REVEALED: Euro 2024 Draw: England & Scotland’s Toughest Groups

Posted on November 2023
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REVEALED: Euro 2024 Draw: England & Scotland’s Toughest Groups image

Football Fans from across Europe will eagerly turn their attention to the much-anticipated Euro 2024 draw taking place this Saturday, 2nd December in Hamburg, Germany. (5pm UK Time)

Millions of Fans Brace themselves for Euro 2024 Group Draw.

  • England could potentially face two former European champions and a World Cup dark horse. Denmark, Netherlands and Italy. 
  • Scotland’s ‘Most difficult’ group stage scenario: is  France, Denmark and Italy.
  • England vs Scotland is also a possibility! Less than 1%
  • Highest Ranked Group Possibility: France, Denmark, Netherlands and Italy.

A total of 21 teams have secured automatic qualification for the tournament, including host nation Germany, with the three final spots to be decided by the play-offs, which take place in March 2024.
By using the official FIFA rankings of all European teams, we have analysed the potential group stages of both England & Scotland based on those teams to have already secured their place in Germany. Tickets for Euro 2024 will available as soon as the fixtures have been announced.


The Three Lions have been seeded for the Euro 2024 tournament and placed in Pot 1 by virtue of their excellent qualifying campaign.

Toughest Group:

According to FIFA Rankings this is the most difficult group for England: Denmark (POT 2), Netherlands (POT 3), Italy (POT 4)

Best-case Scenario: 

FIFA Rankings have this potential group as the best-case scenario for Gareth Southgate’s England team: England,  Albania, Slovenia & play-off winner*.

For all England Euro 2024 tickets visit our dedicated section.


For Scotland’s successful Euro 2024 qualifying campaign, finishing second in a group that included Spain, Norway, Georgia and Cyprus, the Tartan Army have been placed into Pot 3.
Toughest Group

According to FIFA Rankings this is the most difficult group for Scotland: France (POT 1), Denmark (POT 2), Italy (POT 4).

Scottand Euro 2024 Group
Best-case Scenario: 

FIFA Rankings have this potential group as the best-case scenario for Steve Clarke’s Scotland team: Germany. Albania, & play-off winner*. 

Seat Compare will list all Scotland Euro 2024 tickets for purchasing as soon as the fixtures are announced.

“Euro 2024 is shaping up to be an unparalleled football event, with the prospect of epic showdowns between the best national teams in Europe. Regardless of the draw outcomes, as with previous European Championships, there will be some amazing games, world-class goals and some major upsets. ” commented Cian Evans from Seat Compare.

Team Ranking

FIFA World RankingEuropean rankingTeamTotal Points**Draw Pot
2212Ukraine1549.33Play-Off *
2815Wales1528.69Play-Off *
3118Poland1519.28Play-Off *
5126Greece1442.96Play-Off *
6230Finland1388.46Play-Off *
6331Bosnia and Herzegovina1368.3Play-Off *
6733Iceland1353.17Play-Off *
7135Israel1336.34Play-Off *
7637Georgia1312.14Play-Off *
8739Luxembourg1266.67Play-Off *
11844Estonia1159.33Play-Off *
* Three Play-Off Winners will be placed into Pot 4.
** Points are won on the basis of a number of specific criteria:

1. Match Result
2. Match Status
3. Opponent Strength
4. Regional Strength
5. Period
The average of points gained from all matches over each calendar year determines the team’s position in the FIFA World Ranking

Other Euro 2024 Points

  • 20 Million Ticket Applications were made for the first ballot of Euro 2024.
  • A staggering 2,295,665 tickets were requested for the final, to be staged at Olympiastadion Berlin on 14 July 2024 – 33 times the capacity of the stadium.
  • Fans from host country Germany made up the highest number of applications followed by England, France, Spain, and Austria.
  • Several National teams including Croatia, Hungary and Albania are expected to bring thousands of fans to the games.
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