UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying Group 9

Standings and results for Group 9 of the UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying tournament.

Group 9 consisted of Azerbaijan, Finland, Italy, Serbia and Montenegro and Wales. Serbia and Montenegro began the campaign as the FR Yugoslavia, but officially changed their name in February 2003. Group winners were Italy, who finished four points clear of second-placed team Wales who qualified for the play-offs.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification          
1   Italy 8 5 2 1 17 4 +13 17 Qualify for final tournament 4–0 1–1 2–0 4–0
2   Wales 8 4 1 3 13 10 +3 13 Advance to play-offs 2–1 2–3 1–1 4–0
3   Serbia and Montenegro[a] 8 3 3 2 11 11 0 12 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–2
4   Finland 8 3 1 4 9 10 −1 10 0–2 0–2 3–0 3–0
5   Azerbaijan 8 1 1 6 5 20 −15 4 0–2 0–2 2–1 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ The official name of the country was changed from FR Yugoslavia to Serbia and Montenegro on 4 February 2003, during the qualifying process.

MatchesEdit

Finland  0–2  Wales
Report Hartson   30'
Davies   72'
Azerbaijan  0–2  Italy
Report Ahmadov   33' (o.g.)
Del Piero   65'

Finland  3–0  Azerbaijan
Agaev   14' (o.g.)
Tihinen   60'
Hyypiä   72'
Report
Italy  1–1  FR Yugoslavia
Del Piero   38' Report Mijatović   27'

FR Yugoslavia  2–0  Finland
Kovačević   55'
Mijatović   84' (pen.)
Report
Wales  2–1  Italy
Davies   11'
Bellamy   70'
Report Del Piero   31'
Attendance: 71,000

Azerbaijan  0–2  Wales
Report Speed   10'
Hartson   68'

Serbia and Montenegro  2–2  Azerbaijan
Mijatović   33' (pen.)
Lazetić   52'
Report Gurbanov   58', 77'

Wales  4–0  Azerbaijan
Davies   1'
Speed   40'
Hartson   43'
Giggs   52'
Report
Italy  2–0  Finland
Vieri   6', 23' Report
Attendance: 34,074

Finland  3–0  Serbia and Montenegro
Hyypiä   19'
Kolkka   45'
Forssell   56'
Report

Azerbaijan  2–1  Serbia and Montenegro
Gurbanov   88' (pen.)
Ismayilov   90+1'
Report Bošković   27'
Attendance: 1,500
Finland  0–2  Italy
Report Totti   31'
Del Piero   73'

Serbia and Montenegro  1–0  Wales
Mladenović   73' Report
Attendance: 19,752
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

Azerbaijan  1–2  Finland
Ismayilov   88' Report Tainio   52'
Nurmela   74'
Attendance: 6,500
Italy  4–0  Wales
Inzaghi   59', 63', 70'
Del Piero   76' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 69,000
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)

Wales  1–1  Finland
Davies   3' Report Forssell   79'
Serbia and Montenegro  1–1  Italy
Ilić   82' Report Inzaghi   22'
Attendance: 25,631

Wales  2–3  Serbia and Montenegro
Hartson   26' (pen.)
Earnshaw   90+3'
Report Vukić   6'
Milošević   82'
Ljuboja   88'
Attendance: 72,514
Italy  4–0  Azerbaijan
Vieri   16'
Inzaghi   24', 87'
Di Vaio   64'
Report

GoalscorersEdit

There were 55 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 2.75 goals per match.

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

ReferencesEdit