UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Group 8

Standings and results for Group 8 of the UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying tournament.

Group 8 consisted of Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia and Estonia. Group winners were Bulgaria. Croatia and Belgium finished equal on points in for second place, however Croatia qualified for the play-offs due to goal difference in their head to head records.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification          
1   Bulgaria 8 5 2 1 13 4 +9 17 Qualify for final tournament 2–0 2–2 2–0 2–1
2   Croatia 8 5 1 2 12 4 +8 16[a] Advance to play-offs 1–0 4–0 0–0 2–0
3   Belgium 8 5 1 2 11 9 +2 16[a] 0–2 2–1 2–0 3–0
4   Estonia 8 2 2 4 4 6 −2 8 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–0
5   Andorra 8 0 0 8 1 18 −17 0 0–3 0–3 0–1 0–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Tied on head-to-head points (3). Head-to-head goal difference: Croatia +3, Belgium −3.

MatchesEdit

Croatia  0–0  Estonia
Belgium  0–2  Bulgaria
Janković   17'
Petrov   63'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)

Bulgaria  2–0  Croatia
Petrov   22'
Berbatov   37'
Andorra  0–1  Belgium
Sonck   61'

Bulgaria  2–1  Andorra
Chilikov   37'
Balakov   58'
Lima   80'
Estonia  0–1  Belgium
Sonck   2'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Mike Riley (England)

Croatia  4–0  Belgium
Srna   9'
Pršo   55'
Marić   70'
Leko   76'
Attendance: 25,000

Estonia  0–0  Bulgaria
Attendance: 3,000
Croatia  2–0  Andorra
Rapaić   10' (pen.)43'
Attendance: 8,500

Andorra  0–2  Estonia
Zelinski   26'74'

Estonia  2–0  Andorra
Allas   22'
Viikmäe   31'
Attendance: 3,500
Bulgaria  2–2  Belgium
Berbatov   52'
Todorov   71' (pen.)
Petrov   30' (o.g.)
Clement   55'

Estonia  0–1  Croatia
Kovač   76'
Attendance: 6,100
Belgium  3–0  Andorra
Goor   21'69'
Sonck   45'
Attendance: 12,500
Referee: Siarhei Shmolik (BLR)

Andorra  0–3  Croatia
Kovač   4'
Šimunić   16'
Roso   71'
Bulgaria  2–0  Estonia
Petrov   16'
Berbatov   66'

Andorra  0–3  Bulgaria
Berbatov   11'24'
Hristov   58'
Belgium  2–1  Croatia
Sonck   35'43' Šimić   37'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Graham Poll (England)

Croatia  1–0  Bulgaria
Olić   48'
Attendance: 37,000
Belgium  2–0  Estonia
Piiroja   41' (o.g.)
Buffel   60'

GoalscorersEdit

There were 41 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 2.05 goals per match.

5 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

ReferencesEdit