Under-21 finals draw seedings

Germany and Portugal join hosts Poland in the first tier of seeds for the UEFA European U21 Championship finals draw, which will be streamed live from Krakow at 18:00CET today.

The trophy on stage ahead of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship draw
The trophy on stage ahead of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship draw ©Sportsfile

Germany and Portugal will join hosts Poland in the first tier of seeds for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals draw streamed live from Krakow's ICE Congress Centre at 18:00CET today.

Hosts Poland will be placed in position one of Group A, with the rest of the 11 qualifiers ranked by coefficient. The top two, Germany and Portugal, will form Pot 1 and will be drawn into the first positions in Groups B and C.

The next three teams – England, Spain and Denmark – will be in Pot 2. The remainder, including holders Sweden, will be in Pot 3 and will be picked to fill two positions each in the three groups before Pot 2 is drawn.

Hosts: Poland (position 1 in Group A)

Pot 1: Germany, Portugal

Pot 2: England, Spain, Denmark

Pot 3: Italy, Sweden (holders), Czech Republic, Serbia, Slovakia, FYR Macedonia

  • Match dates

Group A: 16, 19, 22 June
Group B: 17, 20, 23 June
Group C: 18, 21, 24 June
Semi-final 1 (Winner A v Runner-up B/C or Winner C): 27 June
Semi-final 2 (Winner B v Runner-up A or Winner C): 27 June
Final: 30 June

  • Venues

Kielce (Group A)
Lublin (Group A)
Gdynia (Group B)
Bydgoszcs (Group B)
Tychy (Group C, semi-final)
Krakow (Group C, semi-final, final)