The Nations League – when, where, who qualified, keys dates
All you need to know about the Nations League.
The inaugural Nations League runs from 5 to 9 June 2019 in Portugal.
WHY ARE PORTUGAL HOSTS?
Only League A teams could apply to host the tournament. In March 2018, Poland, Portugal and Italy registered an interest to host the finals. However, only qualified teams were eligible to host the finals. Therefore, on December 3 in Dublin, the UEFA Executive Committee ratified Portugal as hosts.
WHO ARE THE TEAMS?
Will be contested by the four group winners of Nations League A.
- Group 1 winner: The Netherlands
- Group 2 winner: Switzerland
- Group 3 winner: Portugal
- Group 4 winner: England
HOW DOES THE NATIONS LEAGUE WORK?
- 5 June: Portugal v Switzerland (Porto, 19:45) – follow LIVE text commentary here.
- 6 June: Netherlands v England (Guimaraes, 19:45) – follow LIVE text commentary here.
- 9 June: Match for third place (Guimaraes, 14:00) – follow LIVE text commentary here.
- 9 June: Final (Porto, 19:45) – follow LIVE text commentary here.
- Estádio do Dragão, home of FC Porto, capacity: 50,083 (third largest stadium in Portugal)
- Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, home of Vitória de Guimarães, capacity: 30,000
ANY OTHER INFO?
- Goal-line technology will be in use.
- VAR will be in use.