are plenty of well-known names on the field. This week you can watch Noa Lang (Club Brugge) and Lukas Nmecha (Anderlecht) in action.
We are broadcasting these matches this week:
The European U-23 Championship will be one of two parts. Until next Wednesday, 16 teams will complete group matches. The numbers 1 and 2 of each group will advance to the knockout stage (May 31 – June 6).
Romania – Netherlands: Wednesday 9 pm
The first match you can watch here is the Netherlands vs Romania. One of the players we are looking forward to is Club Brugge striker Noa Lange. Along with Justin Kluivert – son – he has to take care of goals.
Justin Kluivert is, like his father Patrick, a forward.
England – Switzerland: Thursday 3 pm
On Thursday afternoon we are broadcasting the match between England and Switzerland for you. With the Englishman, Chelsea left winger Callum Hudson-Odoi turns heads. Genk midfielder Bastian Touma is part of the Swiss squad.
Callum Hudson-Odoi (left) is a young Chelsea player.
Germany – Netherlands: Saturday 9 pm
And it was Saturday evening in Hungary, the date for the match between Germany and the Netherlands, with a Belgian touch. Will Lukas Nmecha (Anderlecht) and Noa Lang (Club Brugge) find their way to goal, just like in the league?
Anderlecht striker Lucas Namesha in a manschaft uniform.
Live in Sporza
All three of the group’s matches in full can be watched this week on our digital channels via live broadcast: on the Sporza website, on the Sporza app, and on the Sporza football app.
Genk midfielder Bastian Touma is a Swiss defender. On Thursday you will see him in a match against England.
Ghent midfielder Niklas Dorsch in play for Germany.
European Championship without Belgian promises
Little demons are not there. In the qualifiers they beat Germany twice (3-2 and 4-1), but in the final two matches against Moldova (0-1) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (2-3) the team missed Charles de Ketlieri, Sambi. Lokonga and Arnaud Bodart.
Do not look for Belgian promises in the European Championships.
More facts about the European U-23 Championship:
- Title holders: Spain (beat Germany 2-1 in 2019)
- Host countries: Hungary and Slovenia
- Kuronama Attrigel: Team matches without fans
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