1960 European Nations' Cup qualifying second round
The 1960 European Nations' Cup qualifying second round (also referred to as the 1960 European Nations' Cup quarter-finals) were the second round of qualifying competition for 1960 European Nations' Cup. They were contested by the eight round of 16 winners of the 1960 European Nations' Cup qualifying tournament. The winners of each of four home and away ties entered the final tournament. The matches were played in 1959 and 1960.
Each tie winner progressed to the quarter-finals. The quarter-finals were played in two legs on a home-and-away basis. The winners of the quarter-finals would go through to the final tournament.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Soviet Union||w.o.[note 1]||Spain||Canc.||Canc.|
|Fontaine 6', 18', 70'
Vincent 38', 82'
Kopa 83' (pen.)
France won 9–4 on aggregate and qualified for the 1960 European Nations' Cup.
Kostić 50', 88'
Yugoslavia won 6–3 on aggregate and qualified for the 1960 European Nations' Cup.
|Buberník 1', 15'
Czechoslovakia won 5–0 on aggregate and qualified for the 1960 European Nations' Cup.
Spain withdrew. Soviet Union had a walkover and qualified for the 1960 European Nations' Cup.
There were 27 goals scored in 6 matches, for an average of 4.5 goals per match.
- Spain refused to travel to the Soviet Union for their quarter-final, so Spain were disqualified and the Soviet Union were awarded a walkover victory.
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- "1960 European Nations' Cup". rsssf.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
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