England will be backed by an almost entire crowd for last-16 match

England will be backed by an almost entirely home crowd for Euro 2020 last-16 clash as travel restrictions mean the German FA will only be able to take 2,000 of the 10,000 tickets they’ll be offered

  • England will benefit from having a nearly full home crowd in their last-16 tie
  • Travel restrictions mean the German FA will only take 2,000 tickets
  • The remaining seats will mainly go to England fans who had tickets cancelled
  • Find out the latest Euro 2020 news including fixtures, live action and results here

England will be backed by almost the whole of the crowd when they play Germany in their last-16 match at Wembley on Tuesday.

Sportsmail understands that the FA and the German FA from their knockout-stage opponents will be offered 7-10,000 tickets each out of the overall 45,000 available.

However, because of travel restrictions, Germany are expected to take only around 2,000, which will be sold to ex-pats living in the UK. 

England qualified for the last-16 of Euro 2020 after beating Czech Republic to top their group

The remaining seats will go to those who had their tickets cancelled when the limit looked like being much smaller.

That group is largely made up of England supporters, which means that Gareth Southgate’s men should run out in front of a partisan home crowd.

Should the Three Lions make the final, then just 1,000 supporters of their opponents would be permitted to jet into the country for the game.

As Sportsmail reported, the Government and UEFA were examining the prospect of allowing a limited number of fans to enter the UK for 24 hours. It is expected that 1,000 will land on charter flights, be taken to the stadium — potentially via a fan park — then put back on buses to the airport after the final whistle. 

England fans have been in full voice supporting their side at the European Championship

The 45,000 fans that will be at Wembley for the Germany tie will be a majority English crowd

Meanwhile, the BBC are in for a viewing figures bonanza, after snapping up the England and Wales last-16 ties with their first and second picks.

With both of the remaining home nations involved, the broadcaster will expect huge numbers to tune in.

Rivals ITV have first pick of the two semi-finals, while both will show the final.

England’s victory over the Czech Republic was just their fifth win from the 24 major tournament matches screened by ITV since the 1998 World Cup.

Conversely, England have won 15 of the 22 games shown on the BBC during the same period. 

The BBC has announced it will broadcast both England and Wales’ last-16 fixtures at Euro 2020

ENGLAND’S BROADCAST RECORD

World Cup 1998

England 2 – 0 Tunisia – BBC – Won

Romania 2 – 1 England – ITV – Lost

Colombia 0 – 2 England – BBC – Won

Argentina 2 – 2 England – ITV – Draw (Argentina won 4-3 on penalties)

Euro 2000

Portugal 3-2 England – ITV – Lost

England 1-0 Germany – BBC and ITV – Won

England 2-3 Romania – BBC – Lost

World Cup 2002

England 1-1 Sweden – ITV – Draw

Argentina 0-1 England – BBC – Won

Nigeria 0-0 England – BBC – Draw

Denmark 0-3 England – BBC – Won

England 1-2 Brazil – BBC – Lost

Euro 2004

France 2-1 England – ITV – Lost

England 3-0 Switzerland – ITV – Won

Croatia 2-4 England – BBC – Won

Portugal 2-2 England – BBC – Draw (Portugal won 6-5 on pens)

World Cup 2006

England 1-0 Paraguay – BBC – Won

England 2-0 Trinidad and Tobago – ITV – Won

Sweden 2-2 England – ITV – Draw

England 1-0 Ecuador – BBC – Won

England 0-0 Portugal – ITV – Draw (Portugal won 3-1 on pens)

World Cup 2010

England 1-1 USA – ITV – Draw

England 0-0 Algeria – ITV – Draw

Slovenia 0-1 England – BBC – Won

Germany 4-1 England – BBC – Lost

Euro 2012

France 1-1 England – ITV – Draw

Sweden 2-3 England – BBC – Won

England 1-0 Ukraine – ITV – Won

England 0-0 Italy – BBC – Draw (Italy won 4-2 on pens)

World Cup 2014

England 1-2 Italy – BBC – Lost

Uruguay 2-1 England – ITV – Lost

Costa Rica 0-0 England – ITV – Draw

Euro 2016

England 1-1 Russia – ITV – Draw

England 2-1 Wales – BBC – Won

Slovakia 0-0 England – ITV – Draw

England 1-2 Iceland – ITV – Lost

World Cup 2018

Tunisia 1-2 England – BBC – Won

England 6-1 Panama – BBC – Won

England 0-1 Belgium – ITV – Lost

Colombia 1-1 England – ITV – Draw (England won 4-3 on pens)

Sweden 0-2 England – BBC – Won

Croatia 2-1 England – ITV – Lost

Belgium 2-0 England – ITV – Lost

Euro 2020

England 1-0 Croatia – BBC – Won

England 0-0 Scotland – ITV – Draw

Czech Republic 0-1 England – ITV – Win 




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