2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

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2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship
2012 UEFA Premajhna 17 Evropska prvenstva v nogometu
Tournament details
Host country Slovenia
Dates 4–16 May
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Netherlands (2nd title)
Runners-up  Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 28 (1.87 per match)
Attendance 41,500 (2,767 per match)
Top scorer(s) Germany Max Meyer (3 goals)
Best player Germany Max Meyer
Serbia 2011
Slovakia 2013

The 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was the eleventh edition of UEFA's European Under-17 Football Championship under its current age grouping. Slovenia hosted the tournament[1] between 4 and 16 May.[2] An appeal by the Hungarian Football Federation to have Hungary replace Belgium over an ineligible player in the Belgium V Russia elite round match was unsuccessful.[3]

Players born after 1 January 1995 were eligible to participate in this competition.

Venues[edit]

The tournament was held in Domžale, Lendava, Ljubljana and Maribor.[4] The selected stadiums that will host matches are:

Qualification[edit]

Main articles: Qualifying round and Elite round

The final tournament of the 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was preceded by two qualification stages: a qualifying round and an Elite round. During these rounds, 52 national teams competed to determine the seven teams.

Participants[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship squads.
1.^ Teams that made their debut (as an Under 17 side).

Group stage[edit]

All times are local (UTC+02:00).

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 9
 Georgia 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 France 3 0 2 1 3 6 –3 2
 Iceland 3 0 1 2 2 4 –2 1
4 May 2012
18:30
Georgia  0 – 1  Germany
Report Meyer Goal 59'
4 May 2012
20:30
France  2 – 2  Iceland
Chemlal Goal 7'
Martial Goal 56'
Report Birgisson Goal 66'
Hermannsson Goal 77'
Sports Park, Domžale
Referee: Alan Mario Sant (Malta)

7 May 2012
17:30
France  1 – 1  Georgia
Lemar Goal 67' Report Chechelasvili Goal 30' (pen.)
Sports Park, Domžale
Referee: Harald Lechner (Austria)
7 May 2012
18:30
Iceland  0 – 1  Germany
Report Stendera Goal 20'

10 May 2012
19:30
Germany  3 – 0  France
Meyer Goal 54'56'
Dittgen Goal 62'
Report
10 May 2012
19:30
Iceland  0 – 1  Georgia
Report Dartsimelia Goal 74'
Sports Park, Domžale
Referee: Mattias Gestranius (Finland)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Netherlands 3 1 2 0 3 1 +2 5
 Poland 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
 Belgium 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
 Slovenia 3 0 1 2 3 7 –4 1
4 May 2012
14:00
Poland  1 – 0  Belgium
M. Stępiński Goal 65' Report
Lendava Sports Park, Lendava
Referee: Mattias Gestranius (Finland)
4 May 2012
20:15
Slovenia  1 – 3  Netherlands
Zahovič Goal 74' Report Vloet Goal 13'
Lumu Goal 35'
Aké Goal 61'
Ljudski vrt, Maribor
Attendance: 8,132
Referee: Marius Avram (Romania)

7 May 2012
17:00
Netherlands  0 – 0  Belgium
Report
7 May 2012
20:15
Slovenia  1 – 1  Poland
Šauperl Goal 26' Report Rabiega Goal 10'
Lendava Sports Park, Lendava
Attendance: 1,900
Referee: Alan Mario Sant (Malta)

10 May 2012
17:30
Netherlands  0 – 0  Poland
Report
10 May 2012
17:30
Belgium  3 – 1  Slovenia
Schrijvers Goal 2'
Gerkens Goal 53'
Dierckx Goal 80'
Report Stojanović Goal 13'
Ljudski vrt, Maribor
Attendance: 6,211
Referee: Harald Lechner (Austria)

Knockout stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
13 May – Ljubljana
   Germany 1  
   Poland 0  
 
16 May – Ljubljana
      Germany 1 (4)
    Netherlands 1 (5)
13 May – Ljubljana
   Netherlands 2
   Georgia 0  

All times are local (UTC+2)

Semifinals[edit]

13 May 2012
17:30
Germany  1 – 0  Poland
Goretzka Goal 34' Report

13 May 2012
20:30
Netherlands  2 – 0  Georgia
Hendrix Goal 79'
Haye Goal 80+2'
Report
Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Marius Avram (Romania)

Final[edit]

16 May 2012[5]
18:00
Germany  1 – 1  Netherlands
Goretzka Goal 45' Report Acolatse Goal 80+1'
  Penalties  
Sarr Penalty scored
Werner Penalty scored
Itter Penalty scored
Stendera Penalty missed
Kempf Penalty scored
4 – 5 Penalty scored Huser
Penalty scored Aké
Penalty scored Acolatse
Penalty scored Hendrix
Penalty scored Trindade de Vilhena
Stožice Stadium, Ljubljana
Attendance: 11,674
Referee: Ivan Kružliak (SVK)

Goalscorers[edit]

3 goals
2 goals
1 goals

Tournament select squad[edit]

[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Slovenia, Slovakia given U17s". uefa.com. 2010-10-29. Archived from the original on 6 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Znana prizorišča EP do 17 let". Football Association of Slovenia. 2011-12-20. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  3. ^ "Madžarska pritobža prodaja vstopnic šele 13. 4." (in Slovene). Football Association of Slovenia. 2012-04-11. 
  4. ^ M.R. (2011-12-19). "Foto: "Ne glede na mnenje večnih negativcev gre slovenskemu nogometu dobro"". RTV Slovenija (in Slovene). Retrieved 2011-12-20. 
  5. ^ "Under-17 finals schedule confirmed". UEFA.com. 2012-05-13. 
  6. ^ "Ten talents to watch from the U17 finals". UEFA.com. Retrieved 2012-05-21. 

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