Estonia national under-21 football team

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Estonia U21
Nickname(s) Sinisärgid (Blueshirts)
Association Estonian Football Association
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Igor Prins
Captain Marko Lipp
Most caps Marko Meerits
Andrei Veis (30)
Top scorer Maksim Gussev
Konstantin Nahk (5)
Home stadium A. Le Coq Arena
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First colours
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Second colours
First international
Flag of Cyprus (1960-2006).svg  Cyprus 4–2 Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg
(Achna, Cyprus; 9 March 1994)
Biggest win
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 0–6 Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg
(Erpeldange, Luxembourg; 29 March 2011)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 8–0 Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg
(Farum, Denmark; 5 March 2014)
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances0

The Estonia national under-21 football team represents Estonia in international under-21 football competitions and is controlled by the Estonian Football Association (Eesti Jalgpalli Liit), the governing body for football in Estonia.

Contents

The team's home ground is the A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, and the current manager is Igor Prins. Estonia have never qualified for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship. They compete in the biennial Under-21 Baltic Cup and have won the tournament in 2014.

Coaching staff

PositionName
Head coach Flag of Estonia.svg Igor Prins
Assistant coach Flag of Estonia.svg Ats Sillaste
Goalkeeping coach Flag of Estonia.svg Aiko Orgla
Doctor Flag of Estonia.svg Liisbet Harak
Physiotherapist Flag of Estonia.svg Sten Ütsmüts
Flag of Estonia.svg Priit Ailt
Manager Flag of Estonia.svg Ljubov Lobõševa

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Serbia on 15 November 2019. [1]

Caps and goals updated as of 15 November 2019, after the match against Serbia.
No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Karl-Romet Nõmm (1998-01-04) 4 January 1998 (age 22)30 Flag of Estonia.svg Tulevik
121 GK Ingmar Krister Paplavskis (1999-05-17) 17 May 1999 (age 21)30 Flag of Estonia.svg Tulevik

32 DF Alex Roosalu (1999-05-04) 4 May 1999 (age 21)70 Flag of Estonia.svg Tulevik
42 DF Marko Lipp (captain) (1999-03-19) 19 March 1999 (age 21)82 Flag of Estonia.svg FCI Levadia
52 DF Martin Käos (1999-03-19) 19 March 1999 (age 21)20 Flag of Estonia.svg FCI Levadia
132 DF Mark Edur (1998-12-11) 11 December 1998 (age 21)20 Flag of Estonia.svg Tulevik
152 DF Markkus Seppik (2001-04-16) 16 April 2001 (age 19)20 Flag of Germany.svg Holstein Kiel
172 DF Henri Järvelaid (1998-12-11) 11 December 1998 (age 21)150 Flag of Estonia.svg Flora

83 MF Markus Poom (1999-02-27) 27 February 1999 (age 21)141 Flag of Estonia.svg Flora
113 MF Kaarel Usta (1999-11-03) 3 November 1999 (age 20)60 Flag of Finland.svg MYPA
143 MF Markus Soomets (2000-03-02) 2 March 2000 (age 20)81 Flag of Italy.svg Rende
193 MF Markus Vaherna (1999-01-27) 27 January 1999 (age 21)60 Flag of Estonia.svg Tallinna Kalev
203 MF Mihkel Järviste (2000-05-28) 28 May 2000 (age 19)50 Flag of Estonia.svg Tammeka

24 FW Sten Reinkort (1998-04-29) 29 April 1998 (age 22)80 Flag of Estonia.svg Tammeka
64 FW Raimond Eino (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 20)10 Flag of Estonia.svg Nõmme United
74 FW Artur Uljanov (1999-03-25) 25 March 1999 (age 21)81 Flag of Estonia.svg Tammeka
94 FW Erik Utgof (1999-11-11) 11 November 1999 (age 20)10 Flag of Estonia.svg FCI Levadia
104 FW Karl Rudolf Õigus (1998-11-05) 5 November 1998 (age 21)10 Flag of Estonia.svg FCI Levadia

