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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.
France moved level with Slovakia atop qualifying Group 9 thanks to a home victory against Kazakhstan.
Joshua Guilavogui scored twice for Eric Mombaerts's team, who can make it three wins from as many matches in the section when they visit Romania on Tuesday.
The hosts would have been a goal to the good before Guilavogui's 26th-minute opener but for Samat Otarbayev making a point-blank save from Loris Nery. Guilavogui, who plays his club football for AS Saint-Étienne, ensured France did not rue that missed chance when he opened his account at U21 level with a header from a left-wing Frédéric Bulot delivery.
Alexey Chshyotkin gave France a warning they could ill afford to relax when he fashioned space for himself but shot over following Bauyrzhan Islamkhan's ball. Seven minutes after the restart, Emmanuel Rivière warmed Otarbayev's palms, before Guilavogui swiftly turned in Gaël Kakuta's corner for his and Les Bleuets's second.
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|Erick Mombaerts (FRA)||Slobodan Krčmarević (SRB)|
|Kenn Hansen (DEN)|
|Jakob Bille (DEN), David Vang Andersen (DEN)|
|Michael Tykgaard (DEN)|