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Euro 2024 group eventualities: How every staff advances to the Spherical of 16

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France is on the cusp of constant its exceptional qualification streak underneath head coach Didier Deschamps regardless of its scoreless draw in opposition to the Netherlands at Euro 2024 on Friday.

Deschamps took over forward of the 2012 European Championships within the wake of a disastrous efficiency by Les Blues within the 2010 World Cup.

Since then, his aspect has by no means been eradicated within the group stage of both a World Cup or a Euros, and appears poised to extend that run over the approaching days.

A tough-fought victory over Austria gave the squad a powerful begin, regardless of issues attributable to the nostril damage sustained by captain Kylian Mbappé, who sat out of the Netherlands match.

France will progress with a win in on the ultimate day of group play and will clinch first place in Group D pending different outcomes.

Here’s what each staff must advance to the spherical of 16, with solely Poland eradicated thus far.

**By means of video games performed on June twentieth 

GROUP SCENARIOS

The highest two groups in every group will advance to the Spherical of 16, together with the 4 finest third place finishers.

Group A

  • Germany has already certified for the Spherical of 16, and can win the group with a draw or win in opposition to Switzerland
  • Germany can be runner-up with a loss in opposition to Switzerland
  • Switzerland advances with a win or draw in opposition to Germany, with a win giving them the highest spot and a draw making them runner-up
  • Switzerland may also advance with a loss and a loss or draw by Scotland
  • Switzerland may also advance with a loss and a win by Scotland if they’re forward on aim distinction; may also advance as a 3rd place staff on this state of affairs in the event that they win third-place tiebreakers
  • Scotland can advance and end as runner-up in the event that they defeat Hungary, and Switzerland loses, they usually end forward of the Swiss on aim distinction (self-discipline factors could be used if aim distinction is equal); if they don’t have a greater aim distinction on this state of affairs, they’ll nonetheless advance as a third-place staff in the event that they win third-place tiebreakers
  • Scotland would end in third with a draw, however two factors wouldn’t be sufficient to qualify; a loss would eradicate them
  • Hungary can solely advance with a win over Scotland, and may solely end third at-best (would want to win tiebreakers amongst different third-place teams)

Group B

  • Spain has received the group
  • Italy will end as runner-up with a win or draw in opposition to Croatia
  • Italy can not end because the runner-up with a loss to Croatia
  • Italy may advance as a third-place staff in the event that they lose to Croatia and Albania attracts or loses to Spain, however would want to win third-place tiebreakers
  • Italy can be eradicated in the event that they lose to Croatia and Albania beats Spain
  • Albania should win in opposition to Spain; can advance as runner-up in the event that they beat Spain and Croatia beats Italy, however would want to beat Croatia on goal-difference; on this state of affairs, they’ll nonetheless advance as a third-place staff as properly (in the event that they win third-place tiebreakers)
  • Albania can advance with a win in opposition to Spain and a draw from Croatia in opposition to Italy, however would accomplish that as a 3rd place staff and would want to win third-place tiebreakers
  • Croatia should win in opposition to Italy; advance a runner-up in the event that they defeat Italy and Albania attracts or loses in opposition to Spain
  • Croatia can advance as a runner-up in the event that they defeat Italy and Albania defeats Spain, however would want to have a greater aim distinction as talked about above for Albania; can nonetheless advance as a third-place staff if they’ve worse aim distinction, however would want to win third-place tiebreakers as talked about above

Group C

  • England will advance with a win or draw in opposition to Slovenia, and can win the group with a victory
  • England may also win the group with a draw in opposition to Slovenia if Denmark loses or attracts in opposition to Serbia; if England attracts with Slovenia and Denmark defeats Serbia, aim distinction will come into play to find out who tops the group
  • England can not win the group with a loss to Slovenia, however would nonetheless end second in the event that they lose and Denmark attracts in opposition to Serbia
  • England may advance as a third-place staff in the event that they lose to Slovenia and Denmark beats Serbia, however would want to win third-place tiebreakers
  • England may advance because the runner-up with a loss to Slovenia and a Serbia win in opposition to Denmark
  • Denmark may win the group in the event that they defeat Serbia and Slovenia defeats England, however they must beat Slovenia on aim distinction/tiebreakers (then Slovenia is runner-up)
  • Denmark may win the group in the event that they defeat Serbia and England attracts with Slovenia, however they must beat England on aim distinction/tiebreakers
  • Denmark may advance because the runner-up in the event that they defeat or draw with Serbia and England defeats Slovenia
  • Denmark may advance because the runner-up in the event that they draw in opposition to Serbia and Slovenia attracts with England, however must extra targets scored; on this state of affairs, if they’ve the identical variety of targets scored, self-discipline factors would come into play (then qualifier rankings if disciple factors are equal)
  • Denmark may advance with a draw in opposition to Serbia and if Slovenia defeats England, however would accomplish that as a third-place staff and would want to to win third-place tiebreakers
  • Denmark could be in third in the event that they lose to Serbia and England defeats Slovenia, however two factors wouldn’t be sufficient to qualify as a third-place staff
  • Slovenia will win the group with a win in opposition to England and a draw or loss from Denmark in opposition to Serbia
  • Slovenia may win the group with a win in opposition to England and a win from Denmark in opposition to Serbia, however they must beat Denmark on aim distinction/tiebreakers (then Denmark is runner-up)
  • Slovenia would advance as runner-up with a draw in opposition to England and if Denmark attracts with Serbia, however would want to win the tiebreakers talked about above for Denmark on this state of affairs
  • Slovenia wouldn’t end within the high two in the event that they lose to England, and two factors wouldn’t be sufficient to qualify as a third-place staff
  • Serbia has to defeat Denmark; may advance as runner-up with win over Denmark together with a England win or draw in opposition to Slovenia
  • Serbia can advance as a third-place staff in the event that they defeat Denmark and England loses to Slovenia, however they must win third-place tiebreakers

