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Euro 2024 energy rankings: Lamine Yamal’s Spain high listing however faces largest take a look at


Thursday is shaping up as essentially the most mouthwatering day of the match to date — and it’ll inform us some extra in regards to the high group from the primary version of the FOX Sports activities Euro 2024 energy rankings, with each group having now performed as soon as.

Because of the full of life youthfulness of Lamine Yamal and a direct, forceful efficiency towards Croatia, Spain is the primary chart-topper, in an inventory we are going to replace after every day’s play.

Spain takes on defending champion Italy (3 p.m. ET on FOX) subsequent in what is predicted to be its most troublesome problem in Group B.

In each of the final two tournaments, 2008 and 2012 champion Spain may solely end second in its group and landed in a trickier a part of the bracket because of this. It will likely be eager to keep away from that destiny this time.

“We wish to go a great distance,” full-back Dani Carvajal informed reporters. The following step of that journey beckons.


  1. Spain: Made an excellent begin.
  2. Germany: Already using wave of momentum.
  3. France: Has the luxurious of sitting damage Mbappé.
  4. England: Not completely convincing, however, hey, Jude.
  5. Portugal: Bought the job carried out.
  6. Netherlands: Wanting assured and comfy.
  7. Italy: Began marketing campaign decently.
  8. Romania: Assured and aggressive.
  9. Switzerland: Robust and constructive begin.
  10. Turkey: Eyeing the knockout stage.
  11. Slovakia: Stuffed with toughness and hearth.
  12. Denmark: Wants to enhance to thrive.
  13. Slovenia: Stuffed with toughness.
  14. Austria: Gave France a scare.
  15. Czechia: Too many errors value them.
  16. Poland: Dealing with robust highway now.
  17. Serbia: Must make the most of attacking threats.
  18. Croatia: Massively disappointing in opener.
  19. Belgium: Regarded fully disjointed.
  20. Albania: Spirited however restricted defensively
  21. Hungary: Overmatched to date.
  22. Georgia: Battled laborious however not sufficient.
  23. Ukraine: Disappointing approach to begin.
  24. Scotland: Woeful in opening defeat.

Martin Rogers is a columnist for FOX Sports activities. Observe him on Twitter @MRogersFOX and subscribe to the day by day e-newsletter.

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