Five play-off matches will be held between now and June 14 to award three tickets for the final tournament at Qatar (November 21-December 18, 2015). These matches will include two in Europe, one in Asia, then two in Europe. Then there will be two intercontinental playoffs that involve the winner of the Asian duel.
The European play-offs were already in progress in March with the elimination of Italy as the reigning European champions. However, the one involving Ukraine had to be postponed just a month after the offensive began. Russian in Ukraine. The "Zbirna", a Russian-speaking organization, has been able organize an internship in Slovenia in preparation for Scotland. A play-off semifinal is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, at 8:45 pm in Glasgow.
The Ukrainians will be competing for a spot in the World Cup. A new ax meeting is planned for Sunday, 8:45 p.m. in Cardiff against Wales. Andriy Pyatov, a veteran Ukrainian goalkeeper (37), said that "We have to get rid of any extraneous thoughts ahead of this match against Scotland."
"But we still read the news and call our family and friends to find out the current situation in the country. He said that things change day to day, and that sometimes it's normal or we worry, because rockets continue flying." The quote was taken from his federation's website.
The World Cup's Group B will include Iran, England, and the United States if the team emerges victorious in these final play-offs.
The confrontation between Australia (8:00 p.m.) and the United Arab Emirates (Tuesday June 7th, Doha) will determine who is the Asian team that qualified for an intercontinental playoff six days later against Peru (Peru on June 13).
This sequence of matches will be followed by the French team, the reigning world champion. The Blues will face their first opposition in November in Qatar. They will pay in group D, alongside Tunisia and Denmark.
On June 14, surprise quarter-finalists Costa Rica at the 2014 World Cup will take on New Zealand to win the final qualifying ticket. This completes the 32 nation field that is eligible for the supreme title. "Ticos" and "Kiwis will be joining Group E, which is particularly difficult, with Japan, Germany, Spain, and Germany.