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, with the teams seeded according to their coefficient ranking.
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).
|3||Republic of Ireland||10||4||2||4||12||15||−3||14[b]||0–6||0–0||—||4–0||1–0||1–0|
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
- 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.
- Head-to-head results: Republic of Ireland 4–0 Israel, Israel 3–1 Republic of Ireland.
|Republic of Ireland||1–0||Kosovo|
|Azerbaijan||1–3||Republic of Ireland|
|Republic of Ireland||0–0||Norway|
|Republic of Ireland||4–0||Israel|
|Norway||2–1||Republic of Ireland|
|Republic of Ireland||1–0||Azerbaijan|
|Kosovo||1–1||Republic of Ireland|
|Republic of Ireland||0–6||Germany|
|Israel||3–1||Republic of Ireland|
|Germany||2–0||Republic of Ireland|
There were 94 goals scored in 30 matches, for an average of 3.13 goals per match.
- Renat Dadashov
- Baris Ekinjier
- Elnur Jafarov
- Mahir Madatov
- Fahmin Muradbayli
- Ilyas Safarzade
- Nadiem Amiri
- Timo Baumgartl
- Maximilian Eggestein
- Eduard Löwen
- Florian Neuhaus
- Janni Serra
- Luca Waldschmidt
- Or Dasa
- Gavriel Kanichowsky
- Raz Meir
- Idan Nachmias
- Eliel Peretz
- Besfort Kolgeci
- Kristoffer Ajer
- Henrik Bjørdal
- Iver Fossum
- Andreas Hanche-Olsen
- Leo Skiri Østigård
- Erlend Dahl Reitan
- Julian Ryerson
- Henry Charsley
- Ronan Curtis
- Shaun Donnellan
- Ronan Hale
- Jake Mulraney
- Olamide Shodipo
1 own goal
- 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.
- 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.
- "2019 Under-21 qualifying group stage draw". UEFA.com. 26 January 2017.
- "England face Netherlands, Scotland in 2019 U21 qualifying". UEFA.com. 26 January 2017.
- "Under-21 coefficients: 2019 qualifying draw" (PDF). UEFA.com.
- "2017-19 UEFA European Under-21 Championship regulations" (PDF). UEFA.
- "UEFA confirms: Kosovo wins three points on table against Norway". Football Federation of Kosovo. 29 July 2017.
- "NFF har tatt grep etter Kristoffer Ajer-brøleren" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. 2 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
- Under-21 Standings: 2017–19 qualifying, UEFA.com