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Semi-finals : 14 May 2013

14 May 2013
14 May 2013 - Under-17, Semi-finals
Slovakia0-2Italy
Referee: Nerijus Dunauskas (LTU) – Stadium: Štadión MŠK Žilina, Zilina (SVK)
05/16/2013 12:18:12
14 May 2013 - Under-17, Semi-finals
Russia0-0Sweden
Russia win 10-9 on penalties
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (SVN) – Stadium: Štadión MŠK Žilina, Zilina (SVK)
05/16/2013 12:18:47

Last updated: 17/05/2013 16:46 CET

Road to the final

The UEFA European Under-17 Championship consists of three distinct stages: the qualifying round, the elite round and the final tournament.

Qualifying round
The qualifying round, played in autumn, is made up of 13 groups of four teams playing in one-venue mini-tournaments. The top two from each progress alongside the third-placed team with the best record against the top pair in their group.

Elite round
In the elite round, played in early spring, those 27 qualifiers plus the top seed, give a bye, compete in seven mini-tournament groups of four. The group winners progress to the finals to join the hosts.

Final tournament
At the final tournament the contenders are split into two groups of four, with the top two progressing to the semi-finals, with the showpiece to follow.

 

Further details, including the criteria for separating teams that finish level on points in a group, or after extra time in a match, can be found in the
official competition regulations.

 

 
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