Frankfurt: Reigning champions Italy were drawn today to face England, the team they beat in the final at Wembley in 2021, and Ukraine in qualifying for the 2024 European Championship.
Euro 2024, hosted by Germany, will be Italy’s chance to regain pride after they failed to qualify for the World Cup finals which kick off in Qatar in six weeks’ time.
France, who will defend their world title in Qatar, were drawn to face the Netherlands and the Republic of Ireland in their qualifying group while Spain’s opponents will include Scotland and Erling Haaland’s Norway.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal will face a Group J including Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iceland.
The full Euro 2024 qualifying draw
Spain, Scotland, Norway, Georgia, Cyprus
Netherlands, France, Republic of Ireland, Greece, Gibraltar
Italy, England, Ukraine, North Macedonia, Malta
Croatia, Wales, Armenia, Turkey, Latvia
Poland, Czech Republic, Albania, Faroe Islands, Moldova
Belgium, Austria, Sweden, Azerbaijan, Estonia
Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Lithuania
Denmark, Finland, Slovenia, Kazakhstan, Northern Ireland, San Marino
Switzerland, Israel, Romania, Kosovo, Belarus, Andorra
Portugal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Liechtenstein