UEFA Nations League gets underway tonight

The UEFA Nations League kicks off tonight as the new tournament sees 55 European nations competing in four leagues. The aim behind this competition is to have more high-profile games taking place at international level.

The competing countries are seperated into leagues based on their ranking, with League A consisting of the 12 highest-ranking nations. Each league is split into four groups and promotion, as well as relegation, shall take place between each league.

The four group winners from League A will qualify for a mini tournament that is to be held in June 2019. Four nations, one from each League, will also qualify for the UEFA Euro 2020 finals.