1997 UEFA Women's Championship qualification

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The qualification for the UEFA Women's Euro 1997 was held between September 17, 1995 & September 29, 1996. The first-placed of the group stage qualified directly. The second-placed and the third-placed teams played in two playoff matches for four other berths.

CLASS A[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Norway 16 6 5 1 0 33 1
 Germany 13 6 4 1 1 15 3
 Finland 4 6 1 1 4 2 19
 Slovakia 1 6 0 1 5 1 28
September 19, 1995
Norway  17–0  Slovakia

September 20, 1995
Finland  0–3  Germany

October 11, 1995
Finland  0–0  Slovakia

October 25, 1995
Slovakia  0–3  Germany

April 11, 1996
Germany  2–0  Slovakia

May 2, 1996
Germany  1–3  Norway

May 5, 1996
Germany  6–0  Finland

May 25, 1996
Finland  0–2  Norway

June 6, 1996
Norway  0–0  Germany

June 7, 1996
Norway  7–0  Finland

August 14, 1996
Finland  2–1  Slovakia

August 31, 1996
Slovakia  0–4  Norway

Norway qualified for the final tournament.


Germany and Finland advanced for the playoff A.


Slovakia advanced for the playoff A-B.


Group 2[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Russia 11 6 3 2 1 10 3
 France 9 6 2 3 1 9 6
 Iceland 7 6 2 1 3 8 14
 Netherlands 5 6 1 2 3 4 8
September 17, 1995
Iceland  1–4  Russia

September 30, 1995
Iceland  3–3  France

October 7, 1995
Iceland  2–0  Netherlands

October 14, 1995
Russia  0–0  France

November 14, 1995
Netherlands  1–1  Russia

December 9, 1995
France  1–1  Netherlands

April 6, 1996
Netherlands  1–2  France

May 18, 1996
Russia  0–1  Netherlands

May 25, 1996
France  0–1  Russia

June 1, 1996
France  3–0  Iceland

June 5, 1996
Netherlands  0–2  Iceland

August 17, 1996
Russia  4–0  Iceland

Russia qualified for the final tournament.


France and Iceland advanced for the playoff A.


Netherlands advanced for the playoff A-B.


Group 3[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Italy 14 6 4 2 0 16 3
 England 13 6 4 1 1 17 3
 Portugal 6 6 2 0 4 4 14
 Croatia 1 6 0 1 5 0 17
October 21, 1995
Italy  7–0  Croatia

November 1, 1995
England  1–1  Italy

November 4, 1995
Croatia  0–2  Portugal

November 19, 1995
England  5–0  Croatia

December 9, 1995
Portugal  0–2  Italy

February 11, 1996
Portugal  0–5  England

March 16, 1996
Italy  2–1  England

April 7, 1996
Italy  4–1  Portugal

April 18, 1996
Croatia  0–2  England

May 11, 1996
Croatia  0–0  Italy

May 19, 1996
England  3–0  Portugal

May 25, 1996
Portugal  1–0  Croatia

Italy qualified for the final tournament.


England and Portugal advanced for the playoff A.


Croatia advanced for the playoff A-B.


Group 4[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Sweden 16 6 5 1 0 26 2
 Denmark 12 6 4 0 2 14 5
 Spain 5 6 1 2 3 8 15
 Romania 1 6 0 1 5 4 30
September 30, 1995
Denmark  1–2  Sweden

October 10, 1995
Denmark  8–0  Romania

October 15, 1995
Sweden  8–0  Romania

November 19, 1995
Spain  0–1  Denmark

March 31, 1996
Spain  5–1  Romania

April 21, 1996
Denmark  2–0  Spain

May 1, 1996
Romania  2–2  Spain

May 11, 1996
Romania  1–2  Denmark

May 12, 1996
Sweden  1–1  Spain

June 2, 1996
Spain  0–8  Sweden

June 26, 1996
Romania  0–5  Sweden

August 31, 1996
Sweden  2–0  Denmark

Sweden qualified for the final tournament.


Denmark and Spain advanced for the playoff A.


Romania advanced for the playoff A-B.


CLASS B[edit]

Group 5[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Belgium 22 8 7 1 0 28 2
 Republic of Ireland 18 8 6 0 2 20 10
 Scotland 9 8 3 0 5 17 23
 Wales 7 8 2 1 5 9 15
 Faroe Islands 3 8 1 0 7 3 27
September 24, 1995
Faroe Islands  0–2  Republic of Ireland

October 8, 1995
Wales  0–3  Republic of Ireland

October 11, 1995
Belgium  2–0  Faroe Islands

October 23, 1995
Scotland  7–1  Faroe Islands

October 25, 1995
Wales  0–1  Faroe Islands


November 5, 1995
Republic of Ireland  2–0  Scotland

November 18, 1995
Belgium  2–0  Wales

November 26, 1995
Scotland  0–3  Belgium

February 25, 1996
Republic of Ireland  5–1  Wales

March 24, 1996
Wales  5–1  Scotland


April 7, 1996
Scotland  2–4  Republic of Ireland

April 13, 1996
Wales  0–0  Belgium

April 20, 1996
Belgium  6–1  Scotland

May 4, 1996
Belgium  5–1  Republic of Ireland

May 18, 1996
Faroe Islands  0–9  Belgium

May 25, 1996
Faroe Islands  0–3  Scotland

June 2, 1996
Scotland  3–2  Wales

June 8, 1996
Faroe Islands  0–1  Wales

Belgium advanced for the playoff A-B.


