2005 UEFA Futsal Championship

The 2005 UEFA Futsal Championship was the 5th official edition of the UEFA-governed European Championship for national futsal teams. It was held in Ostrava, Czech Republic, between 14 February and 20 February 2005. Spain, the reigning FIFA World Champion, defeated Russia in the final, winning their third (with 1996 and 2001) UEFA Championship. The third place match was a repeat of the 2001 final final, with Italy again defeating Ukraine, this time 3-1. Fernando Grana's opener in the 3rd place match helped him finish as top scorer in the tournament with 6 goals.[1]

2005 UEFA Futsal Championship
2005 Evropský Šampionát Futsalu
Tournament details
Host countryCzech Republic
Dates14 February – 20 February
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Spain (3rd title)
Runners-up Russia
Third place Italy
Fourth place Ukraine
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored87 (5.44 per match)
Top scorer(s)Italy Nando Grana (6 goals)
Best player(s)Spain Luis Amado
2003
2007

VenuesEdit

The tournament played the majority of the matches in the 10,000 seat ČEZ Aréna in the city of Ostrava. The other arena used on the last day of group matches was the Sareza.[2]

RefereesEdit

  • Anton Averianov (Russia)
  • Silvo Borosak (Slovenia)
  • Massimo Cumbo (Italy)
  • Antonio Jose Fernandes Cardoso (Portugal)
  • Jyrki Filppu (Finland)
  • Pedro Ángel Galán Nieto (Spain)
  • Christian Hauben (Belgium)
  • Zbigniew Kosmala (Poland)
  • Radek Lobo (Czech Republic)
  • Ivan Novak (Croatia)
  • Károly Török (Hungaria)
  • Antonius van Eekelen (Netherlands)

QualificationEdit

Twenty-eight nations took part in the qualifying round, with hosts Czech Republic automatically qualified.

Qualifying was played in two stages, with 8 sides competing in the preliminary round between 6–11 January 2004. The winners of the two groups progressed to join the other 26 entrants in the next phase. In the main qualifying round, which took place between 27 January-1 February, there was seven groups of four with the first-placed teams advancing to the final tournament.

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Qualified as Previous appearances in tournament1
  Czech Republic 00Hosts 2 (2001, 2003)
  Spain 01Group 4 winner 4 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003)
  Italy 02Group 7 winner 4 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003)
  Russia 03Group 5 winner 4 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003)
  Ukraine 04Group 2 winner 3 (1996, 2001, 2003)
  Netherlands 06Group 1 winner 3 (1996, 1999, 2001)
  Portugal 05Group 3 winner 2 (1999, 2003)
  Hungary 07Group 6 winner 0 (Debut)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year

Final tournamentEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ukraine 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6
  Russia 3 2 0 1 10 6 +4 6
  Netherlands 3 1 0 2 8 12 −4 3
  Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 6 9 −3 3
Czech Republic  2 – 1  Ukraine
Michal Mareš   18'
Daniel Rajnoch   34'
Report Olexiy Kudlay   12'
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

Russia  5 – 3  Netherlands
Mikhail Markin   16'   38'
Dick Hulshorst   17' (o.g.)
Vladislav Shayakhmetov   38'   39'
Report Dick Hulshorst   24'
Antoine Merlino   35'
Maximiliaan Tjaden   39'
Referee: Massimo Cumbo (Italy)

Czech Republic  1 – 4  Russia
Tomáš Šluka   17' Report Sergei Ivanov   7'
Vladislav Shayakhmetov   20'
Konstantin Maevski   25'
Denis Abyshev   37'
Referee: Pedro Ángel Galán Nieto (Spain)

Ukraine  4 – 1  Netherlands
Fedir Pylypiv   13'
Sergey Sytin   18'   38'
Serhiy Koridze   39'
Report Kees Thies   23'
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

