UEFA has announced that Sevilla, St. Petersburg, and London will host the 2020 European Football Championship (EURO 2020) instead of Bilbao and Dublin.
According to a statement from UEFA, a decision was made to change the host cities of EURO 2020 at the board meeting held via video conference.
Bilbao and Dublin, which do not guarantee attendance, will be excluded from the event, while matches in Bilbao will be played in Seville and Dublin in St. Petersburg and London.
Accordingly, Sevilla’s La Cartuja Stadium will host three matches in Group E and a match in the last 16 rounds at 30 percent capacity.
The other three competitions in the same group will be played at St. Petersburg Stadium and one of the last 16 at Wembley Stadium in London.
The city of Munich, which reported that at least 14,500 spectators will attend the matches, has been guaranteed hosting. The number of hosts in the championship dropped from 12 to 11.
Of the cities where EURO 2020 will be played, Budapest has announced that it will allow 100 percent capacity, St. Petersburg and Baku 50 percent, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Glasgow, Copenhagen and Rome 25-33 percent, and London 25 percent capacity.
Meanwhile, the statement said that the latest developments regarding the European Super League have been discussed on the board and that future steps are being considered.