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U21 EURO permutations - how it all ended

And then there were four. The last quartet of teams still standing at the U21 EURO will face off in Wednesday‘s semi-finals. UEFA.com explains how they got there after Saturday‘s final group games.

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U21 EURO best runner-up: Germany deny Slovakia

The three group winners in Poland all clinched a place in the last four of the U21 EURO, but how did Germany pip Slovakia and Portugal for the last semi-finalist be decided?

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U21 EURO best runner-up - Germany deny Slovakia

The three group winners in Poland all clinched a place in the last four of the U21 EURO, but how did Germany pip Slovakia and Portugal for the last semi-finalist be decided?

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Denmark triumph to deny Czech Republic semi spot

Kenneth Zohore struck two and set up another as eliminated Denmark bowed out on a high in Tychy, winning 4-2 to ruin the Czech Republic‘s ambitions of a last-four spot.

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Italy beat Germany but both teams go through

Federico Bernardeschi‘s first-half goal earned Italy a 1-0 win that puts them into the semi-finals as Group C winners, with Germany also through as best runners-up.

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U21 EURO semi-finals: England v Germany, Spain v Italy

The U21 EURO semi-finals have been confirmed, with Spain playing Italy in a 2013 final rematch and England taking on Germany in a repeat of the 2009 decider.

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Ronaldo second on all-time list of international scorers

Cristiano Ronaldo has now registered 75 international goals, taking him alongside Sndor Kocsis in second place on the list of Europe‘s all-time top scorers. Only Ferenc Pusks lies ahead.

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Ronaldo third on all-time list of international scorers

Cristiano Ronaldo has now registered 75 international goals, taking him alongside Sndor Kocsis in second place on the list of Europe‘s all-time top scorers. Only Ferenc Pusks lies ahead.

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Italy v Germany background

Despite boasting 11 Under-21 final appearances between them, Italy and Germany have met only once in the competition, Germany looking for a repeat of their 2009 semi-final win.

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Czech Republic v Denmark background

Denmark spoiled the opening-day party of 2015 hosts the Czech Republic and will be out to bow out with another victory when the teams meet again on matchday three in Group C.

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Happy birthday Lionel Messi! His career in 30 facts

As Lionel Messi celebrates his 30th birthday, we pay tribute by coming up with a remarkable statistic or record for each of his years on this earth we don‘t have to look too far!

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U21 EURO permutations - who needs what?

Six teams are now out, with only Spain and England through and two semi-final berths still up for grabs. UEFA.com explains the permutations ahead of Saturday‘s final group games.

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U21 EURO permutations - four vie for two semi-final places

Six teams are now out, with only Spain and England through and two semi-final berths still up for grabs. UEFA.com explains the permutations ahead of Saturday‘s final group games.

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U21 EURO best runner-up - Slovakia still lead way

The three group winners in Poland will all clinch a place in the last four of the U21 EURO, but how will the last semi-finalist be decided? Slovakia still lead the way.

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Portugal beat FYR Macedonia but go out

Portugal beat FYR Macedonia 4-2 to move onto six Group C points but fall short of overhauling Slovakia in the race to finish as the best runners-up and are therefore out.

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Surez strikes as Spain defeat Serbia to stay perfect

Stand-in captain Denis Surez struck seven minutes before half-time as a much-changed Spain side recorded a third successive Group C win to move into the semi-finals in style.

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Saturday: Italy v Germany, Czech Republic v Denmark

Italy coach Luigi Di Biago has seen"desire in the eyes of my players", while Germany are playing the role of the underdog and the Czech Republic have belief in the race to top Group C.

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U21 EURO best runner-up - Slovakia team to catch

The three group winners in Poland will all clinch a place in the last four of the U21 EURO, but how will the last semi-finalist be decided? Slovakia currently lead the way.

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Free: Under-19 Championship programme

The UEFA European Under-19 Championship take place in Georgia from 2-15 July; get the inside line on the tournament and the eight teams involved by reading the official programme.

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Champions League players at the U21 finals

The UEFA Champions League group stage and qualifying rounds will feature a host of players currently in action at the Under-21 finals here‘s the pick of those to look out for.

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FYR Macedonia v Portugal background

Portugal have dominated their six previous matches against FYR Macedonia, and will be seeking another victory to round off Group B on a winning note.

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Serbia v Spain background

Serbia knocked Spain out in the 2015 play-offs, ending their opponents‘ four-year reign as champions; can Spain turn the tables in the final round of Group B games?

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Ten years on ... Jong Oranje make it a Dutch double

It is exactly a decade since this photo was taken in the aftermath of the Netherlands‘ second successive U21 EURO triumph. We look at the quartet in it and ask what happened next?

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Every man of the match at the U21 EURO

Germany‘s Jeremy Toljan, Jess Vallejo of Spain and England forward Nathan Redmond are among the players to have been named man of the match at U21 EURO so far.

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