Group D

  • France can high the group with with a win over Poland and a loss or draw by Netherlands in opposition to Austria
  • France may also high the group with a win over Poland and a win by Netherlands in opposition to Austria, however must win aim distinction; on this state of affairs, the staff with a worse aim distinction could be runner-up
  • France can win the group with a draw in opposition to Poland and a draw from Netherlands in opposition to Austria, however must have higher aim distinction; on this state of affairs, whoever has a worse aim distinction could be the runner-up
  • France advances because the runner-up with a draw in opposition to Poland and a win from Netherlands in opposition to Austria
  • France can advance as runner-up with a draw in opposition to Poland and a loss by Netherlands in opposition to Austria
  • France can advance as runner-up with a draw in opposition to Poland and a win from Austria in opposition to Netherlands
  • France can advance as runner-up with a loss and a Netherlands win or draw in opposition to Austria
  • France can advance as a third-place staff with a loss and a Netherlands loss in opposition to Austria, however must win third-place tiebreakers
  • Netherlands can high the group with a win over Austria and a loss or draw by France in opposition to Poland
  • Netherlands may also high the group with a win over Austria and a win by France in opposition to Poland, however must win aim distinction; on this state of affairs, the staff with a worse aim distinction could be runner-up
  • Netherlands can win the group with a draw in opposition to Austria and a loss by France in opposition to Poland
  • Netherlands can win the group with a draw in opposition to Austria and a draw from France in opposition to Poland, however must have higher aim distinction; on this state of affairs, whoever has a worse aim distinction could be the runner-up
  • Netherlands advances as runner-up with a draw in opposition to Austria and a win from France in opposition to Poland
  • Netherlands can end within the high two with a loss if France additionally loses, with aim distinction deciding second and third
  • Netherlands can advance as a third-place staff with a loss in opposition to Austria and a win or draw from France in opposition to Poland, however must win third-place tiebreakers
  • Austria will advance with a win in opposition to Netherlands; may even win the group in the event that they win and France attracts or loses in opposition to Poland
  • Austria can advance as runner-up with a win in opposition to Netherlands and a win by France over Poland
  • Austria can advance as a third-place staff with a draw in opposition to Netherlands, however would want to win third-place tiebreakers
  • Austria can advance as a third-place staff with a loss in opposition to Netherlands, however would want to win third-place tiebreakers
  • Poland is the primary staff to be eradicated

Group E

  • The one group to have three groups with precisely three factors every, and solely Ukraine and Slovakia having performed two matches- we are going to replace eventualities following Saturday’s matches

Group F

  • Turkey advances with a win over Portugal, and can win the group if Georgia wins or attracts in opposition to Czechia
  • Portugal advances with a win over Turkey, and can win the group if Czechia wins or attracts in opposition to Georgia
  • Czechia can be eradicated in the event that they lose to Georgia and Turkey wins or attracts in opposition to Portugal
  • Georgia can be eradicated in the event that they lose to Czechia and Portugal wins or attracts in opposition to Turkey

Group tiebreakers

  • Head-to-head end result
  • Head-to-head aim distinction
  • Head-to-head targets scored
  • If three groups are tied on factors, then the above standards are utilized once more to simply these groups. If groups nonetheless are tied after that, then the next tiebreakers are utilized.
  • Group aim distinction
  • Group targets scored
  • A penalty shootout would ensue if the 2 groups in query are taking part in one another on the ultimate day
  • If the 2 groups do not play one another, then disciplinary factors could be utilized
  • Rankings from Euro qualifiers

Third-place standards 

  • Factors
  • Aim distinction
  • Targets scored
  • Wins
  • Disciplinary factors
  • Rankings from Euro qualifiers

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