UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying Group A

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Group A of UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying was one of the ten groups to decide which teams would qualify for the UEFA Euro 2024 final tournament in Germany. Group A consisted of five teams: Cyprus, Georgia, Norway, Scotland and Spain. The teams played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format.

The top two teams, Spain and Scotland, qualified directly for the final tournament. The participants of the qualifying play-offs were decided based on their performance in the 2022–23 UEFA Nations League.

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Spain Scotland Norway Georgia (country) Cyprus
1  Spain 8 7 0 1 25 5 +20 21 Qualify for final tournament 2–0 3–0 3–1 6–0
2  Scotland 8 5 2 1 17 8 +9 17 2–0 3–3 2–0 3–0
3  Norway 8 3 2 3 14 12 +2 11 0–1 1–2 2–1 3–1
4  Georgia 8 2 2 4 12 18 −6 8 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 1–7 2–2 1–1 4–0
5  Cyprus 8 0 0 8 3 28 −25 0 1–3 0–3 0–4 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

Matches

The fixture list was confirmed by UEFA on 10 October 2022, the day after the draw. Times are CET/CEST, as listed by UEFA (local times, if different, are in parentheses).

25 March 2023 (2023-03-25)15:00 (14:00 UTC±0)
Scotland 3–0 Cyprus
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Hampden Park, GlasgowAttendance: 48,195Referee: Duje Strukan (Croatia) 25 March 2023 (2023-03-25)20:45
Spain 3–0 Norway
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La Rosaleda, MálagaAttendance: 29,214Referee: Benoît Bastien (France) 28 March 2023 (2023-03-28)18:00 (20:00 UTC+4)
Georgia 1–1 Norway
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Batumi Stadium, BatumiAttendance: 20,300Referee: Andris Treimanis (Latvia) 28 March 2023 (2023-03-28)20:45 (19:45 UTC+1)
Scotland 2–0 Spain
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Hampden Park, GlasgowAttendance: 47,976Referee: Sandro Schärer (Switzerland) 17 June 2023 (2023-06-17)18:00
Norway 1–2 Scotland
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Ullevaal Stadion, OsloAttendance: 25,791Referee: Matej Jug (Slovenia) 17 June 2023 (2023-06-17)20:45 (21:45 UTC+3)
Cyprus 1–2 Georgia
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AEK Arena – Georgios Karapatakis, LarnacaAttendance: 3,763Referee: Fábio Veríssimo (Portugal) 20 June 2023 (2023-06-20)20:45
Norway 3–1 Cyprus
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Ullevaal Stadion, OsloAttendance: 23,643Referee: Aleksandar Stavrev (North Macedonia) 20 June 2023 (2023-06-20)20:45 (19:45 UTC+1)
Scotland 2–0 Georgia
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Hampden Park, GlasgowAttendance: 50,062Referee: István Vad (Hungary) 8 September 2023 (2023-09-08)18:00 (20:00 UTC+4)
Georgia 1–7 Spain
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Dinamo Arena, TbilisiAttendance: 51,694Referee: Daniel Siebert (Germany) 8 September 2023 (2023-09-08)20:45 (21:45 UTC+3)
Cyprus 0–3 Scotland
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AEK Arena – Georgios Karapatakis, LarnacaAttendance: 6,633Referee: Balázs Berke (Hungary) 12 September 2023 (2023-09-12)20:45
Norway 2–1 Georgia
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Ullevaal Stadion, OsloAttendance: 23,665Referee: Nikola Dabanović (Montenegro) 12 September 2023 (2023-09-12)20:45
Spain 6–0 Cyprus
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Nuevo Los Cármenes, GranadaAttendance: 17,311Referee: Simone Sozza (Italy) 12 October 2023 (2023-10-12)20:45 (21:45 UTC+3)
Cyprus 0–4 Norway
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AEK Arena – Georgios Karapatakis, LarnacaAttendance: 7,206Referee: Donatas Rumšas (Lithuania) 12 October 2023 (2023-10-12)20:45
Spain 2–0 Scotland
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La Cartuja, SevilleAttendance: 45,623Referee: Serdar Gözübüyük (Netherlands) 15 October 2023 (2023-10-15)15:00 (17:00 UTC+4)
Georgia 4–0 Cyprus
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Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, TbilisiAttendance: 15,871Referee: Robert Jones (England) 15 October 2023 (2023-10-15)20:45
Norway 0–1 Spain
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Ullevaal Stadion, OsloAttendance: 25,885Referee: Tobias Stieler (Germany) 16 November 2023 (2023-11-16)18:00 (21:00 UTC+4)
Georgia 2–2 Scotland
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Dinamo Arena, TbilisiAttendance: 44,595Referee: Aleksandar Stavrev (North Macedonia) 16 November 2023 (2023-11-16)18:00 (19:00 UTC+2)
Cyprus 1–3 Spain
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Alphamega Stadium, LimassolAttendance: 9,667Referee: Mykola Balakin (Ukraine) 19 November 2023 (2023-11-19)20:45 (19:45 UTC±0)
Scotland 3–3 Norway
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Hampden Park, GlasgowAttendance: 48,138Referee: Horațiu Feșnic (Romania) 19 November 2023 (2023-11-19)20:45
Spain 3–1 Georgia
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José Zorrilla, ValladolidAttendance: 24,146Referee: Ovidiu Hațegan (Romania)

Goalscorers

There were 71 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 3.55 goals per match.

7 goals

6 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

Discipline

A player was automatically suspended for the next match for the following offences:

The following suspensions were served during the qualifying matches:

Team Player Offence(s) Suspended for match(es)
 Cyprus Nicholas Ioannou Yellow card Yellow-red card vs Scotland (25 March 2023) vs Georgia (17 June 2023)

Notes

  1. ^ CET (UTC+1) for matches until 25 March and from 29 October (matchday 1 and 9–10), and CEST (UTC+2) for matches from 26 March to 28 October 2023 (matchday 2–8).
  2. ^ Sandro Schärer suffered an injury. He was replaced by the fourth official Lukas Fähndrich (Switzerland) at half-time.

References

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