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2011 Men's EuroHockey Championship II

The 2011 Men's EuroHockey Championship II was the 4th edition of the EuroHockey Championship II, the second level of the European field hockey championships, and the first edition with the new name. It was held from the 8th until the 14th of August 2011 in Vinnytsia, Ukraine. [1] The tournament also served as a qualifier for the 2013 EuroHockey Championship, with the finalists Czech Republic and Poland qualifying.

2011 Men's EuroHockey Championship II
Tournament details
Host countryUkraine
CityVinnytsia
Dates8 – 14 August 2011
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Top three teams
Champions Czech Republic (1st title)
Runner-up Poland
Third place Scotland
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored80 (4 per match)
2009 (previous) (next) 2013

Qualified teamsEdit

Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifiers
22–30 August 2009 2009 EuroHockey Championship Amsterdam, Netherlands 2   Austria
  Poland
1–8 August 2009 2009 EuroHockey Nations Trophy Wrexham, Wales 4   Wales
  Czech Republic
  Scotland
  Belarus
25–31 July 2009 2009 EuroHockey Challenge I Zagreb, Croatia 2   Ukraine
  Sweden
Total 8


FormatEdit

The eight teams were split into two groups of four teams. The top two teams advanced to the semifinals to determine the winner in a knockout system. The bottom two teams played in a new group with the teams they did not play against in the group stage. The last two teams were relegated to the EuroHockey Championship III. [2]

ResultsEdit

All times were local (UTC+2).

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Poland 3 2 0 1 8 2 +6 6 Advance to the semi-finals
2   Czech Republic 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 6
3   Wales 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6 Transfer to pool C
4   Sweden 3 0 0 3 1 13 −12 0
Source: http://www.the-sports.org/field-hockey-2011-men-s-eurohockey-nations-championships-ii-epr39625.html
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]
8 August 2011 (2011-08-08)
  Poland 1–2   Wales
8 August 2011 (2011-08-08)
  Czech Republic 7–1   Sweden

10 August 2011 (2011-08-10)
  Czech Republic 0–2   Poland
10 August 2011 (2011-08-10)
  Wales 1–0   Sweden

11 August 2011 (2011-08-11)
  Wales 1–2   Czech Republic
11 August 2011 (2011-08-11)
  Poland 5–0   Sweden

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Scotland 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 7 Advance to the semi-finals
2   Austria 3 2 1 0 7 5 +2 7
3   Ukraine (H) 3 1 0 2 8 7 +1 3 Transfer to pool C
4   Belarus 3 0 0 3 4 10 −6 0
Source: http://www.the-sports.org/field-hockey-2011-men-s-eurohockey-nations-championships-ii-epr39625.html
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.[3]
(H) Host.

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8 August 2011 (2011-08-08)
  Austria 2–1   Belarus
8 August 2011 (2011-08-08)
  Scotland 2–1   Ukraine

10 August 2011 (2011-08-10)
  Scotland 2–2   Austria
10 August 2011 (2011-08-10)
  Belarus 2–5   Ukraine

11 August 2011 (2011-08-11)
  Belarus 1–3   Scotland
11 August 2011 (2011-08-11)
  Austria 3–2   Ukraine

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

Pool CEdit

The points obtained in the preliminary round against the other team are taken over.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
1   Ukraine (H) 3 3 0 0 10 5 +5 9
2   Wales 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
3   Sweden (R) 3 0 1 2 5 7 −2 1 Relegation to the EuroHockey Championship III
4   Belarus (R) 3 0 1 2 6 10 −4 1
Source: http://www.the-sports.org/field-hockey-2011-men-s-eurohockey-nations-championships-ii-epr39625.html
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result.
(H) Host; (R) Relegated.
13 August 2011 (2011-08-13)
  Wales 0–1   Ukraine
13 August 2011 (2011-08-13)
  Sweden 2–2   Belarus

14 August 2011 (2011-08-14)
  Sweden 3–4   Ukraine
14 August 2011 (2011-08-14)
  Wales 3–2   Belarus

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
13 August
 
 
  Czech Republic2
 
14 August
 
  Scotland0
 
  Czech Republic (pen.)1 (2)
 
13 August
 
  Poland1 (1)
 
  Poland3
 
 
  Austria1
 
Third place
 
 
14 August
 
 
  Scotland4
 
 
  Austria3

Semi-finalsEdit

13 August 2011 (2011-08-13)
  Czech Republic 2–0   Scotland

13 August 2011 (2011-08-13)
  Poland 3–1   Austria

Third and fourth placeEdit

14 August 2011 (2011-08-14)
  Scotland 4–3   Austria

FinalEdit

14 August 2011 (2011-08-14)
  Czech Republic 1–1   Poland
Penalties
2–1

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Czech Republic
    Poland
    Scotland
4   Austria
5   Ukraine
6   Wales
7   Sweden
8   Belarus

     Qualified for the 2013 EuroHockey Championship

     Relegated to the EuroHockey Championship III

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH CALENDAR -- 2015" (PDF). fih.ch. 6 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Men's Eurohockey Nations Championships II - Home". the-sports.org. 2007.
  3. ^ a b Regulations