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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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Road to the final

The 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship comprises a qualifying group stage and play-off round to determine which seven teams join hosts the Czech Republic in the final tournament.

Qualifying group stage

Teams are split into ten groups – two of six teams and eight of five – and play each other on a home and away basis. The ten group winners and four runners-up with the best record against the teams first, third, fourth and fifth in their sections advance to the play-offs.

Play-offs
Play-off matches are played according to the knockout system, with each team playing each opponent home and away. The team which scores the greater aggregate of goals qualifies for 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 comprises the seven play-off winners and the Czech Republic, who qualify automatically as hosts. The eight teams are split into two groups of four. Each team plays each other once in their group with the winners and runners-up advancing to the semi-finals, where the winner of Group A plays the Group B runner-up and vice-versa. The winners advance to the final.

Further details, including the criteria for separating teams 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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