will open their campaign against at the Allianz Arena in Munich on Friday 14 June.
The hosts were also placed in the same group as Hungary and Switzerland during the draw which took place in Hamburg.
will play Hungary on 19 June in Stuttgart before facing Switzerland in their final group match on 23 June in Frankfurt.
‘We want to prevail’ — Nagelsmann
Following the draw, head coach Nagelsmann said: “It’s a very interesting group in which we want to prevail. It will be a great start against Scotland in Munich.”
Speaking of the other group encounters Nagelsmann said: “The other games will also be exciting duels. It’s not a group of death, but a very good one. The opening game will be a tough one.”
“I’ve trained a few players from Hungary, I know what they can do. Hungary play very interesting soccer. Against Switzerland, it will be a little derby against a direct neighbor.”
Meanwhile, German Football Federation (DFB) Sporting Director Rudi Völler added: “We respect every opponent. I’m looking forward to the Scots. It’ll be a great fight, they’ll bring a lot of fans with them, there’ll be a great atmosphere — and of course, it’ll be demanding.”
“Our focus has to be on getting off to a good start. I’m optimistic that we’ll play a good European Championship if we change a few things,” said Völler.
Tough tests in Group B
European champions Italy were drawn in a group against 2008 and 2012 winners Spain, World Cup semifinalists Croatia and Albania.
Meanwhile, Group D also looked challenging with World Cup runners-up France placed alongside Louis Van Gaal’s Netherlands, Austria and one of four potential playoff winners between Wales, Finland, Poland and Estonia.
“This is a very challenging group for us,” Austrian head coach Ralf Rangnick admitted. “We know what to expect from the first game. We want to progress, but the group isn’t that bad.”
The tournament will be played between 14 June and 14 July across 10 cities and will be Germany’s first time hosting the tournament since
Edited by: Kieran Burke
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