|7||Republic of Ireland||Hungary|
|1||Belarus||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|7||Turkey||Republic of Ireland|
The 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship comprises a qualifying group stage and play-off round to determine which seven teams join hosts Israel in the final tournament.
Qualifying group stage
Teams are split into ten groups – two of six teams and eight of five – and play each other on a home and away basis. The ten group winners and four runners-up with the best record against the teams first, third, fourth and fifth in their sections advance to the play-offs.
Play-off matches are played according to the knockout system, with each team playing each opponent home and away. The team which scores the greater aggregate of goals qualifies for the next round, with away goals, extra time and then penalties used to determine the winner in the event of a draw.
The final tournament comprises the seven play-off winners and Israel, who qualify automatically as hosts. The eight teams are split into two groups of four. Each team plays each other once in their group with the winners and runners-up advancing to the semi-finals where the winner of Group A plays the Group B runner-up and vice-versa. The winners advance to the final.
Further details, including the criteria for separating teams that finish level on points in a group, can be found in the official competition regulations.
Armenia continued their excellent start to qualifying for the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship with a 1-0 win against Andorra.
Having opened their campaign with a 4-1 win against Montenegro in June, Armenia looked likely to have to settle for a point in Andorra la Vella. However, they secured all three just five minutes from time thanks to Valter Poghosyan's second goal in as many games. Rafael Nazaryan's side can pull even further clear at the summit with victory against the Czech Republic on Tuesday.
The visitors so nearly took the lead far earlier on Saturday, Hovhannes Hambardzumyan hitting a post from 20 metres midway through the first half. The hosts spurned the next best opening soon after, though, Joseph Vall failing to convert with just goalkeeper Karen Israelyan to beat.
Armenia resumed control after the interval but could not find a breakthrough, Poghosyan, Hovhannes Hovhannisyan and substitute Gevorg Badalyan all going close to beating Oriol Oliva. They finally found a way through when Poghosyan collected Edgar Malakyan's pass, rounded Oliva and found the target.
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|Justo Ruiz (AND)||Rafael Nazaryan (ARM)|
|Sven Bindels (LUX)|
|Antonio De Carolis (LUX), Marco Tropeano (LUX)|
|Alex Krueger (LUX)|