January 26 News The UEFA Executive Committee recently held a meeting in Switzerland.
The restructuring will begin in September 2024.
Restructuring of UEFA Europa League events:
The UEFA Nations League will hold a new knockout stage in March, filling the gap between the group stage that ends in November and the final stage in June the following year.
The first and second teams in the A-level group will participate in the home and away quarter-finals, and the winners will enter the semi-finals.
The third in the A-level group and the second in the B-level group, the third in the B-level group and the second in the C-level group will participate in the home and away relegation playoffs.
The knockout rounds in March will only involve the teams mentioned above, while the remaining teams can start participating in the European preliminaries.