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2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Group 5

Group 5 of the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition consists of six teams: Germany, Israel, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Azerbaijan, and Kosovo. The composition of the nine groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 26 January 2017,[1][2] with the teams seeded according to their coefficient ranking.[3]

The group is played in home-and-away round-robin format between 25 March 2017 and 16 October 2018. 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).[4]

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StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Germany 10 8 1 1 33 7 +26 25 Final tournament 2–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 6–1
2   Norway 10 4 3 3 15 13 +2 15 3–1 2–1 0–0 0–3[a] 1–1
3   Republic of Ireland 10 4 2 4 12 15 −3 14[b] 0–6 0–0 4–0 1–0 1–0
4   Israel 10 4 2 4 17 18 −1 14[b] 2–5 1–3 3–1 3–0 3–1
5   Kosovo 10 3 3 4 9 12 −3 12 0–0 3–2 1–1 0–4 2–0
6   Azerbaijan 10 0 3 7 6 27 −21 3 0–7 1–3 1–3 1–1 0–0
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ The Norway v Kosovo match originally ended with a 5–0 win for Norway, but was later awarded as a 0–3 win for Kosovo, after UEFA concluded that Norway had played Kristoffer Ajer in this match, who was ineligible after being suspended due to cards in his U-19 tournament match.[5][6]
  2. ^ a b Head-to-head results: Republic of Ireland 4–0 Israel, Israel 3–1 Republic of Ireland.

MatchesEdit

Times are CET/CEST,[note 1] as listed by UEFA (local times, if different, are in parentheses).

Republic of Ireland  1–0  Kosovo
Report
Referee: Peter Kjærsgaard-Andersen (Denmark)

Norway  0–3
Awarded[note 2]
  Kosovo
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Attendance: 2,871
Referee: Alex Troleis (Faroe Islands)

Israel  3–1  Azerbaijan
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Referee: Cătălin Gaman (Romania)

Kosovo  3–2  Norway
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Azerbaijan  1–3  Republic of Ireland
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Referee: Sándor Andó-Szabó (Hungary)
Germany  1–0  Kosovo
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Attendance: 5,331
Referee: Dumitri Muntean (Moldova)
Norway  0–0  Israel
Report
Referee: Thoroddur Hjaltalin (Iceland)

Republic of Ireland  0–0  Norway
Report
Referee: Luis Miguel Branco Godinho (Portugal)

Germany  6–1  Azerbaijan
Report
Attendance: 7,345
Referee: Vilhjalmur Thorarinsson (Iceland)

Republic of Ireland  4–0  Israel
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Norway  3–1  Germany
Report
Attendance: 1,810
Referee: Ognjen Valjić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Azerbaijan  0–7  Germany
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Attendance: 150
Referee: Daniyar Sakhi (Kazakhstan)
Kosovo  0–4  Israel
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Referee: Charalambos Kalogeropoulos (Greece)

Azerbaijan  0–0  Kosovo
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Referee: Roomer Tarajev (Estonia)
Israel  2–5  Germany
Report
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Rade Obrenovic (Slovenia)
Norway  2–1  Republic of Ireland
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Referee: Ville Nevalainen (Finland)

Germany  3–0  Israel
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Attendance: 6,071
Referee: Mario Zebec (Croatia)
Kosovo  2–0  Azerbaijan
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Referee: Donald Robertson (Scotland)

Israel  1–3  Norway
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Referee: Manfredas Lukjancukas (Lithuania)
Kosovo  0–0  Germany
Report
Attendance: 7,850
Referee: Sándor Andó-Szabó (Hungary)
Republic of Ireland  1–0  Azerbaijan
Report
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

Azerbaijan  1–1  Israel
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Referee: Trustin Farrugia Cann (Malta)

Kosovo  1–1  Republic of Ireland
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Azerbaijan  1–3  Norway
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Referee: Barbeno Luca (San Marino)
Republic of Ireland  0–6  Germany
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Attendance: 2,325
Referee: Alejandro Hernandez (Spain)

Israel  3–1  Republic of Ireland
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Referee: Lawrence Visser (Belgium)

Germany  2–1  Norway
Report
Referee: Kirill Levnikov (Russia)

Israel  3–0  Kosovo
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Referee: Michal Ocenáš (Slovakia)
Germany  2–0  Republic of Ireland
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Referee: Karim Abed (France)
Norway  1–1  Azerbaijan
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Referee: Volen Chinkov (Bulgaria)

GoalscorersEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ CEST (UTC+2) for dates between 26 March and 28 October 2017 and between 25 March and 27 October 2018, and CET (UTC+1) for all other dates.
  2. ^ The Norway v Kosovo match originally ended with a 5–0 win for Norway, but was later awarded as a 0–3 win for Kosovo, after UEFA concluded that Norway had played Kristoffer Ajer in this match, who were ineligible after being suspended due to cards.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 Under-21 qualifying group stage draw". UEFA.com. 26 January 2017.
  2. ^ "England face Netherlands, Scotland in 2019 U21 qualifying". UEFA.com. 26 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Under-21 coefficients: 2019 qualifying draw" (PDF). UEFA.com.
  4. ^ "2017-19 UEFA European Under-21 Championship regulations" (PDF). UEFA.
  5. ^ a b "UEFA confirms: Kosovo wins three points on table against Norway". Football Federation of Kosovo. 29 July 2017.
  6. ^ "NFF har tatt grep etter Kristoffer Ajer-brøleren" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. 2 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.

External linksEdit