With the automatic qualification places to be settled over the next week, here is your group-by-group guide to the battle for berths at next summerâ€™s tournament Who qualifies? Along with the hosts, France, the nine group winners and nine runners-up, along with the third-placed side with the bestâ
Shane Long should start for Ireland, Jonas Hector impressed on the left for Germany and Michael Oâ€™Neill needs to find a replacement for Kyle Lafferty Well, thatâ€™s finally over then. For those experiencing post-goal record withdrawal symptoms there is at least the consolation that Wayne Rooney ca
â€¢ Sweden 1-4 Austria; Slovenia 1-0 Estonia; Slovakia 0-0 Ukraine â€¢ Austria become fourth nation to qualify for finals in France Martin Harnik scored twice as Austria became the fourth team to secure their place at Euro 2016 with an emphatic 4-1 win over Group G rivals Sweden in Solna. The homeâ€
Austria Viennaâ€™s mascot â€“ a purple-cloaked lion called Super Leo â€“ has been ruled out of action for the rest of the season after he collapsed in a drunken stupor last weekend.