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1988 UEFA European Under 21 Championship

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Champions  France (1st title)
Matches played  14
Runners-up  Greece
Goals scored  39 (2.79 per match)
Dates  16 February – 12 October
Teams  8 (from 1 confederation)

The 1988 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, which spanned two years (1986–88), had 30 entrants. The Republic of Ireland competed for the first time. France U-21s won the competition.

Contents

The 30 national teams were divided into eight groups (six groups of 4 + two groups of 3). The group winners played off against each other on a two-legged home-and-away basis until the winner was decided. There was no finals tournament or third-place playoff.

Squads

See 1988 UEFA European Under-21 Championship squads

Goalscorers

5 goals
  • Aris Karasavvidis
  • 4 goals
  • Stéphane Paille
  • 3 goals
  • Eric Cantona
  • Franck Sauzée
  • 1 goal
    Own goal
  • Pagonis Vakalopoulos (playing against Czechoslovakia)
  • Franck Silvestre (playing against England)
  • References

    1988 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Wikipedia


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