World Cup

Europe's World Cup hopefuls: March friendlies

Toni Kroos enjoys scoring Germany's winner in their last meeting with Spain ©Bongarts

Europe has 14 contenders at this summer's FIFA World Cup finals and all are in action over the coming week. We track their progress on the road to Russia.

Kick-off times CET

22 March

Denmark v Panama (20:00)

23 March

Russia v Brazil (17:00)
Greece v Switzerland (20:00)
Serbia v Morocco (20:30)
Germany v Spain (20:45)
Netherlands v England (20:45)
Poland v Nigeria (20:45)
Portugal v Egypt (20:45)
France v Colombia (21:00)

European Qualifiers: road to Russia

24 March

Peru v Croatia (01:00)
Mexico v Iceland (03:00)
Sweden v Chile (18:00)

26 March

Portugal v Netherlands (20:30)

27 March

Russia v France (17:50)
Denmark v Chile (19:00)
Romania v Sweden (19:30)
Switzerland v Panama (20:00)
Belgium v Saudi Arabia (20:45)
Germany v Brazil (20:45)
Poland v South Korea (20:45)
England v Italy (21:00)
Nigeria v Serbia (21:00)
Spain v Argentina (21:30)

Ten stunning strikes from qualifying

28 March

Peru v Iceland (02:00)
Mexico v Croatia (03:30)

European qualified teams in bold