Article 20 Match dates and fixtures - 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
20.01

All matches are played on the dates listed on the 2022-24 National Team Match Calendar (see Annex A). Changes to these dates are not allowed unless so decided by the UEFA administration.

20.02

After the league phase draw, the UEFA administration compiles the league phase fixture list, including the match dates and kick-off times for all groups.

20.03

The UEFA administration compiles the play-outs fixture list, including the match dates and kick-off times for all four play-out matches.

20.04

The fixture lists are compiled according to the following principles.

a.

Matches are played on the following days:

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

Sun

Mon

Tue

MD1 to MD6

Play-outs

Finals

b.

At least two rest days are provided between each team's matches (i.e. a team that plays on Thursday cannot play again until Sunday at the earliest).

c.

As much consideration as possible is given to ensuring a fair distribution of weekday and weekend matches and a regular sequence of home and away matches for each team.

d.

Teams in the same group play on the same day.

e.

Additional conditions may be applied, subject to approval by the UEFA Executive Committee.

20.05

Deviations from these general principles are possible and decided by the UEFA administration.

20.06

UEFA compiles the match schedule for the finals, which will be staged in June 2023. As a rule, each team will have at least two rest days between matches.