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The UEFA EURO 2020 in Munich

Fußball Arena München bei der UEFA EURO 2020, Foto: IMAGO / PanoramiC
Foto: IMAGO / PanoramiC

European Football Championship started - 4 matches in Munich

Munich is one of the eleven host cities of UEFA EURO 2020 from June 11 to July 11, 2021. Three group matches of the German national team and one quarterfinal will be played here. Here you can find all information about the participants, the match schedule, the host city Munich and the arena.

 

On behalf of the Department of Education and Sports

This article about UEFA EURO 2020 in the host city Munich, one of 11 host cities of the pan-European European Football Championship, is commissioned by the Department of Education and Sports (RBS). The content was coordinated between RBS and muenchen.de, the official city portal.

Munich European Championship kick-off: Germany defeated by France

Deutsche und französische Fans feiern gemeinsam an der Münchner Fußball Arena, Foto: IMAGO / kolbert-press
Foto: IMAGO / kolbert-press German and French fans celebrate together

European Championship kick-off in the host city of Munich: In the first of four games in the Bavarian capital, the German national team lost 0:1 to world champion France.

After German and French supporters had already enjoyed the picture-book weather in downtown Munich during the day, they transported the dazzling atmosphere to the Munich soccer arena as well. The 14.000 happy fans who were allowed to be there in compliance with all Corona security measures provided a real stadium atmosphere.

After the European Championship kick-off for Munich, the next top match follows this week: On Saturday evening at 6 p.m., Germany will host European champion Portugal here.

Host City Munich: Matchday 1 in the city

Das Münchner Rathaus mit der Sonderbeleuchtung zur EM-Partie Frankreich gegen Deutschland, Foto: muenchen.de/Gunnar Jans
Foto: muenchen.de/Gunnar Jans Munich City Hall with special illumination for the match France vs. Germany

The whole of Munich is under the impression of the football festival. Numerous turquoise flags are flying at Marienplatz, and around 300 volunteers are on duty in the city, spreading the European Championship atmosphere between Ostbahnhof and Stachus, between Odeonsplatz and the arena in Fröttmaning. The volunteers provide help and advice to all guests throughout the entire tournament.

The supporting program in the city is also inspiring. At Stachus, in Sendlinger Straße and at many other places in the city center and the old town, freestylers, live bands and artists get Munich residents and all guests in the mood for the games.

On the match days, light art sets a further accent. During the first match between France and Germany, the New City Hall was illuminated in the national colors of the opponents.

 

UEFA EURO 2020: Four games to be played in Munich

EM Logo Spielort München

These four games are happening in Munich - 3 of Germany's Group F games and one quarter-finals. The dates are:

  • Germany - France 0:1 on June 15, 2021 (9 pm)
  • Portugal - Germany on June 19, 2021 (6 pm)
  • Germany - Hungary on June 23, 2021 (9 pm)
  • Quarter-finals on July 2nd, 2021 (9 pm)
UEFA EURO 2020 Postponed till 2021
More Information at uefa.com
Click here for details

Current information for all visitors to the Fußball Arena München

All ticket owners wishing to attend an UEFA EURO 2020 match at the Fußball Arena München will need a negative Covid19 test (PCR or antigen, not older than 24 hours) in digital form on their smartphone or a EURO 2020 wristband as proof of vaccination/health. In the UEFA EURO 2020 app, you will find information on the testing centres that can perform the test and generate the QR code for the Corona-Warn- or the Luca-App. In the Luca-App, you can find more test centres in Munich where you can get a digital test certificate. Just select "My Luca" and click on the calendar icon.

FFP2 masks are compulsory in the stadium - even on the seats. It may only be removed for the consumption of food and beverages. Physical contact should be avoided.

Information on the procedure for vaccinated and recovered persons as well as everything you need to know about visiting the stadium and the admission process can be found here in UEFA's orientation guide.

All information about the tournament: Dates, Arena, Sport City Munich

After a successful qualification for the EM 2020, it is certain that the DFB team will play all three group matches in Group F in Munich . A total of three preliminary round matches and one European Championship quarter-final will be played in Munich. See all information about the venue - Munich .

These are Germany's Group F opponents and match days.

There is no public viewing in public places in Munich, but beer gardens and restaurants are allowed to show the European Championship games.

On European Championship match days, there is a ban on pyrotechnics and glass bottles on Ludwigstraße and Leopoldstraße between Odeonsplatz and Münchner Freiheit.

The venue for a total of four European Championship matches in Munich will be the Allianz Arena, which will be renamed " Fußball Arena München " during the UEFA EURO 2020. It is the only German venue for this tournament .

What do fans need to know when attending matches at the Fußball Arena München? The FAQs on visiting the stadium

The arena offers a lot of sports: The Bavarian capital of Munich has 700 sports clubs and one million sports enthusiasts - the perfect location for the UEFA EURO 2020 .

Of course, the UEFA EURO 2020 will not get by without numerous helpers - 300 volunteers will be active in Munich!

Always with you: The official European Championship mascot Skillzy. Skillzy is accompanied by freestylers through Munich.

No fan zone in Munich

 In view of the Corona pandemic, the City of Munich has decided not to pursue preparations for the planned Fan Zone in the Munich Olympic Park and has informed UEFA of this decision. Munich is thus following the example of numerous other host cities that had already announced the abandonment of Fan Zones at an earlier stage.

Tickets for UEFA EURO 2020 in Munich sold out

Tickets for the UEFA EURO 2020 matches in Munich are sold out. On UEFA's ticket portal, fans from all over the world have been able to purchase tickets for the European Championship in several application and sales phases since June 2019.

UEFA EURO 2020 Press

Click here for the contact details of the UEFA EURO 2020 press office in Munich and the media guide with all relevant information for press representatives on the European Football Championship in Munich.

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