The third edition of the Nations League is in the starting blocks. Who will be successor to the previous winner Portugal (2018/19) and France (2020/21)? How does the competition work? And what is new? The most important questions and answers.

How is Nations League 2022/23?

The adjustments made after the Premiere 2018/19 also apply 2022/23. On the Nations League, all 55 UEFA members take part, and it consists of a total of four leagues: In the leagues A, B and C, 16 teams are distributed to four groups. The remaining seven nations play in the Lisa D in two groups — one with four, one with three teams.

In each league and group everyone plays against those — once at home, once outwards. The four group winners of LISA A quality for the final round in which the Nations League winner 2022/23 is played. The group winners of the leagues B, C and D rise up and play in the Nations League 2024/25 in the next higher league.

The group lasts of the leagues A and B rise to the nearest Lisa; The four group of LISA C participate in the so-called play-outs, the two losers in the league D must descend.

Who plays 2022/23 in which Nations League?

Lisa A: Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, England, Poland, Switzerland, Croatia, Wales (promoted), Austria (promoted), Czech Republic (promoted), Hungary (promoted)

Lisa B: Ukraine (relegated), Sweden (relegated), Bosnia-Herzegovina (relegated), Iceland (relegated), Finland, Norway, Scotland, Russia, Israel, Romania, Serbia, Ireland, Slovenia (promoted), Montenegro (promoted), Albania (promoted), Armenia (promoted)

Lisa C: Turkey (relegated), Slovakia (relegated), Bulgaria (relegated), Northern Ireland (relegated), Greece, Belarus, Luxembourg, Nordmacedonia, Lithuania, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Gibraltar (promoted), Fare Islands (Newcomer)

Lisa D: Liechtenstein, Malta, Latvia, San Marino, Andorra

Open is still in which Lisa Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Estonia and Moldova will play. In March 2022 they deny the play-outs in return and return — Moldova meets Kazakhstan, Estonia on Cyprus. The two winners land in Lisa C, the losers in Lisa D.

When will the draw of Nations League groups take place?

On the 16th of December (6 pm, live! At leagues) the groups are drawn in Montreal. The German national team is dissolved in a group with three other league A member, so there are six attractive group games.

What are the main Nations League appointments?

What s new: Because the World Cup 2022 takes place in November and December, UEFA uses the free space in summer to exit four of the six Nations League group matches. So the national players are waiting for the end of the national leagues even more mandatory games in the first half of June.

PLAY-OUTS 2020/21: 24./25. And 28./29. March 2022
1. And 2nd match day: 2 . Until 8th June 2022
3 . And 4th match day: 8 . Until 14th June 2022
5 . And 6th match day: 22 . Until 27th September 2022
Semifinals: 14./15. June 2023 (Drawing of the finals still open)
Final and game around 3rd: 18 . June 2023
PLAY OUTS 2022/23: 21 . Until 23 and 24 to 26 March 2024

How is the Nations League final round?

The final round consists of two semi-finals (without return match), a game around 3rd and the final. Qualified are the four group winners of the LISA A, one of which is determined as a host.

Can you qualify for the Nations League for the EM 2024 in Germany?

UEFA Nations League draw

In addition, UEFA does not provide any information because the format of the EM qualification is not yet fixed. At the first edition of the competition, four teams — one of each league — Via Nations League for the Euro 2020 qualified. With the second edition, with Austria and Czech Republic, two teams via Nations League are the chance to qualify for the World Cup 2022.

Who transmits the Nations League 2022/23 live on TV?

This is still unclear, the TV rights to Nations League Sports 2022/23, 2024/25 and 2026/27 are not awarded. The first two issues were at Streaming Service DAZN to see the games of the German national team at ARD and IDF. It is clear: DFB performances must continue to be transferred in the freely receivable TV, so can not disappear exclusively in pay-TV.