Spain at Euro 2024: squad, group, schedule, kits and odds to win

Football news 30 may 2024, 07:51
Lars Foster Dailysports's expert Lars Foster
Spain at Euro 2024: squad, group, schedule, kits and odds to win Spain at Euro 2024: squad, group, schedule, kits and odds to win

On 14 June, one of the main events in the world of national team football will begin - in Germany, 24 national teams will begin the fight for the title of the strongest nation in Europe at UEFA Euro 2024.

The Dailysports team tells you what you need to know about one of the participants in the tournament - the Spanish national team.

What is Spain's highest achievement in the history of European Championships?

The Spanish national team, along with the German team, is one of the most decorated teams in the history of European Championships - three triumphs (1964, 2008, 2012), one silver (1984) and once again the Furia Roja lost in the semi-finals. This just happened at the last tournament in 2021.

Who was included in the application form of the Spanish national team for Euro 2024?

Spain's head coach Luis de la Fuente announced on 27 May a provisional entry of 29 players, but on 7 June he has decided on a list of 26 players who will play at the tournament.

  • Goalkeepers: Unai Simón (Athletic Club), Álex Remiro (Real Sociedad), David Raya (Arsenal)
  • Defenders: Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid), Jesús Navas (Sevilla), Aymeric Laporte (Al Nassr), Nacho (Real Madrid), Robin Le Normand (Real Sociedad), Dani Vivian (Athletic Club), Alejandro Grimaldo (Bayer Leverkusen), Marc Cucurella (Chelsea)
  • Midfielders: Rodri (Manchester City), Martín Zubimendi (Real Sociedad), Fabián Ruiz (Paris Saint-Germain), Mikel Merino (Real Sociedad), Pedri (Barcelona), Álex Baena (Villarreal), Fermín López (Barcelona)
  • Forwards: Álvaro Morata (Atlético Madrid), Joselu (Real Madrid), Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig), Nico Williams (Athletic Club), Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad), Ayoze Pérez (Real Betis), Ferran Torres (Barcelona), Lamine Yamal (Barcelona)

Who is the head coach of the Spanish national team?

Since 2022, the head coach of the Spanish national team is 62-year-old specialist Luis de la Fuente. Since 2013, he has worked in the youth and youth teams of the Furia Roja. He also has experience of working with the second teams of Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao.

How did Spain qualify for Euro 2024?

The Spaniards in the qualification group did not feel much resistance from their opponents, which were Scotland, Norway, Sakartvelo and Cyprus, suffering only one defeat in eight matches (by the Tartans 0-2), and winning all the other seven matches. With 21 points, the Furia Roja qualified for Euro 2024 from first place.

What is the schedule of matches in Spain's group at Euro 2024?

The draw has predetermined the Spanish national team a group in the final stage with reigning champion of Europe Italy, as well as Croatia and Albania.

  • 15.06 19:00 Spain - Croatia (Olympiastadion, Berlin)
  • 20.06 22:00 Spain - Italy (Arena Auf-Schalke, Gelsenkirchen)
  • 24.06 22:00 Albania - Spain (MerkurSpielArena, Düsseldorf)

Time - CET

What kit will Spain play in at Euro 2024?

Spain presented their Euro 2024 kit from Adidas during the March friendlies. The home kit is made in traditional red-yellow colours with a simple pattern, just like the away jersey. But, the latter is still decorated with a light blue insert.

What are the odds for Spain at Euro 2024?

The Spanish national team is traditionally the favourite of every tournament, and the current European Championship is no exception. "Furia Roja" with odds of 9 is among the top 5 contenders to win the entire tournament according to bookmakers. Also with odds of 1.8, the Spaniards are favourites to win their quartet.

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