Euro 2024 Group F: Predictions, schedule, can Portugal overcome the Czech Republic, Turkey, and Georgia to become the frontrunners?

Welcome to our in-depth analysis 1nats of Euro 2024 Group F. This will be a fascinating journey as we make predictions, schedule, and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the teams in Group F with Portugal, the Czech Republic, Turkey, and Georgia.

Portugal is rated as the number 1 candidate for the top of Group F Euro 2024. With world-class stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, and a solid defense under the guidance of coach Fernando Santos, Portugal is confident in aiming to defend the championship.

However, the team from peach country will face fierce competition from the Czech Republic, Turkey, and Georgia. The Czech Republic has a disciplined, tight style of play and a sharp attack with the participation of Patrik Schick and Tomas Soucek. Meanwhile, Turkey is always a formidable “dark horse” with talented players like Burak Yilmaz and Hakan Calhanoglu. Georgia, although the youngest and least experienced team in the group, is ready to surprise with the creative attacking play of Giorgi Chakvetadze, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, and Tornike Okriashvili.

Summarize all the information you need to know about Group F Euro 2024, including the start time of each match, predicted strengths and weaknesses, and the history of all 4 teams in the European championship from 1960 to now.

Euro 2024 Group F schedule

June 18: Turkey vs Georgia (at 23:00 at BVB Stadion Dortmund, Dortmund)

June 19: Portugal vs Czech Republic (at 02:00 at Leipzig Stadium, Leipzig)

June 22: Georgia vs Czech Republic (at 20:00 at Volksparkstadion, Hamburg)

June 22: Turkey vs Portugal (at 23:00 at BVB Stadion Dortmund, Dortmund)

June 27: Georgia vs Portugal (at 02:00 at Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen)

June 27: Czech Republic vs Turkey (at 02:00 at Volksparkstadion, Hamburg)

The Portuguese national team will arrive in Germany hoping to reclaim the European championship.

It’s been less than eight years since Portugal claimed their first major title, defeating France in extra time in the Euro 2016 final. Their defense ended in the last 16 in 2021, when Portugal was defeated by Belgium. There was also disappointment at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar when Portugal was eliminated by Morocco in the quarterfinals. That ended the era of Fernando Santos, with Roberto Martinez coming in to make a difference winning all 10 of Portugal’s best qualifying matches in history.

The most impressive thing about the Martinez era is the shift away from Fernando Santos’ pragmatism. Portugal has become an attacking powerhouse while still maintaining solidity in defense. This is a team that can score four or five goals against an opponent in any match and is also equipped to resist the strong advances of the opponent in a tight match.

Could this be the year that Portugal’s golden generation takes another step and claims their second title at Euro 2024?

The Czech Republic continues its journey at the European Championship with its eighth consecutive appearance.

Since first participating as the Czech Republic in 1996, this country has always participated 10 times at the European Championship with various successes. They finished as runners-up in the first tournament and have twice reached the semi-finals and quarter-finals.

Potential knockout round opponents for the Czech Republic. The best chance for the Czech Republic to get past the group stage is probably one of the best-performing third-placed teams, facing fierce competition from Portugal and Turkey in the group. That has made things a bit complicated, but the Czech Republic will face the winner of Group B or C – meeting Spain or England. At that point, depending on the route, the Czech Republic may have the route of Germany, Portugal, and finally France; or the route of Italy, Belgium, and then Germany.

Turkey national team: Best results, strong and weak team analysis

The new Turkish team of head coach Vincenzo Montella topped the qualifying group ahead of Croatia and Wales. Montella inherited a struggling team after missing out on Qatar after losing in the play-off match against Portugal, so revenge could be on the cards.

Turkey consistently participates in major international tournaments as dark horses. This year seems no different as they are in the same group with Portugal, the Czech Republic, and Georgia – they will be confident of at least advancing to the knockout stage.

Georgia national team: First time participating in the Euro 2024 tournament

History will be made this summer as Georgia participates in a major tournament for the first time.

In their 15th attempt as an independent country since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the Crusaders successfully passed the Euro 2024 knockout qualifying round, overcoming Luxembourg and Greece on penalties.

However, they come to Germany as the underdogs. However, the spirit they have shown under the leadership of Willy Sagnol shows that there is enough talent in Georgia’s structure to cause discomfort — at least in the group stage —.

Predictions for Euro 2024 Group F into the last 16:

Portugal will top the group and it will be no surprise to see them advance to the final this summer, with France or England possibly being their opponents depending on some other factors.

However, the second place in Group F is still very open and we predict that Turkey will just rank above the Czech Republic, a team that can score enough points to become one of the best-performing third-placed teams.

Georgia is much weaker in their first major tournament, and it would be a surprise if they did not finish bottom of the group after all the results are in.

With UEFA Euro 2024 just days away, Portugal, one of the championship candidates, is ready for the battle for Group F top spot with the Czech Republic, Turkey, and Georgia.

⚽️ UEFA Euro 1960 to 2021 with 16 tournaments and 10 national champions

⏩ Germany won the Euro 3 times (1972 – 1980 – 1996)

⏩ Spain won the Euro 3 times (1964 – 2008 – 2012)

⏩ France won the Euro 2 times (1984 – 2000)

⏩ Italy won the Euro 2 times (1968 – 2020)

⏩ Soviet Union won the Euro once in 1960

⏩ Czechoslovakia won the Euro once in 1976

⏩ Netherlands won the Euro once in 1988

⏩ Denmark won the Euro once in 1992

⏩ Greece won the Euro once in 2004

⏩ Portugal won the Euro once in 2016

With the participation of the strongest European teams according to the FIFA ranking on February 15, 2024 such as France (2nd) – England (3rd) – Belgium (4th) – Netherlands (6th) – Portugal (7th) – Spain (8th) – Italy (9th) – Croatia (10th) and bright stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappé, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku to promising young talents, Euro 2024 promises to deliver top-level and dramatic matches.

EURO 2024 will take place in Germany from June 14 to July 14, 2024 in 10 cities in Germany with 24 participating teams. The teams are divided into 6 groups to select the first and second teams in each group, and the 4 third-placed teams with the best performance to get a ticket to the knock-out round. The opening match is scheduled for June 14 between host Germany and Scotland.

⚽️ Detailed EURO 2024 match groups:

⚽️ Group A: Germany, Scotland, Hungary, Switzerland

⚽️ Group B: Spain, Croatia, Italy, Albania

⚽️ Group C: England, Denmark, Serbia, Slovenia

⚽️ Group D: Poland, France, Netherlands, Austria

⚽️ Group E: Slovakia, Romania, Belgium, Ukraine

⚽️ Group F: Portugal, Turkey, Czech Republic, Georgia

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