The match schedule for the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, to be played in Germany this summer, has been announced, with 16 games spread across nine venues.
The tournament – the 15th edition of the U19 finals since the switch from the U18 ahead of the 2001/02 campaign – will kick off at the Arena Stuttgart, home of Bundesliga side Stuttgart, at 12.00CET on Monday 11 July with the hosts taking on Italy.
The Arena Grossaspach in Grossaspach, Stuttgart's Stadion auf der Waldau and the Stadion an der Kreuzeiche, Reutlingen will stage the other five Group A games; Group B will take place at the Arena Heidenheim in Heidenheim, Aalen's Arena Aalen and the Donaustadion in Ulm.
The semi-finals and the FIFA U-20 World Cup play-off will take place on Thursday 21 July at the Carl-Benz Stadion, Mannheim – home of Waldhof Mannheim – and the Hardtwaldstadion in Sandhausen.
The final is at the Arena Sinsheim in Sinsheim, the usual home of Bundesliga side 1899 Hoffenheim, on Sunday 24 July, kicking off at 20.30CET.
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