1988 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1988 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Czechoslovakia
Dates 22 July - 27 July
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions  Soviet Union (5th title)
Runners-up  Portugal
Third place  East Germany
Fourth place  Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 26 (2.6 per match)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1986
Hungary 1990

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1988 Final Tournament was held in Czechoslovakia. It also served as the European qualification for the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Teams[edit]

The following teams qualified for the tournament:

Quarterfinals[edit]

22 July 1988 (1988-07-22)
East Germany  2 – 0  Denmark
22 July 1988 (1988-07-22)
Spain  1 – 0  Czechoslovakia
22 July 1988 (1988-07-22)
Soviet Union  4 – 2  Norway
22 July 1988 (1988-07-22)
Portugal  3 – 0  Netherlands

Semifinals[edit]

Places 5-8[edit]

24 July 1988 (1988-07-24)
Norway  1 – 1  Denmark
  Penalties  
5 – 4
24 July 1988 (1988-07-24)
Czechoslovakia  1 – 0  Netherlands

Places 1-4[edit]

24 July 1988 (1988-07-24)
Portugal  2 – 0  Spain
24 July 1988 (1988-07-24)
Soviet Union  3 – 0  East Germany

Third Place Match[edit]

27 July 1988 (1988-07-27)
East Germany  2 – 0  Spain

Final[edit]

27 July 1988 (1988-07-27)
Soviet Union  3 – 1
(aet)
 Portugal


 1988 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

Soviet Union
Fifth title

Qualification to World Youth Championship[edit]

The six best performing teams qualified for the 1989 FIFA World Youth Championship.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]