UEFA Euro 1980 qualifying Group 6

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Standings and results for Group 6 of the 1980 UEFA European Football Championship qualifying tournament.

Group 6 consisted of Soviet Union, Hungary, Greece and Finland. This group proved to be one of the toughest as unexpected group winners Greece outran both Finland and Hungary by only one point and Soviet Union, who finished last, by two points.

Final table[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Greece 6 3 1 2 13 7 +6 7
 Hungary 6 2 2 2 9 9 0 6
 Finland 6 2 2 2 10 15 −5 6
 Soviet Union 6 1 3 2 7 8 −1 5
  Finland Greece Hungary Soviet Union
Finland  3–0 2–1 1–1
Greece  8–1 4–1 1–0
Hungary  3–1 0–0 2–0
Soviet Union  2–2 2–0 2–2

Results[edit]

24 May 1978
Finland  3 – 0  Greece
Ismail Goal 35', Goal 82'
Nieminen Goal 80'
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance: 7,740
Referee: Heinz Einbeck (GDR)

20 September 1978
Finland  2 – 1  Hungary
Ismail Goal 30'
Pyykkö Goal 53'
Tieber Goal 74'
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance: 4,797
Referee: Erik Fredriksson (SWE)

20 September 1978
Soviet Union  2 – 0  Greece
Chesnokov Goal 20'
Bezsonov Goal 53'
Hrazdan Stadium, Yerevan
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: John Carpenter (IRL)

11 October 1978
Hungary  2 – 0  Soviet Union
Váradi Goal 26'
Szokolai Goal 60'
Budapest
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Walter Eschweiler (FRG)

11 October 1978
Greece  8 – 1  Finland
Nikoloudis Goal 15', Goal 25'
Delikaris Goal 23', Goal 47'
Mavros Goal 38', Goal 44', Goal 75' (pen.)
Galakos Goal 81'
Heiskanen Goal 61'

29 October 1978
Greece  4 – 1  Hungary
Galakos Goal 58', Goal 67'
Ardizoglou Goal 71'
Mavros Goal 89'
Váradi Goal 90'

2 May 1979
Hungary  0 – 0  Greece
Budapest
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Bartley John Homewood (ENG)

19 May 1979
Soviet Union  2 – 2  Hungary
Chesnokov Goal 23'
Shengelia Goal 75'
Tatar Goal 33'
Pusztai Goal 63'
Dinamo Stadium, Tbilisi
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Brian R. McGinlay (SCO)

4 July 1979
Finland  1 – 1  Soviet Union
Ismail Goal 55' Khapsalis Goal 28'
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance: 13,119
Referee: Ole Amundsen (DEN)

12 September 1979
Greece  1 – 0  Soviet Union
Nikoloudis Goal 9'

17 October 1979
Hungary  3 – 1  Finland
Fekete Goal 11', Goal 42'
Tatar Goal 57'
Toivola Goal 47'

31 October 1979
Soviet Union  2 – 2  Finland
Andreyev Goal 50'
Gavrilov Goal 67'
Haaskivi Goal 76'
Hakala Goal 82'

References[edit]

  • Robinson, J. (1996). The European Football Championships 1958-1996. Soccer Book Publishing. ISBN 0-947808-69-8.