A.1.2 Reference period - Under-21

Regulations of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship

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Competition Regulations
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National teams
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U21
FullSeasonYears
2021-23
EnforcementDate
7 December 2020

An entire championship (qualifying competition plus final tournament) is referred to in this annex as a cycle. A half cycle consists of either a qualifying competition (group stage with or without play-offs) or a final tournament. For the calculation of the national team coefficient to be used for the below mentioned draws, as a rule, two and a half cycles are taken into account.

  1. Qualifying group stage draw

    • 2015-17 UEFA European Under-21 Championship (qualifying competition and final tournament)

    • 2017-19 UEFA European Under-21 Championship (qualifying competition and final tournament)

    • 2019-21 UEFA European Under-21 Championship (qualifying competition: group stage and play-offs)

  2. Final draw

    • 2017-19 UEFA European Under-21 Championship (qualifying competition and final tournament)

    • 2019-21 UEFA European Under-21 Championship (qualifying competition and final tournament)

    • 2021-23 UEFA European Under-21 Championship (qualifying competition: group stage only)