Group A (completed)
Group winners: Slovakia.
Also in group: Serbia, Northern Ireland, and Lithuania (hosts).
Group B (To be held 16–19 August): Netherlands, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Moldova (hosts).
Group C (completed)
Group winners: Belgium.
Also in group: Gibraltar (hosts).
October’s main round groups are therefore:
Group 1: Russia, Hungary, Belarus (hosts), and the winner of preliminary round Group B.
Group 2: Portugal, Croatia (hosts), Poland, and Slovenia.
Group 3: Ukraine (hosts), Finland, Czech Republic, and Belgium.
Group 4: Spain (holders), Italy, Sweden (hosts), and Slovakia
The four group winners will advance to the knockout finals in late March 2022, with one of the four nations appointed as hosts.