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1986 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

The UEFA European Under-18 Championship 1986 Final Tournament was held in Yugoslavia. It also served as the European qualification for the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship.

1986 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryYugoslavia
Dates11 October - 15 October
Final positions
Champions East Germany (3rd title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place West Germany
Fourth place Scotland
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored22 (2.2 per match)


The following teams qualified for the tournament:


East Germany  2 – 0  Yugoslavia
Referee: Tullio Lanese (Italy)
Scotland  1 – 0  Bulgaria
Referee: Aron Schmidhuber (West Germany)
Italy  2 – 1  Belgium
Referee: Gunther Habermann (East Germany)
West Germany  3 – 0  Romania
Referee: Frans van den Wijngaert (Belgium)


Places 5-8Edit

Bulgaria  1 – 0  Belgium
Referee: Dragisa Komadinic (Yugoslavia)
Yugoslavia  5 – 0  Romania
Referee: Dimitar Dimitrov (Bulgaria)

Places 1-4Edit

East Germany  1 – 0  West Germany
Referee: Kenneth Hope (Scotland)
Italy  1 – 0  Scotland
Referee: Ion Craciunescu (Romania)

Third place matchEdit

West Germany  1 – 0  Scotland
Referee: Helmut Kohl (Austria)


East Germany  3 – 1  Italy
Referee: Lajos Nemeth (Hungary)

 1986 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 
East Germany
Third title

Qualification to World Youth ChampionshipEdit

The six best performing teams qualified for the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship.

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