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Euro 2024: How can Scotland qualify from group?



Euro 2024: How can Scotland qualify from group?

The short answer is yes. The long answer is… yes, but probably not.

If Germany beat Switzerland and Scotland defeat Hungary, the Scots and Swiss will be locked on four points.

We can forget the first series of tiebreakers because they all relates to the game between them, which ended in a draw.

After that, we move on to goal difference in all three group matches. It would take a swing of seven goals to mean Scotland would finish second. Unlikely, unless the Swiss take an almighty hiding against the hosts.

If – and this is possibly the biggest if of the century – Scotland and Switzerland are tied on points, goal difference, and goals scored, it goes to whoever has the best disciplinary record.

And after that? Let’s not get into that just now…

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