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Background

51 UEFA national teams entered qualification, and fourteen teams qualified for the 2012 European Championship. The draw for the qualification groups was held at the European Championship Preliminary Draw in the Palac Kultury i Nauki, Warszawa, on 7 February 2010.

53 teams entered, and took part.

Group G fixtures were determined on 25 March 2010 in Tel Aviv, Israel, by computer, after the meeting held in Zürich on 15 March proved to be inconclusive.

 

UEFA Group G
Team P W D L F A GD Pts
England 8 5 3 0 17 5 +12 18
Montenegro 8 3 3 2 7 7 =0 12
Switzerland 8 3 2 3 12 10 +2 11
Wales 8 3 0 5 6 10 -4 9
Bulgaria 8 1 2 5 3 13 -10 5
 Matches

3 September 2010 

Montenegro 1 Wales 0 [1-0]
Stadion Pod Goricom, Centar, Podgorica (9,862)
Vučinić
England 2 Bulgaria 0 [1-0]
National Stadium, Wembley, London
(73,246)
Defoe (3), A.Johnson
7 September 2010 
Bulgaria 0 Montenegro 1 [0-1]
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sredets, Sofija (5,000)
Zverotić
Switzerland 1 England 3 [0-1]
Sankt-Jakob Park, Sankt Jakob, Basel (39,700)
Shaqiri
Rooney, A.Johnson, Bent
8 October 2010 
Wales 0 Bulgaria 1 [0-0]
Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith, Cardiff
(14,061)
Popov
Montenegro 1 Switzerland 0 [0-0]
Stadion Pod Goricom, Centar, Podgorica (11,500)
Vukčević
12 October 2010 
Switzerland 4 Wales 1 [2-1]
Sankt-Jakob Park, Sankt Jakob, Basel (38,500)
Stocker (2), Streller, Inler (pen)
Bale
England 0 Montenegro 0 [0-0]
National Stadium, Wembley, London (73,451)
 
26 March 2011 
Wales 0 England 2 [0-2]
The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
(68,959)
Lampard (pen), Bent
Bulgaria 0 Switzerland 0 [0-0]
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sredets, Sofija (9,600)
 
4 June 2011 
England 2 Switzerland 2 [1-2]
National Stadium, Wembley, London (84,459)
Lampard (pen), Young
Barnetto (2)
Montenegro 1 Bulgaria 1 [0-0]
Stadion Pod Goricom, Centar, Podgorica (11,500)
Djalović
Popov
2 September 2011 
Bulgaria 0 England 3 [0-3]
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sredets, Sofija (36,521)
Cahill, Rooney (2)
Wales 2 Montenegro 1 [1-0]
Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith, Cardiff (17,500)
Morrison, Ramsey
Jovetić

6 September 2011 

Switzerland 3 Bulgaria 1 [1-1]
Sankt-Jakob Park, Sankt Jakob, Basel (30,000)
Shaqiri (3)
Popov
England 1 Wales 0 [1-0]
National Stadium, Wembley, London (77,128)
Young
7 October 2011 
 Wales 2 Switzerland 0 [0-0]
The
Liberty Stadium, Swansea (12,317)
Ramsey (pen), Bale
Montenegro 2 England 2 [1-2]
Stadion Pod Goricom, Centar, Podgorica (12,000)
Zverotić, Delibazić
Young, Bent
11 October 2011
Switzerland 2 Montenegro 0 [0-0]
Sankt-Jakob Park, Sankt Jakob, Basel
(19,997)
Derdiyok, Lichtsteiner
Bulgaria 0 Wales 1 [0-1]
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sredets, Sofija
(1,672)
Bale
 
 

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