The road to Germany and Euro 2024 continues this month. Here’s the state of play during the latest set of matches, with England and Scotland among the teams to qualify.
England join Scotland at Euro 2024
England secured qualification for next summer’s tournament courtesy of their win over Italy at Wembley last month.
Scotland also claimed their place in October when Spain beat Norway.
Who qualifies for Euro 2024?
Two teams – the group winners and runners-up – will qualify automatically from each of the 10 groups.
Three teams will then qualify via the play-offs, which will be contested by 12 teams selected on the basis of their performance in the most recent Nations League.
Germany, as hosts, automatically qualify to be one of the 24 nations in action at next summer’s tournament.
Who has already qualified for Euro 2024?
State of play
Scotland and Spain have both qualified for the finals, but top spot remains up for grabs.
Lawrence Shankland struck late to salvage a 2-2 away draw for Steve Clarke’s side against Georgia and maintain their slim chance of clinching first place.
To finish as group winners, Scotland will need to beat Norway at Hampden Park in their final qualifier on Sunday and hope Spain lose at home to Georgia.
Norway, meanwhile, are one of several countries who will have to wait on all the other results to see if they can make the cut as one of 12 teams split through three paths.
While France have qualified automatically for the finals as group winners, the Netherlands still have work to do.
The Dutch edged past Greece with a stoppage-time penalty from captain Virgil van Dijk last time out – and victory over the Republic of Ireland in Amsterdam will secure a top-two finish.
Greece, though, could also still reach Euro 2024, having already been assured of a place in the play-offs.
Indeed because of UEFA’s complex weighted system based on overall Nations League rankings, the Republic are still not theoretically out of the running to be involved in the play-offs in March – and could even see their slim hopes boosted by a loss in Amsterdam on November 18 if other results also fall into place.
England all but ensured a top seeding at Euro 2024 with a laboured 2-0 home victory against Group C makeweights Malta on Friday that will not live long in the memory of an underwhelmed Wembley Stadium crowd.
Only the top-five best performing nations throughout the qualifying campaign will be top seeds for the draw in Hamburg next month.
England had already qualified for next year’s finals in Germany and victory over Malta ensured they top Group C, regardless of what happens in North Macedonia on Monday.
They have 19 points from their seven games, with Italy and Ukraine on 13.
Italy now need only a draw against Ukraine on Monday to secure a spot at next year’s tournament in Germany. Ukraine host Italy in Germany – at the stadium of Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen – because they cannot play international games at home for security reasons during the military invasion by Russia.
Turkey have secured qualification, but the race to join them looks set to go to the wire.
Wales will if they beat Armenia in Yerevan and Croatia suffer an unexpected defeat away to Latvia.
Armenia, though, are still not out of the mix, sitting just three points behind Wales and Croatia with two games left.
Qualification could all hinge on the very last round of fixtures – which sees Wales host Turkey in Cardiff and Croatia play Armenia in Zagreb on November 21.
However, Croatia are assured of at least a play-off spot if they do not qualify automatically.
Czech Republic earned an 1-1 away draw in their Euro 2024 Group E qualifier against Poland, with both the Czechs and Moldova still able to seal qualification.
The Czechs are second on 12 points, two points behind leaders Albania – who qualified with a 1-1 draw away to Moldova earlier on Friday – and one point ahead of third-placed Poland.
They can seal their eighth successive appearance at the Euro finals on Monday when they host Moldova, in fourth on 10 points, needing at least a draw.
Poland, who played their final qualifying match in their bid to make a fifth consecutive Euro finals, still have a chance to see their fate decided in the playoffs.
Austria and Belgium have both qualified.
Austria are now Group F leaders after winning 2-0 at Estonia but Belgium can finish top of the group if they beat Azerbaijan at home on Sunday.
Belgium’s game against Sweden at the King Baudouin Stadium in October was abandoned at half-time after two people were shot dead in Brussels. It was later confirmed that the game would not be replayed and the 1-1 score at the time would count as the final result, with each taking a point.
