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Croatia is in Pot 3 of the League A draw along with England, Switzerland and Poland
The 16 teams allocated to League A are divided into four draw pots as follows:
• Pot 1 will contain the four best-ranked teams, i.e. the teams ranked 1st to 4th
• Pot 2 will contain the four teams ranked 5th to 8th
• Pot 3 will contain the four teams ranked 9th to 12th
• Pot 4 will contain the four teams ranked 13th to 16th
In all cases teams will play all their group opponents home and away in June and September 2022. Four of the six matchdays will be in June due to the winter scheduling of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The four group winners in League A will advance to the knockout Finals in June 2023. The group winners in the other three leagues will all be promoted for the 2024/25 edition.
The teams finishing fourth in the groups in Leagues A and B will be relegated. The teams finishing fourth in the League C groups will enter the play-outs in March 2024, with the two teams defeated in those ties moving to League D.
What are the dates?
Matchdays 1 & 2: 2–8 June 2022
Matchdays 3 & 4: 8–14 June 2022
Matchdays 5 & 6: 22–27 September 2022
Finals draw: tbc
Semi-finals: 14 & 15 June 2023
Final & third-place match: 18 June 2023
Play-outs: 21–23 & 24–26 March 2024
How will the Finals work?
The four League A group winners will take part, with in principle one appointed as hosts. The semi-finals will be played on 14 and 15 June 2023, with the final and third-place play-off to follow on 18 June.
How does UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying fit into this?
The format for UEFA EURO 2024 qualifying is not yet confirmed, including any details of how teams might earn play-off spots via the 2022/23 UEFA Nations League.
The UEFA EURO 2024 competition regulations are expected to be approved and published by June 2022.
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