|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.
Turkey made it two wins from two in 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 7 courtesy of a 3-0 success away against Liechtenstein.
Raşit Çetiner's charges kicked off their campaign with a 6-1 home win against the same opponents in March, and although the scoreline was less emphatic in Vaduz, Turkey were similarly dominant. Muhammet Demir got the ball rolling with half an hour gone as he found the net following good work by Emre Çolak.
The visitors almost added a second when Burak Kaplan hit the post with a powerful effort from 25 metres out, but Armando Heeb promptly responded in kind for the hosts when he connected with the woodwork via a dangerous attempt from the left.
Despite that glimmer of hope, Turkey doubled the deficit after the interval through Burak, who unleashed an accurate shot from 20 metres that flew in to the left of goalkeeper Dario Caluori. Alper Uludağ then profited from a superb Şahin Aygüneş assist to add the third in added time, eight minutes after coming on.
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|René Pauritsch (AUT)||Raşit Çetiner (TUR)|
|Nerijus Dunauskas (LTU)|
|Arturas Pipiras (LTU), Arturas Andriuskevičius (LTU)|
|Sergejus Slyva (LTU)|