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Seedings confirmed for EURO play-off draw

Published: Wednesday 12 October 2011, 11.20CET
Croatia, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland and the Czech Republic will be the seeded teams in Thursday's draw for the UEFA EURO 2012 play-offs in Krakow, Poland.
Seedings confirmed for EURO play-off draw
The trophy ahead of the draw at the Sheraton Hotel, Krakow ©Cyfrasport
 
Published: Wednesday 12 October 2011, 11.20CET

Seedings confirmed for EURO play-off draw

Croatia, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland and the Czech Republic will be the seeded teams in Thursday's draw for the UEFA EURO 2012 play-offs in Krakow, Poland.

The eight-team lineup for Thursday's UEFA EURO 2012 play-off draw in Poland is confirmed with four places on offer in the ties on 11/12 and 15 November.

In the draw to be made from 13.00CET at Krakow's Sheraton Hotel, Croatia, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland and the Czech Republic will be seeded according to their national team coefficients. Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and first-time play-off entrants Montenegro and Estonia are the four unseeded teams.

The draw ceremony will be conducted by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and former Poland forward Zbigniew Boniek, one of the final tournament ambassadors. It will define the four pairings as well as the order of the home and away ties. The draw will be transmitted live on UEFA.com and Eurosport.

Already through to the finals, alongside co-hosts Poland and Ukraine, are holders Spain, Germany, Russia, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Greece, England, Denmark and best runners-up Sweden. The finals draw is on 2 December in Kyiv and the tournament runs from 8 June until 1 July next year in eight venues.

Play-off draw
Pot 1 (seeded teams) 
Croatia (coefficient 32.723)
Portugal (31.202)
Republic of Ireland (28.203)
Czech Republic (27.982)

Pot 2 (unseeded teams) 
Turkey (27.601)
Bosnia and Herzegovina (27.199)
Montenegro (21.876)
Estonia (20.355)

Last updated: 13/10/11 13.40CET

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