UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying

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UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying
Tournament details
Dates23 March 2023 – 26 March 2024
Teams53
Tournament statistics
Matches played239
Goals scored690 (2.89 per match)
Attendance5,311,891 (22,225 per match)
Top scorer(s)
2028

The UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying tournament was a football competition that was played from March 2023 to March 2024 to determine the 23 UEFA member men's national teams that would join the automatically qualified host team Germany in the UEFA Euro 2024 final tournament. The competition was linked with the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League, which gave countries a secondary route to qualify for the final tournament.[1]

A total of 53 UEFA member associations entered the qualifying process. The draw for the qualifying group stage took place at the Festhalle in Frankfurt on 9 October 2022.[2]

Qualified teams

  Team qualified for UEFA Euro 2024
  Team failed to qualify
  Team banned from competition
Team Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament[A]
 Germany[B] Host 27 September 2018 13 (1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
 Belgium Group F winner 13 October 2023 6 (1972, 1980, 1984, 2000, 2016, 2020)
 France Group B winner 13 October 2023 10 (1960, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
 Portugal Group J winner 13 October 2023 8 (1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
 Scotland Group A runner-up 15 October 2023 3 (1992, 1996, 2020)
 Spain Group A winner 15 October 2023 11 (1964, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
 Turkey Group D winner 15 October 2023 5 (1996, 2000, 2008, 2016, 2020)
 Austria Group F runner-up 16 October 2023 3 (2008, 2016, 2020)
 England Group C winner 17 October 2023 10 (1968, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012, 2016, 2020)
 Hungary Group G winner 16 November 2023 4 (1964, 1972, 2016, 2020)
 Slovakia[C] Group J runner-up 16 November 2023 5 (1960, 1976, 1980, 2016, 2020)
 Albania Group E winner 17 November 2023 1 (2016)
 Denmark Group H winner 17 November 2023 9 (1964, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012, 2020)
 Netherlands Group B runner-up 18 November 2023 10 (1976, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2020)
 Romania Group I winner 18 November 2023 5 (1984, 1996, 2000, 2008, 2016)
  Switzerland Group I runner-up 18 November 2023 5 (1996, 2004, 2008, 2016, 2020)
 Serbia[D] Group G runner-up 19 November 2023 5 (1960, 1968, 1976, 1984, 2000)[E]
 Czech Republic[C] Group E runner-up 20 November 2023 10 (1960, 1976, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
 Italy Group C runner-up 20 November 2023 10 (1968, 1980, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
 Slovenia Group H runner-up 20 November 2023 1 (2000)
 Croatia Group D runner-up 21 November 2023 6 (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
 Georgia Play-off Path C winner 26 March 2024 0 (debut)
 Ukraine Play-off Path B winner 26 March 2024 3 (2012, 2016, 2020)
 Poland Play-off Path A winner 26 March 2024 4 (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
  1. ^ Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year.
  2. West Germany
    .
  3. ^ a b From 1960 to 1980, both Slovakia and the Czech Republic competed as Czechoslovakia.[3][4][5][6]
  4. ^ From 1960 to 1984, Serbia competed as Yugoslavia, and in 2000 as FR Yugoslavia.
  5. ^ FR Yugoslavia were initially to appear in 1992 (after qualifying as Yugoslavia), but were replaced after being banned by the United Nations from all international sport.

Format

The format was similar to the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying competition: the group stage decided 20 of the 23 teams that would advance to the final tournament to join host Germany. The 53 UEFA member associations were divided into ten groups, with seven groups containing five teams and three containing six teams. The draw for the qualifying group stage took place on 9 October 2022,[2] after conclusion of the league phase of the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League. The four UEFA Nations League Finals participants were drawn into groups of five teams (so they were able to compete in the Nations League Finals in June 2023). The qualifying group stage was played in a home-and-away, round-robin format on double matchdays in March, June, September, October, and November 2023. The winners and runners-up from the ten groups qualified directly to the final tournament.[7]

