Article 17 Match system – play-offs - EURO

Regulations of the UEFA European Football Championship

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
National teams
Subject
EURO
Edition
2022-24
Language
English
Enforcement Date
3 May 2024
17.01

The play-offs are played in single-leg knockout matches.

17.02

Once the four teams constituting one play-off path have been determined as per Article 16, they are ranked first to fourth based on the overall 2022/23 UEFA Nations League rankings.

17.03

The semi-finals of each play-off path are played as follows:

  1. The team ranked first plays at home against the team ranked fourth.

  2. The team ranked second plays at home against the team ranked third.

17.04

For each play-off final, a draw is conducted in advance to determine which semi-final winner will play at home.

17.05

The winners of the three play-off finals qualify for the final tournament.