UEFA Euro 2024: Spain vs England final – start time, teams, date, venue

Who will play in Euro 2024’s final? When is the match and how to follow? Who is the top scorer? Al Jazeera explains.

Player celebrates after game.
Spain's Lamine Yamal celebrates the 2-1 victory and passage to the final following the final whistle of the Euro 2024 semifinal match between Spain and France [Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images]

After a whopping 50 matches, the Euro 2024 gears up for its ultimate clash, as Spain and England are set to meet in Sunday’s final.

Spain are aiming for a record fourth title at the continental championship, while England will be playing in their second consecutive Euro final.

Here’s what you need to know about the final:

When and where is the Euro 2024 final?

  • Spain vs England: Sunday July 14, 9pm local time (19:00 GMT) at Olympiastadion in Berlin

Al Jazeera will bring you live text commentary of the game with build-up starting four hours before kickoff.

Berlin Olympiastadion before the match
Olympiastadion will hold 75,000 fans for Sunday’s Euro 2024 final [Fabian Bimmer/Reuters]

⚽ Who are the favourites?

As the only side with a perfect 100 percent winning record, Spain are favourites to lift the trophy.

⚽ What happens if a match ends in a draw?

If a match is level at the end of normal playing time, extra time of two periods of 15 minutes each will be played. If still tied, the match will be decided by a penalty shootout.

⚽ How much is the prize money?

European football’s governing body UEFA will pay 331 million euros ($360m) in total prize money to the 24 participants.

The maximum amount that a champion team may achieve if they have won all three of their group matches is 28.25 million euros ($30.31m).

⚽ Who has scored the most goals?

Six players are tied for the top scorer with three goals each – Cody Gakpo (Netherlands), Harry Kane (England), Georges Mikautadze (Georgia), Jamal Musiala (Germany), Dani Olmo (Spain) and Ivan Schranz (Slovakia).

Among them, only Kane and Olmo will play in the final.

⚽ What are the head-to-head records of the finalists?

The head-to-head record of Spain and England in all international matches:

Spain wins: 10

England wins: 13

Draws: 4

⚽ How did Spain and England reach the final?

Here is their road to the final:

Spain

  • 3-0 win over Croatia in Group B in Berlin
  • 1-0 win over Italy in Group B in Gelsenkirchen
  • 1-0 win over Albania in Group B in Dusseldorf
  • 4-1 win over Georgia in the round of 16 in Cologne
  • 2-1 win over Germany in the quarterfinal in Stuttgart
  • 2-1 win over France in the semifinals in Munich

England

  • 1-0 win over Serbia in Group C in Gelsenkirchen
  • 1-1 draw with Denmark in Group C in Frankfurt
  • 0-0 draw with Slovenia in Group C in Cologne
  • 2-1 win in extra time over Slovakia in the round of 16 in Gelsenkirchen
  • 5-3 win on penalties over Switzerland in the quarterfinal in Dusseldorf
  • 2-1 win over the Netherlands in the semifinals in Dortmund
Soccer Football - Euro 2024 - Semi Final - Spain v France - Munich Football Arena, Munich, Germany - July 9, 2024 Spain's Lamine Yamal celebrates after the match REUTERS/Annegret Hilse TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A star is born. Spain’s 16-year-old winger Lamine Yamal became the youngest goal scorer in the history of the Euros after he scored a screamer in their semifinal victory over France [Annegret Hilse/Reuters]

Predicted line-ups:

England: Pickford; Walker, Stones, Guehi; Saka, Mainoo, Rice, Shaw; Foden, Kane, Bellingham.

Spain: Simon; Carvajal, Le Normand, Laporte, Cucurella; Olmo, Rodri Fabian Ruiz; Yamal, Morata, Williams.

Source: Al Jazeera