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Which teams have qualified for UEFA U-17 Euro quarterfinals?

Published at :May 25, 2023 at 6:32 AM
Modified at :May 25, 2023 at 6:32 AM
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Aditya Chauhan


Germany are the only team to qualify with a 100% record in the tournament

The UEFA Euro Under-17 Championship has reached its knockout stages. 16 teams participated in the annual competition and eight have made it to the UEFA U-17 Euro quarterfinals. The 2023 edition was started on May 17 and is being hosted by Hungary at seven different venues.

Poland, Ireland, Spain, Serbia, Germany, France, England, and Switzerland have confirmed their places for the next round of the UEFA U-17 Euro. The UEFA U-17 Euro quarterfinals will be played on May 27.

Poland U-17 and Ireland U-17 qualified from Group A. Poland topped the rankings with two wins and one defeat. The youngsters from Poland scored 10 goals in the group stage and were the joint-highest scorers. Ireland were level on points with them. They had a lower goal difference than their opponents and had to settle for second place. Hungary U-17 and Wales U-17 were eliminated.

In Group B, Spain U-17 remained unbeaten and topped the table with seven points. They won the first two games but drew with Serbia U-17, who finished second in the table. The Serbians were able to nod past Italy's U-17 team. Italy finished third, ahead of Slovenia U-17.

Group C experienced German dominance. The German U-17 side won all their matches and scored ten goals. They also have the best defence in the tournament so far and have conceded only a single goal. France U-17 finished the group second, ahead of Portugal U-17. Both teams were level on four points, but France had a better goal difference. The Scotland U-17 team finished fourth and were the only team that failed to register a point in the group stage.

England U-17 and Switzerland U-17 made it through from the final group. England topped Group D with seven points. They remained unbeaten along with Switzerland. England scored one more goal than the Swiss side and topped the table. Croatia U-17 and the Netherlands U-17 were eliminated with one point each.

German U-17 and Bayern Munich's youngster, Robert Ramsak leads the goal-scoring chart along with Polish U-17 star Mateusz Skoczylas and Barcelona's and Spain U-17 player Marc Guiu. These players have scored three goals each in the tournament.

The UEFA U-17 Euro knockout stage is all set and here is the list of fixtures:

Match 1: Poland U-17 vs Serbia U-17

Match 2: Germany U-17 vs Switzerland U-17

Match 3: Spain U-17 vs Ireland U-17

Match 4: England U-17 vs France U-17

The tournament heads into a do-or-die stage. The Germans have shown a lot of dominance and look like the favourites to lift the trophy. France U-17 will look to defend their title. Spain U-17 have won the most titles (9), and they will look to enter double figures. These future stars will look to add some silverware early in their careers.

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