Euro 2024 Draw: Groups, fixtures, knockouts, favourites

Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith
  • 3 Dec 2023 19:20 GMT
  • 5 min read
Harry Kane, England, Italy
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The UEFA Euro 2024 final tournament draw has taken place and we now know who will face who in Germany.

21 countries have already qualified for the finals, via regular qualification method, with three spots still up for grabs courtesy of the play-offs.

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There are six scheduled play-off semi-finals, with the winners advancing into three separate finals. The victors in each final will book their place on the plane to Germany.

All three play-off winners were automatically placed into Pot 4 of the Euro 2024 draw, alongside Italy, Serbia and Switzerland.

What is the Euro 2024 group draw?

The Euro 2024 draw took place on Saturday 2 December in Hamburg. There were four ‘Pots’ and each final group consists of one team from each of the four ‘Pots.’

There are six different groups, with the top two automatically advancing into the knockout stages, as well as the four best third-place finishers.

What are the groups?

Group A


Group B


Group C


Group D

Play-off Winner Path A

Group E

Play-off Winner Path B

Group F

Play-off Winner Path C
Czech Republic
Germany were in Pot 1 of the Euro 2024 draw
© ProShots - Germany were in Pot 1 of the Euro 2024 draw

What are the Euro 2024 group fixtures?

Now that the group draw has been made, we know the exact fixtures that will take place to kick off the tournament. Each team will play three group stage matches - with one game against each of the three other teams in their group.

Furthermore, we know the order of who will play who and on what date. A1 refers to the first team in Group A, while B1 refers to the first team in Group B etc.

14 June

Germany vs Scotland (Munich)

15 June

Spain vs Croatia (Berlin)

Italy vs Albania (Dortmund)

Hungary vs Switzerland (Cologne)

16 June

Serbia vs England (Gelsenkirchen)

Play-off Winner A vs Netherlands (Hamburg)

Slovenia vs Denmark (Stuttgart)

17 June

Austria vs France (Düsseldorf)

Belgium vs Slovakia (Frankfurt)

Romania vs Play-off Winner B (Munich)

18 June

Portugal vs Czech Republic (Leipzig)

Turkey vs Play-off Winner C (Dortmund)

19 June

Croatia vs Albania (Hamburg)

Scotland vs Switzerland (Cologne)

Germany vs Hungary (Stuttgart)

Dominik Szoboszlai guided Hungary to qualification
© ProShots - Dominik Szoboszlai guided Hungary to qualification

20 June

Spain vs Italy (Gelsenkirchen)

Denmark vs England (Frankfurt)

Slovenia vs Serbia (Munich)

21 June

Play-off Winner A vs Austria (Berlin)

Netherlands vs France (Leipzig)

Slovakia vs Play-off Winner B (Düsseldorf)

22 June

Play-off Winner C vs Czech Republic (Hamburg)

Turkey vs Portugal (Dortmund)

Belgium vs Romania (Cologne)

23 June

Switzerland vs Germany (Frankfurt)

Scotland vs Hungary (Stuttgart)

24 June

Croatia vs Italy (Leipzig)

Albania vs Spain (Düsseldorf)

25 June

Netherlands vs Austria (Berlin)

France vs Play-off Winner A (Dortmund)

England vs Slovenia (Cologne)

Denmark vs Serbia (Munich)

26 June

Czech Republic vs Turkey (Hamburg)

Play-off Winner C vs Portugal (Gelsenkirchen)

Slovakia vs Romania (Frankfurt)

Play-off Winner B vs Belgium (Stuttgart)

What are the Euro 2024 knockout fixtures?

The path to the Euro 2024 final hasn’t been fully mapped out thus far, but once again, the last-16 fixture order has been revealed. 1A refers to the team who qualified top of Group A, while 2C refers to the team who finished second in Group C.

29 June

1A vs 2C (Dortmund)

2A vs 2B (Berlin)

30 June

1B vs 3A/D/E/F (Cologne)

1C vs 3D/E/F (Gelsenkirchen)

1 July

1F vs 3A/B/C (Frankfurt)

2D vs 2E (Düsseldorf)

2 July

1E vs 3A/B/C/D (Munich)

1D vs 2F (Leipzig)

Who are the favourites to win Euro 2024?

Currently, England and France are the joint-favourites to win Euro 2024. England qualified top of Group C, with 20 points from eight matches, while France finished first in Group B having tallied 22 points in eight games. Neither team lost in qualification.

Kylian Mbappe's France are favourites to win Euro 2024
© ProShots - Kylian Mbappe's France are favourites to win Euro 2024

Hosts Germany are also expected to perform well under new boss Julian Nagelsmann, while Spain, Portugal, reigning champions Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Croatia also rank near the top of the bookies’ favourites list.

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