Before each match, each team must indicate on the match sheet the numbers, full names, dates of birth and, if applicable, shirt names of the 14 players in the squad, together with the full names of the officials seated on the substitutes’ bench. The match sheet must be validated by the competent club official.
The numbers on the players’ shirts must correspond with the numbers indicated on the match sheet, on which the goalkeepers and team captain must also be identified.
Both teams must submit their validated match sheets at least 60 minutes before kick-off.
The maximum number of substitutes permitted per team is nine. The number of substitutions permitted during a match is unlimited. No substitutions are allowed during time-outs.
After the validated match sheets have been submitted no changes are allowed. Before the match has kicked off, the following exceptions are possible:
If any of the players indicated on the match sheet as forming the starting five cannot start the match due to physical incapacity, he may be replaced by one of the substitutes listed on the match sheet. The replaced player is taken off the match sheet and the quota of substitute players is reduced accordingly for the match in question.
If any of the substitutes listed on the match sheet cannot be fielded due to physical incapacity, he will be removed from the match sheet and the number of substitute players is reduced accordingly for the match in question.
If a goalkeeper listed on the match sheet cannot be fielded due to physical incapacity, he may be replaced by another goalkeeper from the list of 25 players.