2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

The 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship was the ninth edition of UEFA's European Under-19 Championship since it was renamed from the original under-18 event, in 2001. France hosted the championship during July. Ukraine were the title holders, but failed to qualify for the finals. The host country won the tournament. The top six teams qualified for the 2011 Under-20 World Cup.

2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship
Championnat d'Europe de football des moins de 19 ans 2010
2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship
Tournament details
Host countryFrance
Dates18–30 July
Teams8
Final positions
Champions France (7th title)
Runners-up Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored45 (3 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Dani Pacheco
(4 goals)
Best player(s)France Gaël Kakuta

Qualification

Qualification for the final tournament was played over two stages:

The final tournament of the Championship was preceded by two qualification stages: a qualifying round and an Elite round. During these rounds, 52 national teams competed to determine the seven teams that would join the already qualified host nation France.

The qualifying round was played between 1 September and 30 November 2009. The 52 teams were divided into 13 groups of four teams, with each group being contested as a mini-tournament hosted by one of the group's teams. After all matches were played, the 13 group winners and 13 group runners-up advanced to the Elite round. Alongside the 26 winner and runner-up teams, the two best third-placed teams also qualified.

The following teams qualified for the tournament

Squads

For the complete list of players, see 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship squads

Group stage

Each group winner and runner-up advanced to the semi-finals. The top three teams in each group qualified for the 2011 Under-20 World Cup.

Tie-break criteria for teams even on points:[2]

  • Higher number of points obtained in the group matches played among the teams in question
  • Superior goal difference resulting from the group matches played among the teams in question
  • Higher number of goals scored in the group matches played among the teams in question
  • If, after having applied the above criteria, two teams still have an equal ranking, the same criteria will be reapplied to determine the final ranking of the two teams. If this procedure does not lead to a decision, the following criteria will apply:
    • Results of all group matches:
      • Superior goal difference
      • Higher number of goals scored
    • Fair play ranking of the teams in question
    • Drawing of lots
  • If two teams which have the same number of points and the same number of goals scored and conceded play their last group match against each other and are still equal at the end of that match, their final rankings will be determined by kicks from the penalty mark and not by the criteria listed above
Legend
Advanced to semi-finals and qualified for the 2011 U-20 World Cup
Qualified for the 2011 U-20 World Cup

All times are Central European Time (UTC+2)

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 2 1 0 10 2 +8 7
 England 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Austria 3 1 0 2 3 8 −5 3
 Netherlands 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
Austria 2–3 England
Alaba Goal 52'
Trauner Goal 74'
Report Nouble Goal 14'29'
Cruise Goal 55'
France 4–1 Netherlands
Kakuta Goal 20'
Bakambu Goal 37'90+3'
Martins Indi Goal 84' (o.g.)
Report Cabral Goal 55'
France 5–0 Austria
Griezmann Goal 19'73'
Lacazette Goal 66'83'
Reale Goal 80'
Report
Netherlands 1–0 England
Berghuis Goal 6' Report
England 1–1 France
Phillips Goal 90+3' Report Tafer Goal 56'
Netherlands 0–1 Austria
Report Djuricin Goal 87' (pen.)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9
 Croatia 3 1 1 1 6 2 +4 4
 Portugal 3 1 0 2 3 7 −4 3
 Italy 3 0 1 2 0 5 −5 1
Croatia 1–2 Spain
Andrijašević Goal 42' Report Thiago Goal 53'
Rodrigo Goal 64'
Italy 0–2 Portugal
Report N. Oliveira Goal 51'
S. Oliveira Goal 63'
Spain 2–1 Portugal
Pacheco Goal 12'88' Report Pinto Goal 78'
Croatia 0–0 Italy
Report
Portugal 0–5 Croatia
Report Andrijašević Goal 19'
Pamić Goal 25'37'69'
Ozobić Goal 67'
Spain 3–0 Italy
Rochina Goal 16'
Pacheco Goal 23'
Ezequiel Goal 57' (pen.)
Report

Knock-out stage

Bracket

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
27 July – Saint-Lo
 
 
 Spain3
 
30 July – Caen
 
 England1
 
 Spain1
 
27 July – Caen
 
 France2
 
 France2
 
 
 Croatia1
 

Semi-finals

Spain 3–1 England
Pacheco Goal 12'
Keko Goal 34'
Canales Goal 57'
Report Bostock Goal 37'
France 2–1 Croatia
Kakuta Goal 37'
Bakambu Goal 83'
Report Ademi Goal 4'

Final

Spain 1–2 France
Rodrigo Goal 18' Report Sunu Goal 49'
Lacazette Goal 85'
 2010 UEFA U-19 European Champions 

France
Seventh title

Goalscorers

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Technical team selection

Goalkeepers
Defenders
Midfielders
Forwards

Tournament team ranking

References

  1. ^ "France face England in U19 finals" (Press release). UEFA.com. 4 June 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010.
  2. ^ Regulations 8.11 and 8.12 UEFA.com
  3. ^ "Technical report" (pdf). uefa.com. p. 82. Retrieved 26 April 2012.

External links

2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite qualification

2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Elite Round) was the second round of qualifications for the final tournament of 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

The 28 teams that advanced from the qualifying round were distributed into seven groups of four teams each, with each group contested in a round-robin format, with one of the four teams hosting all six group games. The seven group-winning teams automatically qualified for the final tournament in France.

The hosts of the seven one-venue mini-tournament groups are indicated below in italics.

The matches were played between 14 April–31 May 2010.

2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification

2010 UEFA U-19 Championship (Qualifying Round) was the first round of qualifications for the Final Tournament of 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. The final tournament of the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship is preceded by two qualification stages: a qualifying round and an Elite round. During these rounds, 52 national teams competed to determine the seven teams that will join the already qualified host nation France.

The first qualifying round was played between 1 September and 30 November 2009. The 52 teams were divided into 13 groups of four teams, with each group being contested as a mini-tournament, hosted by one of the group's teams. After all matches have been played, the 13 group winners and 13 group runners-up advanced to the Elite round. Alongside the 26 winner and runner-up teams, the two best third-placed teams also qualified.

2010 UEFA European Under-19 Championship squads

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