Euro 2024: the Netherlands, Austria and a play-off with the France team during the final phase

Euro 2024: the Netherlands, Austria and a play-off with the France team during the final phase

L'équipe de France a hérité d'un tirage plutôt clément. MAXPPP – FILIP SINGER

The draw for the final phase of Euro 2024 (June 14 – July 14) takes place this Saturday, December 2 in Hamburg at 6 p.m., and the Blues will know their future opponents more than six months from now. competition, an event to follow live.

Les Bleus of Kylian Mbappé and of Didier Deschampswill first play against Austria on June 17 in Düsseldorf, then against the Netherlands on the 21st in Leipzig and finally on the 25th in Dortmund against the play-off player, who will be known in March. This will be Poland, Wales, Finland or Estonia.

Apart from the Blues group, which is quite tough, group B seems to be the most complicated: seeded Spain has in fact fallen to defending Italy of the title, Croatia and Albania. The Blues will find the Netherlands on their way, crossed during qualifying and beaten twice (4-0 then 2-1).

Even if their group is not easy, an initial elimination would be a terrible failure for the vice-world champions. Because in addition to the first two in each of the six groups, the four best third-place finishers will also qualify for the round of 16.

The Blues big favorites

With a qualifying campaign completed on an unbeaten course – seven victories including a historic 14-0 card against Gibraltar, a draw, 29 goals scored and three conceded – the Blues are one of the big favorites in the competition. The Mbappé generation will try to follow in the footsteps of that of Michel Platini in 1984 and Zinédine Zidane in 2000 to achieve a third continental coronation.

France remains a disappointment in 2021, eliminated in the round of 16 by Switzerland. In 2016, at home, she lost in the final against Portugal. To repeat this performance, Cristiano Ronaldo's Seleçao fell with Turkey, the Czech Republic and a play-off in group F.

At home, to try to find some color, Germany will play its continental destiny against Hungary, Scotland and Switzerland in Group A. England of Jude Bellingham and Harry Kane she will find Denmark, Slovenia and Serbia on her route. Finally in group E, Romelu Lukaku's Belgium will face Romania, Slovakia and a play-off.

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The composition of the groups for the final phase

Group A: Germany, Scotland, Hungary, Switzerland.

< strong>Group B: Spain, Croatia, Italy, Albania.

Group C: Slovenia, Denmark, England

Group D: Roadblock operator track A, Netherlands, Austria, FRANCE .

Group E:Belgium, Slovakia, Romania, Roadblock route B.

Group F: Turkey, Roadblock C, Portugal, Czech Republic.

6:58 p.m.

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6:50 p.m.


The Blues were rather varnished during this draw since they avoid the big teams in this hat 4, including Italy and Switzerland. Their fourth and final opponent will be the victorious Path A play-off between Wales, Finland, Poland or Estonia

6:48 p.m.

France avoids Italy!

Italy was placed in group B which becomes the group of death: Spain, Croatia, Albania and Italy therefore.

6:46 p.m.

End of hat 3

With the end of this hat 3, the groups are rather heterogeneous. There is still Italy, a big team and defending champion, in hat 4.



The French were not drawn in the draw with this hat 2 since the Netherlands were drawn in the comes out to play against them in group C.


France avoids Croatia

Croatia having been placed with Spain and Albania in Group B, France will avoid the finalists of the 2018 World Cup.

6:42 p.m.

Germany – Scotland in opening

Scotland having been drawn in group A in second position by the hand of Blaise Matuidi, the opening match is now known: Germany-Scotland, June 14.

6:41 p.m.

End of hat 2

The first oppositions are now refined: Hungary will play with Germany, Spain with Albania, Belgium with Romania, Portugal with Turkey. A group of death is taking shape in group C with England and Denmark.



With hat 2 being drawn, the French team has inherited Austria in this group D, and will face the latter when it enters the competition on June 17.

6:36 p.m.

Belgium in group D, Portugal in the last group

The Belgians were placed in first position in group D (D1) and Portugal in group F (F3).

6:34 p.m.


The Blues, vice-world champions in 2022, inherited Group D of this Euro 2024. In fourth position (D4), the French will play their first match on June 17 in Düsseldorf.

6:33 p.m.

Group C for England

The English, unfortunate finalists against Italy, are placed in group C in fourth position (C4).

6:32 p.m.

L 'Spain in group B

La Roja is placed in group B, in first position (B1). The position will determine the order of matches for each group.

6:31 p.m.

First the hat 1

Germany is already in Group A, the draw for hat 1 begins.

6:27 p.m.

The draw will begin

The explanation of the terms of this draw has been made, the draw The end of this final phase will finally be able to begin.

6:18 p.m.

Blaise Matuidi among the innocent hands

World champion with France in 2018, Blaise Matuidi will be one of the hands making the draw. Also there are David Silva, Wesley Sneijder, Michael Laudrup, Sami Khedira and Ángelos Charistéas.

6:15 p.m.

The Euro trophy brought by Buffon

Legend of the Italian team, goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon brought the Euro trophy to the stage of the 'Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. As a reminder, the Italians are the title holders, thanks to their victory in the Euro 2021 final against England (1-1, 3-2 tab), at Wembley.

6:09 p.m. .

Guy Stéphan hopes to avoid three teams

Representing the Blues in this draw, Guy Stéphan, Didier Deschamps' deputy, would like to avoid “the Netherlands, Italy and Croatia”, he declared to our colleagues at TMC.

6:04 p.m.

Didier Deschamps absent from the draw

As the management of the Blues made it known on Friday December 1, Didier Deschamps was unable to travel to Hamburg to attend this draw. Suffering from “back pain for several weeks”, the technician was operated on Tuesday evening and cannot “travel for a few days”, it was specified.

“Wisdom dictated that we respect a few days of rest, said Deschamps. I will obviously follow the draw on television with great attention.”

5:54 p.m.

Three teams still unknown

Of the 25 teams that will participate in Euro 2024, 22 nations have already secured their ticket to the competition. Three tickets remain to be distributed for three other national teams to go through a semi-final and a play-off final, scheduled for March 21 and 26.

Path A: Poland – Estonia and Wales – Finaland.

Path B: Israel – Iceland and Bosnia-Herzegovina – Ukraine.

Path C: Georgia – Luxembourg and Greece – Kazakhstan.

5:52 p.m.

What scenarios for the Blues ?

Posted in hat 1 thanks to their first place acquired during the qualifiers, the Blues can hope for a more or less complicated draw.

Best draw for the Blues: Albania, Czech Republic and a play-off.

Worst draw for the Blues: Denmark, Croatia and Italy.

5:45 p.m.

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