EM 2021: That’s why Germany doesn’t play in Munich today

For Germany it is against England to reach the EM quarter-finals. We’ll tell you why the game is not in Munich and where it takes place.

Win or fly – that’s the motto for Germany in the European Championship this Tuesday, 29. June. Im Round of 16 plays the DFB team 6 p.m. in London against England. If you win, the quarter-finals go on, if you lose, the EM is over for Germany.

Germany is entering unfamiliar territory today. The three group games all took place in Munich instead, in the round of 16, the team of national coach Joachim Löw does not enjoy a home advantage for the first time in the course of this EM.

European Championship round of 16, England vs. Germany: Goal tells you why Germany isn’t playing in Munich today and where exactly the game is taking place instead.

England vs. Germany: the European Championship round of 16 at a glance

encounter England – Germany
competition European championship, round of 16
date Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Kicking off 6 p.m.
place Wembley Stadium, London

That’s why Germany isn’t playing in Munich today

The answer to the question why Germany doesn’t play in Munich today is relatively simple. Of the eight round of 16 games has been none awarded to the Bavarian capital, which is why Germany cannot play in Munich today.

The 51 games of this year’s EM will take place in eleven stadiums in eleven cities in eleven countries. In the Soccer Arena Munichthat’s the name of her Allianz Arena during the EM, after the three group games with German participation there is another Quarterfinal match instead of. This is next Friday, 2nd Julyto play the game between Italy and Belgium.

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In nine of the eleven European Championship cities, a maximum of only four games will take place, only in St. Petersburg and London was, or is, played more often.


Germany vs. England: where will the European Championship round of 16 take place?

One of the eight European Championship games in London rises this afternoon – with German participation. The DFB team will play against England in the English capital from 6 p.m.

The game is played in Wembley Stadium, one of the most famous stadiums in the world. Strictly speaking, the venue is that “new” Wembley. The “old” Wembley was demolished in 2003. In it, among other things, two memorable games between England and Germany took place: Das 1966 World Cup final (4: 2 a.d. for England) and that European Championship semi-finals 1996 (6: 5 iE for Germany). For the game today are up to 40,000 spectators authorized.

Wembley Stadium Facts

construction time 2003 – 2007
building-costs 1.2 billion euros
Audience capacity 90.000

Germany vs. England: The balance before the round of 16 at the EM 2021

Germany and England have already met in their long international history 36 times on each other. The balance is roughly balanced: 15 wins for Germany stand 16 wins for England across from. Five games ended draw. The Total goal ratio talks to 70:45 clear for England.

The first comparison between Germany and England there was 1908 (5: 1 for England)that so far last in November 2017 (0: 0).

So far, today’s two knockout teams have met at World and European Championships nine times.

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