Euro 2020 is scheduled to start on Friday, June 11th, and England’s first game against Croatia will take place two days later at Wembley Stadium.

With Euro group stages being a bit more complex than usual and a potentially cheap way to get through the tournament for England, should they finish second in their group, fans may need a blackboard to keep them organized and updated.

Blackboards are just as important as sticker books and trading cards in international soccer tournaments, and crossing out tournament favorites is almost as exciting as filling them out as your team progresses.

With 24 teams in six different groups (AF), the group stage is not easy. The two best teams in each group qualify for the knockout rounds.

The other four teams in the round of 16 are the teams with the most points in third place. At the Euro 2016, the eventual winner Portugal qualified this way, as they drew in all group matches.

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Portugal won the trophy despite having won only one game in 90 minutes throughout the tournament, beating Wales 2-0 in the semi-finals.

England have three group games, the first against Croatia. Gareth Southgate’s side are in Group D but will likely have to do without Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson and Manchester United captain Harry Maguire at the start of the tournament.

The Three Lions’ second game is against Scotland, which is taking part in its first international tournament in 23 years. Steve Clarke’s side will hope to qualify in the top two but will also keep an eye on qualifying for the round of 16 over third place.

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England’s third and final group game will be against the Czech Republic. Should England qualify from the group stage, there are different ways to the final.

If England win the group, they will play their round of 16 against the runner-up in Group F, which includes France, Germany, Hungary and Portugal. That game would be played on Tuesday, June 29th.

If England win this game, they will play their quarter-final match on Saturday 3rd July at 8pm at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

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However, if England finish second in their group, they will play in Copenhagen against the runner-up in Group E, which is made up of Poland, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden. If England win this game, they will play their quarter-final on Friday July 2nd at 6pm in St. Petersburg.

The semi-finals (Tuesday 6 July and Wednesday 7 July) and the finals (Sunday 11 July) will be played at Wembley.