UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying Group D

Group D of UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying was one of the ten groups to decide which teams would qualify for the UEFA Euro 2020 finals tournament.[1] Group D consisted of five teams: Denmark, Georgia, Gibraltar, Republic of Ireland and Switzerland,[2] where they played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format.[3]

The top two teams, Switzerland and Denmark, qualified directly for the finals. Unlike previous editions, the participants of the play-offs were not decided based on results from the qualifying group stage, but instead based on their performance in the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification          
1    Switzerland 8 5 2 1 19 6 +13 17 Qualify for final tournament 3–3 2–0 1–0 4–0
2   Denmark 8 4 4 0 23 6 +17 16 1–0 1–1 5–1 6–0
3   Republic of Ireland 8 3 4 1 7 5 +2 13 Advance to play-offs via Nations League 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–0
4   Georgia 8 2 2 4 7 11 −4 8 0–2 0–0 0–0 3–0
5   Gibraltar 8 0 0 8 3 31 −28 0 1–6 0–6 0–1 2–3
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

The fixtures were released by UEFA the same day as the draw, which was held on 2 December 2018 in Dublin.[4][5] Times are CET/CEST,[note 1] as listed by UEFA (local times, if different, are in parentheses).

Georgia  0–2   Switzerland
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  • Zuber   56'
  • Zakaria   80'
Gibraltar  0–1  Republic of Ireland
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Republic of Ireland  1–0  Georgia
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Switzerland   3–3  Denmark
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Attendance: 18,352[6]

Georgia  3–0  Gibraltar
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Denmark  1–1  Republic of Ireland
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Attendance: 34,610[6]

Denmark  5–1  Georgia
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Republic of Ireland  2–0  Gibraltar
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Attendance: 36,281[6]

Gibraltar  0–6  Denmark
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Republic of Ireland  1–1   Switzerland
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Georgia  0–0  Denmark
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Switzerland   4–0  Gibraltar
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Georgia  0–0  Republic of Ireland
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Denmark  1–0   Switzerland
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Gibraltar  2–3  Georgia
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Attendance: 1,455[6]
Referee: Paolo Valeri (Italy)
Switzerland   2–0  Republic of Ireland
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Attendance: 24,766[6]

Denmark  6–0  Gibraltar
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Attendance: 24,033[6]
Referee: István Vad (Hungary)
Switzerland   1–0  Georgia
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Attendance: 16,400[6]

Gibraltar  1–6   Switzerland
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Republic of Ireland  1–1  Denmark
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Attendance: 50,000[6]
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)

GoalscorersEdit

There were 59 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 2.95 goals per match.

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

DisciplineEdit

A player was automatically suspended for the next match for the following offences:[3]

  • Receiving a red card (red card suspensions could be extended for serious offences)
  • Receiving three yellow cards in three different matches, as well as after fifth and any subsequent yellow card (yellow card suspensions were not carried forward to the play-offs, the finals or any other future international matches)

The following suspensions were served during the qualifying matches:

Team Player Offence(s) Suspended for match(es)
  Georgia Jaba Kankava   vs Republic of Ireland (26 March 2019)
  vs Gibraltar (7 June 2019)
  vs Denmark (10 June 2019)
vs Denmark (8 September 2019)
  Gibraltar Jayce Olivero   vs Georgia (7 June 2019)
  vs Republic of Ireland (10 June 2019)
  vs Denmark (15 November 2019)
vs Switzerland (18 November 2019)
  Republic of Ireland Enda Stevens   vs Gibraltar (23 March 2019)
  vs Gibraltar (10 June 2019)
  vs Switzerland (5 September 2019)
vs Georgia (12 October 2019)
Séamus Coleman     vs Switzerland (15 October 2019) vs Denmark (18 November 2019)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ CET (UTC+1) for matches in March and November 2019, and CEST (UTC+2) for all other matches.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UEFA Euro 2020: Qualifying Draw Procedure" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 27 September 2018. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  2. ^ "UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying draw made in Dublin". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 2 December 2018. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Regulations of the UEFA European Football Championship 2018–20". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 9 March 2018. Archived from the original on 11 May 2021. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  4. ^ "UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying schedule: all the fixtures". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 2 December 2018. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  5. ^ "European Qualifiers 2018–20: Group stage fixture list" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 2 December 2018. Retrieved 2 December 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Summary UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying – Group D". Soccerway. Retrieved 21 November 2019.

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