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UEFA Women’s EURO play-off draw: 5 March

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Draw results

UEFA Women’s EURO play-off draw: 5 March

Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland and Ukraine will be drawn into three April ties to compete for the last finals spots.

UEFA via Getty Images

The UEFA Women’s EURO play-off draw streamed live at 12:00 CET on Friday will involve six teams being drawn into three ties to be played over two legs from 7 to 13 April.

The three play-off winners will advance to the July 2022 finals to join hosts England, the nine qualifying group winners and the three runners-up that are already assured of finals places.

Contenders: Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine

Register for updates and information on finals tickets

Draw procedure

• No seeding applies for this draw and the six teams are placed in one bowl.
• The team that is drawn into position 1 for each fixture will play the first leg at home.
• Based on the UEFA Executive Committee decisions valid at the time of the draw, Russia and Ukraine cannot be drawn together.

Meet the contenders

CZECH REPUBLIC

Group D runners-up: P8 W5 D1 L2 F24 A9

Women's EURO best: Never qualified

Women's EURO 2017: Did not qualify

Previous play-offs: 2009 vs Italy, L1-3agg; 2005 vs Italy, L1-5agg

NORTHERN IRELAND

Northern Ireland celebrate reaching their first play-off
Northern Ireland celebrate reaching their first play-offWilliam Cherry/Presseye

Group C runners-up: P8 W4 D2 L2 F17 A17

Women's EURO best: Never qualified

Women's EURO 2017: Did not qualify

Previous play-offs: none

PORTUGAL

Group E runners-up: P8 W6 D1 L1 F10 A2

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Previous play-offs: 2017 vs Romania, D1-1agg aet (W on away goals); 2001 vs Italy, L1-3; 1997 vs Denmark, L1-12

RUSSIA

Russia hope to reach a sixth final tournament in seven editions
Russia hope to reach a sixth final tournament in seven editionsGetty Images

Group A runners-up: P10 W8 D0 L2 F23 A6

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Previous play-offs: 2009 vs Scotland, D3-3agg (W on away goals); 2005 vs Finland, L1-4agg

SWITZERLAND

Group H runners-up: P8 W6 D1 L1 F20 A6

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Previous play-offs: none

UKRAINE

Group I runners-up: P8 W5 D0 L3 F16 A21

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Previous play-offs: 2013 vs Iceland, L4-6agg; 2009 vs Slovenia, W5-0agg; 2001 vs England, L1-4agg

Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland and Ukraine will be drawn into three April ties to compete for the last finals spots.

UEFA via Getty Images

The UEFA Women’s EURO play-off draw streamed live at 12:00 CET on Friday will involve six teams being drawn into three ties to be played over two legs from 7 to 13 April.

The three play-off winners will advance to the July 2022 finals to join hosts England, the nine qualifying group winners and the three runners-up that are already assured of finals places.

Contenders: Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine

Register for updates and information on finals tickets

Draw procedure

• No seeding applies for this draw and the six teams are placed in one bowl.
• The team that is drawn into position 1 for each fixture will play the first leg at home.
• Based on the UEFA Executive Committee decisions valid at the time of the draw, Russia and Ukraine cannot be drawn together.

Meet the contenders

CZECH REPUBLIC

Group D runners-up: P8 W5 D1 L2 F24 A9

Women's EURO best: Never qualified

Women's EURO 2017: Did not qualify

Previous play-offs: 2009 vs Italy, L1-3agg; 2005 vs Italy, L1-5agg

NORTHERN IRELAND

Northern Ireland celebrate reaching their first play-off
Northern Ireland celebrate reaching their first play-offWilliam Cherry/Presseye

Group C runners-up: P8 W4 D2 L2 F17 A17

Women's EURO best: Never qualified

Women's EURO 2017: Did not qualify

Previous play-offs: none

PORTUGAL

Group E runners-up: P8 W6 D1 L1 F10 A2

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Previous play-offs: 2017 vs Romania, D1-1agg aet (W on away goals); 2001 vs Italy, L1-3; 1997 vs Denmark, L1-12

RUSSIA

Russia hope to reach a sixth final tournament in seven editions
Russia hope to reach a sixth final tournament in seven editionsGetty Images

Group A runners-up: P10 W8 D0 L2 F23 A6

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Previous play-offs: 2009 vs Scotland, D3-3agg (W on away goals); 2005 vs Finland, L1-4agg

SWITZERLAND

Group H runners-up: P8 W6 D1 L1 F20 A6

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Previous play-offs: none

UKRAINE

Group I runners-up: P8 W5 D0 L3 F16 A21

Women's EURO best: Group stage

Women's EURO 2017: Group stage

Previous play-offs: 2013 vs Iceland, L4-6agg; 2009 vs Slovenia, W5-0agg; 2001 vs England, L1-4agg