Eight nations will be involved in the Euro 2020 play-off finals, competing for the final four spots at next summer's tournament. It's complicated, but here's all you need to know...
The coronavirus pandemic initially delayed the play-offs in March, but the semi-finals were played in October and now we are set for the crunch eliminators in November...
Who's left in the play-offs?
Scotland and Northern Ireland are both still among the eight nations who have secured a second chance of qualifying for Euro 2020 via November's play-off finals.
The teams were divided into four play-off paths, with the eight remaining seen below:
- Path A: Iceland and Hungary
- Path B: Slovakia and Northern Ireland
- Path C: Scotland and Serbia
- Path D: Georgia and North Macedonia
What's the play-off format?
The play-offs are played in single-leg knockout matches, with the victor's from October's eight semi-finals meeting in a one-off final, where the winner will qualify for Euro 2020 next summer. If the matches are level after 90 minutes, extra time and penalties will be used to determine who progresses.
- When and where is Euro 2020?
- Get two football channels for £18 p/m
- European Qualifiers live on Sky Sports
- Sky Sports' new season offers
When will the play-off finals take place?
The Euro 2020 play-off finals will be held on Thursday November 12, 2020.
Right, so who's playing who in the finals?
Here's how things stand...
Thursday October 8, 2020
Hungary will host Path A play-off final.
- Semi-final 1: Bosnia & Herzegovina 1-1 Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland win 4-3 on penalties)
- Semi-final 2: Slovakia 0-0 Republic of Ireland (Slovakia win 4-2 on penalties)
Northern Ireland will host Path B play-off final.
Serbia will host the Path C play-off final.
Georgia will host the Path D play-off final.
Path A final
- Hungary vs Iceland, 7.45pm
Path B final
- Northern Ireland vs Slovakia, 7.45pm
Path C final
- Serbia vs Scotland, 7.45pm
Path D final
- Georgia vs North Macedonia, 5pm
What's the prize for the path winners?
The play-off path winners will secure the final four places at Euro 2020. Each nation will be placed into Pot 4 in the draw for next summer's tournament finals, the date and time of which is still to be confirmed.
Who's already qualified for Euro 2020?
- England, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Croatia, Wales, Spain, Sweden, Poland, Austria, France, Turkey, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Finland.