2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Group 8

Group 5 of the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition consists of six teams: Portugal, Switzerland, Romania, Wales, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Liechtenstein. 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 28 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]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Romania 10 7 3 0 19 4 +15 24 Final tournament 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 4–0
2   Portugal 10 7 1 2 33 11 +22 22 Play-offs 1–2 4–2 2–0 2–1 7–0
3   Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 6 0 4 24 11 +13 18 1–3 3–1 1–0 3–0 6–0
4   Wales 10 4 1 5 11 14 −3 13 0–0 0–2 0–4 3–1 2–1
5    Switzerland 10 3 1 6 11 18 −7 10 0–2 2–4 1–0 0–3 3–0
6   Liechtenstein 10 0 0 10 2 42 −40 0 0–2 0–9 0–4 1–3 0–2
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

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

Bosnia and Herzegovina  6–0  Liechtenstein
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Attendance: 825
Referee: Filip Glova (Slovakia)

Switzerland   1–0  Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Attendance: 1,518
Referee: Lawrence Visser (Belgium)
Liechtenstein  0–2  Romania
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Referee: Zaven Hovhannisyan (Armenia)

Bosnia and Herzegovina  1–3  Romania
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Switzerland   0–3  Wales
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Referee: Tihomir Pejin (Croatia)

Romania  1–1   Switzerland
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Referee: Krzysztof Jakubik (Poland)
Portugal  2–0  Wales
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Liechtenstein  1–3  Wales
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Referee: Jason Lee Barcelo (Gibraltar)

Switzerland   0–2  Romania
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Bosnia and Herzegovina  3–1  Portugal
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Liechtenstein  0–2   Switzerland
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Referee: Denis Scherbakov (Belarus)

Romania  1–1  Portugal
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Wales  0–4  Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Attendance: 1,041
Referee: Christos Nicolaides (Cyprus)

Portugal  2–1   Switzerland
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Wales  0–0  Romania
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Bosnia and Herzegovina  1–0  Wales
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Attendance: 800
Referee: Espen Eskås (Norway)
Portugal  7–0  Liechtenstein
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Switzerland   2–4  Portugal
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Liechtenstein  0–4  Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Attendance: 429
Referee: Giorgi Kruashvili (Georgia)

Bosnia and Herzegovina  3–0   Switzerland
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Wales  2–1  Liechtenstein
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Referee: Laurent Kopriwa (Luxembourg)
Portugal  1–2  Romania
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Romania  2–0  Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Switzerland   3–0  Liechtenstein
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Referee: Yaroslav Kozyk (Ukraine)
Wales  0–2  Portugal
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Referee: Mykola Balakin (Ukraine)

Liechtenstein  0–9  Portugal
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Romania  2–0  Wales
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Attendance: 12,588[6]
Referee: Boris Marhefka (Slovakia)

Wales  3–1   Switzerland
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Referee: Erik Lambrechts (Belgium)
Portugal  4–2  Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Attendance: 8,037
Referee: Paul Tierney (England)
Romania  4–0  Liechtenstein
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Attendance: 12,108
Referee: Besfort Kasumi (Kosovo)

GoalscorersEdit

There were 100 goals scored in 30 matches, for an average of 3.33 goals per match.

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

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.

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. ^ Răzvan Burleanu a tras concluziile după meciurile cu Turcia şi cu Portugalia U21
  6. ^ ROMÂNIA U21 - ŢARA GALILOR U21 2-0. Golurile lui Man și Pușcaș îi trimit pe tricolorii mici în proporție de 99% la Euro

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