Iceland road to Euro 2016
Iceland was part of group A along with Czech Republic, Turkey, Netherlands, Kazakhstan and Latvia. They finished second place two points behind first placed Czech Republic and achieved automatic qualification. They accumulated 20 points winning six games, drawing two and losing two in their group.
The complete table:
The results obtained by Czech Republic:
||3 - 0||Turkey
||0 - 3||Iceland
||2 - 0||Netherlands
||2 - 1||Iceland
||0 - 3||Iceland
||2 - 1||Czech Rep.
||0 - 1||Iceland
||0 - 0||Kazakhstan
||2 - 2||Latvia
||1 - 0||Iceland
Iceland Euro 2016 squad and group
(Confirmed 23-man squad)
Goalkeepers: Hannes Halldorsson (Bodo/Glimt), Ogmundur Kristinsson (Hammarby), Ingvar Jonsson (Sandefjord)
Defenders: Ari Skulason (OB), Hordur Magnusson (Cesena), Hjortur Hermannsson (PSV Eindhoven), Ragnar Sigurdsson (Krasnodar), Kari Arnason (Malmo), Sverrir Ingi Ingason (Lokeren), Birkir Sævarsson (Hammarby), Haukur Heidar Hauksson (AIK)
Midfielders: Emil Hallfredsson (Udinese), Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea), Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff), Theodor Elmar Bjarnason (AGF), Arnor Ingvi Traustason (Norrkoping), Birkir Bjarnason (Basel), Johann Gudmundsson (Charlton), Eidur Gudjohnsen (Molde), Runar Mar Sigurjonsson (Sundsvall)
Forwards: Kolbeinn Sigthorsson (Nantes), Alfred Finnbogason (Augsburg), Jon Dadi Bodvarsson (Kaiserslautern)
Iceland will play against Portugal in the first round, the last time the two teams met was in 2011 in the Euro 2012 qualifiers and Portugal won 5-3.
The second game will be against Hungary. The last time the two teams met was in 2011 in an international friendly and the game finished 4-0 for Hungary.
Their third game will be with Austria, the last time the two teams met was in the 2014 in an international friendly and the game finished 1-1.
Iceland All Time Records
The top 5 players with the most appearances:
The top 5 players with the most goals: