The Dutch nationwide group will go into the tube on Monday night in Zurich for the draw for the qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Orange will keep away from absolutely the prime nations, however the street to the worldwide closing event is on paper tougher than it was to the European Championship in 2021.
Solely 13 European nations to the World Cup
Orange is within the attract pot 1, which consists of the ten finest European nations within the FIFA rating. The Netherlands, which is sixteenth, is the tenth European nation, and subsequently can’t be linked to prime favorites corresponding to France, Germany, Spain and Belgium.
Based mostly on the FIFA rating, Switzerland (16) is the strongest nation from pot 2 and subsequently additionally the strongest nation that may be part of the Dutch nationwide group within the group.
Romania, the worldwide quantity 37, is the weakest in pot 2 primarily based on the rating. In pot 3, Russia (39) is the very best positioned nation and Finland (54) is the bottom.
The European qualification consists of ten teams: 5 with 5 nations and 5 with six nations. The group winners will qualify instantly for the World Cup, which begins on November 21, 2022. The ultimate is lower than a month afterward December 18.
The ten numbers two and two nations from the Nations League compete within the play-offs for the final three World Cup tickets.
In whole, solely 13 of the 55 European nations go to the World Cup and subsequently the qualification is far more tough than that for a European Championship, by which 24 nations take part.
The draw for the European qualification for the 2022 World Cup begins on Monday at 6 p.m. in Zurich and may be adopted through a stay weblog on Press.