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Gera pitted against Albion team-mates

Baggies internationals discover Euro 2016 qualifying opponents

ZOLTAN Gera has been drawn against Baggies team-mates Chris Brunt and Gareth McAuley in Euro 2016 qualifying.

Gera’s Hungary will battle it out alongside Brunt and McAuley’s Northern Ireland in Group F.

Ben Foster will be looking to help England qualify as they tackle Switzerland, Slovenia, Estonia, San Marino and Lithuania in Group E.

The finals are being hosted by France, who qualify automatically, and will be made up of 24 nations, an increase from 16 in the current format.

The top two teams in each of the nine groups will progress to the tournament finals, along with the best third-place finisher. 

The remaining eight third-placed teams go into the play-offs in November 2015.

See below for other Baggies, who could be involved in Euro 2016 qualifying action with their countries:

Group A: Holland, Czech Republic (Matej Vydra) Turkey, Latvia, Iceland, Kazakhstan
Group B: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Belgium, Israel, Wales (Boaz Myhill), Cyprus, Andorrra
Group C: Spain, Ukraine, Slovakia, Belarus, FYR Macedonia (Goran Popov), Luxembourg,
Group D: Germany, Republic of Ireland, Poland, Scotland (James Morrison and Graham Dorrans), Georgia, Gibraltar,
Group E: England (Ben Foster), Switzerland Slovenia, Estonia, San Marino, Lithuania
Group F: Greece, Hungary (Zoltan Gera), Romania, Finland, Northern Ireland (Gareth McAuley and Chris Brunt), Faroe Islands,
Group G: Russia, Sweden (Olsson), Austria, Montenegro, Moldova, Liechtenstein
Group H: Italy, Croatia, Norway, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Malta
Group I: Portugal, Denmark, Serbia, Armenia, Albania, France* (Morgan Amalfitano)

*All Group I teams will play France home and away but the results will not count towards qualification.