Article 40 Match protocol - 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
40.01

The UEFA, FIFA and UEFA Respect flags, as well as the two national team flags, must be flown horizontally at the stadium at all matches in the competition.

40.02

The countdown to kick-off must comply with the principles set by UEFA. For each qualifying match, the specific countdown must be communicated by the host association at the pre-match organisational meeting.

40.03

Both teams must be at the stadium at least 75 minutes before kick-off.

40.04

The walk-on music provided by UEFA must be played from when the players emerge from the players’ tunnel until they have lined up, at which point the national anthems of both teams must be played (maximum of 90 seconds each).

40.05

At all matches in the competition, the players are invited to shake hands with their opponents and the referee team after the line-up ceremony as well as after the final whistle, as a gesture of fair play.