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The death group in any sport means fans can look forward to some exhilarating one-on-one clashes. When it comes to Euro 2021, without a doubt, Group F is the deadliest. It is made up of three former Euro winners – Germany, France and Portugal – and two-time FIFA vice-world champions Hungary.

Three-time Euro champion and four-time World Cup winner Germany were placed in pot 1 in the Euro 2021 draw after dominating qualifying group C. group H, slipped into pot 2 by a mustache after placing seventh among the 24 qualified teams.

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Each pot had six teams. Pot 1 consisted of the top six of the ten qualifying group winners, while pot 2 consisted of the top four in the group and the top two runners-up. Pot 3 was for the finalists ranked three to eight, while pot 4 included the last two finalists and the four play-off winners.

This rule placed defending champion Portugal in Pot 3 after finishing second to Ukraine in Group B of qualifying. Hungary were drawn from Pot 4 after finishing first in the A play-off lane, along with Bulgaria, Romania and Iceland. So, they formed the group of death.

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Portugal were already part of the Hungarian group at Euro 2016, in which the latter surprisingly finished at the top of the table and first in third place. In the end, Portugal won the entire tournament due to the new 24-team, five-round format adopted by UEFA.

He had beaten the home side of France 1-0 after extra time at the top at the time. France had to beat another current teammate, Germany 2-0 in the semi-finals at the last edition of the European Championships.

– FACE-TO-FACE RECORD –

Germany (Best Euro Record: Winner – 1972, 1980, 1996)

Team

Play

Won

Drawn

Lost

Against France

31

dix

7

14

Against Portugal

18

dix

5

3

Against Hungary

33

13

dix

dix

France (Best Euro Record: Winner – 1984, 2000)

Team

Play

Won

Drawn

Lost

Against Portugal

27

19

2

6

Vs Hongrie

23

8

3

12

Portugal (Best Euro Record: Winner – 2016)

Team

Play

Won

Drawn

Lost

Vs Hongrie

13

9

4

0

Hungary (Best Euro record: Third place – 1964)

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