After the draw held on Sunday at the Palais des Congrès Acropolis in Nice, Spain now know who they will face in the qualifying stages for UEFA EURO 2016. The reigning champions were drawn in Group C and will go up against Ukraine, Slovakia, Belarus, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Luxembourg.
Vicente del Bosque’s team will bid for their third title on the trot in the Euro, taking place in France in 2006, after being crowned champions in 2008 and 2012.
The outcome of the draw was as follows:
Group A: Holland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Latvia, Iceland, Kazakhstan
Group B: Bosnia Herzegovina, Belgium, Israel, Wales, Cyprus, Andorra
Group C: Spain, Ukraine, Slovakia, Belarus, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Luxembourg
Group D: Germany, Republic of Ireland, Poland, Scotland, Georgia, Gibraltar
Group E: England, Switzerland, Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania, San Marino
Group F: Greece, Hungary, Romania, Finland, Northern Ireland, Faroe Islands
Group G: Russia, Sweden, Austria, Montenegro, Moldova, Liechtenstein
Group H: Italy, Croatia, Norway, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Malta
Group I: Portugal, Denmark, Serbia, Armenia, Albania
Qualified directly for the finals (host): France