On Tuesday, the curtain came down on the tenth and final round of the group stage of the European qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar next year.
The European continent’s share in the World Cup is 13 seats, which are the champions of the ten groups, and 3 seats are competing for the ten teams that have finished runners-up in their groups, where they play among themselves a play-off with the participation of two qualified teams from the European Nations League (Czech Republic and Austria), and the 12 teams will be divided into Three tracks are determined by a lottery, in each of which four teams compete in a semi-final system (March 24-25) and a final match (March 28-29 next), to determine the identity of the other three teams that will represent the “old continent” in the World Cup in Qatar.
The 10 teams that qualified directly for the World Cup in Qatar:
For Group One: Serbia (and runner-up Portugal will play in the play-offs).
– For the second group: Spain (and runner-up Sweden).
For Group C: Switzerland (runner-up Italy).
For Group D: France (and runner-up Ukraine).
For the fifth group: Belgium (the runner-up Wales).
For Group F: Denmark (runner-up Scotland).
For Group G: Holland (and runner-up Turkey).
For Group H: Croatia (and runner-up Russia).
– For the ninth group: England (and runner-up Poland).
– For the tenth group: Germany (and runner-up North Macedonia).