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Play-off draw for UEFA EURO 2016

048 - UEFA EURO 2016 play-off draw on 18 October

Published: Friday 9 October 2015, 12.00CET

The draw for the play-off matches for UEFA EURO 2016 will take place on Sunday 18 October 2015 at 11.15CET at UEFA’s House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

The nine group winners and nine runners-up along with the third-placed side with the best record against the teams first, second, fourth and fifth in their group qualify directly for UEFA EURO 2016. The eight remaining third-placed teams will contest play-offs in November to determine the last four qualifiers for the finals.

The eight participants will be divided in two pots with four seeded and four unseeded teams in accordance with their national team coefficients established at the conclusion of the group stage. Updated rankings will be published on UEFA.com on Wednesday 14 October.

The draw will define the four pairings as well as the order of the home-and-away ties. The first legs will be played between 12 and 14 November, the return legs between 15 and 17 November in line with the Week of Football match pattern. The fixture list will be made available after the draw at 13.30CET.

Media representatives wishing to attend this event are kindly requested to fill in the online form by 16 October midday (12.00CET).

Due to place restrictions, only a limited number of photographers and written press journalists will be allowed to attend the ceremony in the draw hall.

Non-right-holders will not be able to film the draw but may have the opportunity to attend the post-draw mixed zone activities in limited numbers.

The draw will be shown live on French TV channel TF1 and on UEFA.com. A Video News Release will be made available on the EBU world feed shortly after completion of the event. Rights holders will also have access to the signal of the draw via EBU.

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