Torments of the 2014 World Cup: Group A fixtures in Europe. The countries Belgium, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia, Scotland, and Wales will be on September 7, 2012 struggle until October 15, 2013, to find a place in the final of the World Cup 2014. This article is about these countries, the timetable and the final position in group a.
Table of contents
- Countries in Group A
- The final standings
Countries in Group A
For the 2010 World Cup in South Africa Belgium does not stand up, because in the qualifiers for this on the 4th place finisher with 10 points from 10 matches. In qualifying for Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, it was a bit better, but the 3rd position in the group with Germany and Turkey to ensure that Belgium did not qualify for the European Championship 2012 managed to place. For the 2014 World Cup, expectations are big, because Belgium has now many players who play football in the big league.
Croatia came in qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup just one point short of qualifying for the playoffs two games for a ticket to the final. Fortunately for Croatia knew in qualifying for Euro 2012 to be placed before playoff games. In these competitions was won and a draw against Turkey, which makes it qualified for the final of Euro 2012. At the EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS came in a tough group visits with Spain, Italy and Ireland. Ireland won against Italy and a draw, but this was not enough to advance in the tournament.
It is expected that Macedonia will not qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Qualify for the 2010 WORLD CUP was the 4th in a group of five countries in the qualifiers for Euro 2012 was 5th in the group, which makes the country so it was absent in the last two rounds.
Before qualifying for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa where Scotland to the Netherlands in the group. Netherlands beat Scotland 1-0 and 3-0. Scotland then ended 3rd in the group, level on points with Norway. This makes Scotland qualifiers was the terminus. Even in qualifying for Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, Scotland were 3rd in the group behind Spain and Czech Republic. Scotland will now therefore like for the 2014 World Cup, but this is going to be very difficult in view of the other countries in the group.
Serbia was 1st in the group with one point more than France and thus qualified for the final round of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. In qualifying for Euro 2012 Serbia finished as number 3, where the 2nd place for Estonia was certainly a surprise. Serbia will therefore be happy to place again for the final round of a major tournament.
In all probability, Wales will fall into this group are unable to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. In qualifying for World Cup 2010 Wales 4th place in the group with 12 points from 10 matches.For Euro 2012 to collect knew Wales nine points from eight games. This will clear he does not emit both times for the WORLD CUP 2010 and Euro 2012.