2000 UEFA European Under-18 Championship

The 2000 UEFA European Under-19 Championship was held in Germany. Players born after 1 January 1981,[citation needed] were eligible to participate in this competition. The tournament also served as the European qualification for the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship.

2000 UEFA European Under-18 Championship
UEFA Under-18 European Championship Germany 2000
Tournament details
Host countryGermany
Dates17 July – 24 July
Teams8
Final positions
Champions France (5th title)
Runners-up Ukraine
Third place Germany
Fourth place Czech Republic
Tournament statistics
Matches played14
Goals scored35 (2.5 per match)
1999
2001

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ukraine 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
  Germany 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
  Netherlands 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
  Croatia 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 0
Germany  0–1  Ukraine
Report Byelik   63'
Netherlands  3–0  Croatia
Referee: Orhan Erdemir (Turkey)

Germany  3–0  Netherlands
Ukraine  2–1  Croatia

Croatia  2–3  Germany
Referee: Paulo Paraty da Silva (Portugal)
Netherlands  0–0  Ukraine

Group BEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
  Czech Republic 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  Finland 3 1 1 1 5 5 0 4
  Russia 3 0 2 1 2 4 -2 2
Czech Republic  1–1  Russia
Macek   60' (pen.) Report Shchipkov   66'
Attendance: 3,000
France  1–2  Finland
Ahamada   24'
Sportpark Ansbach, Ansbach

Czech Republic  0–1  France
Report Mathis   10'
Stadion im Stauferpark, Donauwörth
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Paulo Paraty da Silva (Portugal)
Russia  1–1  Finland
Referee: Orhan Erdemir (Turkey)

Finland  2–3  Czech Republic
Bureš   48' (o.g.)
Sjölund   73'
Report Macek   53' (pen.)
Baroš   57'
Kobylík   63'
Reiser Sportpark, Nördlingen
Attendance: 4,100
France  2–0  Russia
Givet   73'
Mathis   84'

Third place play-offEdit

Germany  3–1  Czech Republic
Gemiti   48'
Auer   63' (pen.)
Jungnickel   69'
Report Baroš   3'
Landkreisstadion, Aichach
Attendance: 3,900

FinalEdit

France  1–0  Ukraine
Bugnet   81' Report
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Orhan Erdemir (Turkey)


 2000 UEFA U-18 Championship Winner 
 
France
Fifth title

Qualification to World Youth ChampionshipEdit

The six best performing teams qualified for the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship.

See alsoEdit

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