2018 #WU17EURO in Lithuania: all you need to know

Lithuania will host the 2018 Women's U17 EURO finals from 9 to 21 May.

Marijampole Football Club Stadium, Marijampole
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Lithuania will stage the Women's U17 final tournament in from 9 to 21 May 2018 – the fifth such finals since the championship's expansion to eight teams – following in the footsteps of England, Iceland, Belarus and the Czech Republic, who hold this season's competition finale in May. It is Lithuania's first major women's tournament though they hosted the 2013 men's U19 EURO.

  • The final tournament

• The eight qualifiers are split into two groups of four in the draw.

Group A: Lithuania (hosts), Germany (holders), Finland, Netherlands

Group B: Poland, Spain, Italy, England

• The sides play each other in a round-robin format, with the top two teams in each group progressing to the semi-finals.
• The tournament also acts as UEFA's qualifier for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup from 13 November 1 to December that year in Uruguay, with the three berths available going to the two finalists and a winner of a play-off between the two beaten teams in the last four.

  • Full schedule (times CET, Lithuania is one hour ahead)

Group stage

Wednesday 9 May
Group A
Finland v Germany: 16:00, Marijampole
Lithuania v Netherlands: 18:00, Alytus
Group B
Italy v Spain: 10:00, Siauliai
Poland v England: 16:00, Siauliai

Saturday 12 May
Group A
Germany v Netherlands: 10:00, Siauliai
Lithuania v Finland: 16:00, Siauliai
Group B
Spain v England: 12:00, Alytus
Poland v Spain: 14:00, Marijampole

Tuesday 15 May
Group A
Germany v Lithuania: 18:00, Alytus
Netherlands v Finland: 18:00, Marijampole
Group B
Spain v Poland: 12:00, Alytus
England v Italy: 12:00, Marijampole

Knockout phase

Friday 18 May:
Semi-final: 15:30, Alytus
Semi-final: 18:00, Marijampole

Monday 21 May:
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup play-off: 13:00, Alytus
Final: 18:00, Marijampole

Venues
Marijampole FC Stadium, 6,581 seats (4 group matches, 1 semi-final, final)
Alytus Stadium, 3,728 seats (4 group matches, 1 semi-final, World Cup play-off)
Šiauliai Central Stadium, 3,000 seats (4 group matches)

For finals media accrediation contact j.kontrimas@lff.lt

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