Denmark a top seed for Euro 2024 qualifiers

Christian Wenande
September 26th, 2022

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The Danes missed out on the Nations League finals, but the win against France last night sees them seeded first in the Euro 2024 draw next month

A good chance for an easier road to Germany (photo: UEFA)

Denmark’s 2-0 win over France in Parken Stadium last night wasn’t quite enough to see them progress to the Nations League finals. 

Croatia ended up topping the group by beating Austria 3-1 away. 

But the win did cement Denmark’s position as a top seed for the upcoming Euro 2024 qualification draw next month.

As a top seed, Denmark will avoid big guns like Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Italy and Belgium – though they can still draw France or England, who following some disappointing results are now second seeds.

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The road to Germany
However, Denmark could also potentially draw much easier opposition and a ‘dream group’ could look like this:

Faroe Islands

San Marino

Of course, that wouldn’t be very exciting for neutral fans who ultimately want to see a good game, but a tough draw could still happen. 

Should it all go wrong in the draw, a potential ‘nightmare group’ could resemble something like this:


There are still a few games remaining in the Nations League, which concludes this week, so some of the seedings could change a little.

The Euro 2024 draw will take place on October 9 and the tournament itself will be held in Germany from 14 June – 14 July 2024.


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