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Familar opponents for Spain in U19 elite round

Published: Thursday 3 December 2015, 11.25CET
Holders Spain will be up against England, Georgia and the nation they beat in the 2007 and 2012 finals, Greece, after the UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite round draw was made.
by Paul Saffer
from Nyon
 
Published: Thursday 3 December 2015, 11.25CET

Familar opponents for Spain in U19 elite round

Holders Spain will be up against England, Georgia and the nation they beat in the 2007 and 2012 finals, Greece, after the UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite round draw was made.

Holders Spain will be up against England, Georgia and the nation they beat in the 2007 and 2012 finals, Greece, after the UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite round draw was set, with seven places in Germany next July on offer.

The draw was made by UEFA Youth & Amateur Football Committee chairman Sándor Csányi and last season's Ukraine captain Pavlo Lukyanchuk, who received the 2014/15 Respect Fair Play trophy. Top seeds Spain are starting their title defence having been given a bye through the qualifying round, and Georgia were among the teams they defeated in last season's elite round.

Group 1 (24-29 March): Spain (holders)*, England, Greece, Georgia

Group 2 (25-30 March): Switzerland, Israel, Turkey, Italy*

Group 3 (24-29 March): Czech Republic, Austria*, Romania, Slovakia

Group 4 (24-29 March): Netherlands*, Poland, Ukraine, Northern Ireland

Group 5 (23-28 March): Belgium, Croatia*, Scotland,  Bulgaria

Group 6 (24-29 March): Portugal*, Slovenia, Sweden, Russia

Group 7 (24-29 March): France, Serbia*, Montenegro, Denmark

*Hosts

• The seven group winners will join hosts Germany in the finals from 11 to 24 July.

Last updated: 04/12/15 6.33CET

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