UEFA Euro 1972 qualifying Group 7

Group 7 of the UEFA Euro 1972 qualifying tournament was one of the eight groups to decide which teams would qualify for the UEFA Euro 1972 finals tournament. Group 7 consisted of four teams: Yugoslavia, Netherlands, East Germany, and Luxembourg, where they played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The group winners were Yugoslavia, who finished two points above the Netherlands and East Germany.

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification        
1   Yugoslavia 6 3 3 0 7 2 +5 9 Advance to quarter-finals 2–0 0–0 0–0
2   Netherlands 6 3 1 2 18 6 +12 7 1–1 3–2 6–0
3   East Germany 6 3 1 2 11 6 +5 7 1–2 1–0 2–1
4   Luxembourg 6 0 1 5 1 23 −22 1 0–2 0–8 0–5
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

Netherlands  1–1  Yugoslavia
Israël   50' (pen.) Report Džajić   22'
Attendance: 56,200
Referee: William Mullan (Scotland)

Luxembourg  0–2  Yugoslavia
Report Bukal   44', 62'
Attendance: 5,163
Referee: Vital Loraux (Belgium)

East Germany  1–0  Netherlands
Ducke   56' Report
Attendance: 30,089
Referee: Curt Liedberg (Sweden)

Luxembourg  0–5  East Germany
Report Vogel   21'
Kreische   29', 36', 39', 78'
Attendance: 3,795
Referee: Anton Bucheli (Switzerland)

Netherlands  6–0  Luxembourg
Lippens   26'
Keizer   53', 80'
Cruyff   59', 69'
Suurbier   83'
Report
Attendance: 38,117
Referee: Faik Bajrami (Albania)

Yugoslavia  2–0  Netherlands
Jerković   8'
Džajić   84'
Report
Attendance: 15,563
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher (West Germany)

East Germany  2–1  Luxembourg
Kreische   31'
Frenzel   88'
Report Dussier   90'
Attendance: 11,276
Referee: Hugh Wilson (Northern Ireland)

East Germany  1–2  Yugoslavia
Löwe   70' Report Filipović   11'
Džajić   19'
Attendance: 94,876
Referee: Paul Schiller (Austria)

Netherlands  3–2  East Germany
Hulshoff   25'
Keizer   52', 63'
Report Vogel   10', 82'
Attendance: 48,037
Referee: Concetto Lo Bello (Italy)

Yugoslavia  0–0  East Germany
Report
Attendance: 2,340
Referee: Jack Taylor (England)

Yugoslavia  0–0  Luxembourg
Report
Attendance: 10,022
Referee: Muzaffer Sarvan (Turkey)

Luxembourg  0–8  Netherlands
Report Cruyff   4', 14', 60'
Keizer   7'
Pahlplatz   12'
Hulshoff   37'
Hoekema   54'
Israël   82'
Attendance: 12,561
Referee: Michal Jursa (Czechoslovakia)

GoalscorersEdit

There were 37 goals scored in 12 matches, for an average of 3.08 goals per match.

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  • "1972 UEFA European Championship". uefa.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  • "European Championship 1972". rsssf.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  • Robinson, J. (1996). The European Football Championships 1958-1996. Soccer Book Publishing. ISBN 0-947808-69-8.