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Euro 2020: Belgium qualifies for Round of 16; Netherlands stuns Austria

Belgium defeated Denmark to qualify for the knockouts in the Round of 16. Belgium won two out of the two games played and are likely to finish first in Group B. Belgium dominated Russia in the first game and now beat Denmark by 2-1. Denmark is out of the tournament as it suffered from a great shock after the collapse of mid-fielder Eriksen.

For Belgium, Hazard, and De. Bruyne scored goals in the 54th and 70th minute of the match respectively. Denmark had taken a lead and rode on to an excellent start as Poulsen scored a goal in the 2nd minute of the match.

Here are Group B standings after the completion of Round II:

1st- Belgium

2nd- Russia

3rd- Finland

4th- Denmark 

In Group C, Netherlands defeated Austria to qualify for the Round of 16. Austria suffered a humiliating loss by 2-0 as Depay and Dumfries scored goals for the Netherlands in the 11th and 67th minute of the match. Ukraine and Austria will face each other in their last group fixture which will be the decider match for qualification to the knockouts.

Earlier in the day, Ukraine defeated underdogs North Macedonia by a score of 2-1. By this victory, the Ukrainian dreams at the Euro Cup stay alive. North Macedonia is out of the tournament after this defeat. For Ukraine, Yarmolenko and Yaremchuk scored goals in 20th and 34th minute whereas Alioski scored the lone goal for North Macedonia in the 57th minute.

Here are Group C standings after the completion of Round II:

1st- Netherlands 

2nd- Ukraine 

3rd- Austria 

4th- North Macedonia 

Italy defeated Switzerland by a massive score of 3-0 and Wales defeated Turkey by 2-0 at Group A fixtures of Matchday 2 out of 3. Here are the standings of Group A after Round II:

1st- Italy

2nd- Wales

3rd- Switzerland 

4th- Turkey

Also Read: Euro 2020: France beats Germany as Portugal thrash Hungary at Group F Matches



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