2018 Women's U17 EURO finals: Lithuania

Lithuania will host the 2018 Women's U17 EURO finals from 9 to 21 May.

Qualifying round draw
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Lithuania will stage the Women's U17 final tournament in from 9 to 21 May 2018 – the fifth such finals since the championship's expansion to eight teams – following in the footsteps of England, Iceland, Belarus and the Czech Republic, who hold this season's competition finale in May. It is Lithuania's first major women's tournament though they hosted the 2013 men's U19 EURO.

  • The final tournament

• The eight qualifiers are split into two groups of four in the draw.
• The sides play each other in a round-robin format, with the top two teams in each group progressing to the semi-finals.
• The tournament also acts as UEFA's qualifier for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup from 13 November 1 to December that year in Uruguay, with the three berths available going to the two finalists and a winner of a play-off between the two beaten teams in the last four.

Group stage: 9, 12 & 15 May
Semi-finals: 18 May
Final & World Cup play-off: 21 May

  • Road to Lithuania

Through from qualifying round (group winners listed first):
Group 1:
Poland, Switzerland
Group 2
England, Scotland
Group 3
Spain, Iceland, Azerbaijan*
Group 4
Republic of Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania*
Group 5
France, Denmark
Group 6
Sweden, Russia, Israel*
Group 7
Netherlands, Czech Republic, Turkey*
Group 8
Hungary, Norway
Group 9
Serbia, Belgium
Group 10
Austria, Portugal
Group 11
Italy, Finland, Slovenia*

*Five third-placed sides with the best record against the top two in their group.

Bye to elite round: Germany

Bye to final tournament: Lithuania (hosts)

• The seven elite round group winners in spring will join Lithuania in the finals.