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.