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UEFA Youth League play-off ties: Panathinaikos-Porto, Young Boys-Salzburg, Genk-Juventus, AZ-Frankfurt, Hibernian-Dortmund

Salzburg visit Young Boys and Hibernian play Borussia Dortmund on 7 February with the other six ties including Panathinaikos-Porto and Genk-Juventus the next day.


The UEFA Youth League play-offs kick off on Tuesday 7 February with former champions Salzburg visiting Young Boys and HIbernian hosting Borussia Dortmund, and the other six ties the next day including 2019 winners Porto going to Panathinaikos and Genk playing Juventus.

The eight teams that progressed from the domestic champions path are at home to the runners-up from the UEFA Champions League path group stage. The winners will progress to join the teams that topped the eight groups in the round of 16, with a straight knockout from then on to decide the four teams that reach April's Nyon finals.

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Play-off ties

Tuesday 7 February
Young Boys vs Salzburg (18:00)
Hibernian vs Borussia Dortmund (20:00)

Wednesday 8 February 
Ruh Lviv vs Inter (14:00)
Genk vs Juventus (16:00)
AZ Alkmaar vs Eintracht Frankfurt (18:00)
Hajduk Split vs Shakhtar Donetsk (18:00)
MTK Budapest vs Ajax (18:00)
Panathinaikos vs Porto (18:00)

All times CET

Is there extra time in the Youth League?

In all UEFA Youth League knockout ties, if scores are level at the end of normal time, the game progresses straight to a penalty shoot-out with no extra time.

Meet the Youth League play-off contenders

  • Porto (2018/19) and Salzburg (2016/17) are former winners. Salzburg were also runners-up last season.
  • Shakhtar were runners-up in 2014/15, the last time they got past the group stage.
  • Juventus reached last season's semi-finals while Dortmund made the quarters; Ajax have also previously featured in the final four.
  • Frankfurt, Hibernian, Panathinaikos and Ruh Lviv are all on debut.
  • MTK are the first Hungarian side to get to this stage; Young Boys are also there for the first tine.
  • AZ and Genk made the round of 16 from this path last season; Hajduk and Inter lost in the 2021/22 play-offs.

Through to Youth League round of 16 so far (group winners)

AC Milan
Manchester City
Paris Saint-Germain
Real Madrid
Sporting CP

Knockout dates

Play-offs: 7/8 February
Knockout draw (round of 16 onwards): 13 February, Nyon
Round of 16: 28 February/1 March
Quarter-finals: 14/15 March
Semi-finals: 21 April, Colovray Stadium, Nyon
Final: 24 April, Colovray Stadium, Nyon