Netherlands  4 – 3  Czech Republic
Antoine Merlino   3'
Samir Makhoukhi   8'
Tomáš Šluka   10' (o.g.)
Dick Hulshorst   14'
Report Martín Dlouhý   9'
Michal Mareš   15'
Daniel Rajnoch   24'
Referee: Antonio Jose Fernandes Cardoso (Portugal)

Ukraine  2 – 1  Russia
Sergey Sytin   9'
Mikhail Markin   23' (o.g.)
Report Damir Khamadiyev   37'
Referee: Silvo Borosak (Slovakia)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 3 3 0 0 16 4 +12 9
  Spain 3 2 0 1 8 6 +2 6
  Portugal 3 1 0 2 9 14 −5 3
  Hungary 3 0 0 3 5 14 −9 0
Italy  8 – 3  Portugal
Jocimar Jubanski   3'
Fabiano Assad   17'   22'
Fernando Grana   18'   19'   35'
Edgar Bertoni   25'
Carlos Montovanelli   31'
Report Gonçalo Alves   14'
Joel Queirós   29'
André Lima   36'
Referee: Ivan Novak (Croatia)

Hungary  2 – 4  Spain
Balázs Simon   28'
Tamás Frank   33'
Report Jordi Torras   27'
Javi Rodríguez   35'   36'
Daniel   38'
Referee: Radek Lobo (Czech Republic)

Italy  5 – 0  Hungary
Adriano Foglia   1'
Fernando Grana   13'   23'
Carlos Scala   17'   19'
Report
Referee: Jyrki Filppu (Finland)

Portugal  1 – 3  Spain
Marcelinho   35' Report Javi Rodríguez   7'
Daniel   11'
Kike   39'
Referee: Anton Averianov (Russia)

Portugal  5 – 3  Hungary
Gonçalo Alves   25'   26'   29'
André Lima   38'
Joel Queirós   38'
Report Tamás Lódi   17'   26'
Szabolcs Tóth   35'
Referee: Massimo Cumb (Italy)

Spain  1 – 3  Italy
Jordi Torras   26' Report Vinícius Bácaro   4'
Carlos Scala   26'
Edgar Bertoni   29'
Referee: Anton Averianov (Russia)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
18 February - Ostrava
 
 
  Ukraine0
 
20 February - Ostrava
 
  Spain5
 
  Spain2
 
18 February - Ostrava
 
  Russia1
 
  Italy2
 
 
  Russia4
 
Third place
 
 
20 February - Ostrava
 
 
  Ukraine1
 
 
  Italy3

Semi-finalsEdit


Ukraine  0 – 5  Spain
Report Andreu   9'   37'
Daniel   30'
Serrejón   31'   34'
Referee: Ivan Novak (Croatia)

Italy  2 – 4  Russia
Zanetti   3'   24' Report Shayakhmetov   14'   32'
Sergei Ivanov   36'
Aleksandr Levin   37'
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

Third placeEdit

Ukraine  1 – 3  Italy
Sergey Sytin   9' Report Grana   6'
Assad   16'
Zanetti   21'
Referee: Ivan Novak (Croatia)

FinalEdit

Spain  2 – 1  Russia
Andreu   9'
Cogorro   21'
Report Douchkevitch   31'
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

ChampionsEdit

 2005 UEFA Futsal Championship Winners 
 
Spain
Third title

Final rankingEdit

    Spain
    Russia
    Italy
4   Ukraine
5   Czech Republic
  Netherlands
  Portugal
  Hungary

Top goalscorersEdit

Scorer Nation Goals
Fernando Grana   Italy 6
Vladislav Shayakhmetov   Russia 5
Gonçalo Alves   Portugal 4
Sergey Sytin   Ukraine 4
Assad Fabiano   Italy 3
Carlos Scalal   Italy 3
Sandro Zanetti   Italy 3
Andreu   Spain 3
Daniel   Spain 3
Javi Rodríguez   Spain 3

ReferencesEdit

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