Article 12 Competition stages and seeding - Nations League

Regulations of the UEFA Nations League

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
National teams
Subject
UNL
Edition
2022/23
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
1 October 2021
12.01

Matches in all stages of the competition are played in conformity with the IFAB Laws of the Game. The half-time interval lasts 15 minutes.

12.02

The competition stages are as follows:

  1. League phase, comprising 14 groups divided into 4 leagues as follows:

    • League A, containing four groups of four teams;

    • League B, containing four groups of four teams;

    • League C, containing four groups of four teams;

    • League D, containing one group of four teams and one group of three teams.

  2. Finals, comprising:

    • semi-final 1 and semi-final 2;

    • third-place match;

    • final.

  3. Play-outs, to determine the two teams that are relegated from League C to League D for the next edition of the competition.