In our Euro 2024 Group Stage draw replace, we react to England’s group, and analyse their odds of successful it, in addition to event itself. The Three Lions had been drawn in Group C together with Denmark, Slovenia and Serbia.
Euro 2024 Group Stage draw – Who is in England’s group?
Denmark had been drawn in England’s group from pot two, which additionally contained Hungary, Turkey, Romania, Albania and Austria. Based on FIFA world rankings alone, the Danes (nineteenth) had been the toughest opponent England may have drawn from this pot.
They completed prime of their qualifying group, and in contrast to the Three Lions, have gained the Euros earlier than, doing so in 1992 as a last-minute replacement for Yugoslavia. The two sides met within the semi-finals at Euro 2020, with Gareth Southgate’s males edging the sport 2-1 in extra-time, and can probably be England’s greatest menace for prime spot.
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Based on FIFA rankings, Slovenia (54th) had been the best-possible group England may have been drawn from pot three, which additionally contained the Netherlands, Scotland, Croatia, Slovakia and Czech Republic.
In qualifying, they completed on the identical factors as Denmark (22) of their group, solely lacking out on first place primarily based on their H2H file. However, the Slovenians have a horrible H2H file towards England (D1, L5), and haven’t certified for the Euros since 2000, that means that they might really feel overawed on this group.
Serbia had been one in all three groups that England knew they may undoubtedly face from pot 4, alongside Italy and Switzerland. Of these three, the Serbians are the lowest-ranked (thirty fourth) group within the FIFA rankings. The remainder of the pot was made up of the three potential play-off winners: A, B and C.
Serbia second of their qualifying group, 4 factors behind Hungary, and have certified for his or her first Euros as a sole nation. Incidentally, England and Serbia have by no means met in a aggressive match, and of their one pleasant encounter in 2003, the Three Lions gained 2-1.
Will England qualify for the Euro 2024 knockout stage?
The group is pretty common by way of problem when FIFA rankings are thought-about. Denmark had been the highest-ranked group in pot two, whereas Slovenia had been the lowest-ranked nation in pot three.
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Serbia had been the lowest-ranked of the three groups undoubtedly in pot 4, with some groups from the play-offs ranked larger and decrease than them. There are not any groups on this group that England ought to significantly worry, and they need to be aiming to win it, though they are going to be particularly conscious of the check Denmark may suggest having taken them to extra-time in Euro 2020, in addition to a possible unknown in Serbia.
Who would possibly England play within the Round of 16?
If England win the group, they may play a third-placed group from both Group D, E or F. Based on FIFA rankings, this may probably be Austria, Slovakia or Czechia, or doubtlessly a high-ranked play-off winner.
If England end second, they may play the winner of Group A. Based on FIFA rankings, this may probably be the hosts Germany.
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If English end third, offering that they’re among the best third-placed groups, they may play the winner of both Group E or F. Based on FIFA rankings, this may probably be Belgium or Portugal.
Euro 2024 Group Winner odds
England are presently 1/2 favourites to win their group, with Denmark second-favourites at 9/2, Serbia third at 8/1, and Slovenia 20/1 outsiders.
In flip, the draw has meant that the Three Lions at the moment are 7/2 favourites to win Euro 2024, and 13/8 joint-favourites to achieve the ultimate, together with France.