Euro 2016 - Qualifying matches

Spain start off the defence of their double European title against Macedonia in September after the group stage was confirmed today. Vicente Del Bosque's side have been drawn in group C together with the Ukraine, Slovakia, Belarus, FYR Macedonia and Luxembourg. The nine group champions and nine group runners-up will all qualify for the 24 team finals in France in summer 2016 together with the highest ranked third placed side, with the eight other third placed teams playing off for the four remaining places. This time around qualifying matches will take place on any day of the week under UEFA's new "Week of Football concept". (23.02.14)

Qualifying group C table

Date Location
8 Sep 2014 Spain
Ramos (Pen), Alcácer, Busquets, Silva, Pedro
5-1 Macedonia
Ibraimi (Pen)
Cuitat de Valencia
9 Oct 2014 Slovakia
Kucka, Stoch
2-1 Spain
12 Oct 2014 Luxembourg
0-4 Spain
David Silva, Alcácer,
Diego Costa, Bernat
15 Nov 2014 Spain
Isco, Busquets, Pedro
3-0 Belarus
27 Mar 2015 Spain
1-0 Ukraine
S. Pizjuán, Sevilla
14 Jun 2015 Belarus
0-1 Spain
David Silva
5 Sep 2015 Spain
Jordi Alba, Iniesta (Pen)
2-0 Slovakia
8 Sep 2015 Macedonia
0-1 Spain
Pacovski (OG)
9 Oct 2015 Spain
Cazorla (2), Alcácer (2)
4-0 Luxembourg
12 Oct 2015 Ukraine
0-1 Spain
Mario Gaspar