1966 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1966 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Yugoslavia
Dates 21 May - 29 May
Teams 16
Germany 1965
Turkey 1967

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1966 Final Tournament was held in Yugoslavia. The Soviet Union and Italy drew their final match and shared the title.

Qualification[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Hungary  2–0  Austria 1–0 1–0
Netherlands  5–3  Belgium 4–2 1–1
Soviet Union  (c)1–1  Romania 1–0 0–1
Czechoslovakia  2–1  Poland 1–0 1–1

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament. Four teams qualified for the tournament (Q) and the other teams entered without playing qualification matches.

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 5
 Scotland 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
 Germany 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 2
 Netherlands 3 0 1 2 4 6 –2 1


21 May Spain  1–1  Scotland
Netherlands  1–2  Germany
23 May Spain  2–1  Netherlands
Scotland  1–0  Germany
25 May Spain  3–1  Germany
Scotland  2–2  Netherlands

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 6
 Bulgaria 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
 Portugal 3 1 0 2 3 4 –1 2
 East Germany 3 0 1 2 2 5 –3 1


21 May East Germany  1–1  Bulgaria
Yugoslavia  2–1  Portugal
23 May Bulgaria  2–0  Portugal
Yugoslavia  2–1  East Germany
25 May Portugal  2–0  East Germany
Yugoslavia  2–0  Bulgaria

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 4
 Czechoslovakia 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1 4
 France 3 1 1 1 4 5 –1 3
 England 3 0 1 2 4 6 –2 1


21 May Czechoslovakia  3–2  England
France  1–1  Italy
23 May France  2–1  England
Italy  3–1  Czechoslovakia
25 May Czechoslovakia  3–1  France
Italy  1–1  England

Group D[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 5
 Hungary 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 4
 Turkey 3 0 2 1 3 5 –2 2
  Switzerland 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1


21 May Hungary  3–1   Switzerland
Soviet Union  3–1  Turkey
23 May Hungary  2–2  Turkey
Soviet Union  3–1   Switzerland
25 May Hungary  0–0  Soviet Union
Turkey  0–0   Switzerland

Semifinals[edit]

27 May 1966 (1966-05-27)
Soviet Union  1 – 0  Yugoslavia
27 May 1966 (1966-05-27)
Italy  1 – 0  Spain

Third Place Match[edit]

29 May 1966 (1966-05-29)
Yugoslavia  2 – 0  Spain

Final[edit]

29 May 1966 (1966-05-29)
Soviet Union  0 – 0
title shared
 Italy
Beograd
Attendance: 2500
Referee: France Lacoste


 1966 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

Italy
Second title


 1966 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

Soviet Union
First title

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