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2023 Under-21 EURO play-off draw made

Croatia face Denmark, Slovakia play Ukraine, the Republic of Ireland meet Israel and Iceland take on the Czech Republic in September.

The Under-21 EURO play-off draw
The Under-21 EURO play-off draw UEFA

The UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off draw has set the ties that will decide the last four spots at the 2023 finals in Romania and Georgia.

Play-off ties

Croatia vs Denmark
Slovakia vs Ukraine
Republic of Ireland vs Israel
Iceland vs Czech Republic

Ties between 19 and 27 September, schedule TBC

While the nine qualifying group winners and the best runner-up (not counting results against sixth-placed teams) are through to the final tournament from 21 June to 8 July 2023 alongside co-hosts Georgia and Romania, the other eight runners-up are to meet for the remaining berths.

Meet the contenders

No seedings were applied in this draw and the eight teams were placed in one bowl. The four teams at home in the first legs were drawn first, then the four away teams.

Who is already in the finals?

Belgium, England, France, Georgia (hosts), Germany (holders), Italy, Portugal, Netherlands, Norway, Romania (hosts), Spain, Switzerland (best runners-up)