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Friday, March 29, 2013

EURO 2016 qualifying draw seeding (29 March 2013)

Next update: March / April 2013.

The coefficients for the EURO 2016 qualifying draw will take into account results from:

2010 World Cup (qualifiers and final tournament) - 20% of total weighting
EURO 2012 (qualifiers and final tournament) - 40% of total weighting
2014 World Cup (qualifiers) - 40% of total weighting

Click here for more info on the coefficient system.

France will host the final tournament.

The qualifying format is already known (but things might change): 9 groups (2 x 5, 7 x 6)

Top two from each group and the best team in third place advance. The other eight play-off for the final four spots.


 Best movers:

5 - Ukraine, Belgium and Bulgaria
4 - Estonia
3 - Croatia and Iceland

Worst movers:

-4 - Switzerland and Belarus
-3 - Norway, Slovakia, Armenia and Scotland

Ukraine, Belgium and Israel replace Switzerland, Norway and Slovakia in Pot 2.
Austria replace Belarus in Pot 3.
Bulgaria replace Northern Ireland in Pot 4.

Rank - Previous Rank - Team - Points

 1  1 Spain               37533
 2  2 Germany             36345
 3  3 Netherlands         34321
 4  4 Italy               31703
 5  5 England             30705
 6  9 Croatia             29841
 7  7 Portugal            29331
 8  6 Russia              28806
 9  8 Greece              27480
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10 11 Bosnia-Herzegovina  26435
11 10 Sweden              26388
12 14 Denmark             25579
13 12 Hungary             25482
14 13 Czech Republic      25394
15 20 Ukraine             25091
16 21 Belgium             24652
17 16 Republic of Ireland 24333
18 19 Israel              24282
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19 15 Switzerland         24271
20 17 Norway              23401
21 18 Slovakia            23352
22 22 Serbia              23064
23 24 Montenegro          22791
24 26 Turkey              22214
25 23 Romania             22021
26 28 Austria             20951
27 25 Slovenia            20894
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28 29 Poland              20444
29 33 Estonia             19748
30 30 Latvia              19311
31 27 Belarus             19246
32 37 Bulgaria            19231
33 35 Wales               19011
34 31 Armenia             18781
35 32 Scotland            18593
36 34 Finland             18576
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37 38 Albania             18411
38 36 Northern Ireland    17681
39 41 Lithuania           16606
40 43 Iceland             16596
41 39 Georgia             16341
42 40 FYR Macedonia       16276
43 42 Moldova             15461
44 44 Azerbaijan          14461
45 45 Cyprus              13976
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46 47 Luxembourg          12630
47 46 Kazakhstan          12401
48 49 Liechtenstein       11980
49 48 Faroe Islands       11590
50 50 Malta                9740
51 51 Andorra              8820
52 52 San Marino           7900

7 comments:

  1. I always have this in mind: "Gianni Infantino stated in March 2012 that UEFA would review the qualification competition to ensure that it was not 'boring'."

    I wish they would realize that changing the number from 24 back to 16 participants would be the best solution to ensure that.

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  3. According to this article, Platini confirmed that the qualifying format will not change: http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/football/8487231/Euro-2016-qualifying-to-be-less-interesting

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  4. Gibraltar admitted as new UEFA member. I assume they will be just placed in the last pot..

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  5. Yes, like they did with Montenegro I'm sure.

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