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First winner of the UEFA Nations League will be 10.5 million euro to collect

Portugal-Switzerland and the Netherlands-and England are on 5 and 6 June 2019 the semi-finals in Porto and Guimarães.

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At the beginning of december were in Dublin, without a lot of mediaruchtbaarheid in the semi-finals of the Nations League draw. The outcome looks very promising with two attractive posters. As the host country will be the Portugal coach Fernando Santos with Switzerland the biggest outsider of the semi-finals to take. The Red Devils know only too well to what Haris Seferovic (Benfica) and Xherdan Shaqiri (Liverpool). The 5-2 defeat on november 18 in Lucerne remains for captain Eden Hazard to a negative outlier in a successful world cup year.

The netherlands-England, that on the 6th of June is finished in Guimarães, by Oranjebondscoach Ronald Koeman again described as ‘an amazing race’. The ex-defender played in march, for 51.500 spectators in Amsterdam against the Three Lions in a friendly encounter, with 0-1 was won by the English, through Jesse Lingard. “Many of our players are active in the Premier League. Therefore, it is also so nice about it is again against each other.”

Apart from EK-participation

The final is on June 9, reeling in Porto, the match for the third place on the same day, but then in Guimarães. The winner of the UEFA Nations League will share in any case firmly in the prize pool. The winner may 10.5 million credit to the account. Placement for the final round of the landencompetitie resulted in the football association already 4,5 million euro, with title is 6 million euros. The losing finalist will collect € 4.5 million, the number three and four received respectively 3.5 and 2.5 million euros.

The Nations League is a supplemental league that the European football association UEFA was introduced to the oefeninterlands between the big tournaments end by more exciting. Through the new tournament, in which all 55 members of the UEFA to participate, and a total of 76,25 million euro divided, are also tickets for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2020 to earn. That happens through play-offs, because the semi-finals and the final battle of the Nations League is separate from the battle for european CHAMPIONSHIP participation.

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