The UEFA Youth League comprises a group stage and four knockout rounds played as one-off games.
Access to the competition is reserved for the youth teams of the 32 participating clubs in the UEFA Champions League. The sides compete in a group stage with the same section composition and similar calendar as the UEFA Champions League. The top two from each pool progress to the round of 16.
Knockout rounds and final
The knockout phase consists of single-leg ties, meaning a maximum of ten matches for any team, with the semi-finals and final contested in Nyon. There is no third-place play-off.
The climax to the 2014/15 UEFA Youth League season takes place at the Colovray Stadium opposite UEFA's Swiss headquarters in Nyon.
The four remaining teams will travel to western Switzerland for one-off semi-finals on Friday 10 April, with the final itself taking place on Monday 13 April. FC Barcelona won the inaugural season in the same venue in 2013/14 after a similar four-team knockout event.
All three games will be decided by penalty kicks should a match be level after 90 minutes. The overall winners will receive the Lennart Johansson Trophy which is named after the governing body's Swedish honorary president.
Road to the finals
1. Roma v Manchester City
2. Chelsea v Atlético
3. Benfica v Shakhtar
4. Anderlecht v Porto
Final tournament (Colovray Stadium, Nyon)
Semi-finals (10 April)
1. Winner of QF1 v Winner of QF2
2. Winner of QF4 v Winner of QF3
Final (13 April)
Winner of SF2 v Winner of SF1
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