England will take on two familiar enemies in the Group Stage of 2022-23 UEFA Nations League as all five home nations discovered their Nations League paths.
Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions are playing in League A of this competition for a third straight edition where they have been drawn in Group 3, against two familiar enemies as they face Euro 2020 winners – Italy, alongside fierce foes in Germany as Hungary round out that group.
Wales will make their League A debut in Group 4 where they face Belgium, Netherlands and Poland in a tough group.
Elsewhere in League A, neighbours – Spain and Portugal were drawn together in Group 2 alongside Switzerland and Czech Republic.
Reigning champions – France meanwhile are in Group 1 alongside Denmark, Croatia and Austria.
Scotland and Republic of Ireland are participating in League B where they have been drawn together in Group 1 alongside Ukraine and Armenia, which marks the first time that the two home nations will meet since June 2015 in UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying.
There are two Relegation Play-Offs from Leagues C & D to be played with the winner of Cyprus’ Relegation Play-Off against Estonia joining Northern Ireland, Greece and Kosovo in League C in Group 2, whilst the loser drops to League D in Group 2 alongside San Marino and Malta.
The winner of Kazakhstan’s Relegation Play-Off tie against Moldova will play in League C Group 3 with Slovakia, Belarus and Azerbaijan, as the loser joins League D Group 1 alongside Latvia, Andorra and Liechtenstein.
As part of a seasonal-calendar rejig to accommodate 2022 FIFA World Cup next November, the first four matches in the Group Stage will be held between 2-14 June with the final two group matches held between 22-27 September.
The League A Semi-Finals involving all four group winners will be held on 13 and 14 June 2023, with Third Place Play-Off and Grand Final scheduled for 18 June 2023.
Full details of each group across all four leagues can be found below.
|Group A1||Group A2||Group A3||Group A4|
|Group B1||Group B2||Group B3||Group B4|
|Ukraine||Iceland||Bosnia & Herzegovina||Sweden|
|Republic of Ireland||Israel||Romania||Serbia|
|Group C1||Group C2||Group C3||Group C4|
|Group D1||Group D2|