1968 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1968 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country France
Dates 7 April - 15 April
Teams 16
Final positions
Champions  Czechoslovakia (1st title)
Runners-up  France
Third place  Portugal
Fourth place  Bulgaria
Turkey 1967
East Germany 1969

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1968 Final Tournament was held in France.

Qualification[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Austria  2–3  Yugoslavia 1–0 1–3
Poland  3–5  East Germany 3–2 0–3
Romania  2–5  Hungary 2–1 0–4
Turkey  0–1  Bulgaria 0–0 0–1
Malta  1–3  Italy 1–2 0–1
Luxembourg  0–11  Belgium 0–4 0–7
Germany  2–1  Spain 1–0 1–1
Republic of Ireland  1–4  England 0–0 1–4

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament. Eight teams qualified (Q) and eight teams entered without playing qualification matches.

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 3 3 0 0 4 0 +4 6
 Scotland 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 4
 Belgium 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1
 Switzerland 3 0 1 2 1 6 –5 1


7 April Switzerland  1–1  Belgium
Portugal  2–0  Scotland
9 April Scotland  4–0  Switzerland
Portugal  1–0  Belgium
11 April Scotland  2–0  Belgium
Portugal  1–0  Switzerland

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5
 England 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
 Soviet Union 3 0 2 1 3 4 –1 2
 Netherlands 3 0 1 2 3 6 –3 1


7 April Soviet Union  2–2  Netherlands
Bulgaria  0–0  England
9 April Bulgaria  1–0  Soviet Union
England  1–0  Netherlands
11 April Bulgaria  3–1  Netherlands
England  1–1  Soviet Union

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Czechoslovakia 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 4
 Italy 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
 Yugoslavia 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 3
 Germany 3 1 0 2 3 4 –1 2


7 April Czechoslovakia  2–0  Yugoslavia
Germany  2–0  Italy
9 April Yugoslavia  1–0  Germany
Italy  2–0  Czechoslovakia
11 April Czechoslovakia  3–1  Germany
Italy  2–2  Yugoslavia

Group D[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 5
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 4
 Greece 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2
 East Germany 3 0 1 2 5 9 –4 1


7 April East Germany  1–1  Greece
France  3–0  Hungary
9 April Hungary  4–1  East Germany
France  0–0  Greece
11 April France  4–3  East Germany
Hungary  2–1  Greece

Semifinals[edit]

13 April 1968 (1968-04-13)
Czechoslovakia  3 – 1  Portugal
13 April 1968 (1968-04-13)
France  3 – 1  Bulgaria

Third Place Match[edit]

15 April 1968 (1968-04-15)
Portugal  4 – 2  Bulgaria

Final[edit]

15 April 1968 (1968-04-15)
Czechoslovakia  2 – 1  France


 1968 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

Czechoslovakia
First title

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