U19 EURO elite round groups

The seven elite round winners will join hosts Northern Ireland in the group stage.

Italy and Switzerland both hope to reach Northern Ireland
Italy and Switzerland both hope to reach Northern Ireland Getty Images

The UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite round will decide which seven group winners progress to the group stage alongside hosts Northern Ireland.

  • New dates: November
  • Group winners join hosts Northern Ireland in the finals in March, which will also decide UEFA's five places in the 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia (20 May to 12 June)

Elite round groups

Group 1: Austria, Wales (hosts), Germany, Serbia

2019 final highlights: Portugal 0-2 Spain
2019 final highlights: Portugal 0-2 Spain

Group 2: Spain (hosts, holders), Belgium, Bulgaria, North Macedonia

Group 3: Georgia, Scotland, France (hosts), Russia

Group 4: England, Ukraine, Denmark (hosts), Latvia

Group 5: Italy (hosts), Norway, Iceland, Slovenia

Group 6: Portugal, Turkey, Croatia (hosts), Slovakia

Group 7: Netherlands (hosts), Czech Republic, Switzerland, Finland

• Denmark, Iceland, Latvia, North Macedonia and Wales are aiming to qualify for the first time (though Denmark and Iceland did compete in the pre-2001/02 U18 finals).