1987 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship


The 1987 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship was the fifth edition of the Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship, the quadrennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organized by the European Hockey Federation.[1] It was held in Moscow, Soviet Union from 20 to 30 August 1987.[2]

1987 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySoviet Union
CityMoscow
Dates20–30 August
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Dynamo Stadium
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (2nd title)
Runner-up England
Third place West Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored162 (3.86 per match)
1983 (previous) (next) 1991

The defending champions the Netherlands won their second title by defeating England 3–0 in penalty strokes after the match finished 1–1 after extra time. West Germany won the bronze medal by defeating the hosts the Soviet Union 3–2 after extra time.[1]

Preliminary round


Pool A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 5 5 0 0 21 1 +20 10 Semi-finals
2  Netherlands 5 4 0 1 18 3 +15 8
3  Spain 5 2 1 2 15 7 +8 5
4  Scotland 5 1 2 2 5 13 8 4
5  Belgium 5 1 1 3 10 17 7 3
6  Italy 5 0 0 5 3 31 28 0
20 August 1987
Netherlands  4–0  Scotland
20 August 1987
Spain  2–1  Belgium
20 August 1987
England  7–0  Italy

21 August 1987
Scotland  1–0  Italy
21 August 1987
Belgium  1–4  England
21 August 1987
Netherlands  1–0  Spain

23 August 1987
Spain  11–0  Italy
23 August 1987
England  5–0  Scotland
23 August 1987
Netherlands  6–1  Belgium

24 August 1987
Scotland  2–2  Belgium
24 August 1987
Italy  0–7  Netherlands
24 August 1987
Spain  0–3  England

25 August 1987
Belgium  5–3  Italy
25 August 1987
Spain  2–2  Scotland
25 August 1987
England  2–0  Netherlands

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  West Germany 5 5 0 0 16 3 +13 10 Semi-finals
2  Soviet Union (H) 5 3 1 1 8 3 +5 7
3  Ireland 5 3 1 1 9 6 +3 7
4  Poland 5 2 0 3 10 12 2 4
5  Wales 5 0 1 4 3 12 9 1
6  France 5 0 1 4 2 12 10 1
Source: TheSports.org
(H) Host
20 August 1987
West Germany  4–0  Ireland
20 August 1987
France  1–3  Poland
20 August 1987
Soviet Union  2–0  Wales

22 August 1987
West Germany  4–2  Poland
22 August 1987
Wales  1–1  France
22 August 1987
Soviet Union  1–1  Ireland

23 August 1987
West Germany  3–1  Wales
23 August 1987
Poland  1–3  Ireland
23 August 1987
Soviet Union  2–0  France

25 August 1987
Wales  2–3  Ireland
25 August 1987
West Germany  4–0  France
25 August 1987
Soviet Union  3–1  Poland

26 August 1987
France  0–2  Ireland
26 August 1987
Wales  1–3  Poland
26 August 1987
West Germany  1–0  Soviet Union

Classification round


Ninth to twelfth place classification

 
9–12th place semi-finalsNinth place
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
 Belgium (p.s.o.)3 (9)
 
29 August
 
 France3 (8)
 
 Belgium1 (6)
 
28 August
 
 Italy (p.s.o.)1 (7)
 
 Wales1
 
 
 Italy2
 
Eleventh place
 
 
29 August
 
 
 France1
 
 
 Wales0
9–12th place semi-finals
28 August 1987
Belgium  3–3 (a.e.t.)  France
Penalties
8–7

28 August 1987
Italy  2–1  Wales
Eleventh place game
29 August 1987
France  1–0  Wales
Ninth place game
29 August 1987
Belgium  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Italy
Penalties
6–7

Fifth to eighth place classification

 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
 Ireland3
 
29 August
 
 Scotland2
 
 Ireland1
 
28 August
 
 Poland2
 
 Spain0
 
 
 Poland2
 
Seventh place
 
 
30 August
 
 
 Spain (p.s.o.)3 (3)
 
 
 Scotland3 (2)
5–8th place semi-finals
28 August 1987
Ireland  3–2  Scotland

28 August 1987
Spain  0–2  Poland
Seventh place game
30 August 1987
Spain  3–3 (a.e.t.)  Scotland
Penalties
3–2
Fifth place game
29 August 1987
Ireland  1–2  Poland

First to fourth place classification

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
 West Germany1
 
30 August
 
 Netherlands2
 
 Netherlands (p.s.o.)1 (3)
 
28 August
 
 England1 (0)
 
 England2
 
 
 Soviet Union0
 
Third place
 
 
30 August
 
 
 West Germany (a.e.t.)3
 
 
 Soviet Union2
Semi-finals
28 August 1987
England  2–0  Soviet Union

28 August 1987
West Germany  1–2  Netherlands
Third place game
30 August 1987
West Germany  3–2 (a.e.t.)  Soviet Union
Final
30 August 1987
Netherlands  1–1 (a.e.t.)  England
Penalties
3–0

Final standings


  1.  Netherlands
  2.  England
  3.  West Germany
  4.  Soviet Union
  5.  Poland
  6.  Ireland
  7.  Spain
  8.  Scotland
  9.  Italy
  10.  Belgium
  11.  France
  12.  Wales

See also


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