This blog concernes itself with SPANISH FOOTBALL & thus informs that the reigning EURO & WORLD CHAMPS - SPAIN - are in Group C & have Italy, Ireland & Croatia in their Group. Thus these are the playing dates - city - times-opponents for Spain:
10 june, Gdansk: Spain-Italy (18.00)
14 june, Gdansk: Spain- Irlanda (20.45)
18 june, Gdansk: Spain-Croatia (20.45)
As we can see big opening match for Spain although, relatively speaking, Spain can qualify in this Group, playing well of course & being in top form.
The other Groups look like the following:
GROUP A: Poland, Greece, Russia & Czech Rep
GROUP B: Holland, Germany, Portugal & Denmark ( "Group of Death")
GROUP D: Ukraine, Sweden, France & England
As you know the first two placed teams of each group continue onto the next stage with 1st of Group A playing 2nd of Group B/ 2nd of Group A playing 1ºst of B ...1st of Group C playing 2ºnd of Group D / 2ºnd of Group C playing 1ºst of Group D.