EURO 2016 qualifying: As it stands

Netherlands has it all to do to qualify for EURO 2016 (AAP) Source: AAP

Ahead of the final matchday of EURO 2016 qualification, we take a look at what each of the contenders need from the coming round of fixtures to take them a step closer to next year's tournament in France.

Group A

Iceland and Czech Republic have already booked their places in next year's tournament. Turkey occupies the coveted play-off position due to a two-point advantage over Netherlands and will secure third place with a point in its clash with current leader Iceland thanks to a superior head-to-head record with Netherlands – which hosts Czech Republic needing a win.

Group B

Belgium's 4-1 victory over Andorra ensured qualification, while Wales also progressed despite defeat to Bosnia and Herzegovina as Israel was beaten by Cyprus, a result that also put Bosnia and Herzegovina in control of third place. A win over Cyprus will secure third for Bosnia and Herzegovina, although a defeat can open up the door for its opponent, as well as Israel – which requires a win in Belgium, as well as a Cyprus victory, if it is to snatch the spot.

Group C

Defending champion Spain booked its place in France by defeating Luxembourg on the penultimate matchday. Slovakia looks set to join it as it rounds off its campaign in Luxembourg, while its rival for third spot, Ukraine, hosts Spain needing to better the result of Jan Kozak's side to leapfrog it and secure automatic qualification.

Group D

Germany is on the brink of qualification but could still drop to third if it lose by two or more goals at home to Georgia and Poland and Republic of Ireland share the spoils, though if either of their qualification rivals is victorious it will advance automatically. Republic of Ireland must defeat Poland to be sure of making the tournament.

Group E

England and Switzerland have made the top two spots their own, leaving Slovenia and Estonia to fight it out for the final play-off place. However, Slovenia travels to San Marino for its final fixture, requiring just a point to finish third, as Estonia hosts already qualified Switzerland in need of a sizeable swing in goal difference to have any chance of contesting the play-offs.

Group F

Northern Ireland has confirmed its place in the top two of the group, with Romania and Hungary vying for the second automatic qualification position. Romania heads to Faroe Islands knowing it just needs to match Hungary's result against bottom side Greece. However, Bernd Storck's side is currently the highest-ranked third-placed team and could qualify automatically from that position even with defeat. It will have one eye on Ukraine – which could usurp it by beating Spain if that win does not take it through automatically.

Group G

Unbeaten Austria has confirmed first place in the pool, with Russia and Sweden battling it out for second position. Leonid Slutskiy's side will qualify automatically if it takes a point from its clash with Montenegro, but defeat gives Sweden a chance, providing it beats bottom side Moldova. Sweden is unable to progress as the best third-placed team.

Group H

Italy made sure of its spot in France with a 3-1 win over Azerbaijan. Second-placed Norway will need to match Croatia's result against Malta in its final fixture against Antonio Conte's side if it is to join it in France.

Group I

A trip to France has been secured by Portugal, with Denmark currently in place to join it. However, Denmark's campaign is already over and it will be usurped by Albania if Gianni De Basi's side takes three points from its trip to Armenia.

Source Omnisport