The ties will be split over two legs, which are scheduled to take place between November 9 and November 14
The Danes were the lowest ranked team in Pot 1, meaning Martin O’Neill’s side have been given the easiest draw possible.
Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland, meanwhile, will face Switzerland.
The ties will be split over two legs, which are scheduled to take place between November 9 and November 14.
DRAW IN FULL:
- Northern Ireland vs Switzerland
- Croatia vs Greece
- Denmark vs Republic of Ireland
- Sweden vs Italy
Northern Ireland vs Switzerland
Croatia vs Greece
Denmark vs Republic of Ireland
Sweden vs Italy
*This post will be updated as the teams are drawn
Here we go
The draw ceremony gets underway with a montage, obviously.
Mexican TV presenter Vanessa Huppenkothen now comes out on stage.
She says she is going to spend the next 15 minutes (Zzz…) going through the draw process.
For a quick guide, scroll back through this blog.
Northern Irish fans have been voting on Twitter and it seems they are, unsurprisingly, overwhelmingly in favour of Denmark as their opposition. In about half an hour’s time we should know if that hope has become a reality.
Not long to go now…
It’s almost time. We’re just over half an hour away from proceedings in Zurich.