Euro 2024 Qualifiers

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These tournaments are such a crapshoot though. So few games, and highly dependent on who's in form, injured, luck of the draw.

You never know who might got far.
And not to forget this stupid rule where the third place has still good chances to qualify... if italy don't passes the groups it would be really embarrassing.

But yeah as you said, there are a lot of things to consider. Remember how italy won the Euro or how france lost to swiss for example. Or before when Portugal won the competition even by passing only as third team in their groups with fucking Iceland:yao:Euro is not like World Cup. Maybe the interest of the teams are diffrent. Personally i was happy when Italy won it but it's nothing compared to winning a World Cup.
For me the only satisfying thing is that the tournament will be in Germany. I woud love a remake of 2006 (i live in germany and it was incredible how many italians were celebrating on the streets) but thats also the only reason. It's simliar to Europa League and Champions league, there is a big diffrence.
 

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And whats your take on penalty not given to Ukraine? Imagine what shitstorm would be here if this happened to Inter against rube.. Well,talk about double standards here. But it happened already here during the last WC and blatant pro Messi refeering. Silence.
 

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Is it enough to just criticize UEFA ?

What about the FAs of European countries ?

When UEFA invents a ridiculous practice or imposes a stupid rule that does not suit football the European FAs be like

Yessss sirrr ,whatever you say is right sirrrr ,let me suck your cock sirrr...
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Group J: 6 teams, 2 direct tickets, 3 play off teams LOL

Group F: Estonia no win, one draw, last in group, play off
Current Estonia would lose 15-0 to Gibraltar making it a new record. We stand 0.0001% chance.
 

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Italy is pot 4? :lol:

Albania be like yeay I'm pot 2 then see France, Netherlands and Italy in their group :D

Albania to win the tournament while pulling a Greece against Portugal in the final. Asllani with a man of the match award a la Zagorakis.

1-0 with a goal of Armando Broja.

Bring it on.
 

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Can someone explain the logic behind these pots, how it is decided which country goes where?
 

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The fuck are those pots. I see pot 1 is the best one with top teams but the rest of them are really random. That pot 4 will be awful with those 3 teams being clearly pretty good, then maybe the one from the qualification playoffs A path, but the last 2 will be quite terrible.
 

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Can someone explain the logic behind these pots, how it is decided which country goes where?
It’s simple, Germany is the host so they’re first, then pots are filled by ranking in qualification round, group winners from slot 2nd to 10th, next is runner up, from 11th to 20, the rest is for play off team. Italy had 14 points, below Czech Rep, is 18th overall, they are in pot 4. So there would little difference between winning or drawing Ukraine, if they won, they should be in pot 3.
 

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Italy won the tournament but is pot 4, Germany has won nothing and is shit but is still pot 1 only because they are host. (i anyway think that both should be pot 4 at the moment)
 

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It’s simple, Germany is the host so they’re first, then pots are filled by ranking in qualification round, group winners from slot 2nd to 10th, next is runner up, from 11th to 20, the rest is for play off team. Italy had 14 points, below Czech Rep, is 18th overall, they are in pot 4. So there would little difference between winning or drawing Ukraine, if they won, they should be in pot 3.
It is weird that they use just results of last qualifications to determine the pots. Is this something new as I was convinced they use the national team coefficient for ranking?
 

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It is weird that they use just results of last qualifications to determine the pots. Is this something new as I was convinced they use the national team coefficient for ranking?
They stopped using coefficient ranking because of … Nations League. Now Nations League ranking is for qualification group drawing, then qualification ranking is for final tournament drawing. Nations League is also a safe gate for WC qualification play off.
 

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Albania Croatia Serbia in the same group is going to be interesting.
 

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Is it the first time in history that the defending champions end up in the last pot?
 
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