The qualifying draw for the 2021 finals split the 53 hopefuls into eight groups of six teams and one of five.
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Tuesday 11 December (09:00CET) in Nyon, Switzerland
Republic of Ireland
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Pot A: Germany*, England*, Spain*, Portugal, Denmark*, France*, Italy*, Serbia*, Croatia*
Pot B: Austria*, Sweden, Belgium*, Slovakia, Poland*, Romania*, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Israel
Pot C: Greece, Ukraine, Norway, Russia, Turkey, Iceland, Wales, Switzerland, Montenegro
Pot D: Bulgaria, Finland, Republic of Ireland, Georgia, Kosovo, Scotland, FYR Macedonia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Pot E: Northern Ireland, Albania, Moldova, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Cyprus
Pot F: Luxembourg, Malta, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein
*Competing at 2019 Under-21 final tournament in Italy
Based on previous decisions of the UEFA Executive Committee and UEFA Emergency Committee, Spain could not play Gibraltar, while Kosovo could not play Serbia.
- The pots were based on the coefficient ranking system.
- The draw split the teams into eight groups of six and one of five.
- The nine group winners will qualify automatically for the finals.
- Runners-up with the best records against the teams first, third, fourth and fifth in their group will go into a play-off to determine the last finals berth.
- Tournament co-hosts Hungary and Slovenia have both been given a bye to the finals.
18–20 March 2019
3–11 June 2019
2–10 September 2019
7–15 October 2019
11–19 November 2019
23–31 March 2020
31 August–8 September 2020
5–13 October 2020
Play-offs: 9–17 November
Finals: June 2021