Qualifying round

Group A

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
Czech Republic Czech Republic4400105512
Iceland Iceland43019279
Netherlands Netherlands420210556
Turkey Turkey411257-24
Latvia Latvia4022110-92
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan4013410-61
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

Group B

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
Israel Israel33009279
Wales Wales42204228
Cyprus Cyprus42029546
Belgium Belgium31207165
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina402226-42
Andorra Andorra4004217-150
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

Group C

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
Slovakia Slovakia5500112915
Spain Spain54011431112
Ukraine Ukraine53026249
Belarus Belarus5113410-64
FYR Macedonia FYR Macedonia5104512-73
Luxembourg Luxembourg5014314-111
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

Group D

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
Poland Poland43101521310
Germany Germany42117437
Scotland Scotland42115417
Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland421110377
Georgia Georgia410347-33
Gibraltar Gibraltar4004021-210
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

Group E

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
England England55001511415
Slovenia Slovenia530210469
Switzerland Switzerland530211389
Lithuania Lithuania5203310-76
Estonia Estonia511315-44
San Marino San Marino5014017-171
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

Group F

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
Romania Romania431061510
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland43016339
Hungary Hungary42114317
Finland Finland411245-14
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands410326-43
Greece Greece401315-41
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

Group G

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
Austria Austria5410102813
Sweden Sweden52307349
Russia Russia41216335
Montenegro Montenegro41213215
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein5113111-104
Moldova Moldova501428-61
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

Group H

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
Croatia Croatia4310101910
Italy Italy431062410
Norway Norway43016339
Bulgaria Bulgaria411245-14
Malta Malta401317-61
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan4004211-90
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.

Group I

TeamsPWDLFA+/-Pts
Denmark Denmark42116427
Portugal Portugal32012116
Albania Albania311124-24
Serbia Serbia *31115411
Armenia Armenia301224-21
Standings are provisional until all group matches have been played.
* Serbia have had 3 point(s) deducted

Legend:

P: Played   
W: Won   
D: Drawn   
L: Lost   
F: For   
A: Against   
+/-: Goal difference   
Last updated: 27/03/2015 22:52 CET
 

Calendar

Qualifying

Play-offs

Road to the final

Qualifying group stage
The record field of 53 nations are drawn into nine groups of five or six teams. Matches are played on a home-and-away basis between 7 September 2014 and 13 October 2015. The nine group winners, the nine group runners-up and the best third-placed side qualify directly for the final tournament. The eight remaining third-placed teams will contest play-offs to determine the last four qualifiers. For the first time, qualifying takes place under the 'Week of Football' concept, with games played from Thursday to Tuesday.

Play-offs
The four sides with the best UEFA national team coefficient ranking will be seeded with a draw determining the pairing and order of home and away ties. The first legs will be played on 12, 13 and 14 November 2015 and the returns on 15, 16 and 17 November. The teams which score the greater aggregate of goals in each tie qualify for the finals, with away goals and then penalties used to determine the winner in the event of a draw.

Final tournament
France will join 23 qualifiers in the final tournament draw, with the teams drawn into six groups of four teams. The top two and the four best third-placed teams advancing to the round of 16 when it becomes a knockout competition.

 

Further details, including the criteria for separating teams that finish level on points in a group, or after extra time in a match, can be found in the official competition regulations.

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