The Netherlands, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo and Estonia
On Thursday, February 21, a draw of group stage of UEFA Women’s EURO 2021took place in UEFA headquarters, in Swiss Nyon. Upon the results of the draw Russian team got into the group A together with the teams of the Netherlands, Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo and Slovenia.
The line-up of all qualifying groups:
Group A. Netherlands. RUSSIA. Slovenia. Turkey. Kosovo. Estonia.
Group B. Italy. Denmark. Bosnia and Herzegovina. Israel. Malta. Georgia.
Group C. Norway. Wales. Belarus. Northern Ireland. Faroe Islands.
Group D. Spain. Czech Republic. Poland. Moldova. Azerbaijan.
Group E. Scotland. Finland. Portugal. Albania. Cyprus.
Group F. Sweden. Iceland. Hungary. Slovakia. Latvia.
Group G. France. Austria. Serbia. Kazakhstan. Macedonia
Group H. Switzerland. Belgium. Romania. Ireland. Croatia. Lithuania.
Group I. Germany. Ukraine. Ireland. Greece. Montenegro.
The qualifying round starts on August 26, 2019 and ends on September 22, 2020. 9 group winners and three best second places will qualify there directly, and six second places left will play out three more tickets in play-offs, planned for October 19-27, 2020.
16 teams, including England, will participate in the final part of Women’s EURO 2021.
Women’s national team of Russia is a repeated participant of final stages of UEFA EURO. In 1997 (Norway and Sweden), in 2001 (Germany), in 2009 (Finland), in 2013 (Sweden), and in 2017 (the Netherlands) the Russians took part in Euro. In 1999 and 2003 our team reached the ¼ final during the World Cups in USA.
Matches of the group stage of qualification of UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 will be held on the following dates:
August 26 - September 3, 2019
September 30 - October 8, 2019
November 4-12, 2019
March 2-11, 2020
April 6-14, 2020
June 1-9, 2020
September 14-22, 2020
* The calendar of matches of the Russian national team will be published later.