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WU19 EURO elite round: state of play

Published: Tuesday 11 April 2017, 21.00CET
Five of the teams that will contest the 2017 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship have been confirmed following the first set of elite round groups.
WU19 EURO elite round: state of play
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Published: Tuesday 11 April 2017, 21.00CET

WU19 EURO elite round: state of play

Five of the teams that will contest the 2017 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship have been confirmed following the first set of elite round groups.

The line-up for the UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship finals in Northern Ireland is taking shape, with five of the eight teams now confirmed after the first window for the elite round qualifiers.

Who has qualified so far?
England, Italy, Netherlands, Northern Ireland (hosts), Scotland

What happens next
The last two groups will be played in late May/early June. The group winners will advance along with the runner-up with the best record against the teams first and third in their pool across the six sections. Holders France are currently the best runners-up with four points and a goal difference of +2.

Group 1 (26–31 May): Spain, Belgium, Hungary (hosts), Russia

  • Spain have been runners-up in each of the last three seasons, and in four of the last five. They scored 30 without reply in the qualifying round.

Group 6 (7–12 June): Germany (hosts), Poland, Switzerland, Iceland

  • With France, Germany have claimed a record four titles, but none since 2011 – Switzerland knocked them out in the group stage last season.

The 2017 WU19 EURO
The draw is in Belfast on 22 June, when the teams will be split into two groups of four for the finals in Northern Ireland from 8 to 20 August. The top two from each section advance to the semi-finals.

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Last updated: 12/04/17 18.37CET

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