Netherlands, Germany drawn together in 2020 Euro Cup qualifiers
The 2020 Euro Cup's qualifications shall be held from 2019, and the draw for the tournament was announced today at Dublin. This is the first time when no particular country will be hosting the finals, but it shall happen across twelve different cities throughout Europe. Here we present to you a look at the groups and the process of qualification to the Euro 2020.
Group A: England, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Kosovo Group B: Portugal, Ukraine, Serbia, Lithuania, Luxembourg Group C: Netherlands, Germany, Northern Ireland, Estonia, Belarus Group D: Switzerland, Denmark, Republic of Ireland, Georgia, Gibraltar Group E: Croatia, Wales, Slovakia, Hungary, Azerbaijan Group F onwards, each group will have six teams.
Group F: Spain, Sweden, Norway, Romania, Faroe Islands, Malta Group G: Poland, Austria, Israel, Slovenia, FYR Macedonia, Latvia Group H: France, Iceland, Turkey, Albania, Moldova, Andorra Group I: Belgium, Russia, Scotland, Cyprus, Kazakhstan, San Marino Group J: Italy, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Finland, Greece, Armenia, Liechtenstein
At the end of the qualifying rounds, the top two teams from each group will earn themselves a spot in the Euro Cup 2020. This will be filling up 20 places among the 24 nations which will be playing in the competition. Four winners from each of the sub-leagues of the Nations League will fill up the remaining spots.
Group C which has Netherlands and Germany will be interesting, especially after Netherlands defeated Germany in one match and drew the other in their Nations League fixtures. Group E with Croatia and Wales and Group F with France and Iceland also look like promising encounters.