The European section of the FIFA World Cup qualification will act as qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup, to be held in Russia, for national teams which are members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). Format · Entrants · Schedule · First round. Europe's Preliminary Competition offers the highest number of berths at the FIFA World Cup Russia™: thirteen in total. Matches · Group D · Group F · Group A. World Cup qualifying groups: Uefa European tables and standings. Tom Doyle England Football Boot Camp - In pictures. 9 show all.