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UEFA Euro 1988 qualifying

This page describes the qualifying procedure for UEFA Euro 1988.

Contents

  • Groups 1
  • Seedings 2
    • Group 1 2.1
    • Group 2 2.2
    • Group 3 2.3
    • Group 4 2.4
    • Group 5 2.5
    • Group 6 2.6
    • Group 7 2.7
  • Qualified nations 3
  • External links 4

Groups

  Qualified
  Did not qualify
  Did not enter
  Not a UEFA member

The draw for the qualifiers for UEFA Euro 1988 took place on February 14, 1986, in Frankfurt. West Germany qualified automatically as hosts of the competition. 32 teams entered the draw.

The qualifiers, consisting of 32 teams divided into seven groups; three of four teams and four of five teams, were played in 1986 and 1987. Each group winner progressed to the finals.

Seedings

Pool One Pool Two Pool Three Pool Four Pool Five

 France
 Spain
 Denmark
 Portugal
 Netherlands
 Belgium
 England

 Romania
 Sweden
 Northern Ireland
 Soviet Union
 Wales
 Hungary
 Bulgaria

 Czechoslovakia
 Yugoslavia
 Republic of Ireland
 Austria
  Switzerland
 East Germany
 Poland

 Greece
 Turkey
 Scotland
 Norway
 Italy
 Albania
 Finland

 Iceland
 Cyprus
 Malta
 Luxembourg

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 6 5 0 1 14 6 +8 10
 Romania 6 4 1 1 13 3 +10 9
 Austria 6 2 1 3 6 9 −3 5
 Albania 6 0 0 6 2 17 −15 0
 
Albania  0–1 0–1 1–2
Austria  3–0 0–0 2–3
Romania  5–1 4–0 3–1
Spain  5–0 2–0 1–0

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 8 6 1 1 16 4 +12 13
 Sweden 8 4 2 2 12 5 +7 10
 Portugal 8 2 4 2 6 8 −2 8
  Switzerland 8 1 5 2 9 9 0 7
 Malta 8 0 2 6 4 21 −17 2
 
Italy  5–0 3–0 2–1 3–2
Malta  0–2 0–1 0–5 1–1
Portugal  0–1 2–2 1–1 0–0
Sweden  1–0 1–0 0–1 2–0
Switzerland   0–0 4–1 1–1 1–1

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Soviet Union 8 5 3 0 14 3 +11 13
 East Germany 8 4 3 1 13 4 +9 11
 France 8 1 4 3 4 7 −3 6
 Iceland 8 2 2 4 4 10 −6 6
 Norway 8 1 2 5 5 12 −7 4
 
East Germany  0–0 2–0 3–1 1–1
France  0–1 2–0 1–1 0–2
Iceland  0–6 0–0 2–1 1–1
Norway  0–0 2–0 0–1 0–1
Soviet Union  2–0 1–1 2–0 4–0

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 England 6 5 1 0 19 1 +18 11
 Yugoslavia 6 4 0 2 13 9 +4 8
 Northern Ireland 6 1 1 4 2 10 −8 3
 Turkey 6 0 2 4 2 16 −14 2
 
England  3–0 8–0 2–0
Northern Ireland  0–2 1–0 1–2
Turkey  0–0 0–0 2–3
Yugoslavia  1–4 3–0 4–0

Group 5

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Netherlands 8 6 2 0 15 1 +14 14
 Greece 8 4 1 3 12 13 −1 9
 Hungary 8 4 0 4 13 11 +2 8
 Poland 8 3 2 3 9 11 −2 8
 Cyprus 8 0 1 7 3 16 −13 1
 
Cyprus  2–4 0–1 0–2 0–1
Greece  3–1 2–1 0–3 1–0
Hungary  1–0 3–0 0–1 5–3
Netherlands  4–0 1–1 2–0 0–0
Poland  0–0 2–1 3–2 0–2

Group 6

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 6 3 2 1 4 2 +2 8
 Czechoslovakia 6 2 3 1 7 5 +2 7
 Wales 6 2 2 2 7 5 +2 6
 Finland 6 1 1 4 4 10 −6 3
 
Czechoslovakia  0–0 3–0 2–0
Denmark  1–1 1–0 1–0
Finland  3–0 0–1 1–1
Wales  1–1 1–0 4–0

Group 7

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Republic of Ireland 8 4 3 1 10 5 +5 11
 Bulgaria 8 4 2 2 12 6 +6 10
 Belgium 8 3 3 2 16 8 +8 9
 Scotland 8 3 3 2 7 5 +2 9
 Luxembourg 8 0 1 7 2 23 −21 1
 
Belgium  1–1 3–0 2–2 4–1
Bulgaria  2–0 3–0 2–1 0–1
Luxembourg  0–6 1–4 0–2 0–0
Republic of Ireland  0–0 2–0 2–1 0–0
Scotland  2–0 0–0 3–0 0–1

Qualified nations

External links

  • Euro 88 Qualifying matches at thefa.com
  • Tables and results at RSSSF.com
  • UEFA Euro 1988 qualifying at UEFA.com
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