Following the qualifying group stage, the remaining three teams were decided through the play-offs, held in March 2024. Twelve teams were selected based entirely on their performance in the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League. These teams were divided into three paths, each containing four teams, with one team from each path qualifying for the final tournament. The group winners of Nations Leagues A, B, and C automatically qualified for the play-off path of their league, unless they qualified for the final tournament via the qualifying group stage. If a group winner had already qualified through the qualifying group stage, they would be replaced by the next best-ranked team in the same league. However, if there were not enough non-qualified teams in the same league, then the spot would go first to the best-ranked group winner of League D, unless that team had already qualified for the final tournament. The remaining slots were then allocated to the next best team in the Nations League overall ranking. However, group winners of Leagues B and C could not face teams from a higher league.

The three play-off paths each featured two single-leg semi-finals, and one single-leg final. In the semi-finals, the best-ranked team hosted the lowest-ranked team, and the second-ranked team hosted the third-ranked team. The host of the final was drawn between the winners of the semi-final pairings. The three play-off path winners joined the twenty teams that already qualified for the final tournament through the group stage.[8]

Tiebreakers for group ranking

If two or more teams were equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following tie-breaking criteria were applied:[8]

  1. Higher number of points obtained in the matches played among the teams in question;
  2. Superior goal difference in matches played among the teams in question;
  3. Higher number of goals scored in the matches played among the teams in question;
  4. If, after having applied criteria 1 to 3, teams still had an equal ranking, criteria 1 to 3 were reapplied exclusively to the matches between the teams in question to determine their final rankings.[a] If this procedure did not lead to a decision, criteria 5 to 11 applied;
  5. Superior goal difference in all group matches;
  6. Higher number of goals scored in all group matches;
  7. Higher number of away goals scored in all group matches;
  8. Higher number of wins in all group matches;
  9. Higher number of away wins in all group matches;
  10. Fair play conduct in all group matches (1 point for a single yellow card, 3 points for a red card as a consequence of two yellow cards, 3 points for a direct red card, 4 points for a yellow card followed by a direct red card);
  11. Position in the UEFA Nations League overall ranking.

Notes

  1. ^ When there were two or more teams tied in points, criteria 1 to 3 were applied. After these criteria were applied, they may define the position of some of the teams involved, but not all of them. For example, if there was a three-way tie on points, the application of the first three criteria may only break the tie for one of the teams, leaving the other two teams still tied. In this case, the tiebreaking procedure was resumed, from the beginning, for those teams that were still tied.

Criteria for overall ranking

To determine the overall rankings of the European Qualifiers, results against teams in sixth place were discarded and the following criteria were applied:[8]

  1. Position in the group;
  2. Higher number of points;
  3. Superior goal difference;
  4. Higher number of goals scored;
  5. Higher number of goals scored away from home;
  6. Higher number of wins;
  7. Higher number of wins away from home;
  8. Fair play conduct (1 point for a single yellow card, 3 points for a red card as a consequence of two yellow cards, 3 points for a direct red card, 4 points for a yellow card followed by a direct red card);
  9. Position in the UEFA Nations League overall ranking.

Schedule

Below was the schedule of the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying campaign.[9]

Stage Matchday Dates
Qualifying group stage Matchday 1 23–25 March 2023
Matchday 2 26–28 March 2023
Matchday 3 16–17 June 2023
Matchday 4 19–20 June 2023
Matchday 5 7–9 September 2023
Matchday 6 10–12 September 2023
Matchday 7 12–14 October 2023[note 1]
Matchday 8 15–17 October 2023[note 1]
Matchday 9 16–18 November 2023
Matchday 10 19–21 November 2023
Play-offs Semi-finals 21 March 2024
Finals 26 March 2024

Draw

The qualifying group stage draw was held on 9 October 2022, 12:00

their country's invasion of Ukraine.[16]

