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The defending champions find themselves with a tough opponent following the draw for Euro 2016 qualifying.

Defending champion Spain will face Ukraine in the qualifying stage of the 2016 European Championships.

The Euro 2012 winners were drawn with the previous competition's hosts in Sunday's draw for the qualifying stage in Nice, France, while they will also face Slovakia, Belarus, Macedonia and Luxembourg.

Host nation France was added to Group I after the draw in order for it to secure competitive international friendlies during the course of qualification, meaning it will come up against the likes of Portugal and Denmark twice each before the finals begin June 10, 2016.

The first games of the qualifying stage will be played Sept. 7-9.

FULL EURO 2016 DRAW

GROUP A
GROUP B
GROUP C
Netherlands
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Spain
Czech Republic
Belgium
Ukraine
Turkey
Israel
Slovakia
Latvia
Wales
Belarus
Iceland
Cyprus
Macedonia
Kazakhstan
Andorra
Luxembourg

GROUP D
GROUP E
GROUP F
Germany
England Greece
Republic of Ireland
Switzerland
Hungary
Poland
Slovenia
Romania
Scotland
Estonia
Finland
Georgia
Lithuania
Northern Ireland
Gibraltar
San Marino
Faroe Islands

GROUP G
GROUP H
GROUP I
Russia
Italy
Portugal
Sweden
Croatia
 Denmark
Austria
Norway
Serbia
Montenegro
Bulgaria
Armenia
Moldova
Azerbaijan
Albania
Liechtenstein
Malta
 (France)

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