How to Watch the Euros Live in Australia This Week

How to Watch the Euros Live in Australia This Week

The men’s UEFA EURO 2024 is on its way once again, football fans. If you’re excited about this major tournament that rolls around every four years, here is your complete guide on what you can expect, what times the EURO games will kick off in Australia and where you can watch them all live.

When does the men’s UEFA Euro start in 2024?

UEFA EURO Cup (Photo by Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The EURO 2024 is set to kick off on June 15, 2024. It will run for a full month, with the tournament’s 51 matches coming to a close on July 15, 2024.

What time are the Euro 2024 games airing in Australia?

Hosts Germany will play Scotland in the first game of the tournament at 5:00 am AEST on June 15, 2024.

This will be followed by Hungary v Switzerland at 11:00 pm AEST.

For the remainder of the EURO 2024 tournament, the kick off times for games in Australia will usually break down like this:

  • Game 1: 2:00 am AEST
  • Game 2: 5:00 am AEST
  • Game 3: 11:00 pm AEST

How to watch the men’s Euro in Australia

Much like the Men’s Copa América tournament, the EURO 2024 will be aired on Optus Sport in Australia. While you can likely catch some games at your local sports bar, chances are you’ll need to sign up for a subscription for this one.

Certain Optus customers can access a subscription for only $6.99 per month, but others will need to fork out $24.99 per month or $199 for an annual plan.

What games are being played in the Euros group stage?

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GES-Sportfoto/Getty Images/UEFA. EURO Cup 2024

As we touched on before, Germany and Scotland are the first two teams to hit the football field in the EURO 2024 competition. Here is a full break down of the games confirmed for the group stage of the tournament.

Saturday, June 15 EURO games

  • Germany v Scotland: 5:00 am AEST
  • Hungary v Switzerland: 11:00 pm AEST

Sunday, June 16 EURO 2024 games

  • Spain v Croatia: 2:00 am AEST
  • Italy v Albania: 5:00 am AEST
  • Poland v Netherlands: 11:00 pm AEST

Monday, June 17 EURO games

  • Slovenia v Denmark: 2:00 am AEST
  • Serbia v England: 5:00 am AEST
  • Romania v Ukraine: 11:00 pm AEST

Tuesday, June 18 EURO games

  • Belgium v Slovakia: 2:00 am AEST
  • Austria v France: 5:00 am AEST

Wednesday, June 19 EURO games

  • Turkiye v Georgia: 2:00 am AEST
  • Portugal v Czechia: 5:00 am AEST
  • Croatia v Albania: 11:00 pm AEST

Thursday, June 20 EURO games

  • Germany v Hungary: 2:00 am AEST
  • Scotland v Switzerland: 5:00 am AEST
  • Slovenia v Serbia: 11:00 pm AEST

Friday, June 21 EURO 2024 games

  • Denmark v England: 2:00 am AEST
  • Spain v Italy: 5:00 am AEST
  • Slovakia v Ukraine: 11:00 pm AEST

Saturday, June 22 EURO games

  • Poland v Austria: 2:00 am AEST
  • Netherlands v France: 5:00 am AEST
  • Georgia v Czechia: 11:00 pm AEST

Sunday, June 23 EURO games

  • Turkiye v Portugal: 2:00 am AEST
  • Belgium v Romania: 5:00 am AEST

Monday, June 24 EURO games

  • Scotland v Hungary: 5:00 am AEST
  • Switzerland v Germany: 5:00 am AEST

Tuesday, June 25 EURO games

  • Croatia v Italy: 5:00 am AEST
  • Albania v Spain: 5:00 am AEST

Wednesday, June 26 EURO 2024 games

  • France v Poland: 2:00 am AEST
  • Netherlands v Austria: 2:00 am AEST
  • Denmark v Serbia: 5:00 am AEST
  • England v Slovenia: 5:00 am AEST

Thursday, June 27 EURO games

  • Ukraine v Belgium: 2:00 am AEST
  • Slovakia v Romania: 2:00 am AEST
  • Czechia v Turkiye: 5:00 am AEST
  • Georgia v Portugal: 5:00 am AEST

When is the UEFA Euro 2024 Final?

In terms of the different stages of the competition, including the EURO 2024’s Final match, this is what you can expect:

  • Round of 16: June 30 – July 3
  • Quarter Finals: July 6 – July 7
  • Semi Finals: July 10 – July 11
  • EURO 2024 Final: July 15

Where is the Euro 2024 being held?

Hosted by Germany, the EURO 2024 will have games played throughout the country, with matches in Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt and more.

Which teams are competing in the competition?

There are 24 teams battling it out in the EURO 2024, those have been split into the following groups:

  • Group A: Germany, Scotland, Hungary and Switzerland
  • Group B: Spain, Croatia, Italy and Albania
  • Group C: Slovenia, Denmark, Serbia and England
  • Group D: Netherlands, France, Poland and Austria
  • Group E: Ukraine, Slovakia, Belgium and Romania
  • Group F: Portugal, Czechia, Georgia and Turkiye

Who won the last men’s Euro Cup?

If you cast your mind back to 2020, you may recall that the UEFA EURO played out while we were in lockdown. Italy took home the victor’s cup for that tournament after defeating England in the final.

Do you think they’ll take out the comp again at the EURO 2024? Time will tell.

Lead Image Credit: Photo by Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images/Optus Sport

This article on the EURO Cup has been updated since its original publish date.


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