England have been handed a favourable Euro 2024 draw as Scotland face Germany in the opener, with Spain and Italy in the group of death.
At the Euro 2024 draw ceremony, that was marred by bizarre sex noises being played in the background, England have been drawn against Denmark in a rematch of their Euro 2020 final in Group C and Scotland will begin the tournament against hosts Germany in Group A.
Spain, Croatia, and Italy are in the so-called ‘Group of Death’ in Group B, with other heavyweight matchups including Netherlands and France in Group D, and Portugal and Turkey in Group F.
The top two teams from a group go into the knockout stage and the best four third-placed nations will advance to the round of 16. Check out the full group-stage draw below, with the 21 qualified teams and three more waiting to join them through the play-offs.
Scotland will kick off the tournament against Germany at the Allianz Arena on June 14. The competition hosts are the only side in this group to have won the tournament, triumphing on three occasions, two of which when they were West Germany.
This is the ‘Group of Death’. Spain have won this tournament three times, Italy, who are the holders, have won it twice, and Croatia are always a big threat in major tournaments.
England will hope to end their 57-year drought without a major trophy in what looks set to be Gareth Southgate’s last tournament as Three Lions boss.
This is a clash of the titans between France and Netherlands and they will wait to see who triumphs in the play-offs between Poland, Estonia, Wales, and Finland.
Poland, Estonia, Wales or Finland
Belgium will hope their aging Golden generation can fire them to Euro glory, as they wait to find out who will triumph between Israel, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine, and Iceland for the last spot in the group.
Israel, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine or Iceland
Cristiano Ronaldo will be back at another major tournament, but will this be the 38-year-old’s last? Georgia, Greece, Luxembourg, and Kazakhstan will duke it out to make it into this group.
Georgia, Greece, Luxembourg or Kazakhsta