2007 UEFA Futsal Championship

The 2007 UEFA Futsal Championship was the sixth official edition of the UEFA-governed European Championship for national futsal teams. It was held in Portugal, between November 16 and November 25, 2007, in two venues located in Porto's Greater Metropolitan AreaGondomar, Portugal and Santo Tirso Municipality. Eight teams competed in the final round, after a qualifying phase where seven teams managed to join the Portuguese hosts.

2007 UEFA Futsal Championship
Campeonato Europeu de Futsal de 2007
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UEFA Futsal Championship Portugal 2007 logo
Tournament details
Host countryPortugal
Dates16–25 November
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Spain (4th title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place Russia
Fourth place Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored83 (5.19 per match)
Attendance33,579 (2,099 per match)
Top scorer(s)Spain Daniel (5 goals)
Serbia Predrag Rajić (5 goals)
Russia Cirilo (5 goals)
Best player(s)Portugal Ricardinho
2005
2010

Spain, the 2000 FIFA Futsal World Championship and 2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship winners, successfully defended their European crown and added a fourth continental title to their record, by defeating Italy 3-1, in a reprise of the last FIFA Futsal World Championship final.

BidsEdit

The Portuguese bid was selected during a meeting of UEFA's Executive Committee, on April 19, 2005, in Tallinn, Estonia. The bid was picked ahead of two other entries from the Netherlands (Eindhoven and Maastricht) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo), which had been previously shortlisted from nine preliminary bids.[1]

VenuesEdit

The bid's proposed main venue was to be the 4,500-seated Rosa Mota Pavilion, in the heart of Porto, and a second venue would be located in the neighbouring Matosinhos municipality. However, on August 14, 2006 the tournament's main venue was switched to the future 3,800-seated arena in the Gondomar municipality — the Pavilhão Multiusos de Gondomar "Coração de Ouro" (English: Gondomar's Multi-Purpose Pavilion "Heart of Gold".[2] The second venue was also changed to Santo Tirso's Pavilhão Desportivo Municipal (English: Municipal Sports Pavilion).

RefereesEdit

Final tournamentEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 7
  Portugal 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 7
  Romania 3 1 0 2 9 14 −5 3
  Czech Republic 3 0 0 3 7 17 −10 0
Portugal  0 – 0  Italy
Report
Attendance: 3,300
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

Czech Republic  4 – 8  Romania
G. Dobre   15' (o.g.)
T. Sluka   18'
L. Rešetár   27'
M. Mareš   30'
Report R. F. Matei   12'   37'   40' (pen.)
C. Gherman   17'
R. Lupu   23'   35'
G. Molomfalean   24'
Lo. Szöcs   32'
Attendance: 1,800
Referee: Oleg Ivanov (Ukraine)

Italy  7 – 1  Romania
C. Morgado   2'   21'   23'
S. Assis   6'
A. Foglia   10'   19'
F. Grana   26'
Report C. Gherman   14'
Attendance: 1,988
Referee: Roberto Gracia Marin (Spain)

Portugal  5 – 3  Czech Republic
Ricardinho   7'
Gonçalo   15'
Arnaldo   20'
Marcelinho   28'
Formiga   36'
Report R. Mareš   1'   12'
D. Frič   9'
Attendance: 3,648
Referee: Ivan Shabanov (Russia)

Romania  0 – 3  Portugal
Report Ricardinho   1'   25'
Leitão   34'
Attendance: 3,450
Referee: Edi Sunjic (Croatia)

Italy  4 – 0  Czech Republic
S. Zanetti   11'
A. Foglia   23'
A. Fabiano   32'
F. Grana   36'
Report
Attendance: 900
Referee: Alexandr Remin (Belarus)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Spain 3 2 1 0 11 4 +7 7
  Russia 3 2 0 1 10 8 +2 6
  Serbia 3 1 1 1 7 8 −1 4
  Ukraine 3 0 0 3 5 13 −8 0
Spain  6 – 2  Ukraine
Marcelo   15'   38'
Kike   17'
Álvaro   27'
Jordi Torras   33'
Daniel   35'
Report S. Cheporniuk   17'   27'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Antonius Van Eekelen (Netherlands)

Serbia  3 – 5  Russia
P. Rajić   24'   31'
M. Perić   26'
Report Cirilo   2'   15'   34'
D. Khamadiev   24'
V. Shayakhmetov   37'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Karel Henych (Czech Republic)

Ukraine  1 – 4  Russia
D. Khamadiev   35' (o.g.) Report O. Khursov   20' (o.g.)
Cirilo   26' (pen.)
V. Shayakhmetov   27'
S. Zuev   36'
Attendance: 748
Referee: Antonio Jose Fernandes Cardoso (Portugal)

Spain  1 – 1  Serbia
Andreu   18' Report P. Rajić   40'
Attendance: 1,100
Referee: Vladimir Colbasiuc (Moldova)

Russia  1 – 4  Spain
K. Maevski   6' Report Andreu   17'
Daniel   20'   38'
Marcelo   23'
Attendance: 1,313
Referee: Massimo Cumbo (Italy)

Ukraine  2 – 3  Serbia
S. Cheporniuk   21'
S. Sytin   24'
Report P. Rajić   5'   23'
V. Cvetanović   14'
Attendance: 850
Referee: Pascal Lemal (Belgium)

Knockout stageEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Italy  2 – 0  Russia
Grana   3'
A. Fabiano   31'
Report
Attendance: 1,882
Referee: Roberto Gracia Marin (Spain)

Spain  2 – 2  Portugal
Daniel   36'
Andreu   39'
Report Gonçalo   31'
Ricardinho   35'
Penalties
Kike  
Daniel  
Jordi Torras  
Ortiz  
4 – 3   Ricardinho
  Joel Queirós
  Marcelinho
  Ivan
  Leitão
Attendance: 3,900
Referee: Massimo Cumbo (Italy)

Third place play-offEdit

Russia  3 – 2  Portugal
Cirilo   17'
A. Fukin   18'
V. Shayakhmetov   36'
Report Gonçalo   15'
Leitão   36'
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Oleg Ivanov (Ukraine)

FinalEdit

Italy  1 – 3  Spain
A. Feller   30' Report Marcelo   9'
Daniel   22'
Javi Rodríguez   27'
Attendance: 3,600
Referee: Antonio Jose Fernandes Cardoso (Portugal)

ChampionsEdit

 UEFA Futsal Championship 2007 Winners 
 
Spain
Fourth title

Final rankingEdit

    Spain
    Italy
    Russia
4   Portugal
5   Serbia
6   Romania
7   Ukraine
8   Czech Republic

Top goalscorersEdit

Scorer Goals Nation
Predrag Rajić 5   Serbia
Cirilo 5   Russia
Daniel 5   Spain
Ricardinho 4   Portugal
Marcelo 4   Spain

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Porto to stage 2007 finals". UEFA. 2005-04-19. Retrieved 2007-12-04.
  2. ^ "Gondomar given EURO honour". UEFA. 2006-08-14. Retrieved 2007-12-04.

External linksEdit