The host association must ensure that the pitch is in the best possible condition for play.
For natural pitches, the height of the grass may not, in principle, exceed 30mm and the entire playing surface must be cut to the same height.
The host association must announce the pitch watering schedule at the organisational meeting. The pitch must be watered evenly and not only in certain areas. As a general rule, pitch watering must be finished 60 minutes before kick-off. Additional pitch watering may be carried out if requested by the two teams, in consultation with the UEFA match delegate and the referee, provided it takes place:
between 15 and 10 minutes before kick-off; and/or
during half-time (for a maximum of seven minutes, allowing substitute players to warm up on the field of play).
All goals must be set up securely and in accordance with the IFAB Laws of the Game and UEFA's instructions.