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2009 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

The 2009 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was the eighth edition of UEFA's European Under-17 Football Championship since it was renamed from the original under-16 event, in 2001. Germany hosted the championship, during May 6–18, 2009, in thirteen venues, and the final took place at the Stadion Magdeburg, in Magdeburg. Spain was the current title holder, having successfully defended its 2007 title. The top 6 teams qualified for the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

2009 UEFA European Under-17 Championship
U-17-Fußball-Europameisterschaft 2009
2009 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship logo.svg
Tournament details
Host countryGermany
DatesMay 6–18
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)13 (in 13 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Germany (3rd title)
Runners-up Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored33 (2.2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Lennart Thy
Netherlands Luc Castaignos
(3 goals each)
Best player(s)Germany Mario Götze
2008
2010

QualificationEdit

The final tournament of the 2009 UEFA European Under-17 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 to join the already qualified host nation Germany.

ParticipantsEdit

SquadsEdit

For the complete list of players, see 2009 UEFA European Under-17 Championship squads.

Group stageEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Advance to semifinals and qualify to 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup
Qualify to 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
   Switzerland 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
  Italy 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
  Spain 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
  France 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
Spain  0–0  Italy
Report
France  1–1   Switzerland
Situ   76' Report Ben Khalifa   59'
Stadion am Bad, Markranstädt
Attendance: 2,200

Spain  0–0  France
Report
Stadion der Freundschaft, Grimma
Referee: Gerhard Grobelnik (Austria)
Italy  1–3   Switzerland
Beretta   31' Report Nimely   29' (pen.)
Gonçalves   65'
Kamber   74'
Hafenstadion, Torgau
Attendance: 2,550
Referee: Georgios Daloukas (Greece)

Switzerland   0–0  Spain
Report
Sport- und Freizeitzentrum, Sandersdorf
Italy  2–1  France
Dell'Agnello   38'
Sini   50' (pen.)
Report Kebano   18'
Sportzentrum Taucha, Taucha
Referee: Paweł Gil (Poland)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
  Netherlands 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
  Turkey 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
  England 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
England  1–1  Netherlands
Garbutt   69' Report Özyakup   4'
Attendance: 4,600
Referee: Georgios Daloukas (Greece)
Germany  3–1  Turkey
Scheidhauer   11'
Buchtmann   51'
Mustafi   67'
Report Hasan Ahmet   10'
Attendance: 5,107

Turkey  1–2  Netherlands
Muhammet   65' Report Castaignos   40+1'
Ligeon   56'
Arena Meuselwitz, Meuselwitz
Germany  4–0  England
Labus   13'
Thy   37'
Scheidhauer   56'
Götze   74'
Report
Attendance: 8,500
Referee: Paweł Gil (Poland)

Netherlands  0–2  Germany
Report Thy   35'
Janzer   44'
Turkey  1–0  England
Furkan   74' Report
Volksparkstadion, Gotha
Referee: Gerhard Grobelnik (Austria)

Knockout stageEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Switzerland   1–2  Netherlands
Kamber   52' Report Isoufi   17'
Castaignos   40'
Stadion der Freundschaft, Grimma

Germany  2–0  Italy
Yabo   70'
Basala-Mazana   76'
Report

FinalEdit

Netherlands  1 – 2
(a.e.t.)
  Germany
Castaignos   7' Report Thy   34'
Trinks   97'
 
The champions on their lap of honour

Team of the TournamentEdit

Countries to participate in 2009 FIFA U-17 World CupEdit

ReferencesEdit