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EURO 2020 QUALIFYING DRAW

Euro 2020 draw: qualifying Groups A-J in full

The 2020 European Championship qualifying groups were decided at a ceremony in Dublin on Sunday lunchtime.

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Soccer Football - UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying draw - The Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland - December 2, 2018  General view of the trophy during the draw   Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley
JOHN SIBLEYAction Images via Reuters

Euro 2020 qualifying: Groups A-J in full

The 2020 European Championship qualifying draw took place in Dublin on Sunday lunchtime, with the following groups coming out of the hat:

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, Ireland, Georgia, Gibraltar

Group E: Croatia, Wales, Slovakia, Hungary, Azerbaijan

Group F: Spain, Sweden, Norway, Romania, Faroe Islands, Malta

Group G: Poland, Austria, Israel, Slovenia, 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

How many teams qualify from each group?

The top two teams in each group will reach Euro 2020, with four further spots at the finals then decided in the UEFA Nations League play-offs.

Former Portugal international Nuno Gomes pulls out England during the Euro 2020 draw in Dublin.
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Former Portugal international Nuno Gomes pulls out England during the Euro 2020 draw in Dublin.JOHN SIBLEYAction Images via Reuters

When does qualifying for Euro 2020 take place?

Qualifying will run from 21 March to 19 November 2019, with the Nations League play-offs then scheduled for March 2020.

Where is Euro 2020 going to be played?

The 2020 Euros are to be held in 12 cities across the continent: Dublin, Rome, Baku, Saint Petersburg, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Glasgow, Bilbao, Munich, Budapest and London. The UK capital's Wembley Stadium is to be the venue for the semi-finals and the final.

The draw takes place in Dublin on Sunday.
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The draw takes place in Dublin on Sunday.AIDAN CRAWLEYEFE

Euro 2020 qualifying draw: as it happened

Euro 2020 qualifying draw: preview

In a draw that gets underway at 12:00 CET, the 10 qualifying groups for the 2020 UEFA European Championship finals will be decided today in the Irish capital of Dublin, a city which is one of the 12 venues chosen for what, for the first time, is to be a pan-continental tournament.

Alongside Dublin, Euro 2020 matches will also be played in Rome, Baku, Saint Petersburg, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Glasgow, Bilbao, Munich, Budapest and London, with the UK capital's Wembley Stadium to host both semi-finals and the final.

The groups drawn out of the hat this lunchtime will account for 20 of the 24 Euro 2020 berths up for grabs, with the final four spots decided by the UEFA Nations League play-offs, which will be played in March 2020, following the conclusion of the regular qualifying tournament.