1971 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1971 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Czechoslovakia
Dates 22 May - 30 May
Teams 16
Final positions
Champions  England (4th title)
Runners-up  Portugal
Third place  East Germany
Fourth place  Soviet Union
Scotland 1970
Spain 1972

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1971 Final Tournament was held in Czechoslovakia.

Qualification[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 4 3 1 0 10 3 +7 7
 Netherlands 4 2 1 1 9 3 +6 5
 Luxembourg 4 0 0 4 1 14 –13 0


Belgium  4–1  Luxembourg
Netherlands  4–0  Luxembourg
Belgium  1–0  Netherlands
Luxembourg  0–3  Belgium
Luxembourg  0–3  Netherlands
Netherlands  2–2  Belgium

Group 2[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Sweden 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 4
 Norway 2 1 0 1 2 3 –1 2
 Finland 2 0 0 2 1 8 –7 0


Sweden  6–1  Finland
Sweden  3–0  Norway
Norway  2–0  Finland

Group 3[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Wales 4 2 2 0 9 2 +7 6
 Scotland 4 2 1 1 7 4 +3 5
 Iceland 4 0 1 3 4 14 –10 1


Iceland  1–1  Wales
Iceland  1–3  Scotland
Scotland  4–1  Iceland
Wales  6–1  Iceland
Scotland  0–2  Wales
Wales  0–0  Scotland

Group 4[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Bulgaria 4 2 2 0 5 3 +2 6
 Romania 4 1 2 1 3 3 0 4
 Turkey 4 0 2 2 3 5 –2 2


Bulgaria  3–2  Turkey
Romania  0–0  Turkey
Bulgaria  1–0  Romania
Romania  1–1  Bulgaria
Turkey  1–2  Romania
Turkey  0–0  Bulgaria

Groups 5-8[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Portugal  3–2  France 3–2 0–0
Malta  0–2  Switzerland 0–0 0–2
Germany  1–0  Italy 0–0 1–0
Poland  1–0  Hungary 0–0 1–0

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 3 0 +3 6
 Spain 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
 Switzerland 3 1 0 2 1 2 –1 2
 Austria 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1


22 May Austria  1–1  Spain
Portugal  1–0  Switzerland
24 May Portugal  1–0  Austria
Spain  1–0  Switzerland
26 May Switzerland  1–0  Austria
Portugal  1–0  Spain

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 10 4 +6 5
 Belgium 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 5
 Wales 3 0 1 2 3 5 –2 1
 Bulgaria 3 0 1 2 2 11 –9 1


22 May Soviet Union  5–0  Bulgaria
Belgium  1–0  Wales
24 May Soviet Union  2–2  Belgium
Bulgaria  1–1  Wales
26 May Soviet Union  3–2  Wales
Belgium  5–1  Bulgaria

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 East Germany 3 2 1 0 10 4 +6 5
 Czechoslovakia 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 4
 Greece 3 1 0 2 6 10 –4 2
 Germany 3 0 1 2 3 7 –4 1


22 May East Germany  5–1  Greece
Czechoslovakia  0–0  Germany
24 May East Germany  2–2  Czechoslovakia
Greece  4–2  Germany
26 May East Germany  3–1  Germany
Czechoslovakia  3–1  Greece

Group D[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 5
 Yugoslavia 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 4
 Poland 3 0 2 1 2 6 –4 2
 Sweden 3 0 1 2 3 5 –2 1


22 May Poland  1–1  Sweden
England  1–0  Yugoslavia
24 May Yugoslavia  5–1  Poland
England  1–0  Sweden
26 May England  0–0  Poland
Yugoslavia  3–2  Sweden

Semifinals[edit]

28 May 1971 (1971-05-28)
Portugal  2 – 1  East Germany
28 May 1971 (1971-05-28)
England  1 – 1  Soviet Union
  Penalties  
4 – 2

Third Place Match[edit]

30 May 1971 (1971-05-30)
East Germany  1 – 1  Soviet Union
  Penalties  
5 – 3

Final[edit]

30 May 1971 (1971-05-30)
England  3 – 0  Portugal


 1971 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

England
Fourth title

External links[edit]