2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup

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2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup
Tournament details
Dates 21 June – 27 July 2008
Teams 50
Final positions
Champions Aston Villa F.C., Grasshopper-Club, IF Elfsborg, RC Deportivo La Coruña, Rosenborg BK, Braga, SC Vaslui, SK Sturm Graz, SSC Napoli, Stade Rennais FC, VfB Stuttgart
Tournament statistics
Matches played 78
Goals scored 186 (2.38 per match)
Top scorer(s) Russia Dmitri Kirichenko (5 goals)[1]
All statistics correct as of 18:35, July 27, 2008 (UTC).
The regions in a map

The 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup was the last UEFA Intertoto Cup football tournament, the 14th to be organised by UEFA and the third since the competition's format was given a major overhaul. Three rounds were held, and eleven teams qualified for the second qualifying round of the UEFA Cup. The draw took place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on 21 April 2008. There were 11 co-winners of the tournament with outright winner of the competition being Braga due to their progress in the subsequent UEFA Cup campaign.

Association team allocation[edit]

50 teams participated in the 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup from 50 UEFA associations. Below is the scheme for the 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup. The rankings throughout are based on the 2007 UEFA coefficients.

First round: (28 teams)

  • 28 from associations 23-36, 38-50 and 53

Second round: (28 teams)

  • 14 winners from the First Round
  • 14 from associations 9-22

Third round: (22 teams)

  • 14 winners from the Second Round
  • 8 from associations 1-8

First round[edit]

First leg matches were played on June 21 and 22 2008 and second leg matches were played on June 28 and 29 2008.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Southern-Mediterranean region
Besa Kavajë Albania (a) 1–1 Cyprus Ethnikos Achnas[2] 0–0 1–1
Čelik Bosnia and Herzegovina 4–4 (a) Montenegro Grbalj 3–2 1–2
Rijeka Croatia 0–2 Republic of Macedonia Renova[3] 0–0 0–2
Hibernians Malta 0–3 Slovenia Gorica 0–3 0–0
Central-East region
Zhetysu Kazakhstan 3–6 Hungary Budapest Honvéd[4] 1–2 2–4
Mika Armenia 2–2 (a) Moldova Tiraspol 2–2 0–0
Neftchi Baku Azerbaijan (a) 3–3 Slovakia Nitra 2–0 1–3
Cracovia Poland 1–5 Belarus Shakhtsyor Salihorsk 1–2 0–3
Etzella Ettelbruck Luxembourg (a) 2–2 Georgia (country) Lokomotivi Tbilisi 0–0 2–2
Northern region
Ekranas Lithuania 4–0 Estonia Narva Trans 1–0 3–0
HB Tórshavn Faroe Islands 1–4 Sweden Elfsborg 1–4 0–0
Bohemians Republic of Ireland 9–3 Wales Rhyl 5–1 4–2
Lisburn Distillery Northern Ireland 3–6 Finland TPS Turku 2–3 1–3
Riga Latvia 3–2 Iceland Fylkir 1–2 2–0

First leg[edit]

21 June 2008 (2008-06-21)
20:30 CET
Besa Kavajë Albania 0–0 Cyprus Ethnikos Achnas
Report

21 June 2008 (2008-06-21)
19:00 CET
Čelik Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–2 Montenegro Grbalj
Karić Goal 30'
Hadžić Goal 59' (pen.)
Novaković Goal 77'
Report Kasalica Goal 7'
Pavicević Goal 90+2'

21 June 2008 (2008-06-21)
18:30 CET
Rijeka Croatia 0–0 Republic of Macedonia Renova
Report
Stadion Kantrida, Rijeka
Referee: Hubert Siejewicz (Poland)

21 June 2008 (2008-06-21)
18:00 CET
Hibernians Malta 0–3 Slovenia Gorica
Report Xuereb Goal 34' (o.g.)
Cvijanović Goal 56'
Velikonja Goal 58'
Hibernians Ground, Paola
Referee: Ovidiu Alin Hategan (Romania)

21 June 2008 (2008-06-21)
16:00 CET
Mika Armenia 2–2 Moldova Tiraspol
Veranyan Goal 18'
Hakobyan Goal 41'
Report Sidorenko Goal 61' (pen.)
Serghei Namaşco Goal 79'
Mika Stadium, Yerevan
Referee: Ninoslav Spasić (Serbia)

21 June 2008 (2008-06-21)
18:00 CET
Neftchi Baku Azerbaijan 2–0 Slovakia Nitra
Sadygov Goal 7'
Sadiqov Goal 10'
Report





21 June 2008
Bohemians Republic of Ireland 5 – 1 Wales Rhyl
J. Byrne Goal 51'
O. Heary Goal 59'
Brennan Goal 63' (pen.)
Fenn Goal 71'
Crowe Goal 80'
Report Connolly Goal 25'


21 June 2008
Riga Latvia 1 – 2 Iceland Fylkir
Novikov Goal 76' Gíslason Goal 26'
Gravesen Goal 70' (pen.)

22 June 2008 (2008-06-22)
14:30 CET
Zhetysu Kazakhstan 1–2 Hungary Budapest Honvéd
Mikhailov Goal 60' Report Hercegfalvi Goal 66'
Bojtor Goal 75'
Zhetysu Stadium, Taldykorgan
Referee: Vlado Svilokos (Croatia)

Second leg[edit]

Ethnikos Achnas 1–1 Besa Kavajë on aggregate. Besa Kavajë won on away goals rule.


