WC Qualification Europe: The teams that have qualified so far for Russia next summer

Netherlands, Croatia all are at a spot of bother and may not qualify for Russia next year


The final couple of match day of  World Cup qualifiers in Europe started with only Belgium qualified so far for Russia next year. And as now it is almost done and dusted with just two days away from final conclusion, there are few more countries who have booked their place in Russia next year.


Teams that have Qualified:

Along with Belgium, four more groups have been conclusive regarding the team that are group winners and go directly for Russia now.

England, Germany, Poland and Spain all have confirmed their group winners status and now surely are in the draw later this year.

  • Germany have finished top in their Group C having 30 points out of possible 30. They have outclassed all the teams and finishes with a mammoth goal difference of +39.
  • England also sealed the deal in their match against Slovenia as Group F winners. They have finished with 26 points with just conceding 3 goals in the qualifiers.

    Harry Kane has been instrumental for the Three Lions

  • Polish giants have made a return to the World Cup after a gap of 12 years as they top Group E. Among the 28 goals they have scored int he qualifiers, Robert Lewandowski alone has netted 16 goals.
  • Spain are yet to complete their full quota of games but Italy’s draw against Macedonia and their win over Albania ensures their top spot finishing in Group G and they now head to Russia next year.
  • In Group H, Belgium got the group winners status the earliest of all teams.

Other Toppers:

While five groups have their group winners, there are still four groups in the balance and yet to find a conclusive team.

So far the group leaders-

Group A: France

Group B: Switzerland

Group D: Serbia

Group I: Iceland