1998 UEFA European Under-18 Championship qualifying

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This article features the 1998 UEFA European Under-18 Championship qualifying stage. Matches were played 1997 through 1998. Two qualifying rounds were organised and seven teams qualified for the main tournament, joining host Cyprus.

Round 1[edit]

Group 1[edit]

All matches were played in Portugal.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 3 3 0 0 7 3 +4 9
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 6
 Slovenia 3 1 0 2 3 7 –4 3
 Bulgaria 3 0 0 3 3 8 –5 0


Hungary  4–1  Bulgaria
Portugal  3–0  Slovenia
Slovenia  2–1  Bulgaria
Portugal  2–1  Hungary
Portugal  2–1  Bulgaria
Hungary  3–0  Slovenia

Group 2[edit]

All matches were played in the Czech Republic.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Armenia 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 7
 Slovakia 3 1 2 0 11 6 +5 5
 Czech Republic 3 1 1 1 8 8 0 4
 Albania 3 0 0 3 3 13 –10 0


Armenia  4–0  Albania
Slovakia  3–3  Czech Republic
Armenia  4–3  Czech Republic
Slovakia  7–2  Albania
Czech Republic  2–1  Albania
Armenia  1–1  Slovakia

Group 3[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Greece 6 4 1 1 9 5 +4 13
 Georgia 6 3 1 2 8 6 +2 10
 Romania 6 3 0 3 12 9 +3 9
 Macedonia 6 1 0 5 8 17 –9 3


Romania  4–1  Macedonia
Georgia  2–1  Romania
Greece  2–1  Georgia
Macedonia  1–2  Georgia
Romania  2–0  Georgia
Macedonia  0–2  Greece
Greece  4–1  Macedonia
Macedonia  5–2  Romania
Greece  1–0  Romania
Romania  3–0  Greece
Georgia  3–0  Macedonia
Georgia  0–0  Greece

Group 4[edit]

All matches were played in Moldova.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Republic of Ireland 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 6
 Moldova 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
 Azerbaijan 2 0 0 2 2 5 –3 0


Moldova  1–0  Azerbaijan
Republic of Ireland  4–2  Azerbaijan
Republic of Ireland  1–0  Moldova

Group 5[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 4 2 1 1 8 4 +4 7
 Yugoslavia 4 1 2 1 5 6 –1 5
 Russia 4 1 1 2 6 9 –3 4


England  0–0  Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia  0–4  England
Yugoslavia  3–0  Russia
Russia  2–1  England
Russia  2–2  Yugoslavia
England  3–2  Russia

Group 6[edit]

All matches were played in France.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
 Scotland 3 2 0 1 9 5 +4 6
 Denmark 3 1 0 2 4 7 –3 3
 Bosnia-Herzegovina 3 0 0 3 0 9 –9 0


Scotland  1–5  France
Denmark  4–0  Bosnia-Herzegovina
France  2–0  Bosnia-Herzegovina
Scotland  5–0  Denmark
Bosnia-Herzegovina  0–3  Scotland
France  2–0  Denmark

Group 7[edit]

All matches were played in Malta.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Switzerland 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 9
 Ukraine 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
 Malta 3 1 1 1 2 5 –3 4
 Luxembourg 3 0 0 3 1 7 –6 0


Malta  0–4  Switzerland
Ukraine  2–1  Luxembourg
Malta  1–1  Ukraine
Switzerland  4–0  Luxembourg
Malta  1–0  Luxembourg
Switzerland  2–0  Ukraine

Group 8[edit]

All matches were played in Northern Ireland.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Croatia 2 2 0 0 12 1 +11 6
 Northern Ireland 2 1 0 1 6 2 +4 3
 Andorra 2 0 0 2 0 15 –15 0


Croatia  2–1  Northern Ireland
Andorra  0–10  Croatia
Northern Ireland  5–0  Andorra

Group 9[edit]

All matches were played in Israel.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Israel 2 2 0 0 16 0 +16 6
 Netherlands 2 1 0 1 12 2 +10 3
 San Marino 2 0 0 2 0 26 –26 0


Israel  2–0  Netherlands
Netherlands  12–0  San Marino
Israel  14–0  San Marino

Group 10[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 4 4 0 0 10 2 +8 12
 Italy 4 2 0 2 5 6 –1 6
 Belgium 4 0 0 4 0 7 –7 0


Belgium  0–1  Italy
Spain  2–0  Belgium
Italy  2–0  Belgium
Spain  3–1  Italy
Belgium  0–2  Spain
Italy  1–3  Spain

Group 11[edit]

All matches were played in Finland.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Lithuania 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 7
 Finland 3 2 0 1 9 7 +2 6
 Austria 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 4
 Iceland 3 0 0 3 2 8 –6 0


Finland  2–3  Lithuania
Austria  2–0  Iceland
Austria  1–1  Lithuania
Finland  3–1  Iceland
Finland  4–3  Austria
Iceland  1–3  Lithuania

Group 12[edit]

All matches were played in Sweden.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Turkey 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
 Belarus 3 1 0 2 2 6 –4 3
 Latvia 3 0 1 2 2 4 –2 1


Sweden  4–0  Belarus
Latvia  1–1  Turkey
Belarus  2–1  Latvia
Turkey  2–0  Sweden
Sweden  1–0  Latvia
Turkey  1–0  Belarus

Group 13[edit]

All matches were played in Norway.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Poland 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 4
 Wales 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 4
 Norway 2 0 0 2 2 5 –3 0


Wales  3–2  Norway
Poland  1–1  Wales
Norway  0–2  Poland

Group 14[edit]

All matches were played in Germany.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 2 2 0 0 11 1 +10 6
 Estonia 2 0 1 1 2 5 –3 1
 Faroe Islands 2 0 1 1 1 8 –7 1


Germany  4–1  Estonia
Estonia  1–1  Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands  0–7  Germany

Round 2[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Portugal  4–1  Armenia 2–1 2–0
Greece  0–3  Republic of Ireland 0–1 0–2
England  3–1  France 3–0 0–1
Switzerland  0–2  Croatia 0–0 0–2
Israel  2–3  Spain 0–2 2–1
Turkey  2–3  Lithuania 2–0 0–3
Poland  2–2(a)  Germany 2–1 0–1

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