2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

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2003 UEFA Under-19 Championship
U-19-Fußball-Europameisterschaft 2003
Tournament details
Host countryLiechtenstein Liechtenstein
Dates16 July – 26 July
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Italy (3rd title)
Runners-up Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored54 (3.6 per match)
Top scorer(s)Portugal Paulo Sérgio
(5 goals)
Best player(s)Italy Alberto Aquilani
2002
2004

The 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship was held in Liechtenstein from 16 to 26 July 2003. Players born after 1 January 1984 can participate in this competition.

Venues[edit]

City / Town Stadium Host club(s) Capacity
Vaduz Rheinpark Stadion FC Vaduz and Liechtenstein national football team 3,654
Balzers Sportplatz Rheinau FC Balzers 2,500
Eschen Sportpark Eschen-Mauren USV Eschen/Mauren 2,100
Triesen Sportanlage Blumenau FC Triesen 1,500
Schaan Sportanlage Rheinwiese FC Schaan 1,500

Qualifications[edit]

There were two separate rounds of qualifications held before the Final Tournament.

1. 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship first qualifying round
2. 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship second qualifying round

Teams[edit]

The eight teams that participated in the final tournament were:

Match officials[edit]

Six referees were selected for the tournament:

Squads[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 7
 Portugal 3 1 2 0 8 3 +5 5
 Norway 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Liechtenstein 3 0 0 3 2 12 −10 0
Liechtenstein 0–5 Portugal
Report João Pereira Goal 17'
Hugo Almeida Goal 63'
Alabor Goal 73' (o.g.)
Fonseca Goal 82'
Paulo Sérgio Goal 84'
Norway 0–1 Italy
Report Aquilani Goal 89' (pen.)

Portugal 1–1 Italy
Daniel Goal 49' Report Lodi Goal 58'
Liechtenstein 1–2 Norway
Maierhofer Goal 4' Report Poljac Goal 28'
Bühler Goal 37' (o.g.)

Portugal 2–2 Norway
Paulo Sérgio Goal 61'80' Report Johannesen Goal 3'
Daniel Holm Goal 21'
Italy 5–1 Liechtenstein
Della Rocca Goal 11'
Palladino Goal 39'
Laner Goal 53'67'
Lodi Goal 55' (pen.)
Report Büchel Goal 68'

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Austria 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7
 Czech Republic 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
 England 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
 France 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
England 1–2 Austria
Downing Goal 36' Report Mössner Goal 5'
Säumel Goal 60'
France 3–3 Czech Republic
Grax Goal 6'63' (pen.)
Idangar Goal 70'
Report Mikolanda Goal 26'
Procházka Goal 87'
Matula Goal 90+3'

France 0–2 England
Report Ridgewell Goal 41'
Routledge Goal 90+2'
Czech Republic 1–4 Austria
Mikolanda Goal 10' Report Schicker Goal 36'45'
Kienast Goal 38'54'

Czech Republic 3–0 England
Nachtman Goal 47'
Brodský Goal 54'
Siranec Goal 63'
Report
Austria 1–1 France
Čehajić Goal 82' (pen.) Report Grax Goal 90+2' (pen.)

Semi-finals[edit]

Austria 3–6 (a.e.t.) Portugal
Salmutter Goal 24'28'
Mössner Goal 84'
Report Hugo Almeida Goal 31' (pen.)
Organista Goal 38'
Paulo Sérgio Goal 54', Silver goal 103' (pen.)
Pedro Pereira Goal 100'104'

Italy 1–0 Czech Republic
Pazzini Goal 57' Report

Final[edit]

Italy 2–0 Portugal
Della Rocca Goal 3'
Pazzini Goal 27'
Report


 2003 UEFA U-19 European Champions 

Italy
Third title

Goalscorers[edit]