2018 #U17EURO finals draw: Thursday

Ireland U17

2018 #U17EURO finals draw: Thursday

The draw will be made by tournament ambassador Wayne Rooney and FAI CEO and UEFA Youth & Amateur Football Committee chairman John Delaney.
4th Apr 2018

How the draw works

Hosts England are placed in position 1 of Group A. The seven best elite round section winners, including Colin O'Brien's Republic of Ireland side, are in Pot 1 and drawn to fill the remaining positions 1 and 2 in the four finals groups. The remaining teams (the other elite round group winners and the seven best runners-up) are in Pot 2 and fill positions 3 and 4.

Pot 1: Republic of Ireland, Netherlands, Serbia, Norway, Slovenia, Switzerland, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Pot 2: Sweden, Germany, Portugal, Denmark, Italy, Israel, Spain, Belgium

• The top two in each group progress to the quarter-finals.

Group stage: 4/5, 7/8, 10/11 May
Quarter-finals: 13/14 May
Semi-finals: 17 May
Final: 20 May

Knockout system
Quarter-final 1: Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B
Quarter-final 2: Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A
Quarter-final 3: Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D
Quarter-final 4: Winner Group D v Runner-up Group C

Semi-final 1: Winner quarter-final 1 v Winner quarter-final 3
Semi-final 2: Winner quarter-final 2 v Winner quarter-final 4

Final: Winner semi-final 1 v Winner semi-final 2