Euro 2024 draw: Scotland in group with hosts Germany while England in with Denmark

2 December 2023 0 By Total Football News

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Group A with Germany, Scotland, Hungary and SwitzerlandScotland have qualified for back-to-back tournaments having previously failed to qualify since 1996

Scotland will play Germany in the opening match of Euro 2024 after being drawn in the same group as the hosts.

Hungary and Switzerland complete Group A, while England are in Group C alongside Denmark, Slovenia and Serbia.

Wales would be in Group D with France, the Netherlands and Austria at next summer's tournament should they qualify via March's play-offs.

Germany will face Steve Clarke's Scotland in the opener at the Allianz Arena in Munich on Friday, 14 June.

Euro 2020 finalists England will begin their campaign on 16 June against Serbia.

Defending champions Italy, who beat Gareth Southgate's side on penalties in the 2020 final, are up against three-time winners Spain, Croatia and Albania in Group B.

The final of Euro 2024 will take place on 14 July at Berlin's Olympiastadion.

Group A: Germany, Scotland, Hungary, Switzerland

Group B: Spain, Croatia, Italy, Albania

Group C: Slovenia, Denmark, Serbia, England

Group D: Play-off winners A, Netherlands, Austria, France

Group E: Belgium, Slovakia, Romania, Play-off winners B

Group F: Turkey, Play-off winners C, Portugal, Czech Republic

Play-off winners A: Poland, Wales, Finland, Estonia

Play-off winners B: Israel, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine, Iceland

Play-off winners C: Georgia, Greece, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg

Scotland will be 'supremely confident'

Former Scotland forward James McFadden said Scotland "will be confident they can get out of" a difficult Group A that features three-time winners Germany.

"It's a tough group, I'm not going to lie and say I'm delighted with the group," he told BBC Two.

"The opening game against Germany will be a great occasion and all the pressure will be on Germany to go and get a result, and that should suit Scotland because against the better sides they tend to do OK."

Scotland finished bottom of their group at Euro 2020, losing to Croatia and the Czech Republic, while they played out a goalless draw with England.

McFadden added: "I think Scotland will give a good account of themselves and be a very good side because they have had the experience of playing in the Euros before this group and the disappointment of those games. They will want to put it right.

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