How does the UEFA Nations League work?
In the top division, League A, teams compete to become the UEFA Nations League champions. The four group winners of League A qualify for the Nations League Finals, which is played in a knockout format, consisting of the semi-finals, third place play-off and final.
How does the 2022/23 Nations League work?
As for the 2020/21 edition, the 2022/23 competition consists of three leagues of 16 teams each and a fourth of seven, the make-up decided by promotions and relegations from that second running. The groups were set by the draw in Nyon on 16 December – we give you the lowdown on how it all works.
Is the bottom of the Nations League automatically relegated?
Yes. The winners of each group in Leagues B, C and D move up, while the nations bottom of Leagues A, B and C drop down for the next edition of the Nations League. Group 1 of League C only has three teams in it, while Groups 2, 3 and 4 each have four nations. Therefore the nation that finishes bottom of Group 1 is not automatically relegated.
How many teams are in Nations League?
Top Scorer: Watch Haaland’s Nations League goals Leagues A, B and C all have 16 teams, which were drawn into four groups of four for the league phase. The remaining seven teams, in League D, were split into two groups, one of four and the other of three.