Austria, Netherlands and Path a qualifier on the menu for France

Saturday 2 December 2023 - 18:55 - FFF
Euro 2024 tirage au sort

France learned that they will face Austria, the Netherlands and the winner of the Path A play off in the UEFA Euro 2024 group stage in Germany next year, following the draw that took place on Saturday 2nd December in Hamburg.

Les Bleus already know two of their three opponents for the group stage of the 17th edition of the UEFA European Championship, which will take place in Germany between June 14th and July 14th next summer. The draw, made on Saturday December 2nd at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, saw them placed them in Group D along with Austria (24th in the current FIFA rankings), the Netherlands (Ranked 6th) and the winner of the Path A play off to be contested by Poland, Wales, Finland and Estonia. The full play off schedule is listed below.

 The Draw 

Group A: Germany, Scotland, Hungary, Switzerland.
Group B: Spain, Croatia, Italy, Albania.
Group C: Slovenia, Denmark, Serbia, England.
Group D: Play off winner - Path A (see below), Netherlands, Austria, France.
Group E: Belgium, Slovakia, Romania, play off winner - Path B (see below).
Group F: Turkey, play off winner - Path C (see below), Portugal, Czech Republic.

Full Euro 2024 Schedule

Euro 2024 will kick off on Friday June 14th at 9pm, when Germany face Scotland in the tournament opener. Didier Deschamps' side will enter the fray on Monday June 17th against Austria in Düsseldorf.

France Group Stage Match Schedule:

  • Monday June 17th 2024 – KO 9pm: Austria v France in Düsseldorf
  • Friday June 21st 2024 – KO 9pm: Netherlands v France in Leipzig
  • Tuesday June 25th 2024 – KO 9pm: France v Winner of Path A play off in Dortmund

 UEFA Euro 2024 dates: 

Group stage: Friday June 14th to Wednesday June 26th 2024
Round of 16: Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th, Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd July 2024
Quarter Finals: Friday July 5th and Saturday July 6th 2024
Semi Finals: Tuesday July 9th and Wednesday July 10th 2024
Final: Sunday July 14th 2024 in Berlin (Olympic Stadium)

Play Off Fixtures:

Thursday March 21st 2024 (Semi Finals):

  • Path A: Wales v Finland and Poland v Estonia
  • Path B: Bosnia-Herzegovina v Ukraine and Israel v Iceland
  • Path C: Georgia v Luxembourg and Greece v Kazakhstan

Tuesday March 26th 2024 (Finals):

  • Path A: Wales or Finland v Poland or Estonia
  • Path B: Bosnia-Herzegovina or Ukraine v Israel or Iceland
  • Path C: Georgia or Luxembourg v Greece or Kazakhstan