The lowdown on the final stages of the second edition of the national-team efootball competition.
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What was it?
UEFA eEURO 2021 was the second edition of a national-team efootball competition featuring all 55 UEFA national associations. Gamers compete exclusively on KONAMI's eFootball PES 2021 Season Update on PlayStation 4. The final tournament, staged online, included a 16-team group stage, quarter-finals, semi-finals and final.
Who played against who?
*Through to quarter-finals
France 2-0 Portugal
Greece 1-2 Serbia
Romania 1-2 Poland
Ukraine 0-2 Spain
France 1-2 Serbia
Poland 2-0 Spain
Serbia 3-1 Poland
How did the finals work?
The finals were held online from 8 to 10 July. The teams in each group played each other in a dual tournament bracket format (double elimination without the grand final). Each group stage fixture was composed of two matches and the top two teams in each group progressed to an eight-team single elimination bracket.
For the elimination bracket, the four group winners were drawn against a runner-up team from another group. Each match until the final was a best-of-three series. The final was best of five. All matches were 1-vs-1.
Can I watch it?
Matches were shown live here and on UEFA's official YouTube channel.
How did qualifying work?
The qualifying group stage ran over four days between 15 March and 26 April, with ten group winners booking places in July's final tournament. Every country played two matches each (1-vs-1) against the other nations in their group; points from both matches were added to the group table.
The ten runners-up took part in a play-off tournament to determine the other six finalists. The contenders were split into two groups of five, with the top three advancing from each.
What prize money is on offer?
A total of €100,000 in cash prizes was split between all the finalists, including €40,000 for the winners.