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Finals match officials

The match officials team includes six referees, eight assistant referees, two fourth officials and – for the first time at an Under-21 finals – eight additional assistant referees.

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Final build-up

Road to the final

The 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship features a qualifying group stage and a play-off round to determine which 11 teams join hosts Poland in the final tournament.

Qualifying group stage
Teams are split into nine groups – seven of six sides and two of five – and play each other on a home-and-away basis. The nine group winners qualify automatically. The four runners-up with the best record against the nations first, third, fourth and fifth in their sections advance to the play-offs.

Play-offs
The two play-off ties are contested according to the knockout system. The team that scores the greater aggregate of goals proceeds to the next round, with away goals, extra time and then penalties used to determine the winner in the event of a draw.

Final tournament
The final tournament involves the nine group winners, the two play-off victors and Poland, who qualify automatically as hosts. The 12 sides are divided into three groups of four. Teams play each other once in their section, with the three pool winners and the best runner-up qualifying for the semi-finals.

Further details, including the criteria for separating sides that finish level on points in a group, can be found in the official competition regulations.

Finals match officials

The match officials team includes six referees, eight assistant referees, two fourth officials and – for the first time at an Under-21 finals – eight additional assistant referees.

Referees
NameNationalityDate of birth
Ivan BebekCRO30/05/1977
Antony GautierFRA19/11/1977
Paweł GilPOL28/06/1976
Ovidiu HaţeganROU14/07/1980
Matej JugSVN25/09/1980
Serhiy BoikoUKR30/06/1977
Additional assistant referees
NameNationalityDate of birth
Sébastien DelferiereBEL02/07/1981
Miroslav ZelinkaCZE23/02/1981
Kenn HansenDEN29/05/1980
Kristo TohverEST11/06/1981
Antti MunukkaFIN03/03/1982
Ilias SpathasGRE18/02/1980
Ivan KružliakSVK24/03/1984
Halis ÖzkahyaTUR30/05/1980
Assistant referees
NameNationalityDate of birth
Roland BrandnerAUT24/01/1978
Ivo KolevBUL25/06/1979
Dzmitry ZhukBLR22/04/1986
Vencel TóthHUN24/03/1978
Johann Gunnar GudmundssonISL08/09/1978
Haralds GudermanisLVA14/10/1979
Alan MulvannySCO13/03/1980
Sandro PozziSUI03/11/1980
Fourth officials
NameNationalityDate of birth
Danny KrasikowISR05/02/1973
Nissan DavidyISR01/01/1972

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