EURO 2020

Lukaku, Schick, Cristiano, Forsberg...Euro 2020 group stage stars

Many players hit the headlines as the first stage of Euro 2020 burst into life as we look at some of the key names in the group stage phase.

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After a pulsating conclusion of the group stage at the European Championship, the title is well and truly up for grabs as the tournament enters the knockouts after a compelling group stage in which some top nations fell short of expectations while two fallen powers staged a resurgence.

Italy and the Netherlands, who both failed to qualify for the last World Cup, have played some of the best football and made up two of the three sides to win all their group games.

Belgium, the number one ranked team in the world and the only top side to have fully lived up to expectations, were the other to accrue nine points.