2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

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2003 UEFA Under-19 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Liechtenstein
Dates 16 July – 26 July
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Italy (3rd title)
Runners-up  Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 54 (3.6 per match)
Top scorer(s) Portugal Paulo Sérgio
(5 goals)
2002
2004

The 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship was held in Liechtenstein from 16 to 26 July 2003. Players born after 1 January 1984 can participate in this competition.

Venues[edit]

City / Town Stadium Host club(s) Capacity
Vaduz Rheinpark Stadion FC Vaduz and Liechtenstein national football team 3,654
Balzers Sportplatz Rheinau FC Balzers 2,500
Eschen Sportpark Eschen-Mauren USV Eschen/Mauren 2,100
Triesen Sportanlage Blumenau FC Triesen 1,500
Schaan Sportanlage Rheinwiese FC Schaan 1,500

Qualifications[edit]

There were two separate rounds of qualifications held before the Final Tournament.

1. 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship first qualifying round
2. 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship second qualifying round

Teams[edit]

The eight teams that participated in the final tournament were:

Match officials[edit]

Six referees were selected for the tournament:

Squads[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 7
 Portugal 3 1 2 0 8 3 +5 5
 Norway 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Liechtenstein 3 0 0 3 2 12 -10 0
16 July 2003 (2003-07-16)
17:00 CET
Liechtenstein  0 – 5  Portugal
Report João Pereira Goal 17'
Hugo Almeida Goal 63'
Alabor Goal 73' (o.g.)
Fonseca Goal 82'
Paulo Sérgio Goal 84'

16 July 2003 (2003-07-16)
18:30 CET
Norway  0 – 1  Italy
Report Aquilani Goal 89' (pen.)

18 July 2003 (2003-07-18)
15:30 CET
Portugal  1 – 1  Italy
Daniel Goal 49' Report Lodi Goal 58'

18 July 2003 (2003-07-18)
18:30 CET
Liechtenstein  1 – 2  Norway
Maierhofer Goal 4' Report Poljac Goal 28'
Bühler Goal 37' (o.g.)

20 July 2003 (2003-07-20)
18:30 CET
Portugal  2 – 2  Norway
Paulo Sérgio Goal 61'80' Report Johannesen Goal 3'
Daniel Holm Goal 21'

20 July 2003 (2003-07-20)
18:30 CET
Italy  5 – 1  Liechtenstein
Della Rocca Goal 11'
Palladino Goal 39'
Laner Goal 53'67'
Lodi Goal 55' (pen.)
Report Büchel Goal 68'

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Austria 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
 Czech Republic 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
 England 3 1 0 2 3 5 -2 3
 France 3 0 2 1 4 6 -2 2
16 July 2003 (2003-07-16)
18:30 CET
England  1 – 2  Austria
Downing Goal 36' Report Mössner Goal 5'
Säumel Goal 60'

16 July 2003 (2003-07-16)
20:10 CET
France  3 – 3  Czech Republic
Grax Goal 6'63' (pen.)
Idangar Goal 70'
Report Mikolanda Goal 26'
Procházka Goal 87'
Matula Goal 90+3'

18 July 2003 (2003-07-18)
18:30 CET
France  0 – 2  England
Report Ridgewell Goal 41'
Routledge Goal 90+2'

18 July 2003 (2003-07-18)
18:30 CET
Czech Republic  1 – 4  Austria
Mikolanda Goal 10' Report Schicker Goal 36'45'
Kienast Goal 38'54'

20 July 2003 (2003-07-20)
18:30 CET
Czech Republic  3 – 0  England
Nachtman Goal 47'
Brodský Goal 54'
Siranec Goal 63'
Report

20 July 2003 (2003-07-20)
18:30 CET
Austria  1 – 1  France
Čehajić Goal 82' (pen.) Report Grax Goal 90+2' (pen.)

Semi-finals[edit]

23 July 2003 (2003-07-23)
16:30 CET
Austria  3 – 6 (a.e.t.)  Portugal
Salmutter Goal 24'28'
Mössner Goal 84'
Report Hugo Almeida Goal 31' (pen.)
Organista Goal 38'
Paulo Sérgio Goal 54'103' (pen.)
Pedro Pereira Goal 100'104'

23 July 2003 (2003-07-23)
20:00 CET
Italy  1 – 0  Czech Republic
Pazzini Goal 57' Report

Final[edit]

26 July 2003 (2003-07-26)
20:00 CET
Italy  2 – 0  Portugal
Della Rocca Goal 3'
Pazzini Goal 27'
Report


 2003 UEFA U-19 European Champions 

Italy
Third title

Goalscorers[edit]