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Euros Group E permutations for Spain, Sweden, Slovakia and Poland

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roup E will go down to the wire in the final round of fixtures on Wednesday, with any of Sweden, Slovakia, Spain and Poland still able to reach the Euro 2020 knockout stages.

Spain had been expected to finish top of the group, but La Roja now face a real fight to even make it into the last-16 after drawing their opening two games against Slovakia and Poland.

Here is how things stand in the group, and the permutations for all four teams to qualify for the knockouts…

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Sweden 2 1 1 0 1 4
2 Slovakia 2 1 0 1 0 3
3 Spain 2 0 2 0 0 2
4 Poland 2 0 1 1 -1 1

Remaining fixtures (Wednesday, June 23)

5pm: Slovakia vs Spain, Seville

5pm: Sweden vs Poland, St Petersburg

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Sweden are top of the group with four points, and will progress if they avoid defeat versus Poland.

Should the Swedes lose and the other game end as a draw, then Sweden Sweden, Slovakia and Poland would be split for first to third place on results between the three teams.

A defeat would see Sweden finish third, but four points would likely be enough to take them through as one of the best third-placed teams.

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They will reach the last-16 if they beat Spain, or with a draw coupled with Sweden not losing.

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The Spaniards will be through if they win. A draw would see them finish third, but that result coupled with a Poland win could see them finish fourth to crash out.

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The Poles can finish second if they beat Sweden and Slovakia vs Spain doesn’t end as a draw.


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