28 June 2008
Grbalj Montenegro 2 – 1 Bosnia and Herzegovina Čelik
Pavicević Goal 51'
Kasalica Goal 75'
Hadžić Goal 18'

Grbalj 4–4 Čelik on aggregate. Grbalj won on away goals rule.


28 June 2008
Renova Republic of Macedonia 2 – 0 Croatia Rijeka
Iseni Goal 5'46'

Renova won 2–0 on aggregate.


Gorica won 3–0 on aggregate.


28 June 2008
Budapest Honvéd Hungary 4 – 2 Kazakhstan Zhetysu
Genito Goal 26'
Smiljanić Goal 45+'
Guie Guie Goal 53'
Bojtor Goal 90+'
Kiselyov Goal 52'74'

Budapest Honvéd won 6–3 on aggregate.


Tiraspol 2–2 Mika on aggregate. Tiraspol won on away goals rule.


Nitra 3–3 Neftchi Baku on aggregate. Neftchi Baku won on away goals rule.


Shakhtsyor Salihorsk won 5–1 on aggregate.


Lokomotivi Tbilisi 2–2 Etzella Ettelbruck on aggregate. Etzella Ettelbruck won on away goals rule.


28 June 2008
Narva Trans Estonia 0 – 3 Lithuania Ekranas
Bička Goal 35'
Trakys Goal 37'
Matović Goal 79'

Ekranas won 4–0 on aggregate.


Elfsborg won 4–1 on aggregate.


28 June 2008
Rhyl Wales 2 – 4 Republic of Ireland Bohemians
Connolly Goal 37'41' O'Donnell Goal 29'
J. Byrne Goal 32' (pen.)
McGuinness Goal 34'
Singh Goal 42'

Bohemians won 9–3 on aggregate.


TPS Turku won 6–3 on aggregate.


29 June 2008
Fylkir Iceland 0 – 2 Latvia Riga
Kalonas Goal 7'73'

Riga won 3–2 on aggregate.

Second round[edit]

The first leg was held on 5 and 6 July 2008, while the second leg was held on 12 July and 13 July 2008.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Southern-Mediterranean region
Chernomorets Burgas Bulgaria 3–1 Slovenia Gorica 1–1 2–0
Grbalj Montenegro 2–3 Turkey Sivasspor 2–2 0–1
Grasshopper Zürich Switzerland 5–1 Albania Besa Kavajë 2–1 3–0
Renova Republic of Macedonia 1–3 Israel Bnei Sakhnin 1–2 0–1
OFK Beograd Serbia 2–3 Greece Panionios 1–0 1–3
Central-East region
Germinal Beerschot[5] Belgium 1–2 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku 1–1 0–1
Saturn Moscow Oblast Russia 8–1 Luxembourg Etzella Ettelbruck 7–0 1–1
Tiraspol Moldova 1–3 Ukraine Tavriya Simferopol 0–0 1–3
Sturm Graz Austria 2–0 Belarus Shakhtsyor Salihorsk 2–0 0–0
Teplice[6] Czech Republic 3–3 (a) Hungary Budapest Honvéd 1–3 2–0
Northern region
TPS Turku Finland 1–4 Denmark Odense 1–2 0–2
Hibernian Scotland 0–4 Sweden Elfsborg 0–2 0–2
Ekranas Lithuania 1–7 Norway Rosenborg 1–3 0–4
Riga Latvia (a) 2–2 Republic of Ireland Bohemians 1–0 1–2

First leg[edit]


5 July 2008
Grbalj Montenegro 2 – 2 Turkey Sivasspor
Francišković Goal 23'34' Mehmet Goal 14'39' (pen.)





5 July 2008
Saturn Moscow Oblast Russia 7 – 0 Luxembourg Etzella Ettelbruck
Kirichenko Goal 2'35'70'71'
Angbwa Goal 13'
Topić Goal 18'
Ivanov Goal 65'
Saturn Stadium, Ramenskoye
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Stelios Trifonos (Cyprus)




6 July 2008
TPS Turku Finland 1 – 2 Denmark Odense
One Goal 37' Fall Goal 5'
Sørensen Goal 84'


6 July 2008
Ekranas Lithuania 1 – 3 Norway Rosenborg
Varnas Goal 14' Strand Goal 12'
Lago Goal 35'
Koné Goal 67'

6 July 2008
Riga Latvia 1 – 0 Republic of Ireland Bohemians
Leonov Goal 45'

Second leg[edit]

Chernomorets Burgas won 3–1 on aggregate.


