2018–19 UEFA Nations League D
The 2018–19 UEFA Nations League D was the fourth and lowest division of the 2018–19 edition of the UEFA Nations League, the inaugural season of the international football competition involving the men's national teams of the 55 member associations of UEFA.
|Dates||6 September – 20 November 2018|
|Goals scored||121 (2.52 per match)|
|Attendance||435,442 (9,072 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Yura Movsisyan|
(5 goals each)
In addition, League D will be allocated one of the four remaining UEFA Euro 2020 places. Four teams from League D which have not already qualified for the European Championship finals will compete in the play-offs for each division, to be played in March 2020. The play-off berths will be first allocated to the group winners, and if any of the group winners have already qualified for the European Championship finals, then to the next best ranked team of the division, etc. If there are fewer than four teams in League D which have not already qualified for the European Championship finals, and League D has no group winner available, the best team in the overall ranking will be selected. The play-offs will consist of two "one-off" semi-finals (best-ranked team vs. fourth best-ranked team and second best-ranked team vs. third best-ranked team, played at home of higher-ranked teams) and one "one-off" final between the two semi-final winners (venue drawn in advance between semi-final 1 and 2).
Teams will be allocated to League D according to their UEFA national team coefficients after the conclusion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying group stage on 11 October 2017. Teams will be split into four pots of four teams, ordered based on their UEFA national team coefficient. The seeding pots for the draw were announced on 7 December 2017.
The group draw took place at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland on 24 January 2018, 12:00 CET. For political reasons, Armenia and Azerbaijan could not be drawn into the same group (due to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict). Due to excessive travel restrictions, any group could only contain a maximum of one of the following pairs: Andorra and Kazakhstan, Faroe Islands and Kazakhstan, Gibraltar and Kazakhstan, Gibraltar and Azerbaijan.
|1||Georgia||6||5||1||0||12||2||+10||16||Promotion to League C||—||2–1||1–0||3–0|
|1||Belarus||6||4||2||0||10||0||+10||14||Promotion to League C||—||1–0||0–0||5–0|
|1||Kosovo||6||4||2||0||15||2||+13||14||Promotion to League C||—||4–0||2–0||3–1|
|1||Macedonia||6||5||0||1||14||5||+9||15||Promotion to League C||—||2–0||4–0||4–1|
There were 121 goals scored in 48 matches, for an average of 2.52 goals per match.
- Jordi Aláez
- Cristian Martínez
- Sargis Adamyan
- Tigran Barseghyan
- Gevorg Ghazaryan
- Artur Kartashyan
- Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- Araz Abdullayev
- Tamkin Khalilzade
- Mahir Madatov
- Yury Kavalyow
- Ihar Stasevich
- Jóan Símun Edmundsson
- Hallur Hansson
- Valerian Gvilia
- Giorgi Merebashvili
- Tornike Okriashvili
- George Cabrera
- Tjay De Barr
- Adam Priestley
- Yuriy Logvinenko
- Roman Murtazayev
- Oralkhan Omirtayev
- Yerkebulan Seydakhmet
- Gafurzhan Suyumbayev
- Bauyrzhan Turysbek
- Baktiyar Zaynutdinov
- Atdhe Nuhiu
- Amir Rrahmani
- Artūrs Karašausks
- Deniss Rakels
- Marcel Büchel
- Nicolas Hasler
- Sandro Wieser
- Sandro Wolfinger
- Seyhan Yildiz
- Stefano Bensi
- Maxime Chanot
- Aurélien Joachim
- Kevin Malget
- Christopher Martins
- Olivier Thill
- Vincent Thill
- David Turpel
- Ivan Trichkovski
- Juan Carlos Corbalan
- Michael Mifsud
- Rowen Muscat
- Vitalie Damașcan
1 own goal
- The teams finishing first in the groups will be ranked 40th to 43rd according to the results of the league phase.
- The teams finishing second in the groups will be ranked 44th to 47th according to the results of the league phase.
- The teams finishing third in the groups will be ranked 48th to 51st according to the results of the league phase.
- The teams finishing fourth in the groups will be ranked 52nd to 55th according to the results of the league phase.
The prize money to be distributed was announced in March 2018. Each team in League D will receive a solidarity fee of €500,000. In addition, the four group winners will receive double this amount with a €500,000 bonus fee. This means that the maximum amount of solidarity and bonus fees for a team from League D is €1 million.
The four best teams in League D according to the overall ranking that have not qualified for UEFA Euro 2020 through the qualifying group stage will compete in the play-offs, with the winners qualifying for the final tournament. If there are fewer than four teams in League D that have not qualified, the remaining slots are allocated to teams from another league, according to the overall ranking.
|41 GW||North Macedonia||(X)|
- GW Nations League group winner
- H UEFA Euro 2020 host
- Team is currently in a position to qualify directly for the final tournament
- Team is currently in a position to advance to the play-offs (in bold)
- (X) Team is assured of a play-off spot, but may still qualify directly for the final tournament.
- (Y) Cannot qualify directly, but may still advance to play-offs.
- (Z) May qualify directly, but cannot advance to play-offs.
- (E) Eliminated, cannot qualify directly or advance to play-offs.
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