CEE Cup 2022: Fixtures, tables and results

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After three years away, the CEE Cup has returned for 2022, with the prestigious international showcase of talents set to get under way on July 22.

Top young players from across the world will get the opportunity to prove their abilities in front of specialised coaches and scouts, as well as fans watching online around the globe.

What is the CEE Cup?

The CEE Cup is an Under-19s tournament that is held in Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic, with the 2022 edition the tenth running of the competition.

The tournament pits domestic sides Slavia Prague and Sparta Prague up against some of the most promising youth sides from around the globe, in what is an opportunity to test themselves against some of world football's top young talents.

Players suchs as Everton winger Anthony Gordon, West Ham midfielder Tomas Soucek, Bayern Munich striker Joshua Zirkzee and new Bayer Leverkusen signing Adam Hlozek have previously shone at the tournament before going on to thrive at senior level.

And there are a host of potential superstars set to be on show in 2022, with six teams from around the globe taking part.

Which teams are playing in the 2022 CEE Cup?

This year's tournament will feature top clubs from around the world in addition to the traditional domestic teams of Sparta and Slavia.

Aston Villa will participate in the competition for the first time, while Dynamo Kyiv are returning despite the difficulties facing the club amid the war in Ukraine.

Palmeiras are another side who have history at the competition, while Mexican out Tigres will be joining them in travelling over the Atlantic to participate.

How does the CEE Cup work?

The six participating teams are split into two groups. Each team will face off against the other two sides in their respective groups to determine a first, second and third-place finish.

After the group stage, the teams will enter their finals games, where the two sides who topped their groups will face off to determine the champions of the tournament.

Meanwhile, the two teams that placed second will compete in a third-place play-off, and the two sides that finished bottom of their groups will face off to determine the fifth-placed finisher in the tournament.

CEE Cup 2022 Group A table

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

GD

Points

Palmeiras

2

2

0

0

11

6

Sparta Prague

2

1

0

1

-1

3

Tigres

2

0

0

1

-10

0

Group A Fixtures & results

Date & time (All times BST)

Fixture

July 22, 2pm

Sparta Prague 4-0 Tigres

July 23, 2pm

Palmeiras 7-1 Tigres

July 24, 2pm

Sparta Prague 0-5 Palmeiras

CEE Cup 2022 Group B table

Team

Played

Won

Drawn

Lost

GD

Points

Slavia Prague

2

1

1

0

1

4

Dynamo Kyiv

2

1

1

0

1

4

Aston Villa

2

0

0

2

-2

0

Group B fixtures & results

Date and time (All times BST)

Fixture

July 22, 4:30pm

Slavia Prague 2-1 Aston Villa

July 23, 4:30pm

Dynamo Kyiv 1-0 Aston Villa

July 24, 4:30pm

Slavia Prague 2-2 Dynamo Kyiv

CEE Cup 2022 finals

Match

Date and time (All times BST)

Fixture

Fifth-place play-off

July 26, 8:00am

Tigres 2-1 Aston Villa

Third-place play-off

July 26, 10:15am

Sparta Prague 1-1 Dynamo Kyiv (Kyiv won 4-3 on penalties)

Final

July 26, 5:00pm

Palmeiras 2-1 Slavia Prague