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England could face group of death at Euro 2024 as worst and best possible draws confirmed

Josh Lawless

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England could face group of death at Euro 2024 as worst and best possible draws confirmed

England's best and worst case scenarios in the Euro 2024 group stage have been laid out ahead of the draw.

The draw takes place in Hamburg, Germany, and Gareth Southgate's men are one of the top seeds after an excellent qualifying campaign.

England topped Group C with 20 points, winning six games, drawing two and not losing a single fixture.

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After coming so close last time out, they are one of the favourites for the competition.

England find themselves in pot one and will therefore avoid the likes of Germany, France, Portugal, Spain and Belgium.

But while they will not come up against the majority of the big guns, they could still end up in a nightmare group because seedings are based on qualification.

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Italy, who England beat home and away in their qualifying group, are down in pot four even though they won the last Euros against on penalties against the Three Lions.

Meanwhile, Denmark are in pot two as well as the likes of Hungary, Austria, Turkey.

Netherlands, winners in 1988, find themselves in pot three.

England's most difficult draw could therefore see them in the same group as Denmark, Netherlands, Italy.

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Image: Getty
Image: Getty

24 sides will be present in the Euros, with the remaining three having to go through the three-path play-off format which features the likes of Wales, Israel, Iceland, Ukraine and Greece and takes place in March.

England's most favourable draw would be for them to paired with Albania, Slovenia and Serbia.

Euro 2024 will take place between June 14 and July 14, with the final taking place at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

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England's most favourable draw:

England, Albania, Slovenia, Serbia

England's least favourable draw:

England, Denmark, Netherlands, Croatia

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Topics: England, Euro 2024, Gareth Southgate

Josh Lawless
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