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UEFA EURO 2024: Romania Wins Group E, Meets Netherlands in Round of Sixteen

Romania meets The Netherlands in the round of 16 after winning Group E at EURO 2024. This follows the results on Wednesday, June 26, when Georgia won their last game in the stage group against Portugal.

The notable fact is that Romania has won Group E. In their UEFA EURO 2024 group stage match, Slovakia and Romania played to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday, June 26, 2024. The match was held in Frankfurt and was a critical fixture for both teams as they aimed to progress to the knockout stages.

The Frankfurt Arena witnessed a tense encounter, with both teams needing a draw or a victory to secure their place in the knockout stages.

Slovakia started with an offensive 4-3-3, while Romania adopted an interesting 4-1-4-1.

Before this match, Romania had previously won against Ukraine and lost to Belgium, while Slovakia’s earlier performances included a win against Belgium and a loss to Ukraine.

Slovakia started brightly, with their pressing game causing early problems for the Romanian defense. The deadlock was broken in the 24′ when Ondrej Duda found the net with a header. Romania responded well and drew level in 37′ through Razvan Marin with a goal from a penalty kick.

The second half was cagey, with both sides cautious not to concede. Romania and Slovakia occasionally came close to a winner, but the goalkeepers held firm.

The draw means Slovakia and Romania finish Group E on four points, level with Belgium. Both teams progress to the knockout stages along with Belgium, leaving Ukraine heartbroken despite a strong performance with Slovakia and a good game against Belgium.

Romania meets the Netherlands in round 16 and is the underdog again in a match to be played on Tuesday, July 2, in Munich at Allianz Arena.

Prices for the tickets:

Stands– EUR 50
Category 3 – EUR 85
Category 2 – EUR 175
Category 1 – EUR 250
Prime category – EUR 500

Romania and The Netherlands met 7 times. There was only one win for Romania, while The Netherlands won 5 times. One match ended in a draw.

The last game between the two teams was a friendly in 2017, and the Netherlands beat Romania 3-0.

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