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the squad within the last twelve months and are still eligible for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches. [2] [3] [4]

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Karl Jakob Hein (2002-04-13) 13 April 2002 (age 18)20 Flag of England.svg Arsenal v. Flag of Russia.svg  Russia, 15 October 2019
GK Karl Andre Vallner (1998-02-28) 28 February 1998 (age 22)10 Flag of Estonia.svg Tallinna Kalev v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland, 10 September 2019

DF Mairo Miil (2000-02-15) 15 February 2000 (age 20)30 Flag of Estonia.svg Kuressaare v. Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia, 15 November 2019 PRE
DF Daaniel Maanas (2000-01-05) 5 January 2000 (age 20)30 Flag of Estonia.svg Tammeka v. Flag of Russia.svg  Russia, 15 October 2019
DF Kristjan Pelt (2001-07-12) 12 July 2001 (age 18)40 Flag of Estonia.svg Paide Linnameeskond v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland, 10 September 2019
DF Rasmus Saar (2000-03-02) 2 March 2000 (age 20)10 Flag of Estonia.svg Kuressaare v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland, 10 September 2019
DF Vadim Mihhailov (1998-06-06) 6 June 1998 (age 21)30 Flag of Estonia.svg Narva Trans v. Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia, 26 March 2019
DF Tanel Neubauer (2000-02-22) 22 February 2000 (age 20)30 Flag of Estonia.svg Paide Linnameeskond v. Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia, 26 March 2019
DF Artur Šarnin (2000-07-19) 19 July 2000 (age 19)20 Flag of Estonia.svg TJK Legion v. Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia, 26 March 2019

MF Kristjan Kask (1999-07-05) 5 July 1999 (age 20)70 Flag of Estonia.svg Tulevik v. Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia, 15 November 2019 PRE
MF Henri Välja (2001-11-04) 4 November 2001 (age 18)70 Flag of Estonia.svg Paide Linnameeskond v. Flag of Russia.svg  Russia, 15 October 2019
MF Reinhard Reimaa (1998-11-12) 12 November 1998 (age 21)40 Flag of Estonia.svg Tallinna Kalev v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland, 10 September 2019
MF Vladislav Kreida (1999-09-25) 25 September 1999 (age 20)30 Flag of Estonia.svg Flora v. Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia, 26 March 2019
MF Enrico Veensalu (1999-08-19) 19 August 1999 (age 20)20 Flag of Estonia.svg Vaprus v. Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia, 26 March 2019

FW Ander Ott Valge (1998-10-20) 20 October 1998 (age 21)71 Flag of Estonia.svg Paide Linnameeskond v. Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia, 15 November 2019 PRE
FW Kristofer Piht (2001-04-24) 24 April 2001 (age 19)10 Flag of Estonia.svg Paide Linnameeskond v. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland, 10 September 2019
FW Erik Sorga (1999-07-08) 8 July 1999 (age 20)30 Flag of the United States.svg Loudoun United

Previous squads

Commonwealth Cup squads

Results and fixtures

Recent results within the last 12 months and upcoming fixtures.

