The new home-and-away qualifiers will begin on 8 December.
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For the first time, UEFA Futsal EURO qualifying includes a qualifying group stage with the eight four-team sections played home and away between December and April.
The eight group winners and the six best runners-up join hosts the Netherlands in the finals from 9 January to 6 February 2022, with the remaining two runners-up to play off for the other berth from 14–17 November 2021.
- The finals have now expanded to 16 teams and are played every four years rather than every two
- Portugal aim to defend the title they won for the first time in Slovenia in 2018
- Spain have won seven titles (including the initial 1996 tournament before Futsal EURO gained championship status in 1999)
- Two-time champions Italy and 1999 winners Russia, along with Spain, have played in every final tournament
- Of the teams currently confirmed in the qualifying group stage, these are hoping to earn a finals debut: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Israel, Latvia, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland
- Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Portugal, Russia and Spain along with hosts Lithuania will compete at the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup from 12 September to 3 October with either Finland or Serbia to join them when their play-off is completed
Group 1: Denmark, Croatia, Albania, Ukraine
8 December: Croatia vs Albania
Group 2: Bulgaria/Armenia*, France, Georgia, Russia
*Will play postponed qualifying round play-off on 6 and 9 December
8 December: France vs Georgia
Group 3: Greece, Azerbaijan, Slovakia, Moldova
Group 4: North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Group 5: Israel, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Belarus
Group 6: Switzerland, Spain, Latvia, Slovenia
Group 7: Montenegro, Italy, Belgium, Finland
Group 8: Poland, Portugal (holders), Norway, Czech Republic
Eighth-ranked runner-up vs Seventh-ranked runner-up
- Two-legged tie from 14–17 November 2021.
- The teams who competed in the FIFA Futsal World Cup elite round: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, Portugal (holders), Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine
- The nine qualifying round group winners: Albania, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Poland
- The seven qualifying round play-off winners: Denmark, Greece, Israel, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Switzerland, 1 more tbc