- Countries in Group C
- Final Standings
This country is for all countries in Group C the highest in the world, namely in 2nd place. In qualifying for the World Cup 2010 Germany got 26 points and finished top of the group. At the World Cup itself Germany played very well, but lost in the semifinals of the champion Spain. This allows the expectation were high for Euro 2012, with Germany in qualifying was able to get all the points. At the final round of the European Championships came to the semifinals, where it lost 2-1 to Italy. There may be expected to Germany in Group C will finish top.
The Faerër Islands were in the qualification for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa last in the group with four points and therefore automatically did not qualify for the final round of the World Cup 2010. The qualification for the Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine took the country also four points and therefore it did not go to the European Championship 2012. The country has two European countries among themselves in the world, namely Andorra and San Marino.
In qualifying for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Ireland was 2nd in the group. After this had to play the play-off games against France, which in two matches against France was not good enough. Also in qualifying for Euro 2012 was the 2nd in the group and had to play the play-off games against Estonia. It was won by 4-0 and 1-1, but qualified it therefore is for the European Championships. At the European Championship lost three times and was thus the last in the group.
In a group including England and Ukraine Kazakhstan took just six points and will therefore it could not participate in the final round of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. In qualifying for Euro 2012 Kazakhstan took four points and was the last in the group in which Germany was 1st. Kazakhstan will therefore like to participate once again in the tournament, but that will be very difficult in this qualifying group.
Austria pulled in qualifying for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa a reasonable result by becoming 3rd behind Serbia and France, but unfortunately this was not enough to participate in the World Cup. In qualifying for the Euro 2012 Austria got 12 points and became 4th in the group. Austria will also now like to participate once again in the finals of a European Championship or World Cup.
Sweden is after Germany the country with the highest place in the world rankings, which place 17. Sweden did himself no place for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa because it was 3rd in qualifying behind Denmark and Portugal. In qualifying for the Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine was the best number two and this was a ticket to the final round. At the European Championships Sweden lost the first two games and won the 3rd game, which ended in the bottom of the group.