EURO 20202

Over 20,000 fans permitted to watch Spain-Portugal in Madrid

Luis Enrique's men will face current European champions Portugal at the Wanda Metropolitano in the capital on 4 June.

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Over 20,000 fans permitted to watch Spain-Portugal in Madrid
Jesús Hellín - Europa Press - Archivo Europa Press

Ahead of the delayed 2020 European Championships, Luis Enrique's Spain side will face Portugal and Lithuania in Madrid in two friendly games. The European champions will face 'La Roja' at Atleti's Wanda Metropolitano on June 4 (19:30 CEST kick-off) with Spain taking on Lithuania four days later at Leganes' Estadio de Butarque.

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Fans allowed

The local Madrid government confirmed on Tuesday (25 May) that 30% of the capacity of the Wanda Metropolitano stadium can be used by fans as the new covid cases in the capital continue to adopt a downward trend. This equates to a crowd of just over 21,000 set to watch the Spanish side go through the motions as they prepare for the Euros. Strict hygiene protocols will be put in place by the RFEF with the event set to be the biggest gathering of people since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 in the country.

Euro 2020

At Euro 2020, Spain will play in Group E and will face: Slovakia, Sweden and Poland at Seville's La Cartuja Olympic stadium with a limited number of spectators also allowed to attend the games.