2010 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 1

The 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 1 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised 2006 fourth-place finishers Portugal, along with Sweden, Denmark, Hungary, Albania and Malta.

The group was won by Denmark, who qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The runners-up Portugal entered the UEFA play-off stage.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Denmark 10 6 3 1 16 5 +11 21 Qualification to 2010 FIFA World Cup 1–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 3–0
2   Portugal 10 5 4 1 17 5 +12 19 Advance to second round 2–3 0–0 3–0 0–0 4–0
3   Sweden 10 5 3 2 13 5 +8 18 0–1 0–0 2–1 4–1 4–0
4   Hungary 10 5 1 4 10 8 +2 16 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–0 3–0
5   Albania 10 1 4 5 6 13 −7 7 1–1 1–2 0–0 0–1 3–0
6   Malta 10 0 1 9 0 26 −26 1 0–3 0–4 0–1 0–1 0–0

MatchesEdit

The match schedule was determined on 6 January 2008 at a meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark.[1]


Albania  0–0  Sweden
Report
Attendance: 21,522
Hungary  0–0  Denmark
Report
Malta  0–4  Portugal
Report Said   26' (o.g.)
Almeida   61'
Simão   72'
Nani   78'
Attendance: 11,000

Sweden  2–1  Hungary
Källström   55'
Holmén   64'
Report Rudolf   90+3'
Attendance: 28,177
Albania  3–0  Malta
Bogdani   45+1'
Duro   84'
Dallku   90'
Report
Attendance: 13,400
Portugal  2–3  Denmark
Nani   42'
Deco   86' (pen.)
Report Bendtner   84'
C. Poulsen   88'
Jensen   90+2'
Attendance: 33,000
Referee: Howard Webb (England)

Hungary  2–0  Albania
Torghelle   49'
Juhász   82'
Report
Denmark  3–0  Malta
Larsen   10', 46'
Agger   29' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 33,124
Sweden  0–0  Portugal
Report
Attendance: 33,241

Malta  0–1  Hungary
Report Torghelle   23'
Portugal  0–0  Albania
Report
Attendance: 29,500

Malta  0–0  Albania
Report

Malta  0–3  Denmark
Report Larsen   12', 23'
Nordstrand   89'
Attendance: 6,235
Albania  0–1  Hungary
Report Torghelle   38'
Attendance: 12,000
Portugal  0–0  Sweden
Report

Hungary  3–0  Malta
Hajnal   7'
Gera   81'
Juhász   90+3'
Report
Denmark  3–0  Albania
Andreasen   31'
Larsen   37'
C. Poulsen   80'
Report
Attendance: 24,320

Sweden  0–1  Denmark
Report Kahlenberg   22'
Attendance: 33,619
Referee: Mike Riley (England)
Albania  1–2  Portugal
Bogdani   29' Report Almeida   27'
Alves   90+2'
Attendance: 18,320

Sweden  4–0  Malta
Källström   22'
Majstorović   52'
Ibrahimović   56'
Berg   58'
Report
Attendance: 25,271

Denmark  1–1  Portugal
Bendtner   43' Report Liédson   86'
Hungary  1–2  Sweden
Huszti   79' (pen.) Report Mellberg   9'
Ibrahimović   90+3'

Malta  0–1  Sweden
Report Azzopardi   82' (o.g.)
Albania  1–1  Denmark
Bogdani   51' Report Bendtner   40'
Attendance: 18,000
Hungary  0–1  Portugal
Report Pepe   10'

Denmark  1–0  Sweden
J. Poulsen   78' Report
Portugal  3–0  Hungary
Simão   18', 79'
Liédson   74'
Report
Attendance: 50,115

Denmark  0–1  Hungary
Report Buzsáky   35'
Attendance: 36,966
Portugal  4–0  Malta
Nani   14'
Simão   45'
Veloso   52'
Edinho   90'
Report
Sweden  4–1  Albania
Mellberg   6', 42'
Berg   40'
Svensson   86'
Report Salihi   56'
Attendance: 25,342

GoalscorersEdit

There were 62 goals scored during the 30 games, an average of 2.06 goals per game.

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

AttendancesEdit

Team Highest Lowest Average
  Albania 18,522 8,400 14,848
  Denmark 37,998 24,320 34,042
  Hungary 42,000 18,000 30,711
  Malta 11,000 2,041 5,756
  Portugal 50,115 29,350 36,433
  Sweden 33,619 25,271 29,130

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Berendt, Lars (6 January 2008). "Program for VM-kvalifikationskampene på plads". dbu.dk (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Retrieved 6 January 2008.