2007 Euro Beach Soccer Cup

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2007 Euro Beach Soccer Cup
Tournament details
Host country Spain
Dates 3 May - 5 May 2007
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Ukraine (1st title)
Runners-up  France
Third place  Portugal
Fourth place  Switzerland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 12
Goals scored 89 (7.42 per match)
2006
2008

The 2007 Euro Beach Soccer Cup was the ninth Euro Beach Soccer Cup, one of Europe's two major beach soccer championships at the time, held in May 2007, in Tarragona, Spain. The Ukraine won the championship for the first time, with France finishing second. Portugal beat 2005 champions Switzerland in the third place play off to finish third and fourth respectively.

Eight teams participated in the tournament who played in a straightforward knockout tournament, starting with the quarter finals, with extra matches deciding the nations who finished in fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth place. This was the last tournament until 2009 to use this format.[1]

Participating nations[edit]

Matches[edit]

Main tournament[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
3 May 2007        
  France  5
4 May 2007
  Poland  1  
  France  6
3 May 2007
    Portugal  5  
  Portugal  5
5 May 2007
  Greece  3  
  France  0
3 May 2007
    Ukraine  3
  Switzerland  7
4 May 2007
  Spain  5  
  Switzerland  4 Third place
3 May 2007
    Ukraine  5  
  Ukraine  4   Portugal (a.e.t.)  2
  Italy  3     Switzerland  1
5 May 2007

Fifth to eighth place deciding matches[edit]

The following matches took place between the losing nations in the quarter finals to determine the final standings of the nations finishing in fifth to eighth place. The semi finals took place on the same day of the semi finals of the main tournament and the play offs took place on the day of the final.

Fifth to eighth place semi finals Fifth place play off
           
QF1  Poland 5
QF2  Greece 2
 Poland (pen.) 2
 Spain 2
QF3  Spain 5
QF4  Italy 3

Winners[edit]

 2007 Euro Beach Soccer Cup
Winners: 

Ukraine
First title

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team
1  Ukraine
2  France
3  Portugal
4  Switzerland
5  Poland
6  Spain
7  Italy
8  Greece

References[edit]