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New tournament offers back door to qualification for Euro 2020

07 September, 2018, 01:51 | Author: John Swanson
  • Uefa Nations League: What is it and how will it work?

But he could not have picked a harder opponent than France, who are brimming with confidence after lifting their second World Cup after their 1998 success.

Manufactures Adidas designed the ball which features the colourful imagery that helps make up the Nations League logo, which is also prominent on the trophy.

Worldwide football fans can relax a bit about being so confused about the complicated format of the new UEFA Nations League, as England star Harry Maguire has admitted that even the Three Lions squad are struggling to get to grips with how the newly launched competition works.

World Cup champions France travel to Joachim Loew's under-pressure Germany on Thursday in an eye-catching start to the inaugural UEFA Nations League, football's newest competition introduced to replace most worldwide friendlies with few knowing all the details of a complex format.

The victor of each group will move up to League A for the next round of the Nations League, while the bottom side will fall down to League C.

The initial league phase runs over the next three months, before the finals for the teams in the top division take place in June 2019.

- The teams will play four or six group games (depending on the size of the group) over the six dates available during the September, October and November windows.

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Group B4: Wales, Republic of Ireland and Denmark.

SPN has now become the official broadcaster of eight premier global football properties in the Indian subcontinent, including UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, LaLiga, Serie A, UEFA Super Cup and the FA Cup.

According to Sky, four Euro 2020 spots will be up for grabs via play-offs in the tournament that will witness Europes finest square it out for ultimate glory.

Of course, much like the Europa League, the offer of a qualification spot for the winners (or four winners in the UEFA Nations League's case) gives the tournament a much-needed objective.

The test couldn't be tougher for Die Mannschaft, with World Cup champions, France, the visitors at Allianz Arena.

The top two teams in each qualifying group automatically advance to Euro 2020.

For example: Sweden fails to qualify for Euro 2020 via the traditional qualification route.

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"Every opportunity we get, we always try to do the best we can for our fans and ourselves and the tournament in two years will be no different".

Last week Deschamps named a largely unchanged squad for Les Bleus' first matches since their World Cup triumph, replacing only the injured goalkeeper Steve Mandanda with Bordeaux's Benoît Costil.

The idea of a Nations League was first floated in 2013 in a Uefa executive committee meeting and was the brainchild of the then Uefa president, Michel Platini, who has since been banned from the game.

Is Germany vs France, UEFA Nations League Match Free Live Streaming Online Available?

The competition will largely replace worldwide friendly matches now played on the FIFA global Match Calendar.

Jerome Boateng was so poor at the World Cup that nobody would have been surprised had the tournament signalled the end of his global career.

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