After the end of a long and tiring domestic club football season, it’s time for international football again. With the FIFA World Cup being played in November later this year, the third edition of the UEFA Nations League will fill the void for international football this summer.
All 55 UEFA member nations will participate in the 2022-23 Nations League from June 1. All participating nations will be divided into four leagues, named A, B, C and D.
Each league will consist of 16 teams, which will then be divided into four groups of four teams each.
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League D will have seven teams with four in one group and three in the other. Additionally, League A sides, the top-ranked teams in Europe, will battle it out for the UEFA Nations League title, which was last won by France after beating Spain 2 -1 in the final.
So before the third edition of the UEFA Nations League kicks off, from the schedule to the venues, here’s everything you need to know:
Here’s what the groups in each of the A, B, C and D leagues look like:
Group A1: France, Denmark, Croatia, Austria
Group A2: Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Czech Republic
Group A3: Italy, Germany, England, Hungary
Group A4: Belgium, Netherlands, Poland, Wales
Group B1: Ukraine, Scotland, Republic of Ireland, Armenia
Group B2: Iceland, Russia*, Israel, Albania
Group B3: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Romania, Montenegro
Group B4: Sweden, Norway, Serbia, Slovenia
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Group C1: Turkey, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Faroe Islands
Group C2: Northern Ireland, Greece, Kosovo, Cyprus
Group C3: Slovakia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan
Group C4: Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Georgia, Gibraltar
Group D1: Liechtenstein, Moldova, Andorra, Latvia
Group D2: Malta, Estonia, San Marino
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2022-23 UEFA Nations League schedule:
Days 1 and 2: June 1-8, 2022
Days 3 and 4: June 9-14, 2022
Days 5 and 6: September 22-27, 2022
Draw for the final: to be confirmed
Semi-finals: June 14 & 15, 2023
Final and match for third place: June 18, 2023
Play-outs: March 21–23 & 24–26, 2024
How to watch UEFA Nations League 2022-23 live in India?
Indian fans can watch the UEFA Nations League live on Sony Sports Network channels. Additionally, the live stream of the 2022-23 UEFA Nations League will be available on the Sonyliv app.