The 53 UEFA national teams were seeded into six pots based on the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League overall ranking following the conclusion of the league phase. The four participants of the 2023 UEFA Nations League Finals were placed into the UNL Pot and drawn into Groups A–D, which only had five teams, so that they only had to play eight qualifying matches, leaving two free matchdays to play in the Nations League Finals in June 2023. The next six-highest teams were then placed into Pot 1. If Germany had won their Nations League group, the UNL Pot would have contained three teams, and Pot 1 would have instead contained seven teams. Pots 2 to 5 contained ten teams, while Pot 6 contained the three lowest-ranked teams. The teams were drawn into ten groups: seven groups of five teams (Groups A–G) and three groups of six teams (Groups H–J). The draw started with the UNL Pot and Pot 1, and continued from Pot 2 to Pot 6, from where a team was drawn and assigned to the first available group (based on draw conditions) in alphabetical order.[17]

The following restrictions were applied with computer assistance:[17]

Seeding

The teams were seeded based on the September 2022 UEFA Nations League overall rankings.[19]

Final tournament hosts
Team Rank
 Germany 10
Teams entering qualifying group stage
UNL pot
Team Rank
 Netherlands 1
 Croatia 2
 Spain 3
 Italy (title holders) 4
Pot 1
Team Rank
 Denmark 5
 Portugal 6
 Belgium 7
 Hungary 8
  Switzerland 9
 Poland 11
Pot 2
Team Rank
 France 12
 Austria 13
 Czech Republic 14
 England 15
 Wales 16
 Israel 17
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18
 Serbia 19
 Scotland 20
 Finland 21
Pot 3
Team Rank
 Ukraine 22
 Iceland 23
 Norway 24
 Slovenia 25
 Republic of Ireland 26
 Albania 27
 Montenegro 28
 Romania 29
 Sweden 30
 Armenia 31
Pot 4
Team Rank
 Georgia 33
 Greece 34
 Turkey 35
 Kazakhstan 36
 Luxembourg 37
 Azerbaijan 38
 Kosovo 39
 Bulgaria 40
 Faroe Islands 41
 North Macedonia 42
Pot 5
Team Rank
 Slovakia 43
 Northern Ireland 44
 Cyprus 45
 Belarus 46
 Lithuania 47
 Gibraltar 48
 Estonia 49
 Latvia 50
 Moldova 51
 Malta 52
Pot 6
Team Rank
 Andorra 53
 San Marino 54
 Liechtenstein 55
Banned from entering qualifying
Team Rank
 Russia 32

Summary

  Group winners and runners-up qualified directly for UEFA Euro 2024
  Teams advanced to the play-offs, selected based on their performance in the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League
  Other teams were eliminated after the qualifying group stage
Group A Group B Group C Group D Group E Group F Group G Group H Group I Group J

Spain

Scotland

France

Netherlands

England

Italy

Turkey

Croatia

Albania

Czech Republic

Belgium

Austria

Hungary

Serbia

Denmark

Slovenia

Romania

Switzerland

Portugal

Slovakia

Norway

Greece

Ukraine

Wales

Poland

Sweden

Montenegro

Finland

Israel

Luxembourg

Georgia

Republic of Ireland

North Macedonia

Armenia

Moldova

Azerbaijan

Lithuania

Kazakhstan

Belarus

Iceland

Cyprus

Gibraltar

Malta

Latvia

Faroe Islands

Estonia

Bulgaria

Northern Ireland

Kosovo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

San Marino

Andorra

Liechtenstein

Groups

The fixture list was confirmed by UEFA on 10 October 2022, the day following the draw.[20][21][22] The schedule was initially released on the day of the draw, but was withdrawn shortly after its distribution due to an alleged calendar issue.[23] However, UEFA ultimately confirmed the initial schedule the following day, with no changes made.[24] Group matches took place from 23 March to 21 November 2023.

