Why are there no Euro or Copa America 2024 matches today? Reason for games not being played and when semifinals start

Euro 2024 and the 2024 Copa America have been great tournaments to follow over the previous three weeks.

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The Euros' Group E and Group F final games were dramatic. Romania, Slovakia, the Netherlands, and Ukraine all had four points, with Ukraine being eliminated.

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Apart from Group C's dull fare, when England, Denmark, Slovenia, and Serbia won one game, there was enough to appreciate.  

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Germany and Switzerland both played well to beat Denmark and holders Italy 2-0 in the Round of 16.  

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Georgia led on a thrilling night in Cologne, but Spain, the most spectacular team in the league, won 4-1.  

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That game contrasted with another lacklustre England performance, where Jude Bellingham's injury-time overhead kick saved his team from disgrace against Slovakia.   

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On Monday, suffocating anxiety topped entertaining as Jan Vertonghen's own goal separated France and Belgium and Slovenia brought Portugal to penalties after Cristiano Ronaldo failed in extra time.  

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On Tuesday, the Netherlands overcame Romania 3-0 before Turkey beat form side Austria 2-1 in a thrilling match.  

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After Ronaldo's Portugal lost to France in a shootout, Spain eliminated the hosts with a late goal in extra time.   

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Southgate's team defeated an impressive Swiss team in extra time and penalties and now face Ronald Koeman's Oranje after their comeback against Turkey.   

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