2024 qualifiers to kick off Thursday

EURO 2024 Qualifiers matchday 9 will take place over three days, according to Anadolu Agency. With the return of the Qualifiers this week, millions of fans worldwide are prepared for Europe's flagship international competition. In Group D, Wales could join Trkiye in punching their ticket to Euros if they beat Armenia in Yerevan and Croatia lose to Latvia on Saturday. The Dragons are currently level on points with Croatia with 10 points in six games but they are ahead of the Croatians due to a better head-to-head record. On Oct. 15, Wales upset Croatia with a 2-1 result at Cardiff City Stadium as Harry Wilson scored twice. Trkiye reached their third consecutive EURO finals after posting a 4-0 victory at home to Latvia on matchday 8. The Turkish national team have been knocked out in the group stage in their last two appearances but memorably made it to the 2008 semifinals, when they lost 3-2 to Germany in a thriller clash. Matchday 9 Fixtures are as follows: Thursday: Group A: Georgia vs Scotland, Cy prus vs Spain Group F: Azerbaijan vs Sweden, Estonia vs Austria Group G: Bulgaria vs Hungary, Montenegro vs Lithuania Group J: Liechtenstein vs Portugal, Luxembourg vs Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovakia vs Iceland Friday: Group C: England vs Malta, Italy vs North Macedonia Group E: Moldova vs Albania, Poland vs Czechia Group H: Kazakhstan vs San Marino, Finland vs Northern Ireland, Denmark vs Slovenia Saturday: Group B: France vs Gibraltar, Netherlands vs Republic of Ireland Group D: Armenia vs Wales, Latvia vs Croatia Group I: Belarus vs Andorra, Israel vs Romania, Switzerland vs Kosovo Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency