2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Group 9

Group 9 of the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition consists of five teams: England, Switzerland, Norway, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kazakhstan. The composition of the nine groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 5 February 2015.[1]

The group is played in home-and-away round-robin format. The group winners qualify directly for the final tournament, while the runners-up advance to the play-offs if they are one of the four best runners-up among all nine groups (not counting results against the sixth-placed team).[2]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification          
1   England 8 6 2 0 20 3 +17 20 Final tournament 6–1 3–1 3–0 5–0
2   Norway 8 5 1 2 12 10 +2 16 Play-offs 0–1 2–1 2–1 2–0
3    Switzerland 8 3 3 2 11 8 +3 12 1–1 1–1 3–0 3–1
4   Kazakhstan 8 1 1 6 3 14 −11 4 0–1 0–3 0–1 0–0
5   Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 0 3 5 2 13 −11 3 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

Times are CEST (UTC+2) for dates between 29 March and 24 October 2015 and between 27 March and 29 October 2016, for other dates times are CET (UTC+1).

Norway  2–0  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Elyounoussi   45'
Aursnes   88'
Report
Attendance: 1,361
Referee: Anatolii Zhabchenko (Ukraine)

Bosnia and Herzegovina  1–2  Kazakhstan
Hajradinović   58' Report Tuliyev   27'
Aimbetov   43'

Kazakhstan  0–1   Switzerland
Report Tarashaj   85' (pen.)
Referee: Nikola Popov (Bulgaria)
Norway  0–1  England
Report Ward-Prowse   45+1' (pen.)

Switzerland   3–1  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tarashaj   12' (pen.)76'
Tabaković   63'
Report Ćerimagić   80'
Attendance: 1,565
Referee: Dumitri Muntean (Moldova)
Norway  2–1  Kazakhstan
Elyounoussi   14'
Sørloth   69'
Report Zhalmukan   50'
Referee: Jovan Kaludjerović (Montenegro)

Switzerland   1–1  Norway
Tabaković   30' Report Trondsen   19'
Attendance: 1,536
Referee: Dominik Ouschan (Austria)
England  3–0  Kazakhstan
Loftus-Cheek   53'
Redmond   70'
Akpom   90+4'
Report
Referee: Tiago Martins (Portugal)

Bosnia and Herzegovina  0–0  England
Report
Attendance: 400
Referee: Alexander Harkam (Austria)

England  3–1   Switzerland
Ward-Prowse   82' (pen.)
Watmore   85'
Akpom   90+1'
Report Tarashaj   45'

Kazakhstan  0–0  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Report
Referee: Suren Baliyan (Armenia)
Switzerland   1–1  England
Kamberi   76' Report Akpom   47'

Bosnia and Herzegovina  0–1  Norway
Report Elyounoussi   57'
Referee: Alexandros Aretopoulos (Greece)
Switzerland   3–0  Kazakhstan
Khelifi   28'
Angha   41'
Fernandes   63'
Report

Bosnia and Herzegovina  0–0   Switzerland
Report
Referee: Michael Tykgaard (Denmark)
England  6–1  Norway
Rashford   29'66'72' (pen.)
Chalobah   38'
Loftus-Cheek   64'
Baker   86'
Report Zahid   68'

Kazakhstan  0–1  England
Report Gray   6'
Norway  2–1   Switzerland
Zahid   44'
Elyounoussi   79'
Report Fernandes   66'

England  5–0  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Swift   14'
Abraham   18'68'
Onomah   49'
Watmore   62'
Report
Kazakhstan  0–3  Norway
Report Ødegaard   53'85'
Zahid   68'
Referee: Nenad Djokić (Serbia)

GoalscorersEdit

4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 Under-21 qualifying group stage draw". UEFA.com. 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2015–17" (PDF). UEFA.com. Retrieved 26 January 2015.

External linksEdit