Sivasspor won 3–2 on aggregate.


Grasshopper Zürich won 5–1 on aggregate.


Bnei Sakhnin won 3–1 on aggregate.


13 July 2008
Panionios Greece 3 – 1 Serbia OFK Beograd
Barkoglou Goal 25'
Choutos Goal 45+'63' (pen.)
William Goal 55'

Panionios won 3–2 on aggregate.


Neftchi Baku won 2–1 on aggregate.


Saturn Moscow Oblast won 8–1 on aggregate.


Tavriya Simferopol won 3–1 on aggregate.


Sturm Graz won 2–0 on aggregate.


Budapest Honvéd 3–3 Teplice on aggregate. Budapest Honvéd advanced on away goals rule.


13 July 2008
Odense Denmark 2 – 0 Finland TPS Turku
Fall Goal 21'52'

Odense won 4–1 on aggregate.


Elfsborg won 4–0 on aggregate.


13 July 2008
Rosenborg Norway 4 – 0 Lithuania Ekranas
Konan Ya Goal 16'
Iversen Goal 48'
Koné Goal 52'90+'

Rosenborg won 7–1 on aggregate.


12 July 2008
Bohemians Republic of Ireland 2 – 1 Latvia Riga
McGuinness Goal 21'
Brennan Goal 90' (pen.)
Chirkin Goal 65'

Bohemians 2–2 Riga on aggregate. Riga advanced on the away goals rule.

Third round[edit]

The first leg was held on 19 and 20 July 2008, while the second leg was held on 26 July and 27 July 2008. The 11 winners enter the 2nd qualifying round of the UEFA Cup.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Southern-Mediterranean region
Bnei Sakhnin Israel 1–3 Spain Deportivo La Coruña[7] 1–2 0–1
Panionios Greece 0–2 Italy Napoli 0–1 0–1
Sivasspor Turkey 0–5 Portugal Braga 0–2 0–3
Grasshopper Zürich Switzerland 4–0 Bulgaria Chernomorets Burgas 3–0 1–0
Central-East region
Saturn Moscow Oblast Russia 1–3 Germany Stuttgart 1–0 0–3 (aet)
Neftchi Baku Azerbaijan 2–3 Romania Vaslui 2–1 0–2
Rennes France 1–1 (10–9 p) Ukraine Tavriya Simferopol 1–0 0–1 (aet)
Sturm Graz Austria 2–1 Hungary Budapest Honvéd 0–0 2–1
Northern region
NAC Breda Netherlands 1–2 Norway Rosenborg 1–0 0–2
Odense Denmark 2–3 England Aston Villa 2–2 0–1
Elfsborg Sweden 1–0 Latvia Riga 1–0 0–0

First leg[edit]



20 July 2008
Sivasspor Turkey 0 – 2 Portugal Braga
Linz Goal 45+'
Moisés Goal 78'







19 July 2008
Odense Denmark 2 – 2 England Aston Villa
Sidwell Goal 25' (o.g.)
Møller Christensen Goal 90'
Carew Goal 7'
Laursen Goal 76'

19 July 2008
Elfsborg Sweden 1 – 0 Latvia Riga
Avdić Goal 18'

Second leg[edit]

Deportivo La Coruña won 3–1 on aggregate.


Napoli won 2–0 on aggregate.


26 July 2008
Braga Portugal 3 – 0 Turkey Sivasspor
Matheus Goal 45'
Linz Goal 57'
Aguiar Goal 70' (pen.)

Braga won 5–0 on aggregate.


Grasshopper Zürich won 4–0 on aggregate.


Stuttgart won 3–1 on aggregate.


Vaslui won 3–2 on aggregate.


Tavriya Simferopol 1–1 Rennes on aggregate. Rennes won in a penalty shootout.


Sturm Graz won 2–1 on aggregate.


Rosenborg won 2–1 on aggregate.


Aston Villa won 3–2 on aggregate.


Elfsborg won 1–0 on aggregate.

Overall winners[edit]

Eight of the eleven Intertoto Cup co-winners entered the UEFA Cup by winning their qualifying ties and progressed to the First Round. Five of those eight sides survived the First Round and entered the Group Stage. Four of those five qualified for the Round of 32. Only Braga progressed to the Round of 16, making them the overall winners.

The 11 co-winners were:

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Intertoto Cup results, scorers and fixtures
  2. ^ Apollon Limassol declined the participation, so Ethnikos Achna will participate instead
  3. ^ Vardar did not gain a UEFA license
  4. ^ FC Fehérvár, Újpest FC and Kaposvári Rákóczi FC declined the participation
  5. ^ "Cercle laat Intertoto-ticket aan G.Beerschot" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2008-05-13. 
  6. ^ 1. FC Brno (4th team of Gambrinus liga) did not apply for the Intertoto Cup.
  7. ^ "El Deportivo no cumplió con su parte, pero estará en la Intertoto" (in Spanish). as.com. 2008-05-18. 

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