|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.
Scotland moved to within a point of UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 10 leaders the Netherlands, ending the hosts' perfect start with victory in Nijmegen.
Hibernian FC forward David Wotherspoon shot low into Marco Bizot's goal ten minutes after the interval to ensure the unbeaten Scots leapfrogged Bulgaria into second spot.
The visitors were in front two minutes in, Huddersfield Town FC forward Jordan Rhodes stealing ahead of a stationary Virgil van Dijk to head in James Forrest's right-wing cross for his sixth goal in his last three qualifiers.
The lead lasted ten minutes before a goalkeeping error from Mark Ridgers drew the hosts level. Adam Maher's over-hit free-kick appeared harmless but the Heart of Midlothian FC stopper fumbled under no pressure and the ball bounced over the goal line.
The keeper showed spirit to respond strongly, producing a number of good saves, most impressively from Luciano Narsingh's stinging ten-metre drive. Ola John and Stefan de Vrij also saw efforts repelled after the interval, but Scotland continued to threaten on the break. Rhodes headed wide Greg Wylde's left-wing cross moments before Wotherspoon won it, while Van Dijk missed two excellent chances to rescue a point in the dying moments.
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|Cor Pot (NED)||Billy Stark (SCO)|
|Vladimir Kazmenko (RUS)|
|Ilya Baryshnikov (RUS), Vitali Drozdov (RUS)|
|Aleksei Eskov (RUS)|