FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Qualification Competition Europe (UEFA)
The European Zone of qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will see teams competing for places at the finals in Russia.
The qualification process started following the completion of the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament in mid-2016.
All 54 UEFA national teams entered qualification and 13 teams will qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The teams will be split into 9 groups of 6 teams.
The 9 group winners will qualify directly to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and the 8 best runners-up will be drawn in two-legged play-offs to determine the