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Euro 2024 Qualifying Draw - Date & Potential Ireland Opponents

Euro 2024 qualifying draw.

With the draw for Euro 2024 qualifiers simply across the nook, it seems to be like Eire are already dealing with a troublesome problem to qualify.

A efficiency within the UEFA Nations League locations Stephen Kenny’s workforce in Pot 3 within the qualifying draw for the match in Germany.

Eire faces a troublesome group.

This opens the door for Eire to be grouped with two conventional European heavyweights. With solely two auto-qualifier spots accessible for him in every group, the Boys in Inexperienced may very well be in competition from the beginning.

Here is every part you must know concerning the Euro 2024 qualifying draw.

When are the attracts for the Euro 2024 qualifiers?

The draw will happen on Sunday ninth October at 11am Eire time.

How does qualification work?

Host nation Germany will routinely qualify for the match, whereas Russia stays banned from UEFA for its invasion of Ukraine.

The remaining 53 associations are divided into 10 teams, 7 of which have 5 groups and three of which have 6 groups.

The winner and runners-up from every group will routinely qualify for Euro 2024, with the remaining three groups decided within the play-offs.

Twelve groups can be chosen primarily based on their Nations League efficiency and divided into three passes containing 4 groups every, with one workforce from every move qualifying for the ultimate match.

Who’re Eire’s potential group opponents?

A workforce like England and France dropping into Pot 2 seems to be ominous for Eire because it will increase the chance that the Pots 1 and a couple of sides of the group would be the frontrunners to qualify.

On the time of writing, Croatia and the Netherlands are set to hitch the ‘UNL’ pot of Uefa Nations League finalists, with Hungary, Italy, Portugal and Spain set to hitch two extra.

The UNL pot groups are assured placement in teams of 5, giving them time to qualify for the Nations League Finals subsequent June.

Gamers who don’t advance to the ultimate can be positioned in Pot 1. Pot 1 already contains Belgium, Denmark, Poland, and presumably the Czech Republic or Switzerland.

Eire’s best-case situation is a draw with Hungary in UNL/Pot ​​1. Nevertheless, they’re formally international locations, maybe Bosnia & Herzegovina, Austria, or Wales in Pot 2.

Luxembourg, who beat Eire on the Aviva Stadium in March 2021, are in Pot 4 and Kenny in all probability will not be eager to see them once more.

Pots 5 and 6 include the normal minnows of European soccer, whereas Northern Eire may fall in pot 5.

How can I view the Euro 2024 qualifying attracts?

The Euro 2024 draw can be broadcast dwell on Uefa’s web site.

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