The eight European nations who remain in the hunt for a ticket to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, have learned their futures in the play-off draw, which took place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich.

Helping with the draw for the two-legged play-offs, which are set to be played on 15 November and 19 November, was Swiss veteran of two World Cups Alexander Frei.

European Play-Off ties
Portugal-Sweden
Ukraine-France
Greece-Romania
Iceland-Croatia

The process saw four seeded teams in Pot 1, determined by their placing in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, each paired up with one of the sides in Pot 2.

The seeded nations were: Portugal (ranked 14), Greece (15), Croatia (18) and Ukraine (20). The unseeded teams were France (21), Sweden (25), Romania (29) and Iceland (46).