UEFA Nations League 2020/21 is the second season the tournament is held. In the first place (season 2018/19), Portugal won the championship after beating Netherlands 1-0 in the final.
The UEFA Nations League 2020/21 officially kicked off on September 3, 2020. The opening match of the UEFA Nations League 2020/21 is the match between Latvia and Andorra at 23:00 on March 9. The tournament is scheduled to end on March 29, 2022.
UEFA Nations League 2020/21 brings together 55 participating teams. These 55 teams are divided into 4 League: League A, League B, League C, and League D.
League A consists of 16 teams and is divided into 4 groups including A1, A2, A3, and A4. League B also includes 16 teams, divided into 4 groups including B1, B2, B3, and B4. The same goes for League C. League D only consists of 7 teams and is divided into 2 groups: D1 and D2. Group D1 has 4 teams and group D2 has 3 teams.
League A, League B, and League C groups play in a round-robin format of 2 innings. League B’s best performing team in each group will qualify for League A next season. League B’s worst-performing team in each group will have to go down to play in League C next season.
When will UEFA Nations League 2020/21 start?
For League C, the teams with the best results in each group will be promoted to League B next season. The teams with the worst results in each group will have to participate in the Play-out round. The team that fails in the Play-out will have to go down to play in League D next season.
For League D, the teams with the best performance in each group will qualify to play in League C the following season. As for League D, there is no relegation team.
For League A, the teams with the best results in each group will reach the final UEFA Nations League 2020/21. The teams with the worst results will have to go down to play in League B next season.
The UEFA Nations League Finals include the Semi-Finals and the Finals. The final round took place in March 2020 in a one-turn knockout format. Two winning teams in the semi-finals will reach the final. The team that wins the final match will win the championship.