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Each group winner from the final round of UEFA, the second place team with the most points, plus France as the host country automatically qualify for France. '98. The remaining eight second-place teams in each group earn spots in the playoff for the four remaining UEFA bids. See below for playoff schedule.

Group 1GmWLTGFGAPts
*Denmark851214617
Croatia8413171215
Greece842211414
Bosnia-Herzegovina83509149
Slovenia80715201
Group 2GmWLTGFGAPts
*England861115219
Italy850311118
Poland8341101210
Georgia83417910
Moldova80802210
Group 3GmWLTGFGAPts
*Norway860221220
Hungary832310812
Finland8332111211
Switzerland8341111210
Azerbaijan81703223
Group 4GmWLTGFGAPts
*Austria1081117425
*Scotland1071215323
Sweden1073016921
Latvia10361101410
Estonia101814164
Belarus101815214
Note: Scotland qualifies ahead of Yugoslavia even though both teams finished in second place with 23 points in their respective groups because Scotland earned more of its points against the first, third and fourth placed teams in its division.
Group 5GmWLTGFGAPts
*Bulgaria862018918
Russia851219517
Israel84319713
Cyprus8341101510
Luxemborg80802220
Group 6GmWLTGFGAPts
*Spain1080226626
Yugoslavia1071229723
Czech Republic1054116616
Slovakia10541181416
Faroe Islands1028010316
Malta1001002370
Note: Scotland qualifies ahead of Yugoslavia even though both teams finished in second place with 23 points in their respective groups because Scotland earned more of its points against the first, third and fourth placed teams in its division.
Group 7GmWLTGFGAPts
*Netherlands861126419
Belgium8620201118
Turkey842221914
Wales825120257
San Marino80800420
Group 8GmWLTGFGAPts
*Romania1090137428
Ireland1052322818
Lithuania1053211817
Macedonia10451221813
Iceland1025311169
Liechtenstein1001003520
Group 9GmWLTGFGAPts
*Germany1060423922
Ukraine1062210620
Portugal1051412419
Armenia101458178
Northern Ireland101546107
Albania101817204
Playoff Games: Oct. 29– Russia vs. Italy; Hungary vs. Yugoslavia; Ireland vs. Belgium; Croatia vs. Ukraine. Nov. 15– Ukraine vs. Croatia; Yugoslavia vs. Hungary; Belgium vs. Ireland; Italy vs. Russia.

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