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Background
The UEFA Nations League was unanimously adopted at the XXXVIII Ordinary UEFA Congress in Astana on 27 March 2014.

The format for the third UEFA Nations League will again feature promotion and relegation. The 55 European national teams have been divided into four leagues in accordance with UEFA's first Nations League project. UEFA has not yet decided what major tournament play-off spots are at stake.

League A includes the top-ranked sides, including England, and League D includes the lowest.

Teams will be split into four groups of three, with the group winners then contesting the UEFA Nations League Finals (semi-finals, third-place match and final) in June 2023 to become the third UEFA Nations League winners. One host country will be appointed from among the finalist teams.


The draw took place behind closed doors on Thursday, 16 December 2021 at the headquarters of UEFA in Nyon, Switzerland. League A was drawn by Robert Pires.
On 28 February 2022, Russia were suspended from all UEFA competition matches. On 2 May, they were placed in fourth place of Group Two of League B with no matches permitted.

League A
Group 3

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
England                
 
Hungary                
Germany                
 
Italy                


Matches
4 June 2022
Hungary vs. England [ - ]
Puskás Aréna, Budapest (tbc)
 
Italy vs. Germany [ - ]
tbc (tbc)
 
7 June 2022
Germany vs. England [ - ]
tbc (tbc)
 
Hungary vs. Italy [ - ]
tbc (tbc)
 
11 June 2022
England vs. Italy [ - ]
The National Stadium, Wembley (tbc)
 
Hungary vs. Germany [ - ]
tbc (tbc)
 
14 June 2022
England vs. Hungary [ - ]
The National Stadium, Wembley (tbc)
 
Germany vs. Italy [ - ]
tbc (tbc)
 
23 September 2022
Germany vs. Hungary [ - ]
tbc (tbc)
 
Italy vs. England [ - ]
tbc (tbc)
 
26 September 2022
England vs. Germany [ - ]
The National Stadium, Wembley (tbc)
 
Italy vs. Hungary [ - ]
tbc (tbc)
 

other A groups
Group 1

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
France                
 
Denmark                
Croatia
 
Austria                

 


Group 2

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
Spain                
 
Portugal                
Switzerland                
 
Czech Republic                

 


Group 4

Team P W D L F A GD Pts
Belgium                
 
Netherlands                
Poland                
 
Wales                

 




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