2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Group 3

Group 3 of the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition consists of six teams: France, Ukraine, Scotland, Iceland, Macedonia, and Northern Ireland. The composition of the nine groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 5 February 2015.[1]

The group is played in home-and-away round-robin format. The group winners qualify directly for the final tournament, while the runners-up advance to the play-offs if they are one of the four best runners-up among all nine groups (not counting results against the sixth-placed team).[2]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Macedonia 10 6 3 1 13 7 +6 21 Final tournament 2–2 0–0 1–0 2–0 2–0
2   France 10 6 2 2 17 8 +9 20 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–0
3   Iceland 10 5 3 2 13 9 +4 18 3–0 3–2 2–4 2–0 1–1
4   Ukraine 10 4 2 4 14 12 +2 14 0–2 1–0 0–1 4–0 1–1
5   Scotland 10 2 2 6 8 17 −9 8 0–1 1–2 0–0 2–2 3–1
6   Northern Ireland 10 0 2 8 6 18 −12 2 1–2 0–3 0–1 1–2 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

Times are CEST (UTC+2) for dates between 29 March and 24 October 2015 and between 27 March and 29 October 2016, for other dates times are CET (UTC+1).

Iceland  3–0  Macedonia
E. Ómarsson   55'
Gunnlaugsson   61'67'
Report
Referee: Tore Hansen (Norway)

Northern Ireland  1–2  Scotland
Kennedy   7' Report Christie   33'
Fraser   61'
Iceland  3–2  France
Sigurjónsson   10'85' (pen.)
Hermannsson   48'
Report Laporte   39'
Kyei   90'
Macedonia  1–0  Ukraine
Radeski   90+3' Report

Iceland  1–1  Northern Ireland
Þrándarson   37' Report Johnson   2'

Ukraine  0–1  Iceland
Report Vilhjálmsson   71'
Scotland  1–2  France
King   90+1' Report Kingsley   11' (o.g.)
Tolisso   53'

Northern Ireland  1–2  Macedonia
Doherty   43' Report Babunski   46'
Markoski   85'
Referee: Sándor Andó-Szabó (Hungary)
France  2–0  Ukraine
Lemar   70'
Rabiot   77'
Report
Referee: Andreas Pappas (Greece)
Scotland  0–0  Iceland
Report

France  1–0  Northern Ireland
Crivelli   82' Report
Referee: Zaven Hovhannisyan (Armenia)
Scotland  2–2  Ukraine
Cummings   31'
Paterson   37'
Report Khlyobas   26'
Svatok   83'
Referee: Nicolas Laforge (Belgium)

Macedonia  2–2  France
Angelov   19'
Radeski   40'
Report Haller   65'
Nkoudou   72'
Northern Ireland  1–2  Ukraine
McCartan   53' Report Kovalenko   64'73'

Macedonia  0–0  Iceland
Report
France  2–0  Scotland
Haller   69'74' Report

France  1–1  Macedonia
Bejtulai   27' (o.g.) Report Angelov   15'
Referee: Mads-Kristoffer Kristoffersen (Denmark)
Scotland  3–1  Northern Ireland
McBurnie   58'
Cummings   64'78'
Report McCartan   13'

Ukraine  0–2  Macedonia
Report Radeski   18'
Demiri   56'

Northern Ireland  0–1  Iceland
Report Ægisson   87'
Referee: Ville Nevalainen (Finland)
Scotland  0–1  Macedonia
Report Markoski   18'
Referee: Sebastian Colțescu (Romania)
Ukraine  1–0  France
Vakulko   90+2' Report

Ukraine  4–0  Scotland
Bliznichenko   26'
Besyedin   69'77'
Boryachuk   90+2' (pen.)
Report
Referee: Edin Jakupović (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
France  2–0  Iceland
Tolisso   11'62' Report
Macedonia  2–0  Northern Ireland
Doherty   37' (o.g.)
Markoski   85'
Report
Referee: Boris Marhefka (Slovakia)

Iceland  2–0  Scotland
Þrándarson   47'
E. Ómarsson   66'
Report
Ukraine  1–1  Northern Ireland
Besyedin   15' Report Smyth   12'
Referee: Fran Jović (Croatia)

Iceland  2–4  Ukraine
Grétarsson   22'
E. Ómarsson   88'
Report Boryachuk   56'90'
Besyedin   75'
Zubkov   90+4'
Referee: Michael Tykgaard (Denmark)
Macedonia  2–0  Scotland
Markoski   18'
Bardhi   22'
Report
Northern Ireland  0–3  France
Report Augustin   16'42'
Dembélé   89'

GoalscorersEdit

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 Under-21 qualifying group stage draw". UEFA.com. 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2015–17" (PDF). UEFA.com. Retrieved 26 January 2015.

External linksEdit