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Sunday, December 2, 2007

Euro 2008 Draw from Lucerne, Switzerland


Image courtesy of UEFA.
Please click the image
to see highlights from
the Euro 2004 final between
Portugal and Greece.


Since this event has co-hosts, along with a defending Champion not normally ranked among the elite, today's Euro 2008 draw had the following seeds:

Austria
Greece
Netherlands
Switzerland

This opened up the possibility of a very strong group, along with a very weak one. Here is what happened:

Group A

Switzerland
Czech Republic
Portugal
Turkey

Group B

Austria
Croatia
Germany
Poland

Group C (Group of Death)

Netherlands
Italy
France
Romania

Group D

Greece (Defending champion).
Sweden
Spain
Russia
For more commentary about the draw, along with reactions by Roberto Donadoni and Marco Van Basten, please read Marco Pantanella's mCalcio blog.

For a tournament bracket with game dates and times, please visit this link by Football Italia.

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