World Champions Germany Handed Tough UEFA National League Fixtures

World champions have been given tough UEFA National League fixtures after the draw was held in Lausanne, Switzerland earlier on Wednesday.

Germany were paired in Group A of League 1 alongside France and Netherlands.

European champions Portugal were drawn alongside Italy and Poland in Group C of League 1 while the immediate past World and European champions Spain will battle England and Croatia in Group D of League 1.

Group B of League 1 will feature Belgium, Switzerland and Iceland.

UEFA National League matches are expected to start in September 2018.