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2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

The 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship was held in Liechtenstein from 16 to 26 July 2003. Players born after 1 January 1984 can participate in this competition.

2003 UEFA Under-19 Championship
U-19-Fußball-Europameisterschaft 2003
Tournament details
Host countryLiechtenstein Liechtenstein
Dates16 July – 26 July
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Italy (3rd title)
Runners-up Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored54 (3.6 per match)
Top scorer(s)Portugal Paulo Sérgio
(5 goals)
Best player(s)Italy Alberto Aquilani
2002
2004

VenuesEdit

QualificationsEdit

There were two separate rounds of qualifications held before the Final Tournament.

1. 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship first qualifying round
2. 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship second qualifying round

TeamsEdit

The eight teams that participated in the final tournament were:

Match officialsEdit

Six referees were selected for the tournament:

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 7
  Portugal 3 1 2 0 8 3 +5 5
  Norway 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
  Liechtenstein 3 0 0 3 2 12 −10 0
Liechtenstein  0–5  Portugal
Report João Pereira   17'
Hugo Almeida   63'
Alabor   73' (o.g.)
Fonseca   82'
Paulo Sérgio   84'
Norway  0–1  Italy
Report Aquilani   89' (pen.)

Portugal  1–1  Italy
Daniel   49' Report Lodi   58'
Liechtenstein  1–2  Norway
Maierhofer   4' Report Poljac   28'
Bühler   37' (o.g.)

Portugal  2–2  Norway
Paulo Sérgio   61'80' Report Johannesen   3'
Daniel Holm   21'
Italy  5–1  Liechtenstein
Della Rocca   11'
Palladino   39'
Laner   53'67'
Lodi   55' (pen.)
Report Büchel   68'

Group BEdit

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Austria 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
  Czech Republic 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
  England 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
  France 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
England  1–2  Austria
Downing   36' Report Mössner   5'
Säumel   60'
France  3–3  Czech Republic
Grax   6'63' (pen.)
Idangar   70'
Report Mikolanda   26'
Procházka   87'
Matula   90+3'

France  0–2  England
Report Ridgewell   41'
Routledge   90+2'
Czech Republic  1–4  Austria
Mikolanda   10' Report Schicker   36'45'
Kienast   38'54'

Czech Republic  3–0  England
Nachtman   47'
Brodský   54'
Siranec   63'
Report
Austria  1–1  France
Čehajić   82' (pen.) Report Grax   90+2' (pen.)

Semi-finalsEdit

Austria  3–6 (a.e.t.)  Portugal
Salmutter   24'28'
Mössner   84'
Report Hugo Almeida   31' (pen.)
Organista   38'
Paulo Sérgio   54',   103' (pen.)
Pedro Pereira   100'104'

Italy  1–0  Czech Republic
Pazzini   57' Report

FinalEdit

Italy  2–0  Portugal
Della Rocca   3'
Pazzini   27'
Report


 2003 UEFA U-19 European Champions 
 
Italy
Third title

GoalscorersEdit