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UEFA Youth League round of 16 latest

Three quarter-finals set so far: Salzburg vs Lyon, Midtjylland vs Ajax and Dinamo Zagreb vs Benfica.

Benfica celebrate scoring against Liverpool
Benfica celebrate scoring against Liverpool Benfica

The UEFA Youth League round of 16 is in progress with three quarter-finals so far set up in March: Salzburg vs Lyon, Midtjylland vs Ajax and Dinamo Zagreb vs Benfica.

The last two round of 16 ties and the remainder of the competition will be played between 16 and 25 August at Colovray Stadium, Nyon. As it stands, all matches will be played behind closed doors.

Round of 16 ties

Highlights: Benfica 4-1 Liverpool
Highlights: Benfica 4-1 Liverpool

Tuesday 3 March
Ajax 0-0, 6-5pens Atlético Madridwatch the shoot-out
Benfica 4-1 Liverpoolhighlights

  • Ajax brought on substitute goalkeeper Daan Reiziger for the shoot-out, and he saved three before scoring the winning penalty.
  • Pedro Álvaro made a competition record-equalling 27th appearance as twice runners-up Benfica reached their fifth quarter-final, matching the mark of Barcelona, Chelsea and Real Madrid (who could make a sixth when they visit Juventus).
Bayern 2-2 Dinamo Zagreb (Dinamo Zagreb win 6-5 on penalties)
Bayern 2-2 Dinamo Zagreb (Dinamo Zagreb win 6-5 on penalties)

Wednesday 4 March
Bayern München 2-2, 5-6pens Dinamo Zagrebhighlights
Crvena zvezda 0-3 Midtjylland

Salzburg 4-1 Derby County

  • Bayern came back from 2-0 down to force penalties but Dinamo are into their second straight quarter-final.
  • Midtjylland are into into a second consecutive quarter-final after beating the first Serbian side to reach the round of 16.
  • Salzburg, who beat holders Porto in the last 16, remain the only past winners left in the competition after defeating debutants Derby.

Tuesday 10 March
Atalanta 3-3, 3-5 pens Lyon*

  • Debutants Atalanta led 2-0 and 3-2 but a last-gasp Rayan Cherki goal forced penalties, and Lyon converted all their spot-kicks to reach a second straight quarter-final.

Sunday 16 August: Colovray Stadium, Nyon
Internazionale Milano vs Rennes (15:00)
Juventus vs Real Madrid (18:00)

  • Real Madrid beat Juventus 2-0 away and 6-2 at home in the inaugural 2013/14 group stage.
  • Real Madrid are the only side to have reached this round in all seven editions after Barcelona's group-stage exit; Atlético were there for the sixth time.
  • Real Madrid can equal Barcelona and Chelsea's record of four appearances in the semi-finals (usually the final stage in Nyon). Benfica (2014 and 2017 runners-up) and Salzburg (2017 winners) also have last-four experience.
  • None of last season's final four (Porto, Chelsea, Barcelona and Hoffenheim) reached the round of 16; Dinamo, Lyon, Midtjylland and Real Madrid all lost in the 2019 quarter-finals.
  • Rennes are on their competition debut.
  • Juventus are also in the round of 16 for the first time.

Quarter-finals (Colovray Stadium, Nyon)

Tuesday 18 August
Midtjylland vs Ajax (15:00)
Dinamo Zagreb vs Benfica (18:00)

Wednesday 19 August
Salzburg v Lyon (15:00)
Internazionale Milano/Rennes vs Juventus/Real Madrid (18:00)

  • No teams from Croatia, Denmark, Italy or the Netherlands have previously reached the Nyon semi-finals.
Highlights: Salzburg knock out holders Porto on penalties
Highlights: Salzburg knock out holders Porto on penalties

Semi-finals (Colovray Stadium, Nyon)

Saturday 22 August
1: Dinamo Zagreb/Benfica vs Midtjylland/Ajax (15:00)
2: Salzburg/Lyon vs Internazionale Milano/Rennes/Juventus/Real Madrid (18:00)

Final (Colovray Stadium, Nyon)

Tuesday 25 August
Winner semi-final 1 vs Winner semi-final 2 (18:00)

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