Group 6[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Czech Republic 18 6 6 0 0 31 4
 Poland 9 6 3 0 3 22 9
 Belarus 9 6 3 0 3 12 9
 Estonia 0 6 0 0 6 0 43
September 12, 1995
Poland  9–0  Estonia

September 17, 1995
Czech Republic  11–0  Estonia

October 7, 1995
Belarus  0–1  Czech Republic

October 14, 1995
Estonia  0–8  Poland

November 4, 1995
Poland  3–0  Belarus

May 18, 1996
Belarus  2–0  Poland

May 25, 1996
Estonia  0–7  Czech Republic

June 1, 1996
Estonia  0–4  Belarus

June 8, 1996
Poland  0–1  Czech Republic

June 29, 1996
Czech Republic  5–2  Belarus

July 14, 1996
Belarus  4–0  Estonia

August 25, 1996
Czech Republic  6–2  Poland

Czech Republic advanced for the playoff A-B.


Group 7[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
  Switzerland 10 6 3 1 2 15 8
 Yugoslavia 10 6 3 1 2 13 9
 Austria 10 6 3 1 2 8 12
 Greece 4 6 1 1 4 3 10
September 17, 1995
Austria  2–1  Yugoslavia

September 27, 1995
Yugoslavia  0–5   Switzerland

October 15, 1995
Switzerland   3–0  Austria

November 5, 1995
Austria  1–0  Greece

December 2, 1995
Greece  0–3  Yugoslavia

March 2, 1996
Greece  2–0   Switzerland

April 6, 1996
Greece  0–0  Austria

May 4, 1996
Switzerland   3–1  Greece

May 19, 1996
Austria  4–3   Switzerland

June 1, 1996
Yugoslavia  3–0  Greece

June 8, 1996
Yugoslavia  5–1  Austria

June 16, 1996
Switzerland   1–1  Yugoslavia

Switzerland advanced for the playoff A-B.


Group 8[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
 Ukraine 16 6 5 1 0 12 2
 Bulgaria 12 6 4 0 2 13 6
 Hungary 7 6 2 1 3 12 9
 Turkey 0 6 0 0 6 1 21
 Azerbaijan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
September 16, 1995
Bulgaria  0–1  Ukraine

October 4, 1995
Hungary  6–0  Turkey

November 21, 1995
Turkey  0–4  Bulgaria

November 22, 1995
Hungary  1–1  Ukraine

April 14, 1996
Ukraine  3–0  Turkey

April 14, 1996
Bulgaria  3–2  Hungary

May 9, 1996
Turkey  1–2  Hungary

May 19, 1996
Ukraine  2–1  Bulgaria

June 16, 1996
Ukraine  2–0  Hungary

June 16, 1996
Bulgaria  3–0  Turkey

August 24, 1996
Turkey  0–3  Ukraine

August 25, 1996
Hungary  1–2  Bulgaria

Ukraine advanced for the playoff A-B.


PLAYOFF A[edit]

First leg[edit]

7 September 1996
Finland  0 – 2  France

7 September 1996
Portugal  1 – 7  Denmark

8 September 1996
Spain  2 – 1  England

18 September 1996
Iceland  0 – 3  Germany

Second leg[edit]

28 September 1996
France  3 – 0  Finland

France won 5–0 on aggregate.


28 September 1996
Denmark  5 – 0  Portugal

Denmark won 12–1 on aggregate.


29 September 1996
Germany  4 – 0  Iceland

Germany won 7–0 on aggregate.


29 September 1996
England  1 – 1  Spain

Spain won 3–2 on aggregate.


France, Denmark, Germany and Spain qualified for the final tournament.


PLAYOFF A-B[edit]

First leg[edit]

7 September 1996
Belgium  3 – 1  Slovakia

7 September 1996
Switzerland   3 – 2  Croatia

8 September 1996
Czech Republic  1 – 2  Netherlands

8 September 1996
Ukraine  1 – 2  Romania

Second leg[edit]

28 September 1996
Slovakia  1 – 2  Belgium

Belgium won 5–2 on aggregate.


28 September 1996
Netherlands  1 – 0  Czech Republic

Netherlands won 3–1 on aggregate.


28 September 1996
Croatia  0 – 3   Switzerland

Switzerland won 6–2 on aggregate.


28 September 1996
Romania  1 – 4  Ukraine

Ukraine won 5–3 on aggregate.

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