After being drawn in a group with Serbia, Denmark and hosts the Czech Republic, Germany coach Horst Hrubesch told UEFA.com that his side will be travelling to the tournament “to fight for the title”.
Czechs set Olympic aim
After the draw for the final tournament coach of hosts, the Czech Republic, Jakub Duvalil said that his team were “optimistic” and have set themselves a target of getting through the group stage to secure qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Southgate ‘excited’ about U21 test
England coach Gareth Southgate told UEFA.com that he was “excited about the tournament” after his side were drawn in a group alongside Italy, Portugal and Sweden in Prague.
Under-21 last eight discover fate
Watch the draw for the two groups in the final tournament of the 2015 UEFA Under-21 Championship, which has taken place in Prague.
Danes expect stern German test
Denmark coach Jess Thorup admitted that Germany are “the strongest of the eight teams” after his side were pitted against the former champions in a group that also includes Serbia and hosts the Czech Republic.
Sweden ‘confident’ after draw
After being drawn in a group alongside England, Italy and Portugal, Sweden coach Håkan Ericson told UEFA.com that he thought it was “a very interesting group” but that his team have “good confidence” going into the tournament.
Iceland-Denmark U21 thriller recalled
Ahead of their meeting in the play-offs for the 2015 finals, watch highlights of the match between Iceland and Denmark from the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship as both sides searched for a place in the semi-finals.
See Slovakia U21s draw with Italy in 2000
As Italy and Slovakia prepare to meet in the play-offs for the finals of the 2015 UEFA Under-21 European Championship, watch highlights' of the sides' 1-1 draw in 2000.
Watch Netherlands beat Portugal in 2007
With the Netherlands and Portugal meeting in the play-offs for a place in the 2015 finals, look back at highlights of the sides' encounter in the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
Watch Germany take 2009 U21 title
See how the likes of Manuel Neuer and Mesut Özil helped Germany win the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship against England.
Koke looks back on Spain's winning summer
"Amazing" was the verdict of midfielder Koke as he sat down to reflect with UEFA.com on Spain's triumphant UEFA European Under-21 Championship campaign in Israel.
Herscho reflects on Israel's U21 legacy
With the dust now settled on the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, tournament director Ronen Hershco speaks to UEFA.com about the tournament's legacy.
Italy depart with heads held high
Marco Verratti and Fausto Rossi told UEFA.com of their pride at the strength of their squad after Italy’s 4-2 defeat to Spain in the final in Jerusalem.
‘The best feeling’ for Spain stars
Spain captain Thiago Alcántara told UEFA.com of “the best feeling possible” after his hat-trick helped Spain to retain their title, whilst Álvaro Morata revelled in the continuation of Spanish success.
Final appointment caps Jug's perfect month
Matej Jug recently became a father again and on Tuesday the Slovenian will referee the Under-21 final in Israel – no surprise then that he "will remember June 2013 forever".
Spain's Thiago dreaming of back-to-back titles
Spain's Thiago Alcántara told UEFA.com he "dreams" of scoring the decider against Italy in Tuesday's final as he bids to join an elite list of players to have won back-to-back U21 titles.
Sacchi credits holistic approach for Italy's success
A doyen of coaching and head of youth at the Italian Football Federation, Arrigo Sacchi tells UEFA.com about the U21 finalists, developing youngsters and the Azzurri's future.
Insigne fit and raring to go for Italy
One of Italy's stars in Israel, Lorenzo Insigne told UEFA.com about his pride in wearing the Azzurrini No10 shirt and hopes of a "wonderful emotion" against Spain in Tuesday's final.
Lopetegui looking forward to 'beautiful' final
Spain coach Julen Lopetegui is expecting "a beautiful final" on Tuesday as the holders look to retain their Under-21 crown against an Italy side with "a real ability to create danger".
Mangia satisfied, Pot rueful
Devis Mangia reflected on the fruits of two years’ labour after Italy reached the final with a 1-0 win over Netherlands, whose coach Cor Pot looked back on a “positive impression” left by his side’s performances in Israel.