England, Spain, Russia, Sweden kick off Euro 2016 qualifying campaigns
On Monday the qualification stages of the 2016 European championships kicks off for plenty of big nations.
With qualifiers taking place over the weekend, the new format of having games on Monday’s instead of midweek will be used for the first time.
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In Group E, England travel to Switzerland in a clash between the top two seeds in Basel, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Sweden travel to Austria in a tricky Group G match. Elsewhere in Group G, Russia host minnows Liechtenstein, while Montenegro and Moldova clash.
Reigning European Champions Spain look to bounce back from their World Cup disaster in the summer, as La Furia Roja host Macedonia in Group C. Also in Group C, Ukraine host Slovakia in a busy Monday of action around Europe.
Below is a full listing of all nine qualifiers, plus TV tune in information.
Monday’s Euro 2016 qualifiers
Switzerland vs. England - 2:45 p.m. ET, on Fox Sports 1
Luxembourg vs. Belarus - 2:45 p.m. ET, on Fox Soccer Plus
Spain vs. Macedonia - 2:45 p.m. ET, on ESPN Deportes, ESPN 3.com
Ukraine vs. Slovakia - 2:45 p.m. ET, on Fox Sports 2
Estonia vs. Slovenia - 2:45 p.m. ET, on ESPN 3.com
San Marino vs. Lithuania - 2:45 p.m. ET
Russia vs. Liechtenstein - 12 p.m. ET, on Fox Sports 1
Austria vs. Sweden - 2:45 p.m. ET, on ESPN 3.com
Montenegro vs. Moldova - 2:45 p.m. ET, on ESPN 3.com