UEFA Nations League 2018/19 League Phase draw

World champions Germany will face France and the Netherlands, while Italy and Poland await EURO holders Portugal following the inaugural UEFA Nations League draw.

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World champions Germany's match-up with France and the Netherlands was perhaps the highlight as the draw for the League Phase of the inaugural UEFA Nations League, to be played from September, was made in Lausanne.

LEAGUE A

Group 1: Germany, France, Netherlands
Group 2: Belgium, Switzerland, Iceland
Group 3: Portugal, Italy, Poland
Group 4: Spain, England, Croatia

  • Four group winners play-off for the UEFA Nations League trophy in June 2019
  • Four sides that finish bottom of groups relegated to League B for 2020 edition
  • Top four-ranked League A teams that do not qualify for UEFA EURO 2020 enter play-offs in March 2020, with one EURO finals place on offer

LEAGUE B

Group 1: Slovakia, Ukraine, Czech Republic
Group 2: Russia, Sweden, Turkey
Group 3: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Northern Ireland
Group 4: Wales, Republic of Ireland, Denmark

How the play-offs for UEFA EURO 2020 work
How the play-offs for UEFA EURO 2020 work
  • Four group winners promoted to League A for 2020 edition
  • Four sides that finish bottom of groups relegated to League C for 2020 edition
  • Top four-ranked League B teams that do not qualify for UEFA EURO 2020 enter play-offs in March 2020, with one EURO finals place on offer

LEAGUE C

Group 1: Scotland, Albania, Israel
Group 2: Hungary, Greece, Finland, Estonia
Group 3: Slovenia, Norway, Bulgaria, Cyprus
Group 4: Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, Lithuania

UEFA Nations League explained
UEFA Nations League explained
  • Four group winners promoted to League B for 2020 edition
  • Four sides that finish bottom of groups relegated to League D for 2020 edition
  • Top four-ranked League C teams that do not qualify for UEFA EURO 2020 enter play-offs in March 2020, with one EURO finals place on offer

LEAGUE D

Group 1: Georgia, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Andorra
Group 2: Belarus, Luxembourg, Moldova, San Marino
Group 3: Azerbaijan, Faroe Islands, Malta, Kosovo
Group 4: FYR Macedonia, Armenia, Liechtenstein, Gibraltar

  • Four group winners promoted to League C for 2020 edition
  • Top four-ranked League C teams that do not qualify for UEFA EURO 2020 enter play-offs in March 2020, with one EURO finals place on offer
Meet the UEFA Nations League trophy
Meet the UEFA Nations League trophy

Calendar
Matchday 1: 6–8 September 2018
Matchday 2: 9–11 September 2018
Matchday 3: 11–13 October 2018
Matchday 4: 14–16 October 2018
Matchday 5: 15–17 November 2018
Matchday 6: 18–20 November 2018
Finals draw: early December 2018
Finals: 5–9 June 2019
UEFA EURO 2020 play-off draw: 22 November 2019
UEFA EURO 2020 play-offs: 26–31 March 2020

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