Article 15 Match system – first and second rounds of the domestic champions path - 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
15.01

The first and second round pairings are determined by means of an open draw. For the purposes of the draw, the UEFA administration may form groups and may include geographical conditions that prevent teams from having to travel long distances.

15.02

The first and second rounds are played under the cup (knockout) system, with each club playing each opponent twice, in home and away matches. The team which scores the greater aggregate of goals in the two matches qualifies for the next stage. Otherwise, the stipulations of Article 19 apply.

15.03

The 16 winners of the first round contest the second round.

15.04

The eight winners of the second round qualify for the play-offs.