The UEFA European Under-19 Championship consists of three distinct stages: the qualifying round, the elite round and the final tournament.
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.
In the elite round, played in the spring, those 26 qualifiers join the top two seeds, given a bye, in seven mini-tournament groups of four. The group winners then join the hosts in the finals.
The seven qualifiers plus the hosts are split into two groups of four who play each other once, with the top two progressing to the semi-finals. The winners of those ties contest the final.
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.
France forward Jean-Kévin Augustin has taken the top scorer prize at the UEFA European Under-19 Championship after registering in the final to finish ahead of team-mate Kylian Mbappé.
Paris Saint-Germain's Augustin went into the showpiece game against Italy level with Mbappé on five strikes, but he quickly added to his haul with the opener in a 4-0 victory, equalling the record for a finals tournament. The duo scored all of France's goals in the group stage – Augustin contributing a hat-trick against the Netherlands – before Monaco's Mbappé took centre stage in the semi-final defeat of Portugal, setting up the first goal and scoring the next two.
Italy's Federico Dimarco struck four goals, meanwhile, including penalties against Germany, Portugal and then England in the semi-finals, when he also added a fine free-kick. He finished level with Germany's Phillipp Ochs, scorer of a treble against Portugal, with Netherlands striker Sam Lammers a goal further back on three.
In the season overall, Augustin took the scoring prize with 11 goals – four more than Mbappé and Jong Oranje's Lammers. Russia's Ramil Sheydaev set a new mark for the season with 12 goals in 2014/15; Spain's Álvaro Morata (2010/11) and Davie Selke of Germany (2013/14) are also the joint top scorers in one final tournament with six goals apiece.
Finals top scorers
6 Jean-Kévin Augustin (France)
5 Kylian Mbappé (France)
4 Federico Dimarco (Italy)
4 Phillipp Ochs (Germany)
3 Sam Lammers (Netherlands)
2 Ludovic Blas (France)
2 Dominic Solanke (England)
2 Isaiah Brown (England)
2 Abdelhak Nouri (Netherlands)
2 Buta (Portugal)
2 Steven Bergwijn (Netherlands)
Season top scorers
11 Jean-Kévin Augustin (France)
7 Sam Lammers (Netherlands)
7 Kylian Mbappé (France)
6 Ivan Šaponjić (Serbia)
6 Buta (Portugal)
5 Steven Bergwijn (Netherlands)
5 Federico Dimarco (Italy)
5 Nany Dimata (Belgium)
5 Luka Jović (Serbia)
5 Anas Mahamid (Israel)
5 Karol Swiderski (Poland)
Finals top scorers (by season)
2001/02: Fernando Torres (Spain) 4
2002/03: Paulo Sérgio (Portugal) 5
2003/04: Ali Oztürk (Turkey), Lukasz Piszczek (Poland) 4
2004/05: Borko Veselinović (Serbia and Montenegro) 5
2005/06: Alberto Bueno (Spain), İlhan Parlak (Turkey) 5
2006/07: Anis Ben-Hatira (Germany), Kévin Monnet-Paquet (France), Kostantinos Mitroglou (Greece) 3
2007/08: Tomáš Necid (Czech Republic) 4
2008/09: Nathan Delfouneso (England) 4
2009/10: Daniel Pacheco (Spain) 4
2010/11: Álvaro Morata (Spain) 6
2011/12: Jesé Rodríguez (Spain) 5
2012/13: Anass Achahbar (Netherlands), Alexandre Guedes (Portugal), Gratas Sirgėdas (Lithuania) 3
2013/14: Davie Selke (Germany) 6
2014/15: Borja Mayoral (Spain) 3
Season top scorers
2001/02: Kevin Vandenbergh (Belgium) 10
2002/03: Sébastien Grax (France) 9
2003/04: Olexandr Aliyev (Ukraine), Ali Oztürk (Turkey), Lukasz Piszczek (Poland) 8
2004/05: Borko Veselinović (Serbia and Montenegro) 11
2005/06: İlhan Parlak (Turkey) 10
2006/07: Kostas Mitroglou (Greece), Krisztián Németh (Hungary), Adam Rooney (Republic of Ireland) 8
2007/08: Michail Pavlis (Greece) 7
2008/09: Nathan Delfouneso (England), Yacin Brahimi (France) 7
2009/10: Mattia Destro (Italy) 8
2010/11: Álvaro Morata (Spain) 10
2011/12: Betinho (Portugal) 10
2012/13: Anass Achahbar (Netherlands) 9
2013/14: André Silva (Portugal), Davie Selke (Germany) 11
2014/15: Ramil Sheydaev (Russia) 12
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