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Euro 2020: the lists extended to 26 players!

The request of the national team coaches has been heard. With the health crisis and therefore the packages related to Covid-19 among others, the selections had asked to be able to convene a list of 26 players instead of the traditional list of 23 for the next Euro. It’s done.

UEFA has validated the list of 26 players for the Euro through a press release. The selections will, on the other hand, only be allowed to put 23 players on the score sheet. A player positive for Covid-19 or forfeit for injury may also be directly replaced before the start of the competition. “In order to reduce the risk that teams find themselves with too few players available for certain matches due to positive tests for COVID-19 and the quarantine measures imposed as a result by the competent authorities, it was decided, to exceptionally, to increase the numbers to 26 players for all participating teams. However, a maximum of 23 players may be entered on the match sheet for each match (in accordance with Law 3 of the IFAB Laws of the Game, which allows a maximum of 12 substitutes for matches of national A teams), including three goalkeepers. . After the submission of the list of players on June 1, 2021, the current regulations allow an unlimited number of substitutions in the event of serious injury or illness before the first match, subject to presentation of a medical certificate ”, can we read in this communicated.

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