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Semi-finals : 29 July 2013

29 July 2013
29 July 2013 - Under-19, Semi-finals
Serbia2-2Portugal
Serbia win 3-2 on penalties
Referee: Michael Oliver (ENG) – Stadium: SRC Alytus, Alytus (LTU)
08/01/2013 03:28:34
29 July 2013 - Under-19, Semi-finals
Spain1-2France
France win after extra time
Referee: Orel Grinfeld (ISR) – Stadium: Dariaus ir Girėno stadionas, Kaunas (LTU)
07/30/2013 23:02:19

Last updated: 01/08/2013 04:28 CET

Road to the final

The UEFA European Under-19 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 the spring, those 27 qualifiers join the top seed, given a bye, in seven mini-tournament groups of four. The group winners then join the hosts in the finals.

Final tournament

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.

 
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