England will face Robert Lewandowski and Poland in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Gareth Southgate’s side have been drawn in Group I, also alongside Hungary, Albania, Andorra and San Marino.
World champions France are in Group D with Ukraine, Finland, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kazakhstan.
The Netherlands headline a tricky Group G, which also includes Turkey, Norway, Montenegro, Latvia and Gibraltar.
100% – England have won 100% of their matches against Albania (4), Andorra (4) and San Marino (6) in all competitions. Mismatch. pic.twitter.com/LaCWO4VLdb
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 7, 2020
Croatia, the beaten finalists two years ago, are in an intriguing Group H with Slovakia, Russia, Slovenia, Cyprus and Malta.
Spain will face Sweden, Greece, Georgia and Kosovo in Group B, with Portugal in Group A along with Serbia, the Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg and Azerbaijan.
Belgium, the world’s top-ranked side, face Euro 2016 quarter-final opponents Wales, and Germany will meet Romania and Iceland.
The matches will take place from March to November next year, with the 10 group winners advancing automatically to the finals in Qatar and 10 runners-up heading into the play-offs.
Which games stand out to YOU? pic.twitter.com/sLsXolLR3t
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) December 7, 2020
World Cup 2022 UEFA qualifying draw:
Republic of Ireland
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