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Spain Scotland Norway Georgia (country) Cyprus
1  Spain 8 7 0 1 25 5 +20 21 Qualify for final tournament 2–0 3–0 3–1 6–0
2  Scotland 8 5 2 1 17 8 +9 17 2–0 3–3 2–0 3–0
3  Norway 8 3 2 3 14 12 +2 11 0–1 1–2 2–1 3–1
4  Georgia 8 2 2 4 12 18 −6 8 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 1–7 2–2 1–1 4–0
5  Cyprus 8 0 0 8 3 28 −25 0 1–3 0–3 0–4 1–2
Source: UEFA

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification France Netherlands Greece Republic of Ireland Gibraltar
1  France 8 7 1 0 29 3 +26 22 Qualify for final tournament 4–0 1–0 2–0
14–0
2  Netherlands 8 6 0 2 17 7 +10 18 1–2 3–0 1–0 3–0
3  Greece 8 4 1 3 14 8 +6 13 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 2–2 0–1 2–1 5–0
4  Republic of Ireland 8 2 0 6 9 10 −1 6 0–1 1–2 0–2 3–0
5  Gibraltar 8 0 0 8 0 41 −41 0 0–3 0–6 0–3 0–4
Source: UEFA

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification England Italy Ukraine North Macedonia Malta
1  England 8 6 2 0 22 4 +18 20 Qualify for final tournament 3–1 2–0 7–0 2–0
2  Italy 8 4 2 2 16 9 +7 14[a] 1–2 2–1 5–2 4–0
3  Ukraine 8 4 2 2 11 8 +3 14[a] Advance to play-offs via Nations League 1–1 0–0 2–0 1–0
4  North Macedonia 8 2 2 4 10 20 −10 8 1–1 1–1 2–3 2–1
5  Malta 8 0 0 8 2 20 −18 0 0–4 0–2 1–3 0–2
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head points: Italy 4, Ukraine 1.

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Turkey Croatia Wales Armenia Latvia
1  Turkey 8 5 2 1 14 7 +7 17 Qualify for final tournament 0–2 2–0 1–1 4–0
2  Croatia 8 5 1 2 13 4 +9 16 0–1 1–1 1–0 5–0
3  Wales 8 3 3 2 10 10 0 12 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 1–1 2–1 2–4 1–0
4  Armenia 8 2 2 4 9 11 −2 8 1–2 0–1 1–1 2–1
5  Latvia 8 1 0 7 5 19 −14 3 2–3 0–2 0–2 2–0
Source: UEFA

Group E

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Albania Czech Republic Poland Moldova Faroe Islands
1  Albania 8 4 3 1 12 4 +8 15[a] Qualify for final tournament 3–0 2–0 2–0 0–0
2  Czech Republic 8 4 3 1 12 6 +6 15[a] 1–1 3–1 3–0 1–0
3  Poland 8 3 2 3 10 10 0 11 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–0
4  Moldova 8 2 4 2 7 10 −3 10 1–1 0–0 3–2 1–1
5  Faroe Islands 8 0 2 6 2 13 −11 2 1–3 0–3 0–2 0–1
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head to head points: Albania 4, Czech Republic 1.

Group F

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Belgium Austria Sweden Azerbaijan Estonia
1  Belgium 8 6 2 0 22 4 +18 20 Qualify for final tournament 1–1 1–1[a] 5–0 5–0
2  Austria 8 6 1 1 17 7 +10 19 2–3 2–0 4–1 2–1
3  Sweden 8 3 1 4 14 12 +2 10 0–3 1–3 5–0 2–0
4  Azerbaijan 8 2 1 5 7 17 −10 7 0–1 0–1 3–0 1–1
5  Estonia 8 0 1 7 2 22 −20 1 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 0–3 0–2 0–5 0–2
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ The Belgium v Sweden match was abandoned at 1–1 at half-time for security reasons, as two Swedish supporters had been killed in a terrorist shooting in Brussels prior to the match; the score was later confirmed as final.[25][26]

Group G

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Hungary Serbia Montenegro Lithuania Bulgaria
1  Hungary 8 5 3 0 16 7 +9 18 Qualify for final tournament 2–1 3–1 2–0 3–0
2  Serbia 8 4 2 2 15 9 +6 14 1–2 3–1 2–0 2–2
3  Montenegro 8 3 2 3 9 11 −2 11 0–0 0–2 2–0 2–1
4  Lithuania 8 1 3 4 8 14 −6 6 2–2 1–3 2–2 1–1
5  Bulgaria 8 0 4 4 7 14 −7 4 2–2 1–1 0–1 0–2
Source: UEFA

