The Germany U21 national team will come up against Poland and Israel in the qualification for EURO 2025 in Slovakia, like in the last European championship qualifiers. Bulgaria, Kosovo and Estonia complete group D. The draw took place today on Thursday at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
The qualifiers will start as early as March 2023 and are scheduled to be completed by October 2024. There are 15 places available in addition to the host nation Slovakia, with the nine group winners and three best runners-up qualifying directly. The remaining six runners-up will play off over two legs in November 2024 to decide the final three places.
Group A: Italy, Ireland, Norway, Turkey, Latvia, San Marino
Group B: Spain, Belgium, Scotland, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Malta
Group C: Netherlands, Sweden, Georgia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Gibraltar
Group D: Germany, Poland, Israel, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Estonia
Group E: Romania, Switzerland, Finland, Albania, Montenegro, Armenia
Group F: England, Ukraine, Serbia, Northern Ireland, Azerbaijan, Luxembourg
Group G: Portugal, Croatia, Greece, Belarus, Faroe Islands, Andorra
Group H: France, Austria, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus
Group I: Denmark, Czechia, Iceland, Wales, Lithuania