Portugal and Sweden will meet at the Eden Stadium in Prague on Tuesday in the 20th UEFA European Under-21 Championship final.Their achievement in getting this far speaks for itself, but how do the two teams stand up when compared with some of the great U21 sides of the past? UEFA.com drew on its network of correspondents from across Europe to look for some of the best XIs that have turned out over the years.
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Croatia (2004-06 qualifying)
Vranjić, Pelaić, Ćorluka, Vukman, Vučko, Modrić, Bartulović, Vukojević, Marčić, Kranjčar, Eduardo
Czech Republic (2002 final)
Čech, Jiránek, Voříšek, Grygera, Zelenka, Baroš, Vachoušek, Piták, Rozehnal, Hübschman, Skácel
England (1998-00 qualifying)
Wright, Dyer, Johnson, Carragher, Ferdinand, Barry, Lampard, Gerrard, Heskey, Hendrie, Campbell
France (1994 semi-finals)
Dutruel, Llacer, Dieng, Thuram, S. Blanc, Makelele, Carotti, Micoud, Zidane, Pedros, Ouédec
Germany (2009 final)
Neuer, Beck, Boateng, Höwedes, Boenisch, Hummels, Johnson, Castro, Khedira, Özil, Wagner
Italy (1986 final)
Zenga, Ferri, Baroni, Cravero, Francini, Donadoni, De Napoli, Giannini, Matteoli, Mancini, Vialli
Netherlands (2002-04 qualifying)
Coutinho, Boulahrouz, Colin, Schut, Leiwakabessy, De Jong, Oost, Sneijder, Demouge, Van Persie, Robben
Portugal (1994 final)
Brassard; Nelson, Paulo Torres, Rui Bento, Jorge Costa; Abel Xavier, Capucho, Luís Figo, Rui Costa; Toni, João Vieira Pinto
Spain (2013 final)
De Gea, Montoya, Bartra, Martínez, Moreno, Illaramendi, Thiago, Koke, Tello, Isco, Morata
Yugoslavia (1990 semi-finals)
Leković, Panadić, Brnović, Djukić, Mihajlović, Jarni, Novak, Savičević, Boban, Prosinečki, Šuker
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