|7||Hungary||Republic of Ireland|
|1||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Greece|
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.
Denmark and Serbia both remain in with a chance of securing top spot in Group 4 of UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying after drawing 1-1 in Aalborg.
Denmark looked set to finish the day at the summit thanks to Simon Makienok's opener, but Nikola Ninković's equaliser ensured Serbia head into the final matchday two points clear. They face the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Monday, when the Danes host Northern Ireland. FYROM could still finish at the summit themselves should they beat Serbia and Denmark fail to win.
It could have panned out differently for the visitors had Nemanja Kojić not spurned a splendid chance early on by shooting wide with just goalkeeper Frederik Rønnow to beat. Denmark, however, started to assume control and went in front when Makienok met Andreas Laudrup's cross with a looping header over Branimir Aleksić.
Serbia came out of their shell in the second half but Denmark almost put the game to bed with eight minutes left. Makienok set up Mads Albæk with a cute header but the home captain failed to test Aleksić. Serbia made the most of that reprieve, Ninković curling brilliantly past Rønnow from 25 metres to maintain their two-point cushion in Group 4.
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|Morten Wieghorst (DEN)||Aleksandar Janković (SRB)|
|Clément Turpin (FRA)|
|Huseyin Ocak (FRA), Nicolas Danos (FRA)|
|Benoît Millot (FRA)|