1987 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship

The 1987 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship was the fifth edition of the Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship, the quadrennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organized by the European Hockey Federation.[1] It was held in Moscow, Soviet Union from 20 to 30 August 1987.[2]

1987 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySoviet Union
CityMoscow
Dates20–30 August
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Dynamo Stadium
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (2nd title)
Runner-up England
Third place West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored162 (3.86 per match)
1983 (previous) (next) 1991

The defending champions the Netherlands won their second title by defeating England 3–0 in penalty strokes after the match finished 1–1 after extra time. West Germany won the bronze medal by defeating the hosts the Soviet Union 3–2 after extra time.[1]

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   England 5 5 0 0 21 1 +20 10 Semi-finals
2   Netherlands 5 4 0 1 18 3 +15 8
3   Spain 5 2 1 2 15 7 +8 5
4   Scotland 5 1 2 2 5 13 −8 4
5   Belgium 5 1 1 3 10 17 −7 3
6   Italy 5 0 0 5 3 31 −28 0
20 August 1991
Netherlands   4–0   Scotland
20 August 1991
Spain   2–1   Belgium
20 August 1991
England   7–0   Italy

21 August 1991
Scotland   1–0   Italy
21 August 1991
Belgium   1–4   England
21 August 1991
Netherlands   1–0   Spain

23 August 1991
Spain   11–0   Italy
23 August 1991
England   5–0   Scotland
23 August 1991
Netherlands   6–1   Belgium

24 August 1991
Scotland   2–2   Belgium
24 August 1991
Italy   0–7   Netherlands
24 August 1991
Spain   0–3   England

25 August 1991
Belgium   5–3   Italy
25 August 1991
Spain   2–2   Scotland
25 August 1991
England   2–0   Netherlands

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   West Germany 5 5 0 0 16 3 +13 10 Semi-finals
2   Soviet Union (H) 5 3 1 1 8 3 +5 7
3   Ireland 5 3 1 1 9 6 +3 7
4   Poland 5 2 0 3 10 12 −2 4
5   Wales 5 0 1 4 3 12 −9 1
6   France 5 0 1 4 2 12 −10 1
Source: TheSports.org
(H) Host.
20 August 1991
West Germany   4–0   Ireland
20 August 1991
France   1–3   Poland
20 August 1991
Soviet Union   2–0   Wales

22 August 1991
West Germany   4–2   Poland
22 August 1991
Wales   1–1   France
22 August 1991
Soviet Union   1–1   Ireland

23 August 1991
West Germany   3–1   Wales
23 August 1991
Poland   1–3   Ireland
23 August 1991
Soviet Union   2–0   France

25 August 1991
Wales   2–3   Ireland
25 August 1991
West Germany   4–0   France
25 August 1991
Soviet Union   3–1   Poland

26 August 1991
France   0–2   Ireland
26 August 1991
Wales   1–3   Poland
26 August 1991
West Germany   1–0   Soviet Union

Classification roundEdit

Ninth to twelfth place classificationEdit

 
9–12th place semi-finalsNinth place
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
  Belgium (p.s.o.)3 (9)
 
29 August
 
  France3 (8)
 
  Belgium1 (6)
 
28 August
 
  Italy (p.s.o.)1 (7)
 
  Wales1
 
 
  Italy2
 
Eleventh place
 
 
29 August
 
 
  France1
 
 
  Wales0

9–12th place semi-finalsEdit

28 August 1991
Belgium   3–3 (a.e.t.)   France
Penalties
8–7

28 August 1991
Italy   2–1   Wales

Eleventh place gameEdit

29 August 1991
France   1–0   Wales

Ninth place gameEdit

29 August 1991
Belgium   1–1 (a.e.t.)   Italy
Penalties
6–7

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
  Ireland3
 
29 August
 
  Scotland2
 
  Ireland1
 
28 August
 
  Poland2
 
  Spain0
 
 
  Poland2
 
Seventh place
 
 
30 August
 
 
  Spain (p.s.o.)3 (3)
 
 
  Scotland3 (2)

5–8th place semi-finalsEdit

28 August 1991
Ireland   3–2   Scotland

28 August 1991
Spain   0–2   Poland

Seventh place gameEdit

30 August 1991
Spain   3–3 (a.e.t.)   Scotland
Penalties
3–2

Fifth place gameEdit

29 August 1991
Ireland   1–2   Poland

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
  West Germany1
 
30 August
 
  Netherlands2
 
  Netherlands (p.s.o.)1 (3)
 
28 August
 
  England1 (0)
 
  England2
 
 
  Soviet Union0
 
Third place
 
 
30 August
 
 
  West Germany (a.e.t.)3
 
 
  Soviet Union2

Semi-finalsEdit

28 August 1991
England   2–0   Soviet Union

28 August 1991
West Germany   1–2   Netherlands

Third place gameEdit

30 August 1991
West Germany   3–2 (a.e.t.)   Soviet Union

FinalEdit

30 August 1991
Netherlands   1–1 (a.e.t.)   England
Penalties
3–0

Final standingsEdit

  1.   Netherlands
  2.   England
  3.   West Germany
  4.   Soviet Union
  5.   Poland
  6.   Ireland
  7.   Spain
  8.   Scotland
  9.   Italy
  10.   Belgium
  11.   France
  12.   Wales

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Men Field Hockey V EuroHockey (European Championship) 1987 Moskva (URS) 20-30.08 - Winner Netherlands". Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Field hockey - Men's Eurohockey Nations Championship - 1987 - Home". Retrieved 25 April 2020.