1977 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1977 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Belgium
Dates 19 May - 28 May
Teams 16
Final positions
Champions  Belgium (1st title)
Runners-up  Bulgaria
Third place  Soviet Union
Fourth place  Germany
Hungary 1976
Poland 1978

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1977 Final Tournament was held in Belgium.

Qualification[edit]

Groups 1-12[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
England  2–1  Wales 1–0 1–1
Iceland  2–1  Norway 1–0 1–1
Republic of Ireland  WD  Scotland
Denmark  1–2  Northern Ireland 1–0 0–2
France  4–2  Luxembourg 1–1 3–1
Germany  15–1  Liechtenstein 10–0 5–1
Portugal  1–1(p: 3–4)  Austria 0–1 1–0
Czechoslovakia  1–2  Italy 0–2 1–0
Poland  0–1  Bulgaria 0–0 0–1
Romania  4–4(a)  Yugoslavia 4–2 0–2
Soviet Union  (a)2–2  Turkey 1–0 1–2
Hungary  1–4  Greece 1–0 0–4

Group 13[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Netherlands 4 3 1 0 6 2 +4 7
 Spain 4 1 2 1 5 3 +2 4
 Switzerland 4 0 1 3 2 8 –6 1


Netherlands  1–0  Switzerland
Switzerland  0–0  Spain
Spain  1–2  Netherlands
Netherlands  0–0  Spain
Spain  4–1  Switzerland
Switzerland  1–3  Netherlands

Group 14[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Sweden 4 3 0 1 10 6 +4 6
 East Germany 4 2 1 1 9 6 +3 5
 Finland 4 0 0 2 5 12 –7 1


Finland  2–2  East Germany
Finland  2–3  Sweden
Sweden  3–2  East Germany
East Germany  3–1  Finland
Sweden  4–0  Finland
East Germany  2–0  Sweden

Teams[edit]

The following teams qualified for the tournament:

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 3 2 0 1 9 2 +7 4
 England 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 4
 Iceland 3 0 2 1 1 3 –2 2
 Greece 3 0 2 1 2 8 –6 2


19 May England  1–0  Belgium
Iceland  1–1  Greece
21 May England  0–0  Iceland
Belgium  7–1  Greece
23 May England  0–0  Greece
Belgium  2–0  Iceland

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4
 France 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 3
 Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 2 4 –2 3
 Yugoslavia 3 1 0 2 4 3 +1 2


19 May Republic of Ireland  1–0  France
Germany  2–1  Yugoslavia
21 May Yugoslavia  3–0  Republic of Ireland
France  0–0  Germany
23 May Republic of Ireland  1–1  Germany
France  1–0  Yugoslavia

Group C[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Soviet Union 3 3 0 0 11 0 +11 6
 Northern Ireland 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 4
 Austria 3 0 1 2 0 5 –5 1
 Malta 3 0 1 2 0 8 –8 1


19 May Austria  0–0  Malta
Soviet Union  1–0  Northern Ireland
21 May Soviet Union  4–0  Austria
Northern Ireland  2–0  Malta
23 May Northern Ireland  1–0  Austria
Soviet Union  6–0  Malta

Group D[edit]

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


19 May Sweden  2–1  Netherlands
Italy  2–1  Bulgaria
21 May Netherlands  0–0  Italy
Bulgaria  4–1  Sweden
23 May Bulgaria  1–0  Netherlands
Sweden  1–0  Italy

Semifinals[edit]

26 May 1977 (1977-05-26)
Belgium  1 – 1  Soviet Union
  Penalties  
4 – 2
26 May 1977 (1977-05-26)
Bulgaria  3 – 1  Germany

Third Place Match[edit]

28 May 1977 (1977-05-28)
Soviet Union  7 – 2  Germany

Final[edit]

28 May 1977 (1977-05-28)
Belgium  2 – 1  Bulgaria


 1977 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

Belgium
First title

External links[edit]