1997 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

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1997 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Iceland
Dates 24 July - 31 July
Teams 8
Final positions
Champions  France (4th title)
Runners-up  Portugal
Third place  Spain
Fourth place  Republic of Ireland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 14
Goals scored 32 (2.29 per match)
France 1996
Cyprus 1998

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1997 Final Tournament was held in Iceland.

Teams[edit]

The following teams qualified for the tournament:

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 9
 Spain 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
 Iceland 3 0 2 1 3 4 –1 2
 Hungary 3 0 1 2 3 6 –3 1


24 July 1997 (1997-07-24)
18:00
Portugal  2–0  Hungary
Cordeiro Goal 12'
Farkas Goal 34' (o.g.)
Report

Referee: Milan Mitrovic (Slovenia)

24 July 1997 (1997-07-24)
Spain  1–1  Iceland

26 July 1997 (1997-07-26)
16:00
Portugal  1–0  Iceland
Simão Goal 60' (pen.) Report

Referee: Luc Huyghe (Belgium)

26 July 1997 (1997-07-26)
Spain  2–1  Hungary

28 July 1997 (1997-07-28)
18:00
Iceland  2–2  Hungary

28 July 1997 (1997-07-28)
18:00
Portugal  2–0  Spain
Rego Goal 26'
Costa Goal 71'
Report

Referee: Fiorenzo Treossi (Italy)

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 9
 Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  Switzerland 3 1 0 2 3 2 +1 3
 Israel 3 0 1 2 1 6 –5 1


24 July France  3–2  Republic of Ireland
Switzerland   3–0  Israel
26 July France  2–0  Israel
Republic of Ireland  1–0   Switzerland
28 July France  1–0   Switzerland
Republic of Ireland  1–1  Israel

Third Place Match[edit]

31 July 1997 (1997-07-31)
Spain  2 – 1  Republic of Ireland

Final[edit]

31 July 1997 (1997-07-31)
France  1–0 (a.e.t.)  Portugal
Saha Golden goal 95' Report
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Referee: Fiorenzo Treossi (Italy)


 1997 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 

France
Fourth title

See also[edit]

External links[edit]