2013 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship

The UEFA Women's U-19 Championship 2013 Final Tournament was held in Wales between 19 and 31 August 2013. Players born after 1 January 1994 were eligible to participate in this competition.

2013 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship
Tournament details
Host countryWales
Dates19–31 August
Teams8
Venue(s)4 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions France (3rd title)
Runners-up England
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored40 (2.67 per match)
Attendance7,798 (520 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Pauline Bremer
(6 goals)
Best player(s)France Sandie Toletti
2012
2014

It was the first time Wales played in the final tournament. The tournament also qualified four teams to the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, with England, Finland, France and Germany claiming Europe's four places by reaching the semi-finals.[1]

Tournament structureEdit

The regulations make up for the following tournament structure:

Teams entering in this round Teams advancing from previous round Competition format
First qualifying round
(40 teams)
  • 40 teams from associations ranked 4–53

10 groups of 4 teams, hosted by one nation, seeded into four pots by UEFA coefficient

Second qualifying round
(24 teams)
  • 10 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 nation, 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
The four semifinalists qualify for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

VenuesEdit

QualificationsEdit

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

First qualifying roundEdit

In the first qualifying round 40 teams were drawn into 10 groups. The top two of each group and the best third-place finisher, counting only matches against the top two in the group, advanced. The draw for this round was made on 15 November 2011.[2]

Second qualifying roundEdit

In the second round the 21 teams from the first qualifying round were joined by top seeds Germany, France and England. 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 advanced to the final tournament.

Match officialsEdit

UEFA named six referees and eight assistant referees to officiate matches at the final tournament. Additionally, two referees from the host nation were chosen as fourth officials.[3]

Group stageEdit

The 7 teams advancing from the second qualifying round were joined by host nation Wales. The eight teams were drawn into two groups of four with the top two teams of each group advancing to the semifinals.[4] The draw for the final tournament took place at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli on 7 May 2013.[5]

All kick-off times are local (WEST)

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  England 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6 7
  France 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 7
  Denmark 3 1 0 2 2 6 −4 3
  Wales 3 0 0 3 0 7 −7 0
Wales  0–1  Denmark
Report Frandsen   61'
Referee: Eleni Lampadariou (Greece)
England  0–0  France
Report
Referee: Monika Mularczyk (Poland)

Wales  0–3  England
Report Lawley   63'
Parris   83'
Mead   89'
Denmark  1–3  France
Frandsen   8' (pen.) Report Declercq   10'
Toletti   17'
Lavogez   26'
Referee: Eszter Urbán (Hungary)

France  3–0  Wales
Toletti   28'
Le Bihan   35'47'
Report
Denmark  0–3  England
Report Williams   34' (pen.)
Parris   85'
Zelem   90'
Referee: Olga Zadinová (Czech Republic)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 7
  Finland 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
  Norway 3 1 0 2 5 6 −1 3
  Sweden 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
Sweden  1–1  Finland
Banušić   4' Report Kemppi   60'
Germany  5–0  Norway
Dallmann   12'15'
Bremer   21'39'43'
Report
Referee: Olga Zadinová (Czech Republic)

Sweden  0–2  Germany
Report Bremer   59'84'
Referee: Monika Mularczyk (Poland)
Finland  1–0  Norway
Engman   78' Report
Referee: Petra Chudá (Slovakia)

Norway  5–0  Sweden
Jensen   41'51'
Eikeland   48'
Tomter   69'
Skinnes Hansen   87'
Report
Referee: Eszter Urban (Hungary)
Finland  1–1  Germany
Kemppi   48' Report Tietge   20'
Referee: Eleni Lampadariou (Greece)

Knockout roundEdit

All four teams qualify to the 2014 U20 World Cup.

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
28 August – Carmarthen
 
 
  England4
 
31 August – Llanelli
 
  Finland0
 
  England0
 
28 August – Llanelli
 
  France (a.e.t.)2
 
  Germany1
 
 
  France2
 

Semi-finalsEdit

Germany  1–2  France
Bremer   90+3' (pen.) Report Diani   62'64'
Referee: Olga Zadinová (Czech Republic)

England  4–0  Finland
Mead   15'40'
Williams   34' (pen.)
Sigsworth   66'
Report
Referee: Eleni Lampadariou (Greece)

FinalEdit

England  0–2 (a.e.t.)  France
Report Toletti   95'
Diallo   114'
Attendance: 1,030
Referee: Monika Mularczyk (Poland)


 2013 UEFA Women's U-19 European Champions 
 
France
Third title

GoalscorersEdit

6 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.uefa.com/womensunder19/season=2013/technical-report/index.html
  2. ^ "Women's U19 2012/13 first qualifying round draw". UEFA. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Match officials". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Denmark and Finland seal Wales final spots". UEFA. 6 April 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
  5. ^ [1]

External linksEdit