1990 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

The 1990 UEFA European Under-18 Championship final tournament was held in Hungary. It also served as the European qualification for the 1991 FIFA World Youth Championship.

1990 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
1990-es U18-as labdarúgó-Európa-bajnokság
Tournament details
Host countryHungary
Dates24–29 July
Teams8
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (6th title)
Runners-up Portugal
Third place Spain
Fourth place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored25 (2.5 per match)
1988
1992

TeamsEdit

The following teams qualified for the tournament:

SquadsEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit

England  1–1  Belgium
Penalties
5–4

Soviet Union  3–0  Sweden

Portugal  1–1  Hungary
Torres   47' Szabados   44'
Penalties
J. Costa  
Pilar  
Figo  
3–1   Halmai

Spain  3–0  Republic of Ireland
Manolo   62'
Cuéllar   67' (pen.)
Alfonso   86'
Referee: Lube Spassov (Bulgaria)

SemifinalsEdit

Places 5-8Edit

Sweden  6–0  Belgium
Referee: Sadik Deda (Turkey)
Republic of Ireland  1–0  Hungary
Referee: Dusan Colic (Yugoslavia)

Places 1–4Edit

Spain  1–2  Portugal
Alfonso   40' J. Pinto   35'
Figo   45'
Referee: Lube Spassov (Bulgaria)

Soviet Union  3–1  England

Third place matchEdit

Spain  1–0  England
Cuéllar   12'

FinalEdit

Soviet Union  0–0  Portugal
Penalties
Pokhlebaev  
Kandaurov  
Loukine  
Sharan  
4–2   Bento
  Figo
  Xavier
Referee: Gerhard Kapl (Austria)


 1990 UEFA European Under-18 Championship 
 
Soviet Union
Sixth title

Qualification to World Youth ChampionshipEdit

The six best performing teams qualified for the 1991 FIFA World Youth Championship.

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit