How do the Nations League group winners qualify for the World Cup?



How do the Nations League group winners qualify for the World Cup?

The ten group winners qualify for the World Cup. The ten group runners-up are joined by the two best group winners of the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League overall ranking that have neither qualified directly for the final tournament as European Qualifiers group winners, nor entered the play-offs already as European Qualifiers group runners-up.

What is the format of the World Cup qualifying competition?

It will involve the ten group runners-up plus the best two UEFA Nations League group winners (based on their overall UEFA Nations League rankings) who did not directly qualify or reach the play-offs. Note: The format of the World Cup qualifying competition is subject to final ratification by FIFA.

What happens if a League C team qualifies for the World Cup?

If a team due to participate in the play-outs qualifies for the 2022 FIFA World Cup play-offs (more on that below), the League C teams ranked 47th and 48th in the overall UEFA Nations League rankings are automatically relegated. When are the finals?

How does the UEFA Nations League affect 2022 World Cup qualifying?

Here’s how the UEFA Nations League affects 2022 World Cup qualifying. Pic: Getty How many UEFA nations can qualify for the next World Cup? Thirteen countries will get the chance to travel to Qatar for the tournament in just over two years’ time.

How do the Nations League group winners qualify for the World Cup?



How do the Nations League group winners qualify for the World Cup?

The ten group winners qualify for the World Cup. The ten group runners-up are joined by the two best group winners of the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League overall ranking that have neither qualified directly for the final tournament as European Qualifiers group winners, nor entered the play-offs already as European Qualifiers group runners-up.

How many countries are at the World Cup from Europe?

In November of this year, 13 teams hailing from UEFA begin their quest for a World Cup trophy. That means of the 32 nations represented at the World Cup, just under half come from Europe. Europe, for its sake, is the hub of soccer in the world. It may not be the most vibrant or the most dramatic each year.

Which European teams will not travel to Qatar for 2022 World Cup?

Now with the 2022 World Cup Qualifying wrapping up across the globe, a number of notable European teams will not travel to Qatar. One of Italy or Portugal will not qualify due to the UEFA World Cup qualifying format. The same applies to Poland or Sweden and Wales or Ukraine.

Should the World Cup expand to more European teams?

The Euros and Copa America had expansions recently that faced opposing takes on their success. If the World Cup is truly meant for the world, and not Europe, then there is no reason to increase the quantity of European teams while taking away bids from other confederations.