In October and November, the 2021/22 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying round starts its way to Slovakia.
• The top two in each group plus the third-placed team with the best record against the leading pair in their division are on their way to join the top seeds Portugal' in the elite round played in spring 2022.
• Slovakia hosts directly qualify for the final tournament in summer 2022.
Qualifying tour groups
Group 1 (November 10-16) : England, Sweden (host), Switzerland, Andorra
Group 2 (November 10-16) : Germany, Greece (host), Russia, Faroe Islands
Group 3 (6-12 October) : Austria, Hungary (host), Belarus, Estonia
Group 4 (November 10-16) : Netherlands, Israel (host), Cyprus, Moldova
Group 5 (6-12 October) : Ukraine, Poland (hosts), Finland, Malta
Group 6 (November 10-16) : Republic of Ireland, Bulgaria (host), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro
Group 7 (November 10-16) : France, Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania (host)
Group 8 (November 10-16) : Spain, Belgium, Azerbaijan, Luxembourg (host)
Group 9 (November 10-16) : Turkey (host), Romania, Latvia, San Marino
Group 10 (6-12 October) : Norway (host), Georgia, Wales, Kosovo
Group 11 (November 10-16) : Croatia (host), Scotland, Armenia, Gibraltar
Group 12 (October 6-12) : Italy, Slovenia (hosts), Iceland, Lithuania
Group 13 (6-12 October) : Czech Republic (host), Denmark, Northern Ireland, Kazakhstan