Group H

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Denmark Slovenia Finland Kazakhstan Northern Ireland San Marino
1  Denmark 10 7 1 2 19 10 +9 22[a] Qualify for final tournament 2–1 3–1 3–1 1–0 4–0
2  Slovenia 10 7 1 2 20 9 +11 22[a] 1–1 3–0 2–1 4–2 2–0
3  Finland 10 6 0 4 18 10 +8 18[b] Advance to play-offs via Nations League 0–1 2–0 1–2 4–0 6–0
4  Kazakhstan 10 6 0 4 16 12 +4 18[b] 3–2 1–2 0–1 1–0 3–1
5  Northern Ireland 10 3 0 7 9 13 −4 9 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 3–0
6  San Marino 10 0 0 10 3 31 −28 0 1–2 0–4 1–2 0–3 0–2
Source: UEFA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head to head points: Denmark 4, Slovenia 1.
  2. ^ a b Goal difference in all group matches: Finland +8, Kazakhstan +4.

Group I

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Romania Switzerland Israel Belarus Kosovo Andorra
1  Romania 10 6 4 0 16 5 +11 22 Qualify for final tournament 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 4–0
2   Switzerland 10 4 5 1 22 11 +11 17 2–2 3–0 3–3 1–1 3–0
3  Israel 10 4 3 3 11 11 0 15 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1
4  Belarus 10 3 3 4 9 14 −5 12 0–0 0–5 1–2 2–1 1–0
5  Kosovo 10 2 5 3 10 10 0 11 0–0 2–2 1–0 0–1 1–1
6  Andorra 10 0 2 8 3 20 −17 2 0–2 1–2 0–2 0–0 0–3
Source: UEFA

Group J

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Portugal Slovakia Luxembourg Iceland Bosnia and Herzegovina Liechtenstein
1  Portugal 10 10 0 0 36 2 +34 30 Qualify for final tournament 3–2 9–0 2–0 3–0 4–0
2  Slovakia 10 7 1 2 17 8 +9 22 0–1 0–0 4–2 2–0 3–0
3  Luxembourg 10 5 2 3 13 19 −6 17 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 0–6 0–1 3–1 4–1 2–0
4  Iceland 10 3 1 6 17 16 +1 10 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–0 4–0
5  Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 3 0 7 9 20 −11 9 0–5 1–2 0–2 3–0 2–1
6  Liechtenstein 10 0 0 10 1 28 −27 0 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–7 0–2
Source: UEFA

Play-offs

Teams that failed in the qualifying group stage could still qualify for the final tournament through the play-offs. Leagues A, B, and C in the UEFA Nations League were allocated one of the three remaining final tournament spots. Four teams from each league that had not already qualified for the European Championship finals competed in the play-offs of their league. The play-off berths were first allocated to each Nations League group winner, and if any of the group winners already qualify for the European Championship finals, then to the next-best ranked team of the league.[27]

Team selection

The team selection process determined the twelve teams that competed in the play-offs based on the Nations League overall rankings,[19] using a set of criteria that obeyed these principles:[8]

