Group games will take place from June 2 until 14, before the final two games from September 22 to 27 2022 with teams playing each other home and away.
In what appears to be an already impossibly-packed international calendar for 2022, the 2022/23 edition of the UEFA Nations League has has been groups drawn, with Spain set to face Portugal, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.
Spain were seeded first after losing the final of the last edition of the tournament, with Portugal, Switzerland and the Czech Republic following in that order.
England’s campaign will begin away against Hungary on June 4, with the match to be played behind closed doors after European football’s governing body UEFA sanctioned the Hungarian federation with a two-match stadium ban in July.
Wales, promoted to League A following the 2020-21 Nations League competition, are once again pitted against Belgium as well as the Netherland and Poland in A4.
The plan is for four matches to be played in June’s international break, with the remaining two played in September, even though the World Cup is due to start in November.
Group 1: France, Denmark, Croatia, Austria
Group 2: Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Czech Republic
Group 3: Italy, Germany, England, Hungary
Group 4: Belgium, Netherlands, Poland, Wales
Group 1: Ukraine, Scotland, Republic of Ireland, Armenia
Group 2: Iceland, Russia, Israel, Albania
Group 3: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Romania, Montenegro
Group 4: Sweden, Norway, Serbia, Slovenia
Group 1: Turkey, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Faroe Islands
Group 2: Northern Ireland, Greece, Kosovo, Cyprus/Estonia
Group 3: Slovakia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan/Moldova
Group 4: Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Georgia, Gibraltar
Group 1: Liechtenstein, Kazakhstan/Moldova, Andorra, Latvia
Group 2: Malta, Cyprus/Estonia, San Marino
Group of death
In Group 3, League A, of the Nations League, England, Germany, Italy and Hungary have been drawn in the same pile, leading to a number of mouthwatering clashes between some of Europe’s powerhouses.