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2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification Group 9

Group 9 of the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition consists of six teams: France, Slovenia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, and Luxembourg. The composition of the nine groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 26 January 2017,[1][2] with the teams seeded according to their coefficient ranking.[3]

The group is played in home-and-away round-robin format between 28 March 2017 and 16 October 2018. 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).[4]

Contents

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   France 10 9 1 0 24 6 +18 28 Final tournament 1–1 2–1 4–1 3–0 2–0
2   Slovenia 10 4 4 2 14 12 +2 16 1–3 2–0 2–1 1–1 3–1
3   Montenegro 10 3 2 5 15 15 0 11 0–2 1–3 5–1 0–0 3–0
4   Kazakhstan 10 2 4 4 13 18 −5 10[a] 0–3 0–0 1–1 1–1 3–0
5   Bulgaria 10 2 4 4 10 11 −1 10[a] 0–1 3–0 3–1 2–2 0–1
6   Luxembourg 10 2 1 7 7 21 −14 7 2–3 1–1 1–3 0–3[b] 1–0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head results: Bulgaria 2–2 Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan 1–1 Bulgaria (Kazakhstan won on away goals).
  2. ^ The Luxembourg v Kazakhstan originally ended with a 1–2 win for Kazakhstan, but was later awarded as a 0–3 win for Kazakhstan, after UEFA concluded that Luxembourg had played an ineligible player.[5]

MatchesEdit

Times are CET/CEST,[note 1] as listed by UEFA (local times, if different, are in parentheses).

Luxembourg  0–3
Awarded[note 2]
  Kazakhstan
Report
Attendance: 620[6]
Referee: Ferenc Karakó (Hungary)

Kazakhstan  1–1  Montenegro
Report
Attendance: 7,250[6]
Referee: Alexandros Aretopoulos (Greece)
Slovenia  3–1  Luxembourg
Report
Attendance: 300[6]
Referee: Dejan Jakimovksi (Macedonia)

Bulgaria  0–1  Luxembourg
Report
Attendance: 461[6]
Referee: Bojan Nikolić (Serbia)
France  4–1  Kazakhstan
Report
Attendance: 4,257[6]
Referee: Donald Robertson (Scotland)

Luxembourg  1–1  Slovenia
Report
Attendance: 575[6]
Referee: Ian McNabb (Northern Ireland)
France  2–1  Montenegro
Report
Attendance: 4,615[6]
Referee: Erez Papir (Israel)

Bulgaria  2–2  Kazakhstan
Report
Attendance: 510[6]
Referee: Mykola Balakin (Ukraine)

Montenegro  1–3  Slovenia
Report
Attendance: 600[6]
Referee: Erik Lambrechts (Belgium)
Luxembourg  2–3  France
Report
Attendance: 836[6]
Referee: Dimitrios Massias (Cyprus)

Kazakhstan  1–1  Bulgaria
Report
Attendance: 1,420[6]
Referee: Tomasz Musiał (Poland)

France  3–0  Bulgaria
Report
Attendance: 4,794[6]
Referee: Thorvaldur Árnason (Iceland)
Slovenia  2–0  Montenegro
Report
Attendance: 550[6]
Referee: Barbeno Luca (San Marino)

Slovenia  1–3  France
Report
Attendance: 400[6]
Referee: Marco Guida (Italy)

Bulgaria  3–1  Montenegro
Report
Attendance: 370[6]
Referee: Aleksandrs Golubevs (Latvia)

Kazakhstan  0–3  France
Report
Attendance: 7,500[6]
Referee: Keith Kennedy (Northern Ireland)
Luxembourg  1–3  Montenegro
Report
Attendance: 812[6]
Referee: Mykola Balakin (Ukraine)

Kazakhstan  3–0  Luxembourg
Report
Attendance: 4,500[6]
Referee: Denis Scherbakov (Belarus)
Bulgaria  3–0  Slovenia
Report
Attendance: 400[6]
Referee: Stavros Mantalos (Greece)
Montenegro  0–2  France
Report
Attendance: 1,000[6]
Referee: Halil Umut Meler (Turkey)

Kazakhstan  0–0  Slovenia
Report
Attendance: 600[6]
Referee: Kai Erik Steen (Norway)
Bulgaria  0–1  France
Report
Attendance: 820[6]
Referee: Irfan Peljto (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Slovenia  2–1  Kazakhstan
Report
Attendance: 470[6]
Referee: Donatas Rumšas (Lithuania)
Montenegro  0–0  Bulgaria
Report
Attendance: 295[6]
Referee: Pavel Orel (Czech Republic)
France  2–0  Luxembourg
Report
Attendance: 7,367[6]
Referee: Genc Nuza (Kosovo)

Montenegro  3–0  Luxembourg
Report
Attendance: 258[6]
Referee: Lionel Tschudi (Switzerland)
Slovenia  1–1  Bulgaria
Report
Attendance: 500[6]
Referee: Ádám Farkas (Hungary)

Montenegro  5–1  Kazakhstan
Report
Attendance: 250[6]
Referee: Petri Viljanen (Finland)
France  1–1  Slovenia
Report
Attendance: 7,046[6]
Referee: Kristoffer Karlsson (Sweden)
Luxembourg  1–0  Bulgaria
Report
Attendance: 385[6]
Referee: Nicholas Walsh (Scotland)

GoalscorersEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ CEST (UTC+2) for dates between 26 March and 28 October 2017 and between 25 March and 27 October 2018, and CET (UTC+1) for all other dates.
  2. ^ The Luxembourg v Kazakhstan originally ended with a 1–2 win for Kazakhstan, but was later awarded as a 0–3 win for Kazakhstan, after UEFA concluded that Luxembourg had played an ineligible player.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 Under-21 qualifying group stage draw". UEFA.com. 26 January 2017.
  2. ^ "England face Netherlands, Scotland in 2019 U21 qualifying". UEFA.com. 26 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Under-21 coefficients: 2019 qualifying draw" (PDF). UEFA.com.
  4. ^ "2017-19 UEFA European Under-21 Championship regulations" (PDF). UEFA.
  5. ^ a b "МОЛОДЕЖНАЯ СБОРНАЯ КАЗАХСТАНА ВЫРВАЛА НИЧЬЮ У БОЛГАРИИ". Football Federation of Kazakhstan. 6 October 2017.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad "Summary UEFA U21 Championship, Group 9". Soccerway. Retrieved 26 November 2018.

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