  • Leagues A, B, and C each formed a path with the four best-ranked teams not yet qualified.
  • If one of those leagues had fewer than four non-qualifying teams, spots were taken first by the best group winner from League D (unless already qualified), and then by any other eligible teams based on ranking.
  • Group winners from Leagues B and C could not face teams from higher leagues.
League A
Rank Team
GW  Spain
GW  Croatia
GW  Italy
GW  Netherlands
5  Denmark
6  Portugal
7  Belgium
8  Hungary
9   Switzerland
10  Germany
11  Poland
12  France
13  Austria
14  Czech Republic
15  England
16  Wales
League B
Rank Team
17 GW  Israel
18 GW  Bosnia and Herzegovina
19 GW  Serbia
20 GW  Scotland
21  Finland
22  Ukraine
23  Iceland
24  Norway
25  Slovenia
26  Republic of Ireland
27  Albania
28  Montenegro
29  Romania
30  Sweden
31  Armenia
32  Russia
League C
Rank Team
33 GW  Georgia
34 GW  Greece
35 GW  Turkey
36 GW  Kazakhstan
37  Luxembourg
38  Azerbaijan
39  Kosovo
40  Bulgaria
41  Faroe Islands
42  North Macedonia
43  Slovakia
44  Northern Ireland
45  Cyprus
46  Belarus
47  Lithuania
48  Gibraltar
League D
Rank Team
49 BD  Estonia
50  Latvia
51  Moldova
52  Malta
53  Andorra
54  San Marino
55  Liechtenstein

Key

  • GW Group winner from Nations League A, B or C
  • BD Best group winner from Nations League D
  •   Team in bold advanced to play-offs
  •   Team qualified directly to final tournament
  •  †  UEFA Euro 2024 host, qualified automatically
  •  ‡  Banned from qualifying competition

Draw

The qualifying play-off draw took place on 23 November 2023, 12:00 CET, at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.[28][29][30] The draw followed the path formation rules to determine the paths in which the non-group winners will participate. Three separate draws determining the host of the play-off final of each path also took place between the winners of the semi-final pairings (identified as semi-final 1 for seed 1 v 4, and semi-final 2 for seed 2 v 3).[31]

Due to the specificity of the draw, the exact procedure could only be finalised following the conclusion of the qualifying group stage.[32] No restrictions were applied to the draw, as none of the clashes prohibited by UEFA for political reasons could occur.[note 2] Based on the twelve teams that advanced to the play-offs, the three play-off paths were formed following the path formation rules, starting with League C and working up to League A:[33][34]

  • As there were four teams from League C (three group winners and one non-group winner), they were all placed in Path C.
  • As there were five teams from League B (two group winners and three non-group winners), the two group winners were placed in Path B, while a draw decided which two of the three non-group winners were also placed in Path B.
  • As there were two teams from League A (both non-group winners), they were both placed in Path A, along with the best-ranked League D group winner. The one remaining non-group winner from League B that was not drawn to Path B was then placed in Path A.

The following three non-group winners from League B (ordered by Nations League ranking) took part in the draw, with two being drawn into Path B, while the remaining team was allocated to Path A:

The two teams drawn into Path B occupied positions B3 and B4, following their Nations League ranking, while the team drawn into Path A occupied position A3.

The following was the composition of the play-off paths:

Path A
Rank Team
11  Poland
16  Wales
21  Finland
49  Estonia
Path B
Rank Team
17  Israel
18  Bosnia and Herzegovina
22  Ukraine
23  Iceland
Path C
Rank Team
33  Georgia
34  Greece
36  Kazakhstan
37  Luxembourg

In the semi-finals of each path, the best-ranked team hosted the fourth-ranked team, and the second-ranked team hosted the third-ranked team.

The following semi-final winners were drawn to host the play-off final:

Path A

Home team  Score  Away team
Semi-finals
Poland  5–1  Estonia
Wales  4–1  Finland
Final
Wales  0–0 (a.e.t.) (4–5 p)  Poland

Path B

Home team  Score  Away team
Semi-finals
Israel  1–4  Iceland
Bosnia and Herzegovina  1–2  Ukraine
Final
Ukraine  2–1  Iceland

Path C

Home team  Score  Away team
Semi-finals
Georgia  2–0  Luxembourg
Greece  5–0  Kazakhstan
Final
Georgia  0–0 (a.e.t.) (4–2 p)  Greece

Goalscorers

There were 690 goals scored in 239 matches, for an average of 2.89 goals per match.

