2011 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship

The UEFA Women's U-19 Championship 2011 Final Tournament was held in Italy between 30 May and 11 June 2011.[1] Players born after 1 January 1992 were eligible to participate in this competition.

2011 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryItaly
Dates30 May – 11 June
Teams8
Final positions
Champions Germany (6th title)
Runners-up Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored54 (3.6 per match)
Top scorer(s)Norway Melissa Bjånesøy
(7 goals)
Best player(s)Germany Ramona Petzelberger
2010
2012

As the final tournament took place in an odd year this tournament serves as the European qualifying tournament for the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.[2]

Germany defeated Norway in the final 8–1 to win their sixth title.[3]

Tournament structureEdit

Teams entering in this round Teams advancing from previous round Competition format
First qualifying round
(44 teams)
  • 44 teams from associations ranked 2–53

11 groups of 4 teams, hosted by one club, seeded into four pots by UEFA coefficient

Second qualifying round
(24 teams)
  • 11 group winners and runners-up from 1st qualifying round
  • best group third-place finisher from 1st qualifying round

6 groups of 4 teams, hosted by one club, seeded into four pots by UEFA coefficient

Final tournament
(8 teams)
  • 6 group winners from 2nd qualifying round
  • best group runners-up from 2nd qualifying round

2 groups of 4 teams, semi-finals, final

QualificationsEdit

There were two separate rounds of qualifications held before the Final Tournament.

First qualifying roundEdit

In the first qualifying round 44 teams were drawn into 11 groups. The top two of each group and the best third-place finisher, counting only matches against the top two in the group, advanced.

Second qualifying roundEdit

In the second round the 23 teams from the first qualifying round were joined by top seeds Germany. The 24 teams of this round were drawn into six groups of four teams. The group winners and the runners-up team with the best record against the sides first and third in their group advance to the final tournament.

Final tournamentEdit

The 7 teams advancing from the second qualifying round were joined by host nation Italy. The eight teams were drawn into two groups of four with the top two teams of each group advancing to the semi-finals. The draw was made on 14 April 2011.

Qualified teamsEdit

Italy were qualified as hosts. Belgium was best group runner-up in the second qualifying round. The other six teams won their groups.[4]

Group StageEdit

The draw was held on 14 April 2011 at Cervia, Italy.[5]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Italy 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 9
   Switzerland 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 4
  Russia 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
  Belgium 3 0 0 3 3 10 −7 0
Italy  2–1  Russia
Coppola   3'
Alborghetti   53'
Report Koltakova   13'
Referee: Sandra Braz Bastos (Portugal)

Switzerland   4–1  Belgium
Aigbogun   23'
Saner   35'
Probst   89'
Fässler   90+3'
Report Aga   58'
Referee: Pernilla Larsson (Sweden)

Italy  1–0   Switzerland
Coppola   84' Report
Referee: Lilach Asulin (Israel)

Russia  3–1  Belgium
Cholovyaga   22'62'
Ananyeva   64'
Report Vanhaevermaet   36'
Referee: Séverine Zinck (France)

Belgium  1–3  Italy
Aga   30' Report Salvai   64'
Filippozzi   67'
Alborghetti   69'
Referee: Lina Lehtovaara (Finland)

Russia  0–0   Switzerland
Report
Referee: Pernilla Larsson (Sweden)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 9
  Norway 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 6
  Netherlands 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
  Spain 3 0 1 2 2 7 −5 1
Germany  3–1  Norway
Schmid   26'
Lotzen   45+1'
Hegenauer   90+3'
Report Bjånesøy   35'
Referee: Séverine Zinck (France)

Spain  1–1  Netherlands
Beristain   11' Report Rijsdijk   49'
Referee: Lina Lehtovaara (Finland)

Germany  1–0  Spain
Beckmann   57' Report
Referee: Sandra Braz Bastos (Portugal)

Norway  3–0  Netherlands
Bjånesøy   6' (pen.)57'
Hegland   39'
Report
Referee: Morag Pirie (Scotland)

Netherlands  1–2  Germany
van de Sanden   58' Report Lotzen   67'
Rudelic   90+1'
Referee: Lilach Asulin (Israel)

Norway  5–1  Spain
Bjånesøy   7'90'
An. Hegerberg   33'
Hegland   45+1'
Reiten   85'
Report Knudsen   61' (o.g.)
Referee: Morag Pirie (Scotland)

Knockout stageEdit

Semi-finals Final
      
  Italy 2
  Norway 3
  Norway 1
  Germany 8
  Germany 3
   Switzerland 1

SemifinalsEdit

Italy  2–3  Norway
Lecce   22'
Coppola   49'
Report Bjånesøy   12'
Hegerberg   48'
Hansen   65'
Referee: Séverine Zinck (France)

Germany  3–1   Switzerland
Petzelberger   20'
Beckmann   54'
Lotzen   84'
Report Canetta   38'
Referee: Morag Pirie (Scotland)

FinalEdit

Norway  1–8  Germany
Bjånesøy   72' Report Wensing   29'
Schmid   50'79'
Lotzen   55'60'
Petzelberger   58'
Rudelic   70'
Hegenauer   88'
Referee: Sandra Braz Bastos (Portugal)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Norway
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
 
NORWAY:
GK 1 Ane Fimreite
DF 2 Anja Sønstevold   74'
DF 3 Ingrid Søndenå
DF 4 Maren Knudsen
FW 14 Ada Hegerberg   46'
DF 6 Maria Thorisdottir
DF 7 Andrine Hegerberg
MF 8 Ina Skaug
FW 10 Melissa Bjånesøy
MF 13 Cathrine Dekkerhus   70'
FW 11 Kristine Hegland (c)
Substitutes:
MF 9 Caroline Hansen   46'
MF 11 Guro Reiten   70'
DF 8 Ida Aardalen   74'
Manager:
Jarl Torske
 
GERMANY:
GK 1 Lisa Schmitz
DF 5 Luisa Wensing
DF 4 Johanna Elsig
DF 16 Jennifer Cramer
DF 2 Leonie Maier
MF 6 Kathrin Hendrich   64'
MF 8 Isabella Schmid
FW 7 Eunice Beckmann   63'
FW 10 Ramona Petzelberger (c)
DF 3 Carolin Simon   58'
MF 11 Lena Lotzen
Substitutes:
MF 17 Marie Pyko   58'
FW 15 Ivana Rudelic   63'
MF 18 Anja Hegenauer   64'
Manager:
Maren Meinert

MATCH OFFICIALS

  • Assistant referees:
  • Fourth official: Pernilla Larsson (Sweden)

AwardsEdit

 2011 UEFA Women's U-19 European Champions 
 
Germany
Sixth title

Goal scorersEdit

7 goals
5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
own goal
  •   Maren Knudsen (playing against Spain)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Next season: Italy". UEFA. 5 June 2010. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
  2. ^ "2011 Regulations" (PDF). UEFA. p. 1. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Germany overwhelm Norway to take U19 title". UEFA. 2011-06-11. Retrieved 2011-06-11.
  4. ^ "Women's U19 finals lineup complete". UEFA. 5 April 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
  5. ^ "Women's Under-19 finals draw". UEFA. 2011-04-14. Retrieved 2011-04-14.

External linksEdit