The European Football Championship will be held in France in 2016. It is the first time in the history of the European Championships that 24 countries participate in this event. Some of the 24 countries to qualify for the European Championships in 2016 at the European Championship qualifying tournament. For the countries involved in the European Championship qualifying tournament just fall by the wayside, there is still a chance to qualify for the European Championships yet. This by playing playoff games. The play-offs will take place in November 2015.
Of the 53 countries participating in the European Championship qualifying tournament in 2016 may finally 24 countries participating in the European Football Championship in France. 19 countries can by playing the European Championship qualifying tournament directly for the European Championship 2016. These are the numbers one and two of all pools and the best number 3. The remaining eight teams who finish in third place in their pool, qualify for the play-offs of the European Championship 2016. During these playoffs become a battle for the last four starting permits.
The play-off matches for the European Championship 2016 will find place in November 2015.
Between 12 to 14 November, all countries participating in the playoffs playing their first game. A few days later, between 15 and November 17 2015, then the return match takes place.
Or Netherlands to reach the playoffs of the 2016 European Championship qualifier knows is still uncertain. To reach the Playoffs Orange team must win third place in group A of the European Championship qualifier in 2016 and retained. Although the Netherlands on September 5, 2015 on the third position, it is not yet certain whether Orange, led by head coach Danny Blind, manages to hold this position. To maintain this position to win the Netherlands during the European Championship Qualifying Duels of:
Sunday, September 6th, 2015 Turkey- Netherlands
Saturday, October 10th, 2015 Kazakhstan - Netherlands
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 Netherlands - Czech Republic.
If the Netherlands does not win all the races, they may still have a little hope that they do the third place in group A of the European Championship Qualification 2016 managed to secure. They only depend on the performance of their biggest competitor. The largest competitor in group A, the team of Turkey and the last game on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 will eventually provide this clarity. .
Opponent of Netherlands
Netherlands to win the play-offs of the European Championships in 2016 than it would with the virtual standings of the European Championship qualifying tournament in the play-off round ending with the countries:
These above-mentioned countries, then during the draw for the play-offs divided into two groups. These are the placed and unplaced group. The countries in the ranking group are the countries that record the height position in the UEFA rankings. Netherlands will, by its position in the UEFA rankings in positioning for the playoffs in the loaded group will come during the playoff games than a paper weaker opponent.
It would, in the virtual standings of September 5, 2015, then go to:
The last European Championship 2016 qualifying matches will be played on October 13, 2015. Then it is known which countries automatically qualifying for the European Championship in 2016 and what countries are allowed to compete for the final ticket in the play-off matches.
The draw for the play-off matches for the European Championship 2015 will take place in France on October 18 in the French Nyon.
Participating countries playoffs EK 2016