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UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying Group B

Standings and results for Group B of the UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying tournament.

Italy and France secured qualification to the tournament proper on 17 November 2007 following Italy's 2–1 win against Scotland, becoming the fifth and sixth teams in the whole of the qualification stage to do so.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification              
1   Italy 12 9 2 1 22 9 +13 29 Qualify for final tournament 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 3–1
2   France 12 8 2 2 25 5 +20 26 3–1 0–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 5–0
3   Scotland 12 8 0 4 21 12 +9 24 1–2 1–0 3–1 3–1 2–1 6–0
4   Ukraine 12 5 2 5 18 16 +2 17 1–2 2–2 2–0 1–0 3–2 5–0
5   Lithuania 12 5 1 6 11 13 −2 16 0–2 0–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 2–1
6   Georgia 12 3 1 8 16 19 −3 10 1–3 0–3 2–0 1–1 0–2 3–1
7   Faroe Islands 12 0 0 12 4 43 −39 0 1–2 0–6 0–2 0–2 0–1 0–6
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

Group B fixtures were decided with a random draw conducted on Thursday 9 March 2006, because fixtures could not be agreed between delegates. Ukraine were the only side unable to come to consensus with the rest of the group.[1]


Faroe Islands  0–6  Georgia
Report Mujiri   16'
Iashvili   18'
Arveladze   37'62'82'
Kobiashvili   51' (pen.)
Attendance: 2,114

Scotland  6–0  Faroe Islands
Fletcher   7'
McFadden   10'
Boyd   24' (pen.)38'
Miller   30' (pen.)
O'Connor   85'
Report
Attendance: 50,059
Referee: Igor Egorov (Russia)
Georgia  0–3  France
Report Malouda   7'
Saha   15'
Asatiani   47' (o.g.)
Italy  1–1  Lithuania
Inzaghi   30' Report Danilevičius   21'
Attendance: 60,000

Ukraine  3–2  Georgia
Shevchenko   31'
Rotan   61'
Rusol   80'
Report Arveladze   38'
Demetradze   60'
Attendance: 40,000
Lithuania  1–2  Scotland
Miceika   85' Report Dailly   46'
Miller   62'
France  3–1  Italy
Govou   2'55'
Henry   18'
Report Gilardino   20'
Attendance: 78,800

Faroe Islands  0–1  Lithuania
Report Skerla   89'
Attendance: 1,982
Scotland  1–0  France
Caldwell   67' Report
Attendance: 52,500
Italy  2–0  Ukraine
Oddo   71' (pen.)
Toni   79'
Report
Attendance: 49,149

Ukraine  2–0  Scotland
Kucher   60'
Shevchenko   90' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 55,000
Georgia  1–3  Italy
Shashiashvili   26' Report De Rossi   18'
Camoranesi   63'
Perrotta   71'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Mike Riley (England)
France  5–0  Faroe Islands
Saha   1'
Henry   22'
Anelka   77'
Trézéguet   78'84'
Report

Scotland  2–1  Georgia
Boyd   11'
Beattie   89'
Report Arveladze   41'
Attendance: 50,850
Faroe Islands  0–2  Ukraine
Report Yezerskiy   20'
Husyev   57'
Attendance: 717
Lithuania  0–1  France
Report Anelka   73'

Ukraine  1–0  Lithuania
Husyev   47' Report
Attendance: 33,600
Georgia  3–1  Faroe Islands
Siradze   25'
Iashvili   46'90+5' (pen.)
Report R. Jacobsen   57'
Italy  2–0  Scotland
Toni   12'70' Report
Attendance: 37,500

Lithuania  1–0  Georgia
Mikoliūnas   78' Report
France  2–0  Ukraine
Ribéry   57'
Anelka   71'
Report
Faroe Islands  1–2  Italy
R. Jacobsen   77' Report Inzaghi   12'48'
Attendance: 5,987

Faroe Islands  0–2  Scotland
Report Maloney   31'
O'Connor   35'
Attendance: 4,600
France  1–0  Georgia
Nasri   33' Report
Lithuania  0–2  Italy
Report Quagliarella   31'45'

Scotland  3–1  Lithuania
Boyd   31'
McManus   77'
McFadden   83'
Report Danilevičius   61' (pen.)
Attendance: 51,349
Georgia  1–1  Ukraine
Siradze   87' Report Shelayev   7'
Italy  0–0  France
Report
Attendance: 80,000

Lithuania  2–1  Faroe Islands
Jankauskas   8'
Danilevičius   52'
Report R. Jacobsen   90+3'
Ukraine  1–2  Italy
Shevchenko   71' Report Di Natale   41'77'
France  0–1  Scotland
Report McFadden   64'
Attendance: 42,000

Scotland  3–1  Ukraine
Miller   4'
McCulloch   10'
McFadden   68'
Report Shevchenko   24'
Attendance: 50,589
Faroe Islands  0–6  France
Report Anelka   6'
Henry   8'
Benzema   50'81'
Rothen   66'
Ben Arfa   90+4'
Attendance: 8,076
Italy  2–0  Georgia
Pirlo   44'
Grosso   84'
Report

Ukraine  5–0  Faroe Islands
Kalynychenko   40'49'
Husyev   43'45'
Vorobei   64'
Report
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Haim Jakov (Israel)
Georgia  2–0  Scotland
Mchedlidze   16'
Siradze   64'
Report
France  2–0  Lithuania
Henry   80'81' Report
Attendance: 36,350

Scotland  1–2  Italy
Ferguson   65' Report Toni   2'
Panucci   90+1'
Attendance: 51,301
Lithuania  2–0  Ukraine
Savėnas   41'
Danilevičius   67'
Report

Georgia  0–2  Lithuania
Report Kšanavičius   52'90+6'
Italy  3–1  Faroe Islands
Benjaminsen   11' (o.g.)
Toni   36'
Chiellini   41'
Report R. Jacobsen   83'
Attendance: 19,000
Ukraine  2–2  France
Voronin   14'
Shevchenko   46'
Report Henry   20'
Govou   34'
Attendance: 30,000

GoalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bathgate, Stuart. "Scotland dealt an even hand as Euro 2008 draw resolved", The Scotsman, 10 March 2006. Accessed 27 March 2007.