2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Group D

Group D of the 2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition consists of six teams: Portugal, Greece, Iceland, Belarus, Cyprus, and Liechtenstein. The composition of the nine groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 28 January 2021, 12:00 CET (UTC+1), at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland,[1] with the teams seeded according to their coefficient ranking.[2]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Portugal (T) 7 6 1 0 25 1 +24 19 Final tournament 11 Jun 1–0 1–1 6–0 11–0
2   Greece 8 5 2 1 15 5 +10 17 Play-offs 0–4 2–0 1–0 0–0 4–0
3   Belarus (Y) 7 3 0 4 12 7 +5 9 4 Jun 0–2 1–2 1 Jun 6–0
4   Iceland (Y) 7 2 3 2 8 6 +2 9 0–1 1–1 8 Jun 11 Jun 3 Jun
5   Cyprus (Y) 7 2 2 3 13 9 +4 8 0–1 6 Jun 0–1 1–1 6–0
6   Liechtenstein (E) 8 0 0 8 0 45 −45 0 7 Jun 0–5 0–4 0–3 0–6
Updated to match(es) played on 29 March 2022. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(E) Eliminated; (T) Qualified, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (Y) Cannot qualify directly, may only advance to play-offs

MatchesEdit

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

Greece  0–0  Cyprus
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Liechtenstein  0–5  Greece
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Belarus  1–2  Iceland
Shestyuk   71' Report Haraldsson   20', 54'
Attendance: 3,260

Liechtenstein  0–6  Cyprus
Report Sotiriou   12' (pen.)
Kakoullis   22'
Kosti   36'
Paroutis   53'
Charalambous   61'
Kyprianou   89'

Portugal  1–0  Belarus
Vieira   32' (pen.) Report

Cyprus  6–0  Liechtenstein
Kakoullis   31', 41' (pen.)
Kosti   33', 38'
Gerolemou   46'
Pikis   63'
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Iceland  1–1  Greece
Þórðarson   37' Report Ioannidis   45+1'

Portugal  11–0  Liechtenstein
Nuno Tavares   5'
Almeida   8'
Ramos   12', 19', 25', 39'
Silva   13', 44'
Vieira   37' (pen.)
Tomás   63'
Conceição   76'
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Belarus  0–2  Greece
Report Diamantis   27'
Sardelis   84'
Attendance: 320
Referee: Mohammed Al-emara (Finland)

Iceland  0–1  Portugal
Report Vieira   55'
Belarus  6–0  Liechtenstein
Morozov   15', 49', 59'
Oreshkevich   29' (pen.)
Shestyuk   45+1'
Nikiforenko   68'
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Greece  2–0  Belarus
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Liechtenstein  0–3  Iceland
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Cyprus  0–1  Portugal
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Greece  1–0  Iceland
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Liechtenstein  0–4  Belarus
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Portugal  6–0  Cyprus
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Greece  4–0  Liechtenstein
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Portugal  1–1  Iceland
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Cyprus  0–1  Belarus
Report Vegerya   32'
Attendance: 250

Cyprus  1–1  Iceland
Gerolemou   27' Report K. Hlynsson   90+4'
Greece  0–4  Portugal
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Belarus  v  Cyprus
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Iceland  v  Liechtenstein
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Belarus  v  Portugal
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Cyprus  v  Greece
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Liechtenstein  v  Portugal
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Iceland  v  Belarus
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Iceland  v  Cyprus
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Portugal  v  Greece
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GoalscorersEdit

There have been 73 goals scored in 22 matches, for an average of 3.32 goals per match (as of 29 March 2022).

9 goals

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

NotesEdit

  1. ^ CEST (UTC+2) for dates between 31 March and 26 October 2021 and between 29 March and 24 October 2022, and CET (UTC+1) for all other dates.
  2. ^ a b c d Due to the country's involvement in the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Belarus is required to play its home matches at neutral venues behind closed doors until further notice.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2021–23 Under-21 EURO qualifying draw". UEFA.com.
  2. ^ "Under-21 National Teams Coefficient" (PDF). UEFA.com.
  3. ^ 2023 Under-21 EURO qualifying: Belarus-Cyprus match rescheduled, Belta, 1 June 2021
  4. ^ "Belarus teams to play on neutral ground in UEFA competitions". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 3 March 2022. Retrieved 3 March 2022.

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