Euro 2024 kicks off subsequent June as the boys’s European Championship is hosted solely by Germany for the primary time for the reason that fall of the Berlin Wall.
Matches will happen throughout 10 venues from Hamburg within the north all the way down to Munich (the place 4 matches have been staged throughout the pan-continental Euro 2020) within the south, with Berlin’s Olympiastadion internet hosting the ultimate.
Italy are the reigning champions after overcoming England at Wembley in a penalty shootout in the summertime of 2021, after the match was delayed by 12 months as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
The competitors will as soon as once more see 24 nations cut up into six teams of 4, with the highest two from every group qualifying routinely for the final 16 and the highest 4 third-placed groups additionally progressing.
Germany has routinely certified for the group stage as hosts, whereas Russia was excluded from the qualification course of following the nation’s invasion of Ukraine.
Here is every little thing it is advisable to know concerning the Euro 2024 group stage draw.
When is the draw?
The draw for the Euro 2024 group stage takes place on Saturday 2 December at 6pm native time (5pm GMT) in Hamburg.
How to observe
The draw might be streamed stay on-line on Uefa’s official web site, YouTube channel and app.
How does the draw work?
The 24 groups might be cut up into 4 pots based mostly on their efficiency throughout qualification.
Who has already certified?
Qualification continues to be ongoing and thus far Germany are the one workforce certified for the group stage, because the hosts of the match. They might be in Group A.
An additional 20 nations will qualify by ending within the high positions of their qualification group.
That leaves three extra spots at Euro 2024, which might be taken by the winners of a play-off spherical in March. Who enters the play-offs depends on standings from the 2022/23 Nations League.