Four nations have earned their place at the inaugural Uefa Nations League finals, battling their way through League A to book their trip to Portugal and be in with a chance of lifting a trophy this summer. Portugal, Switzerland, the Netherlands and England will contest the four knock-out games across two cities.
Essentially a knock-out mini-tournament that rewards its competitors with a varied cash prize depending on how they fare in Porto and Guimaraes, the Nations League will also provide one country with an entirely new international accolade.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the first ever Nations League finals:
When do the finals kick off?
Portugal vs Switzerland – Wednesday 5 June at 7:45pm in Porto
Netherlands vs England – Thursday 6 June at 7:45pm in Guimaraes
Third place play-off
Loser of semi-final 1 vs Loser of semi-final 2 – Sunday 9 June at 2pm in Guimaraes
Winner of semi-final 1 vs Winner of semi-final 2 – Sunday 9 June at 7:45pm in Porto
What is the format? Is there VAR?
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If scores are level at the end of normal time, all ties will go to an extra-time period. A fourth substitution will be allowed in the event of extra-time. If the teams are level at the end of extra-time, a penalty shootout will decide the winner.
In December, it was confirmed that Video Assistant Referee (VAR) and goal-line technology will be used in Portugal after being deployed in the 2018 World Cup.
What prize money is on offer?
Fourth place – €7m
Third place – €8m
Second place – €9m
First place – €10.5m
What are the odds on England?
England are currently 9-4 to win the tournament.
Portugal are 21-10, Switzerland 7-1 and the Netherland 3-1 to triumph.