21 March 20192019 Antalya Cup Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg0–0Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine Belek, Turkey
15:00 (UTC+3) Report Stadium: Bellis Sports Center
24 March 20192019 Antalya Cup Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg1–2Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia Belek, Turkey
17:00 (UTC+3) Kusyapov Soccerball shade.svg 47' Report Uljanov Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Lipp Soccerball shade.svg 85'
Stadium: Limak Arcadia Sports Center
26 March 20192019 Antalya Cup Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg1–1Flag of North Macedonia.svg  North Macedonia Belek, Turkey
17:00 (UTC+3) Lipp Soccerball shade.svg 44' Report Ristovski Soccerball shade.svg 26'Stadium: Limak Arcadia Sports Center
Referee: Batuhan Kolak (Turkey)
5 September 2019 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg0–4Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria Tallinn, Estonia
17:30 (UTC+3) Report Yordanov Soccerball shade.svg 15', 48', 65'
Ivanov Soccerball shade.svg 39'
Stadium: Kadriorg Stadium
Referee: Milovan Milačić (Montenegro)
10 September 2019 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Poland  Flag of Poland.svg4–0Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia Białystok, Poland
18:00 (UTC+2) Płacheta Soccerball shade.svg 6'
Fila Soccerball shade.svg 65'
Jóźwiak Soccerball shade.svg 80'
Dziczek Soccerball shade.svg 90+4'
Report Stadium: Białystok City Stadium
Referee: Rohit Saggi (Norway)
11 October 2019 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg2–1Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia Pärnu, Estonia
19:15 (UTC+3) Soomets Soccerball shade.svg 11'
Valge Soccerball shade.svg 24'
Report Regža Soccerball shade.svg 18'Stadium: Pärnu Rannastaadion
Attendance: 247
Referee: Rauf Jabarov (Azerbaijan)
15 October 2019 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Estonia  Flag of Estonia.svg0–5Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Pärnu, Estonia
19:15 (UTC+3) Report Chalov Soccerball shade.svg 26' (pen.)
Glushenkov Soccerball shade.svg 35'
Glebov Soccerball shade.svg 65'
Krugovoi Soccerball shade.svg 69'
Kalugin Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Stadium: Pärnu Rannastaadion
Attendance: 403
Referee: Nikolas Neokleous (Cyprus)
15 November 2019 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Serbia  Flag of Serbia.svg6–0Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia Niš, Serbia
19:00 (UTC+1) L. Ilić Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Joveljić Soccerball shade.svg 20', 52', 61'
I. Ilić Soccerball shade.svg 38'
Tedić Soccerball shade.svg 87'
Report Stadium: Čair Stadium
Referee: Nathan Verboomen (Belgium)

2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualificationFlag of Russia.svgFlag of Poland.svgFlag of Bulgaria.svgFlag of Serbia.svgFlag of Estonia.svgFlag of Latvia.svg
1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 6420122+1014 Final tournament 2–2 4 Sep 1–0 9 Oct 2−0
2Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 531185+310 Final tournament if best runners-up
(Play-offs otherwise)
8 Sep 13 Oct 1–0 4–0 TBD
3Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 522171+68 0–0 3−0 0–1 TBD 9 Oct
4Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia 621385+37 0–2 9 Oct 8 Sep 6−0 1–1
5Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 5104220183 0–5 4 Sep 0–4 13 Oct 2–1
6Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 50232642 13 Oct 0–1 0–0 4 Sep 8 Sep
Updated to match(es) played on 19 November 2019. Source: UEFA

Competitive record

UEFA European Under-21 Championship

UEFA European Under-21 Championship record Qualification record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGAPldWDLGFGA
Flag placeholder.svg 1978 Did not enter
Flag placeholder.svg 1980
Flag placeholder.svg 1982
Flag placeholder.svg 1984
Flag placeholder.svg 1986
Flag placeholder.svg 1988
Flag placeholder.svg 1990
Flag placeholder.svg 1992
Flag of France.svg 1994
Flag of Spain.svg 1996 Did not qualify100010537
Flag of Romania.svg 1998 10118425
Flag of Slovakia.svg 2000 100010435
Flag of Switzerland.svg 2002 8008228
Flag of Germany.svg 2004 6024410
Flag of Portugal.svg 2006 10028425
Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2007 200217
Flag of Sweden.svg 2009 8107119
Flag of Denmark.svg 2011 10334916
Flag of Israel.svg 2013 8017219
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 2015 10235923
Flag of Poland.svg 2017 10118326
Flag of Italy.svg Flag of San Marino.svg 2019 100281124
Total0/220000001128158959294
Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Honours and achievements

Under-21 Baltic Cup
Winners (1): 2014

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