Article 23 Overall rankings - EURO

Regulations of the UEFA European Football Championship

Content Type
Competition Regulations
National teams
Enforcement Date
3 May 2024

To determine the overall European Qualifiers rankings, results against teams in sixth place are discarded and the following criteria are applied, in the order given:

  1. position in the group, on completion of the qualifying group stage as determined by Article 14 and Article 15;

  2. higher number of points;

  3. superior goal difference;

  4. higher number of goals scored;

  5. higher number of away goals scored;

  6. higher number of wins;

  7. higher number of away wins;

  8. lower disciplinary points total based only on yellow and red cards received by players and team officials (red card = 3 points, yellow card = 1 point, expulsion for two yellow cards in one match = 3 points);

  9. position in the overall 2022/23 UEFA Nations League rankings (see Regulations of the UEFA Nations League).