The draw at X-Bionic Sphere in Šamorín-Čilistov split Slovakia and the seven qualifiers into two groups of four.
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Hosts Slovakia will take on Romania, Italy and France after the 2022 UEFA European Under-19 Championship draw was made by tournament ambassador Martin Škrtel at X-Bionic Sphere in Šamorín-Čilistov.
Group A: Slovakia (hosts), Romania, Italy, France
Group B: England, Israel, Elite round Group 6 winner*, Austria
*The remaining team wil be decided when elite round Group 6 is played between 1 and 7 June, involving Netherlands, Norway, Serbia and Ukraine.
Hosts Slovakia will be joined by the seven elite round group winners in the finals from 18 June to 1 July. As elite round Group 6 is yet to be played, they were drawn as 'Group 6 winners' and will face England, Israel and Austria in Group B. Slovakia were placed in position 1 of Group A with no further restrictions or seedings.
The finals draw, made by tournament ambassador Martin Škrtel, split the teams into two groups of four, with the top two in each section progressing to the semi-finals. Those four teams will qualify for the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia along with the winner of a play-off between the team sides finishing third in the two groups, filling UEFA's five slots.Match schedule
Group A: 18, 21 and 24 June
Group B: 19, 22 and 25 June
Semi-finals & World Cup play-off: 28 June
Final: 1 July
Trnava Stadium, Trnava (Group A, semi-final, final)
DAC Aréna, Dunajská Streda (Group A, semi-final)
Banská Bystrica Stadium, Banská Bystrica (Group B)
Žiar nad Hronom Stadium, Žiar nad Hronom (Group B)
NTC Senec, Senec (World Cup play-off)