How many substitutions are teams allowed to make at Euro 2020?

A summer filled with football is nearly upon us with Euro 2020 set to get underway on 11 June.

The tournament is being played across the continent in 11 different cities.


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Amsterdam (Netherlands), Baku (Azerbaijan), Bucharest (Romania), Budapest (Hungary), Copenhagen (Denmark), Glasgow (Scotland), London (England), Munich (Germany), Rome (Italy), Saint Petersburg (Russia) and Seville (Spain) will all host games.

And due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, changes have been made to allow teams to select 26-man squads instead of 23.

In a statement made back in April, Uefa explained the importance of the change: “in order to guarantee the smooth running and continuity of the competition in light of the Covid-19 pandemic”.

There have been changes to the amount of players teams are allowed to take to the tournament, but how many substitutions are teams allowed to make at Euro 2020?

How many substitutions are teams allowed to make at Euro 2020?

Well, Uefa are allowing teams to make up to five substitutions at this summer’s Euros.

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In an official statement, Uefa confirmed that they plan to keep the rule in place for international competitions past this summer until spring 2022.

This comes after Fifa extended the use of five substitutions to cover the World Cup qualification process, which is due to finish in March 2022.

The rule has been widely adopted across the world, with the Premier League being the only top-flight league not to adopt the rule for the 2020/21 season.

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