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Nations League draw: the group of death announced for the Blues, the potential opponents

The draw for the 2024-2025 Nations League takes place this Thursday evening at Paris.

À a few months before the kick-off of Euro 2024 in Germany, the France team awaits its opponents for the future Nations League. the league phase which will be determined this Thursday, February 8 at from 6 p.m., will be played & fall 2024, while the final phase (organized by one of the four qualified nations) should take place in June 2025.

Third in its group behind Croatia and Denmark in the previous edition, the French team is certain to come across a very large group with initially Spain, Croatia, Italy and the Netherlands then in a second phase Portugal, Belgium, Denmark or Hungary. Finally, the last opponent will be one of the promoted from League B with the choice between Israel, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia or the ;Écosse.

Leagues and hats

The 54 UEFA member teams participating in this year's tournament The league phase was completed divided into four leagues based on their results during the 2022/23 UEFA Nations League and then divided into hats. À therefore because of its results, France finds itself in hat 3. Here are the details:

League A

  • Hat 1 : Spain, Croatia, Italy, Netherlands
  • Hat 2 : Denmark, Portugal, Belgium, Hungary
  • Hat 3 : Switzerland, Germany, Poland, France
  • Hat 4 : Israelël, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, ÉScotland

League B

  • Hat 1 : Austria, Czechia, England, Wales
  • Hat 2 : Finland, Ukraine, Iceland, Norway
  • Hat 3 : Slovenia, Republic of Ireland, Albania, Mont& eacute;négro
  • Hat 4 : Georgia, Greece, Turkey, Kazakhstan

C League

  • Hat 1 : Romania, Sweden, Armenia, Luxembourg
  • Hat 2 : Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Bulgaria, &Fero Islands&eacute ;
  • Hat 3 : North Macedonia, Slovakia, Northern Ireland, Cyprus
  • Hat 4 : Belarus, Lithuania/Gibraltar*, Estonia, Latvia

League D

  • Hat 1 : Lithuania/Gibraltar*, Moldova
  • Hat 2 : Malta, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein

A change of format

To discover the brand new formula for the 2024/2025 Nations League, you can read our dedicated paper just above which explains the new format with quarter-finals and play-offs.

On which channel to follow the drawing ?

The draw will notably be à follow on the Channel L'Equipe à from 6 p.m. this Thursday, February 8.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116