England’s senior squad might also have limped out of Portugal. Still, now Aidy Boothroyd’s group has the opportunity to sparkle at the grand stage within the European U21 Championships, stay on Sky Sports.
Ahead of kick-off, we’ve mapped the birthplace of every participant to wear the blouse at the U21 stage since the first official fixture lower back in 1976.
Use the interactive map to see which gamers come out of your neck of the woods, with the cutting-edge squad colored in blue.
The 2019 tournament is being hosted by Italy and San Marino and runs from June sixteen to June 30.
There may be five venues in Italy and one in San Marino.
Which groups are concerned?
There will be 12 groups in the tournament – all of whom have qualified, other than hosts Italy.
England, Spain, France, Serbia, Germany, Croatia, Denmark, Belgium, and Romania were certified as institution winners, while Poland and Austria came through play-offs.
Germany is the defending champion after beating Spain in the 2017 final in Poland.
Germany beat Spain in the 2017 final.
What’s the format?
The 12 groups are divided into three companies, with the winners and the fine runner-up advancing to the semi-finals.
The group winners and first-class runner-up can even earn a spot on the 2020 Olympics, even though England is not eligible for the tournament, so there may be a play-off for their location among the two other runners-up if they make the semi-finals.
When does England play?
England begins with a sport in opposition to France on June 18 before gambling Romania on June 21 and Croatia (in San Marino) on June 24.
The semi-finals are on June 27, and the final is on June 30.
Who are the players to look out for?
Each nation can have a squad of 23 players.
England lost within the semi-finals of the 2017 version with a squad that blanketed numerous gamers who are now regulars inside the Premier League, such as Jordan Pickford, Ben Chilwell, James Ward-Prowse, Nathan Redmond, and Will Hughes.
The 2019 squad may also characteristic a few exciting talents.
Goalkeepers: Angus Gunn (Southampton), Dean Henderson (Manchester United), Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United)
Defenders: Jake Clarke-Salter (Chelsea), Jay Dasilva (Chelsea), Lloyd Kelly (AFC Bournemouth), Jonjoe Kenny (Everton), Ezri Konsa (Brentford), Fikayo Tomori (Derby County, a loan from Chelsea), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace)
Midfielders: Harvey Barnes (Leicester City), Hamza Choudhury (Leicester City), Kieran Dowell (Everton), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Morgan Gibbs-White (Wolverhampton Wanderers), James Maddison (Leicester City), Mason Mount (Derby County, a loan from Chelsea), Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham)