2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

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2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Slovakia
Dates 5–17 May 2013
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Russia (3rd title)
Runners-up  Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 24 (1.6 per match)
Top scorer(s) Slovakia Martin Slaninka
Switzerland Robin Kamber
(2 goals)
Best player Russia Anton Mitryushkin
2012
2014

The 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was the twelfth edition of UEFA's European Under-17 Football Championship since the re-organising of age group competitions in 2002. Slovakia were hosts of the tournament with games taking place at four venues between 5–17 May.[1]

This competition also acted as a qualifier for the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, as 6 teams qualified.

Players born after 1 January 1996 were eligible to participate in this competition. The Netherlands were the titleholder, but failed to make it past the elite round qualification process, along with every team that played in the 2012 final round.[2]

Venues[edit]

Qualification[edit]

Main articles: Qualifying round and Elite round

The final tournament of the 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was be preceded by two qualification stages: a qualifying round and an Elite round. During the rounds, 52 national teams competed to determine the seven teams that would progress to the finals.

The first round was played from 24 September to 14 November 2012, with 28 of those advancing to the elite round. The elite rounds were played during March 2013.

Qualified countries[edit]

Country Qualified as Previous appearances in tournament1
only U-17 era (since 2002)
 Slovakia Hosts 0 (debut)
 Croatia Winner of Group 1 1 (2005)
 Austria Winner of Group 2 2 (2003, 2004)
 Sweden Winner of Group 3 0 (debut)
 Ukraine Winner of Group 4 3 (2002, 2004, 2007)
  Switzerland Winner of Group 5 5 (2002, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010)
 Russia Winner of Group 6 1 (2006)
 Italy Winner of Group 7 3 (2003, 2005, 2009)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year. Italics indicate host.

Squads[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 2013 UEFA European Under-17 Championship squads.

Match officials[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Advance to semifinals and qualify to 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup
Qualify to 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Group A[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Slovakia 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
 Austria 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
  Switzerland 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2 1
5 May 2013
19:30 CEST
Switzerland   0 – 1  Sweden
Report Engvall Goal 38'
Štadión pod Dubňom, Žilina
Referee: Anastasios Sidiropoulos (Greece)

8 May 2013
18:00 CEST
Slovakia  2 – 2   Switzerland
Varga Goal 39'
Slaninka Goal 69'
Report Trachsel Goal 22'
Kamber Goal 29'
Štadión pod Dubňom, Žilina
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Bulgaria)

11 May 2013
16:30 CEST
Sweden  0 – 0  Slovakia
Report
Štadión pod Dubňom, Žilina
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
11 May 2013
16:30 CEST
Austria  2 – 1   Switzerland
Baumgartner Goal 11'
Ripic Goal 35'
Report Kamber Goal 57'
Mestský Štadión, Dubnica nad Váhom
Referee: Nerijus Dunauskas (Lithuania)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Russia 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3 5
 Italy 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
 Croatia 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
 Ukraine 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0
5 May 2013
14:30 CEST
Russia  3 – 0  Ukraine
Khodzhaniyazov Goal 47'
Mayrovich Goal 62'
Zhemaletdinov Goal 79'
Report
Štadión FC ViOn, Zlaté Moravce
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (Bulgaria)

8 May 2013
14:00 CEST
Russia  0 – 0  Croatia
Report
Štadión FC ViOn, Zlaté Moravce
Referee: Nerijus Dunauskas (Lithuania)
8 May 2013
18:00 CEST
Ukraine  1 – 2  Italy
Vachiberadze Goal 61' Report Parigini Goal 75'
Pugliese Goal 80+3'
Štadión pod Zoborom, Nitra
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)

11 May 2013
19:30 CEST
Ukraine  1 – 2  Croatia
Tsygankov Goal 17' Report Halilović Goal 40' (pen.)
Murić Goal 72'
Štadión FC ViOn, Zlaté Moravce
Referee: Anastasios Sidiropoulos (Greece)
11 May 2013
19:30 CEST
Italy  1 – 1  Russia
Capradossi Goal 43' Report Gasilin Goal 12'

Knockout stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
14 May – Žilina
  Slovakia 0  
  Italy 2  
 
17 May – Žilina
      Italy 0 (4)
    Russia 0 (5)
14 May – Žilina
  Russia 0 (10)
  Sweden 0 (9)  

Semi-finals[edit]

14 May 2013
16:00
Slovakia  0 – 2  Italy
Report Pugliese Goal 3'
Capradossi Goal 64'
Štadión pod Dubňom, Žilina
Referee: Nerijus Dunauskas (Lithuania)

Final[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

2 goals
1 goal

Broadcasting[edit]

Live coverage and highlights of the finals were broadcast by Eurosport throughout Europe. [3]

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. ^ "Europe’s U-17s fight for continental crown". FIFA.com. 2013-05-04. Retrieved 2013-04-06. 
  3. ^ "Television schedule". UEFA.com. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 

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