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)
1986
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
João Pinto Goal 26'
Valido Goal 41'
Folha Goal 74'

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)
Spain  0 – 2  Portugal
Valido Goal 46' (g.p.)
João Pinto Goal 52'

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
Andrei Timochenko Goal 78'
Yuri Nikiforov Goal 102'
Oleg Salenko Goal 117'
João Pinto Goal 55'


 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]

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