14 goals

10 goals

9 goals

8 goals

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

Overall ranking

The overall rankings were used for seeding in the final tournament draw. Results against sixth-placed teams were not considered in the ranking.[8]

Rnk Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Allocation
1 J  Portugal 8 8 0 0 30 2 +28 24 Draw pot 1
2 B  France 8 7 1 0 29 3 +26 22
3 A  Spain 8 7 0 1 25 5 +20 21
4 F  Belgium 8 6 2 0 22 4 +18 20[a]
5 C  England 8 6 2 0 22 4 +18 20[a]
6 G  Hungary 8 5 3 0 16 7 +9 18 Draw pot 2
7 D  Turkey 8 5 2 1 14 7 +7 17
8 I  Romania 8 4 4 0 10 5 +5 16
9 H  Denmark 8 5 1 2 13 9 +4 16
10 E  Albania 8 4 3 1 12 4 +8 15
11 F  Austria 8 6 1 1 17 7 +10 19 Draw pot 2
12 B  Netherlands 8 6 0 2 17 7 +10 18 Draw pot 3
13 A  Scotland 8 5 2 1 17 8 +9 17
14 D  Croatia 8 5 1 2 13 4 +9 16
15 H  Slovenia 8 5 1 2 14 9 +5 16
16 J  Slovakia 8 5 1 2 13 8 +5 16
17 E  Czech Republic 8 4 3 1 12 6 +6 15
18 C  Italy 8 4 2 2 16 9 +7 14 Draw pot 4
19 G  Serbia 8 4 2 2 15 9 +6 14
20 I   Switzerland 8 2 5 1 17 10 +7 11
21 C  Ukraine 8 4 2 2 11 8 +3 14
22 B  Greece 8 4 1 3 14 8 +6 13
23 H  Finland 8 4 0 4 10 9 +1 12
24 D  Wales 8 3 3 2 10 10 0 12
25 A  Norway 8 3 2 3 14 12 +2 11
26 E  Poland 8 3 2 3 10 10 0 11
27 G  Montenegro 8 3 2 3 9 11 −2 11
28 J  Luxembourg 8 3 2 3 10 19 −9 11
29 F  Sweden 8 3 1 4 14 12 +2 10
30 I  Israel 8 2 3 3 7 10 −3 9
31 H  Kazakhstan 8 4 0 4 10 11 −1 12
32 E  Moldova 8 2 4 2 7 10 −3 10
33 D  Armenia 8 2 2 4 9 11 −2 8
34 A  Georgia 8 2 2 4 12 18 −6 8
35 I  Belarus 8 2 2 4 8 14 −6 8
36 C  North Macedonia 8 2 2 4 10 20 −10 8
37 F  Azerbaijan 8 2 1 5 7 17 −10 7
38 B  Republic of Ireland 8 2 0 6 9 10 −1 6
39 G  Lithuania 8 1 3 4 8 14 −6 6
40 J  Iceland 8 1 1 6 7 16 −9 4
41 I  Kosovo 8 1 4 3 6 9 −3 7
42 G  Bulgaria 8 0 4 4 7 14 −7 4
43 H  Northern Ireland 8 1 0 7 4 13 −9 3
44 J  Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 1 0 7 5 19 −14 3[b]
45 D  Latvia 8 1 0 7 5 19 −14 3[b]
46 E  Faroe Islands 8 0 2 6 2 13 −11 2
47 F  Estonia 8 0 1 7 2 22 −20 1
48 C  Malta 8 0 0 8 2 20 −18 0
49 A  Cyprus 8 0 0 8 3 28 −25 0
50 B  Gibraltar 8 0 0 8 0 41 −41 0
51 I  Andorra 10 0 2 8 3 20 −17 2
52 J  Liechtenstein 10 0 0 10 1 28 −27 0
53 H  San Marino 10 0 0 10 3 31 −28 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Ranking criteria
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Goals scored away from home: Belgium 10, England 8.
  2. ^ a b Fair play points: Bosnia and Herzegovina −20, Latvia −29.

Notes

  1. ^
    Israel–Hamas war.[10][11]
  2. ^ The restriction would have applied to the following pairings: Armenia–Azerbaijan, Belarus–Ukraine, Gibraltar–Spain, Kosovo–Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo–Serbia.

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