Ukraine earned a 1-0 win at home to Slovakia in Group B1 thanks to an 80th-minute penalty from West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko.
Goalkeeper Alphonse Areola enjoyed a fantastic debut as World Cup winners France drew 0-0 with Germany on Thursday.
Germany's clash against World Cup winners France is one of nine UEFA Nations League games to be shown live on Sky Sports on Thursday.
Italy beat France 2-0 in the semi-finals of the Under-19 European Championship to set up a final with Portugal on Sunday.
Italy and France will contest the second UEFA European U19 Championship semi-final live on Sky Sports on Thursday.
England's hopes of reaching the European U19 Championship semi-finals remain in the balance after a 1-1 draw with Ukraine.
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