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The 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was the eleventh edition of UEFA's European Under-17 Football Championship under its current age grouping. Slovenia hosted the tournament[1] between 4 and 16 May.[2] An appeal by the Hungarian Football Federation to have Hungary replace Belgium over an ineligible player in the Belgium V Russia elite round match was unsuccessful.[3]

2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship
UEFA evropsko prvenstvo v nogometu do 17 let 2012
2012 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship.png
Tournament details
Host countrySlovenia
Dates4–16 May
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (2nd title)
Runners-up Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored28 (1.87 per match)
Attendance41,500 (2,767 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Max Meyer (3 goals)
Best player(s)Germany Max Meyer
2011
2013

Players born after 1 January 1995 were eligible to participate in this competition.

Contents

VenuesEdit

The tournament was held in Domžale, Lendava, Ljubljana and Maribor.[4] The selected stadiums that hosted the matches were:

Ljubljana Maribor Domžale Lendava
Stožice Stadium Ljudski vrt Domžale Sports Park Lendava Sports Park
Capacity: 16,038 Capacity: 12,702 Capacity: 2,813 Capacity: 2,020
     

QualificationEdit

The final tournament of the 2012 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.

ParticipantsEdit

1.^ Teams that made their debut (as an Under 17 side).

Match officialsEdit

A total of 6 referees, 8 assistant referees and 2 fourth officials were appointed for the final tournament.[5]


Group stageEdit

All times are local (UTC+02:00).

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 9
  Georgia 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
  France 3 0 2 1 3 6 −3 2
  Iceland 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
Georgia  0–1  Germany
Report Meyer   59'
France  2–2  Iceland
Chemlal   7'
Martial   56'
Report Birgisson   66'
Hermannsson   77'
Referee: Alan Mario Sant (Malta)

France  1–1  Georgia
Lemar   67' Report Chechelasvili   30' (pen.)
Iceland  0–1  Germany
Report Stendera   20'

Germany  3–0  France
Meyer   54'56'
Dittgen   62'
Report
Iceland  0–1  Georgia
Report Dartsimelia   74'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Netherlands 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
  Poland 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
  Belgium 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
  Slovenia 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
Slovenia  1–3  Netherlands
Zahović   74' Report Vloet   13'
Lumu   35'
Aké   61'
Attendance: 8,132

Netherlands  0–0  Belgium
Report
Slovenia  1–1  Poland
Šauperl   26' Report Rabiega   10'
Attendance: 1,900
Referee: Alan Mario Sant (Malta)

Netherlands  0–0  Poland
Report
Belgium  3–1  Slovenia
Schrijvers   2'
Gerkens   53'
Dierckx   80'
Report Stojanović   13'
Attendance: 6,211

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
13 May – Ljubljana
 
 
  Germany 1
 
16 May – Ljubljana
 
  Poland 0
 
  Germany 1 (4)
 
13 May – Ljubljana
 
  Netherlands 1 (5)
 
  Netherlands 2
 
 
  Georgia 0
 

All times are local (UTC+2)

SemifinalsEdit

Germany  1–0  Poland
Goretzka   34' Report

Netherlands  2–0  Georgia
Hendrix   79'
Haye   80+2'
Report
Attendance: 1,500

FinalEdit

Germany  1–1  Netherlands
Goretzka   45' Report Acolatse   80+1'
Penalties
Sarr  
Werner  
Itter  
Stendera  
Kempf  
4–5   Huser
  Aké
  Acolatse
  Hendrix
  Vilhena
Attendance: 11,674

GoalscorersEdit

Tournament select squadEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Slovenia, Slovakia given U17s". uefa.com. 29 October 2010. Archived from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Znana prizorišča EP do 17 let". Football Association of Slovenia. 20 December 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Madžarska pritobža prodaja vstopnic šele 13. 4" (in Slovenian). Football Association of Slovenia. 11 April 2012. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 11 April 2012.
  4. ^ M.R. (19 December 2011). "Foto: "Ne glede na mnenje večnih negativcev gre slovenskemu nogometu dobro"". RTV Slovenija (in Slovenian). Retrieved 20 December 2011.
  5. ^ Technical Report UEFA. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Under-17 finals schedule confirmed". UEFA.com. 13 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Technical Reportfinals" (PDF). UEFA.com. Retrieved 31 July 2016.

External linksEdit