Euro 2020 play-off draw confirmed as Scotland discover fate

By Mirror: Friday, November 22nd 2019 at 18:23 GMT +3 | Football
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Scotland have discovered the path they will face in order to reach Euro 2020 after the qualifying draw for the play-offs was completed on Friday morning.

Steve Clarke's side will take on Israel at home in their semi-final, with the winners of Norway's clash with Serbia awaiting them in the final of Path C.

Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland already knew their fixtures in Path B, with Northern Ireland taking on Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovakia taking on the Republic of Ireland.

The winners of those two fixtures will meet in the final.

Elsewhere, Iceland will take on Romania with Bulgaria taking on Hungary.

Georgia take on Belarus and North Macedonia face Kosovo in Path D.

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The play-off games will take place in March 2020, with semi-finals on March 26 and the finals on March 31.

The Path C final will be hosted by Norway or Serbia, meaning Scotland will face an away trip if they progress against Israel.

Northern Ireland will host the Path B final if they progress, leaving the Republic of Ireland facing an away trip.

Euro 2020 Play-Off Draw

Path A:

Semi-final 1: Iceland vs Romania
Semi-final 2: Bulgaria vs Hungary

Final: Winner of semi-final 2 vs winner of semi-final 1.

Path B:

Semi-final 1: Bosnia and Herzegovina v Northern Ireland
Semi-final 2: Slovakia v Republic of Ireland

Final: Winner of semi-final 1 vs winner of semi-final s.

Path C:

Semi-final 1: Scotland v Israel
Semi-final 2: Norway v Serbia

Final: Winner of semi-final 2 vs winner of semi-final 1.

Path D:

Semi-final 1: Georgia v Belarus
Semi-final 2: North Macedonia v Kosovo

Final: Winner of semi-final 1 vs winner of semi-final 2.

 

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