Article 13 Competition stages and seeding - Youth League

Regulations of the UEFA Youth League

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
Clubs
Subject
UYL
Edition
2021/22
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
30 August 2021
13.01

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.

13.02

Each match lasts 2 x 45 minutes.

13.03

As shown in Annex B, the competition consists of:

  1. phase one in two paths:

    • UEFA Champions League path, comprising a group stage (six matchdays)

    • domestic champions path, comprising a first and second round (home and away matches)

  2. phase two in one path (all single-leg ties):

    • knockout round play-offs (hereinafter play-offs)

    • round of 16

    • quarter-finals

    • semi-finals

    • final.

13.04

The ties are determined by means of a draw. For matches over two legs, the club drawn first plays the first leg of the tie at home. For single-leg ties, the club drawn first plays at home.

13.05

The UEFA administration may decide that a tie be played in one leg, if circumstances so require, and will set the principles for determining the winner accordingly.