Please, take a look at Euro 2016 format to understand better upcomming qualifying round.
Euro 2016 consists of a qualifying round, play-offs and a final tournament. Euro 2016 qualifiers will bring a lot of nevelties in many aspects.
After Gibraltar have joined UEFA, the number of teams competing in qualifiers increased up to fifty-three.
However, this is not the only one difference. There are huge modifications when it comes about the days of gameplays. „The week of football” idea will be introduced by Uefa during Euro 2016 qualifiers. It will be a real football marathons for soccer fans.
Matches will be played from Thursday to Tuesday so Euro 2016 qualifiers will be played for a six days during one week with eight or ten matches.
Euro 2016 qualifiers begins on 7 September 2014.
Another important change in relation to the previous Euro Cup tournaments is increased up to 24 the number of teams playing in the final tournament.