|1||Greece||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|7||Republic of Ireland||Liechtenstein|
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.
Moldova gained their first points in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 6 with a surprise victory against Poland.
Alexandr Curteian's team − who lost their first four matches, including a 5-0 defeat in Portugal on Thursday − triumphed thanks to Gheorghe Andronic's free-kick with 19 minutes remaining.
They were on the back foot for large swathes of the contest in Wronki, however, the hosts' pressure limiting them to sporadic counterattacks whenever the opportunity arose. Indeed, from one such break in the first half Maxim Antoniuc raced clear on the left and hit a post.
Moldova, who defended stoically throughout, were rewarded when substitute Miłosz Przybecki fouled Antoniuc and Andronic despatched the dead ball from 20 metres past Filip Kurto. The teams are not in action again until they meet in the reverse fixture on 1 June.
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|Stefan Majewski (POL)||Alexandr Curteian (MDA)|
|Jovan Kaludjerović (MNE)|
|Dejan Saković (MNE), Jovica Tatar (MNE)|
|Mileta Šćepanović (MNE)|