Good afternoon and welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the Euro 2020 draw.

12 cities will host next summer and because of that unique nature of the competition, there are a few things we already know ahead of the draw being made.

England already know they are in Group D owing to Wembley hosting three games in that group. 

But who will join them? Follow it all with Standard Sport’s live blog!

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When is the Euro 2020 draw?

The draw takes place on November 30, 2019, in Bucharest, Romania at 5pm GMT.


How does the draw work?

The 24 qualified nations will be placed into four pots, based on seedings and qualification performance, and then drawn into six groups of four.

Pot 1 will be the six best group winners, Pot 2 will be the remaining four group winners and two best runners up, Pot 3 will be the third to eighth-best runners up and Pot 4 will be the two worst runners up and four play-off winners, whose identity will be decided in late March 2020.

The teams will be drawn one by one and then given a number for their position in the group, for example: A1, A2, A3 and A4.


What TV channel?

As ever, the Uefa tournament will be free to air across the world. BBC and ITV will hold the broadcast rights for the UK.

The draw will also be shown on free to air TV and broadcast on Uefa’s website.


Group games schedule

There will be three matchdays, with the four teams in each group playing each other once.

Based on the numbering inside each group confirmed during the November draw, first will play second and third will play fourth on matchday one, played between June 12 and 16.

First will play third and second will play fourth on matchday two, played between June 17 and 20. Matchday three will see first play fourth and second play third between June 21 and 24.

Kick-off times for group game matches will be confirmed following the draw.

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