Azerbaijan are not theoretically out of play-off contention, while bottom side Estonia are the top-ranked team from Nations League Group D.
Hungary have qualified for Euro 2024 and if they win their final qualifier against Montenegro they are guaranteed to finish in top spot.
Second-placed Serbia will qualify with a home victory over bottom-side Bulgaria in their last game on Sunday.
Defeat for Serbia, however, would open the door for third-placed Montenegro to clinch a Euro 2024 place if they can win away at group leaders Hungary on Sunday.
Bulgaria have slim play-off hopes, but Serbia are secured a spot if they need it as one of the Nations League group winners.
Denmark secured qualification for Euro 2024 with a 2-1 home win over Slovenia that ensured top spot in Group H.
The Danes have 22 points from nine games, three ahead of Slovenia who cannot overtake them even if they beat third-placed Kazakhstan, who have 18 points, in their final game on Monday due to their inferior head-to-head record.
Israel scored an 88th-minute equaliser to grab a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in their European Championship qualifier in neutral Hungary on Wednesday to keep alive their hopes of reaching next years finals in Germany.
The Swiss were within two minutes of booking their berth at the finals but Shon Weissman’s late goal means they must now beat Kosovo at the weekend to ensure their place at the tournament.
The unbeaten Swiss moved top of Group I, with 16 points from eight matches, but only ahead of Romania on goal difference. Israel are third on 12 points with all three countries having two games left.
Portugal have qualified for the finals as runaway group winners with a 100 per cent record so far through nine games after Thursday’s 2-0 win at Liechtenstein.
Slovakia clinched Euro 2024 qualification with a 4-2 home win over Iceland on Thursday that ensured a runners-up finish.
Luxembourg are five points behind, so look likely to go into the play-offs along with Bosnia and Herzegovina.
What about the play-offs?
The 12 teams who won their Nations League groups will qualify for the play-offs. However, if any of these teams reach the finals via their qualifying group, their play-off spot will go to the next highest-placed side in their Nations League group that has not qualified for the Euros.
The Nations League is divided into four leagues, named A to D. There are four individual groups within leagues A to C and two groups within league D.
The play-offs will be divided into three paths of four teams, with single-leg semi-finals and a single-leg final, meaning one team from each path will reach the finals.
If fewer than four teams from one league enter the play-offs, the first available slot will be allocated to Estonia, the highest-ranked league D group winner who will not reach the Euros via the qualifiers.
If four teams from a league within the Nations League make the play-offs, they will be placed into the same play-off path.
If there are more than four teams from a league in the play-offs, a draw will determine which teams participate in that league’s path, while the remaining teams will enter the path of a higher league. However, group winners from leagues B and C in the Nations League cannot be placed into the path of a higher league.
If there are fewer than four teams from a league entering the play-offs, the requisite number of teams from a lower path will enter the higher league’s path.
The results from the 2022/23 Nations League will be used for the play-offs, with the draw taking place in November. The play-off semi-finals and finals will be played between March 21 and 26, 2024.
When is the tournament?
The final tournament draw will take place on Saturday December 2.
The teams will be seeded in accordance with the overall European Qualifiers rankings. Germany will be automatically seeded into pot 1 as hosts, and placed in position A1.
The three play-off winners will not be known at the time of the draw but will be placed into pot 4 for the draw.
The opening game of Euro 2024 is June 14 with the final taking place on July 14 at the Olympiastadion, Berlin.
Ticket applications for Euro 2024 opened on October 3 through the tournament’s official website. The initial window closed on October 26, with fans contacted if they had been successful.
There will be other opportunities to buy tickets as teams confirm their places at the tournament, including through the play-offs next year. There will also be a resale platform that opens in Spring 2024.
UEFA have said that more than 80 per cent of the 2.7 million tickets available will be for the fans of the participating teams and the general public.
Group stage prices range from €30 to €200, increasing in price with each round. Tickets for the final range from €95 to €1,000.
Where are the venues?
Euro 2024: All you need to know
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With 10 host cities, key dates as well as information on the group stage draw, Sky Sports has all you need to know on the upcoming tournament.