U21 EURO 2019 final tournament draw

Hosts Italy will face Spain while England take on France after the draw was made for June's group stage.

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Hosts Italy will face Spain in next summer's UEFA European Under-21 Championship group stage, a repeat of the 2013 final. The draw took place in Bologna on Friday.

Group A: Italy, Spain, Poland, Belgium
Group B: Germany, Denmark, Serbia, Austria
Group C: England, France, Romania, Croatia

Teams will play each other once in the group, with the winners and the best overall runner-up advancing to the semi-finals, where it becomes a knockout competition.

Italy, holders Germany and England were in Pot 1, with Spain, Denmark and France in Pot 2. The other six contenders comprised Pot 3.

Tournament schedule

How the U21 finals were won 1996-2017
How the U21 finals were won 1996-2017

The tournament runs from 16-30 June, with matches organised as follows:

Group A: 16, 19, 22 June
Group B: 17, 20, 23 June
Group C: 18, 21, 24 June
Semi-final 1 (winner Group A v runner-up Group B/C or winner Group C): 27 June
Semi-final 2 (winner Group B v runner-up Group A or winner Group C): 27 June
Final: 30 June

Host venues

Guide to the host cities
Guide to the host cities

The tournament is being held in Italy and San Marino. The venues will be:

Stadio Renato Dall'Ara, Bologna
Stadio Città del Tricolore, Reggio Emilia
Stadio Dino Manuzzi, Cesena
Stadio Nereo Rocco, Trieste
Stadio Friuli, Udine
San Marino Stadium, Serravalle

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