Confirmed schedule for Under-21 finals

The tournament schedule for the 2015 finals has been confirmed, with hosts the Czech Republic kicking things off against Denmark in Prague on 17 June.

Denmark and the Czech Republic, who contest the opening game, met in a friendly last month
Denmark and the Czech Republic, who contest the opening game, met in a friendly last month ©Jan Tauber

Hosts the Czech Republic will kick off the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship against Denmark after the match schedule for next summer's tournament was confirmed.

The first game is due to get under way at 18.00CET on 17 June, with Germany v Serbia to take place at 20.45 on the same day; both fixtures will be played in Prague.

The following day, it is Italy v Sweden (Olomouc) and England v Portugal (Uherske Hradiste). The semi-finals are slated for 27 June, with a possible Olympic play-off game* the day after, and the Prague final will follow on 30 June.

Confirmed schedule
Group A: Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany Serbia
Group B: England, Portugal, Italy, Sweden

*The four semi-finalists will make up Europe's entrants for the 2016 Olympic Games football tournament; if England (who do not enter the Olympics) progress from the group stage, there will be a play-off between the two teams who finish third in their groups.

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