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Last Updated: Friday, 14 October 2005, 10:15 GMT 11:15 UK
Spain handed kind World Cup draw
The 2006 World Cup
Spain will have to overcome Slovakia over two legs to secure their place at the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

The Spaniards went into the pot for the European zone play-offs having finished second in their group and will play the first match at home on 12 November.

In the other first-leg games Norway entertain the Czech Republic while Switzerland host Turkey on the same day as England play Argentina in Geneva.

The return matches are four days later on Wednesday, 16 November.

The teams already through from the European zone are Germany (as hosts), Ukraine, Holland, Poland, England, Croatia, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Serbia & Montenegro and France.

The other global play-offs see Australia take on two-time World Cup winners Uruguay while Bahrain play Trinidad & Tobago.

World Cup play-off draw

Spain v Slovakia
Switzerland v Turkey
Norway v Czech Republic

(Matches to be played 12 and 16 November)

Who has qualified for the World Cup?
12 Oct 05 |  Internationals
World Cup qualifying photos
12 Oct 05 |  Photo Galleries


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