Draw results for UEFA Euro 2008 announced
Sunday, December 2, 2007
Austria and Poland, both making their debuts in the European Championships, were drawn against Germany and Croatia in Group B. Co-hosts Switzerland will open the tournament with their match against the Czech Republic in Group A, which also includes Portugal and Turkey.
World Champions Italy will play France in a repeat of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final while the Netherlands and Romania join them in Group C. Greece, the defending champions, were drawn against Sweden, Spain and Russia in Group D.
Italy and France had already played each other in the qualifying rounds, as did Netherlands and Romania, also in Group C, and Sweden and Spain in Group D.
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