Sunday December 2 2018
Italy get kind Euro 2020 draw

Italy have been given a manageable qualifying group for Euro 2020, with Bosnia & Herzegovina, Finland, Greece, Armenia and Liechtenstein.

The Azzurri were top seeds for the draw, but still risked drawing Germany from Pot Two and Serbia from Pot Three.

Italy will host matches at the tournament, with the opening game at the Stadio Olimpico, and will have at least two home matches if they qualify.

The draw was made in Dublin this morning, and Roberto Mancini’s side will face Bosnia & Herzegovina, Finland, Greece, Armenia and Liechtenstein in Group J.

There are six teams in that group, with the four Nations League finalists drawn in groups of five.

Germany will face the Netherlands in Group C, while Spain take on Sweden and England face off with the Czech Republic.

Euro 2020 qualifying draw:

Group A: England, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Kosovo

Group B: Portugal, Ukraine, Serbia, Lithuania, Luxembourg

Group C: Netherlands, Germany, Northern Ireland, Estonia, Belarus

Group D: Switzerland, Denmark, Republic of Ireland, Georgia, Gibraltar

Group E: Croatia, Wales, Slovakia, Hungary, Azerbaijan

Group F: Spain, Sweden, Norway, Romania, Faroe Islands, Malta

Group G: Poland, Austria, Israel, Slovenia, FYR Macedonia, Latvia

Group H: France, Iceland, Turkey, Albania, Moldova, Andorra

Group I: Belgium, Russia, Scotland, Cyprus, Kazakhstan, San Marino

Group J: Italy, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Finland, Greece, Armenia, Liechtenstein

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