1988 UEFA European Under-16 Championship

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1988 UEFA European Under-16 Championship
Campeonato Europeo Sub-16 de la UEFA 1988
Tournament details
Host country Spain
Dates May 11–21
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Spain (2nd title)
Runners-up  Portugal
Third place  East Germany
Fourth place  West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played 28
Goals scored 48 (1.71 per match)
1987
1989

The 1988 UEFA European Under-16 Championship was the sixth edition of UEFA's European Under-16 Football Championship. Spain hosted the championship, during May 11–21, 1988. 16 teams entered the competition, and Spain won their second title.

Squads[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Participants[edit]

Results[edit]

First stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 West Germany 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 5
 Norway 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 3
 Finland 3 1 0 2 2 4 -2 2
 Austria 3 1 0 2 1 4 -3 2
May 11, 1988
Finland  1 – 0  Austria

May 11, 1988
West Germany  1 – 1  Norway

May 13, 1988
Norway  2 – 0  Finland

May 13, 1988
West Germany  3 – 0  Austria

May 15, 1988
West Germany  2 – 1  Finland

May 15, 1988
Austria  1 – 0  Norway

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 East Germany[1] 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4
 Romania 3 0 3 0 3 3 0 3
 Yugoslavia 3 0 1 2 1 3 -2 1
May 11, 1988
Romania  1 – 1  East Germany

May 11, 1988
Sweden  1 – 0  Yugoslavia

May 13, 1988
Romania  1 – 1  Sweden

May 13, 1988
East Germany  1 – 0  Yugoslavia

May 15, 1988
Romania  1 – 1  Yugoslavia

May 15, 1988
East Germany  1 – 1  Sweden
  Penalties  
5 – 4

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 5
 Hungary 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
 France 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
 Turkey 3 0 0 3 2 6 -4 0
May 11, 1988
Hungary  0 – 0  Spain

May 11, 1988
Turkey  0 – 1  France

May 13, 1988
Hungary  1 – 0  Turkey

May 13, 1988
Spain  1 – 0  France

May 15, 1988
Hungary  1 – 1  France

May 15, 1988
Spain  4 – 2  Turkey

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 5
 Republic of Ireland 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4
 Belgium 3 1 0 2 2 3 -1 2
  Switzerland 3 0 1 2 3 5 -2 1
May 11, 1988
Republic of Ireland  0 – 0  Portugal

May 11, 1988
Switzerland   1 – 2  Belgium

May 13, 1988
Republic of Ireland  2 – 2   Switzerland

May 13, 1988
Portugal  1 – 0  Belgium

May 15, 1988
Republic of Ireland  1 – 0  Belgium

May 15, 1988
Portugal  1 – 0   Switzerland

Semi-finals[edit]

18 May 1988
West Germany  0 – 3  Spain
18 May 1988
East Germany  0 – 4  Portugal

Third place match[edit]

21 May 1988
West Germany  0 – 0  East Germany
  Penalties  
4 – 5

Final[edit]

21 May 1988
Spain  0 – 0  Portugal
  Penalties  
4 – 2
1988 UEFA Under-16 Championship
Spain
Spain
Second title

References[edit]

  1. ^ East Germany is qualified on penalty shootout (the first in any UEFA tournament group stage) and Sweden is eliminated.