We’re halfway through the international break and many of the teams have already qualified for EURO 2024. Let’s take a look at how the home nations have faired in the most recent lineup of games.
Georgia 2-2 Scotland
Scotland 3-3 Norway
Scotland have qualified for EURO 2024 after finishing in 2nd place behind Spain in Group A. Goals from McTominay (49′) and Shankland (92′) earned a point away to Georgia who scored two goals through Kvaratskhelia. Scotland also went on to earn a point against Norway with goals from McGinn (13′), Ostigard (33′) and Armstrong (59′).
Netherlands 1-0 Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland lost 1-0 to a strong Netherlands side, meaning they will need to rely on the playoff route through the Nations League. Republic of Ireland will be disappointed with their overall display in the qualifying round and will hope that luck is on their side to achieve a spot in Germany in 2024.
Finland 4-0 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland fell to a disappointing 4-0 defeat at the hands of Finland on Friday. Goals from Pohjanpalo, Hakans, Pukki ad Lod saw the Irish remain in 5th position in Group H and will miss out on EURO 2024.
Armenia 1-1 Wales
Wales draw with Armenia means Wales will now have to rely on results from other teams in order to qualify automatically for EURO 2024. Zelarayan put Armenia 1-0 up after just 5 minutes with an own goal from Tiknizyan in the 47th minute allowing Wales to equalise. Wales are currently in 3rd place in the group, with a difficult game against leaders Turkey to come on Tuesday night.
England 2-0 Malta
England were able to add 3 more points to their EURO 2024 qualification tally against Malta on Friday night. An own goal from Pepe and a goal from Harry Kane cemented England’s place in 1st in Group C. England’s next game comes against North Macedonia where they’ll hope to add another 3 points.