The draw for the European playoffs took place at the home of FIFA in Zurich on Monday afternoon as the eight nations that remain in the race for a ticket for the 2014 World Cup found out their opponents and four enticing ties await next month.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal faces a tough task to make it to Brazil as the team was paired with Sweden and PSG star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The sides have met 15 times up to date, with the Scandinavians winning six, drawing six more and losing just three times.
Furthermore, France will meet Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine as they fight for one place at next summer's tournament.
Didier Deschamps' men have taken on the Ukrainians on seven occasions, with les Bleus emerging victorious four times and drawing the remaining seven encounters.
Finally, Euro 2004 winner Greece takes on Romania, while surprise package Iceland faces Croatia.
The first legs will be played on November 15, with the returns scheduled to take place four days later.