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Standings and results for Group 3 of the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship qualifying tournament.

Group 3 consisted of East Germany, defending champions France, Iceland, Norway and USSR. Group winners were USSR, who finished two points clear of second-placed East Germany.

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Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification          
1   Soviet Union 8 5 3 0 14 3 +11 13 Qualify for final tournament 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–0
2   East Germany 8 4 3 1 13 4 +9 11 1–1 0–0 2–0 3–1
3   France 8 1 4 3 4 7 −3 6 0–2 0–1 2–0 1–1
4   Iceland 8 2 2 4 4 14 −10 6 1–1 0–6 0–0 2–1
5   Norway 8 1 2 5 5 12 −7 4 0–1 0–0 2–0 0–1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

ResultsEdit

Iceland  0–0  France
(Details)
Attendance: 13,758

Iceland  1–1  Soviet Union
Guðjohnsen   30' (Details) Sulakvelidze   44'
Norway  0–0  East Germany
(Details)
Attendance: 10,142

France  0–2  Soviet Union
(Details) Belanov   67'
Rats   73'
Attendance: 40,496
Referee: Paolo Casarin (Italy)

East Germany  2–0  Iceland
Thom   4'
Kirsten   89'
(Details)
Soviet Union  4–0  Norway
Lytovchenko   26'
Belanov   28' (pen.)
Blokhin   33'
Khidiyatullin   54'
(Details)
Attendance: 26,314
Referee: Howard King (Wales)

East Germany  0–0  France
(Details)
Attendance: 54,578

Soviet Union  2–0  East Germany
Zavarov   41'
Belanov   49'
(Details)
Attendance: 95,000
France  2–0  Iceland
Micciche   38'
Stopyra   65'
(Details)

Norway  0–1  Soviet Union
(Details) Zavarov   15'
Attendance: 10,473
Iceland  0–6  East Germany
(Details) Minge   15'
Thom   37'67'89'
Doll   49'
Döschner   84'

Norway  2–0  France
Mordt   71'
Andersen   80'
(Details)

Soviet Union  1–1  France
Mykhaylychenko   77' (Details) Touré   13'
Iceland  2–1  Norway
Pétursson   21'
Ormslev   59'
(Details) Andersen   10'

Norway  0–1  Iceland
(Details) Eðvaldsson   31'
Attendance: 3,540

East Germany  1–1  Soviet Union
Kirsten   44' (Details) Aleinikov   80'

France  1–1  Norway
Fargeon   55' (Details) Sundby   80'
Attendance: 31,091

East Germany  3–1  Norway
Kirsten   14'54'
Thom   33'
(Details) Fjærestad   32'
Soviet Union  2–0  Iceland
Belanov   15'
Protasov   52'
(Details)

France  0–1  East Germany
(Details) Ernst   90'

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