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EURO qualifying draw: Pot 1 guide

Published: Thursday 20 February 2014, 12.30CET
Champions Spain are among five former winners in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying draw Pot 1, with Bosnia and Herzegovina having also made their way to the top tier.
EURO qualifying draw: Pot 1 guide
Spain will hope to defend the trophy in France in 2016 ©Getty Images
Published: Thursday 20 February 2014, 12.30CET

EURO qualifying draw: Pot 1 guide

Champions Spain are among five former winners in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying draw Pot 1, with Bosnia and Herzegovina having also made their way to the top tier.

Five former European champions line up alongside a newcomer to the top table, in the shape of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying draw Pot 1.

Use the links below and to the right for an in-depth guide to each nation.

Winners of the last two competitions, Spain will be looking to make it three in a row come 2016, but they are just one of many top seeds with an impressive pedigree. Like the holders, Germany have three titles to their name and will be hoping to end 20 years without the trophy in France – their last triumph coming at EURO '96. Beaten finalists last time out, Italy have to go back to 1968 for their only success, while the Netherlands and Greece are the other countries in the pot to have lifted the Henri Delaunay Cup.

Bosnia and Herzegovina's recent qualifying campaigns, which ended at the play-off stage ahead of UEFA EURO 2012 but then saw them reach the 2014 FIFA World Cup, ensure they are in the top pot for the first time. Portugal, Russia and England make up the rest of Pot 1. 

UEFA.com has in-depth profiles of all the teams in Pot 1, including record holders, EURO pedigree and memorable matches. Use the links below to find out more.

Full draw procedure

Spain (holders)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
England
Germany
Greece
Italy
Netherlands
Portugal
Russia

Last updated: 20/02/14 18.34CET

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