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Under-19 elite round draw seedings

Holders Spain enter in Pot 1 for the elite round draw at 11.00CET on 3 December alongside Portugal, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Belgium, France and the Netherlands.

The draw will form seven elite round groups
The draw will form seven elite round groups ©UEFA.com

Holders Spain will enter the 2015/16 UEFA European Under-19 Championship  as one of the seven top seeds in the elite round draw at 11.00CET on 3 December.

• There are four seeding pots in accordance with the coefficient ranking list, with the seven countries with the highest coefficients in Pot A (including Spain, who received a bye through the qualifying round), the next seven in Pot B, and so on.


Seeding pots
Pot A
: Spain (holders), Portugal, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Netherlands

Pot B: Israel, Poland, Croatia, Austria, England, Slovenia, Serbia

Pot C: Ukraine, Scotland, Montenegro, Romania, Turkey, Sweden, Greece

Pot D: Denmark, Slovakia, Italy, Bulgaria, Northern Ireland, Georgia, Russia

Watch: Spain's 2015 success

• No group winners from the qualifying round can play the runners-up from the same section.

• Due to previous decisions by the UEFA Executive Committee and UEFA Emergency Committee, Russia cannot meet Ukraine.

• Each group will comprise one side from each pot, with the hosts then appointed to hold the mini-tournaments, which must be completed by 27 May.

• The seven group winners will join hosts Germany in the finals from 11 to 24 July.