France's Karim Benzema (R) challenges Spain's Sergio Ramos during their international friendly soccer match at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, near Paris, September 4, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Two wins in 10 matches could be enough to reach Euro 2016 following UEFA's decision to expand the final tournament to 24 teams while keeping the same format for the qualifying competition.There will be eight groups of six teams and one of five, with the top two teams in each group qualifying directly with the best of the third-placed teams and hosts France.The remaining eight third-placed teams are involved in two-leg playoffs for the remaining four places.It means that teams could qualify for France by winning only two matches, or despite losing five.Of the teams who ended third in the 2014 World Cup qualifying groups, Finland had a record of two wins, three draws and three defeats while Slovenia won five and lost five of their 10 games and Slovakia had three wins, four draws and three defeats.
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