ENGLAND are hoping that the Euro 2024 draw will be kind to them – while Wales have one last chance to be in the hat.
Gareth Southgate's side set the precedent for the home nations with an incredible group campaign.
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The Three Lions managed a 1-1 draw in Skopje to end the calendar year unbeaten.
And Wales will be hoping they can join England in the draw but they'll have to do it through the play-off route.
The huge tournament in Germany kicks off in June, which is just seven months away, and attention has turned to the highly anticipated group stage draw.
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When is the Euro 2024 draw?
- The Euro 2024 draw will take place TODAY – Saturday, December 2.
- The draw will get underway at 5pm GMT.
- The Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg will host.
What TV channel is it on and can it be live streamed FREE?
- The Euro 2024 draw will be broadcast for FREE on Uefa's official website.
- You can also tune in via Uefa's official YouTube channel.
How does the Euro 2024 draw work?
The 24 teams that qualify for Euro 2024 (three teams will be decided by the play-offs in March 2024) are divided into four separate pots.
Their performance in qualifying determines which pot each team will be in.
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Hosts Germany will be in Pot 1 along with the five teams that have the best record from the qualifying stage.
The next best six teams will be in Pot 2, the next six in Pot 3 and finally, the remaining six in Pot 4.
Each group will contain one top-ranked team, one second-ranked team, one third-ranked team and one fourth-ranked team.
Which teams have already qualified?
Here are all the teams that have booked their spot at Euro 2024 so far:
- Germany – host
How can Wales still qualify for Euro 2024?
Wales missed out on automatic qualification after finishing third in their group – four points behind second-placed Croatia.
However, Rob Page's me have been paired against Finland in their play-off semi-final.
If the Welsh win that encounter they will play Poland or Estonia for a place in the Euros.
A potential final clash with Poland is also a cause for concern as Wales have only beaten them once in ten attempts – and that came in 1973.
What are the Euro 2024 draw pots?
Pot 1: Germany (hosts), England Portugal, France, Spain, Belgium
Pot 2: Hungary, Denmark, Albania, Austria, Turkey, Romania
Pot 3: Scotland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Croatia
Pot 4: Serbia, Italy, Switzerland, three play-off winners
When does Euro 2024 start?
Here is the schedule for Euro 2024:
Group stage: June 14 – June 26
Round of 16: June 29 – July 2
Quarter-finals: July 5/July 6
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Semi-finals: July 9/July 10
Final: July 14
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