UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying Group F

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

Standings[edit]

Key:

  • Teams highlighted in green qualified for the finals
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 12 9 1 2 23 8 +15 28
 Sweden 12 8 2 2 23 9 +14 26
 Northern Ireland 12 6 2 4 17 14 +3 20
 Denmark 12 6 2 4 21 11 +10 20
 Latvia 12 4 0 8 15 17 −2 12
 Iceland 12 2 2 8 10 27 −17 8
 Liechtenstein 12 2 1 9 9 32 −23 7
  Denmark Iceland Latvia Liechtenstein Northern Ireland Spain Sweden
Denmark  3–0 3–1 4–0 0–0 1–3 0–3*
Iceland  0–2 2–4 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–2
Latvia  0–2 4–0 4–1 1–0 0–2 0–1
Liechtenstein  0–4 3–0 1–0 1–4 0–2 0–3
Northern Ireland  2–1 0–3 1–0 3–1 3–2 2–1
Spain  2–1 1–0 2–0 4–0 1–0 3–0
Sweden  0–0 5–0 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–0

(*) The abandoned match between Denmark and Sweden was a 3–0 win awarded to Sweden, after a UEFA hearing on 8 June 2007[1][2]

Notes on the tie-breaking situation:

  • Northern Ireland and Denmark are ranked by their head-to-head records:
    • Northern Ireland – 4 pts (2–1 H vs Denmark, 0–0 A vs Denmark)
    • Denmark – 1 pt (0–0 H vs Northern Ireland, 1–2 A vs Northern Ireland)

Notes on the qualified teams:

  • Spain secured qualification to the tournament proper on 17 November 2007 following a 3–0 win against Sweden, becoming the tenth team in the whole of the qualification stage to do so
  • Sweden secured qualification to the tournament proper on 21 November 2007 following a 2–1 win against Latvia, becoming the eleventh team in the whole of the qualification stage to do so

Matches[edit]

Group F fixtures were settled at a meeting between the participants in Copenhagen, Denmark.[3]


2 September 2006
15:00 UTC+1
Northern Ireland  0–3  Iceland
Report Þorvaldsson Goal 13'
Hreiðarsson Goal 20'
Guðjohnsen Goal 37'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Tommy Skjerven (Norway)
2 September 2006
20:00 UTC+3
Latvia  0–1  Sweden
Report Källström Goal 38'
Skonto Stadions, Riga
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Darko Ceferin (Slovenia)
2 September 2006
22:00 UTC+2
Spain  4–0  Liechtenstein
Torres Goal 20'
Villa Goal 45'62'
Luis García Goal 66'
Report

6 September 2006
19:30 UTC+2
Sweden  3–1  Liechtenstein
Allbäck Goal 2'69'
Rosenberg Goal 89'
Report M. Frick Goal 27'
Ullevi, Gothenburg
Attendance: 17,735
Referee: Veaceslav Banari (Moldova)
6 September 2006
18:05 UTC+0
Iceland  0–2  Denmark
Report Rommedahl Goal 5'
Tomasson Goal 33'
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 10,007
Referee: Nikolai Ivanov (Russia)
6 September 2006
20:15 UTC+1
Northern Ireland  3–2  Spain
Healy Goal 20'65'80' Report Xavi Goal 14'
Villa Goal 52'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Frank De Bleeckere (Belgium)

7 October 2006
20:00 UTC+2
Denmark  0–0  Northern Ireland
Report
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen
Attendance: 41,482
Referee: Konrad Plautz (Austria)
7 October 2006
21:00 UTC+3
Latvia  4–0  Iceland
Karlsons Goal 14'
Verpakovskis Goal 15'25'
Višņakovs Goal 52'
Report
Skonto Stadions, Riga
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Alan Kelly (Republic of Ireland)
7 October 2006
20:00 UTC+2
Sweden  2–0  Spain
Elmander Goal 10'
Allbäck Goal 82'
Report
Råsunda Stadion, Solna
Attendance: 33,056
Referee: Steve Bennett (England)

11 October 2006
18:05 UTC+0
Iceland  1–2  Sweden
Viðarsson Goal 6' Report Källström Goal 8'
Wilhelmsson Goal 59'
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Grzegorz Gilewski (Poland)
11 October 2006
20:15 UTC+2
Liechtenstein  0–4  Denmark
Report D. Jensen Goal 29'
Gravgaard Goal 32'
Tomasson Goal 51'64'
Rheinpark, Vaduz
Attendance: 2,400
Referee: Ceri Richards (Wales)
11 October 2006
20:00 UTC+1
Northern Ireland  1–0  Latvia
Healy Goal 35' Report
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Helmut Fleischer (Germany)

24 March 2007
20:15 UTC+1
Liechtenstein  1–4  Northern Ireland
Burgmeier Goal 90+1' Report Healy Goal 52'75'83'
McCann Goal 90+2'
Rheinpark, Vaduz
Attendance: 4,340
Referee: Oleh Oriekhov (Ukraine)
24 March 2007
22:00 UTC+1
Spain  2–1  Denmark
Morientes Goal 34'
Villa Goal 45+1'
Report Gravgaard Goal 49'

28 March 2007
19:30 UTC+2
Liechtenstein  1–0  Latvia
M. Frick Goal 17' Report
Rheinpark, Vaduz
Attendance: 1,680
Referee: Serge Gumienny (Belgium)
28 March 2007
19:45 UTC+1
Northern Ireland  2–1  Sweden
Healy Goal 31'58' Report Elmander Goal 26'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Eric Braamhaar (Netherlands)
28 March 2007
22:00 UTC+2
Spain  1–0  Iceland
Iniesta Goal 80' Report
ONO Estadi, Palma de Mallorca
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Laurent Duhamel (France)

2 June 2007
16:00 UTC+0
Iceland  1–1  Liechtenstein
B. Gunnarsson Goal 27' Report Rohrer Goal 69'
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 5,139
Referee: Sten Kaldma (Estonia)
2 June 2007
20:00 UTC+2
Denmark  0–3[4]
abandoned
 Sweden
Agger Goal 34'
Tomasson Goal 62'
Andreasen Goal 75'
Report Elmander Goal 7'26'
Hansson Goal 23'
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen
Attendance: 42,083
Referee: Herbert Fandel (Germany)
2 June 2007
21:30 UTC+3
Latvia  0–2  Spain
Report Zakreševskis Goal 45' (o.g.)
Xavi Goal 60'
Skonto Stadions, Riga
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Craig Thomson (Scotland)

6 June 2007
20:15 UTC+2
Sweden  5–0  Iceland
Allbäck Goal 11'51'
A. Svensson Goal 42'
Mellberg Goal 45'
Rosenberg Goal 50'
Report
Råsunda Stadion, Solna
Attendance: 33,338
Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxembourg)
6 June 2007
20:30 UTC+2
Liechtenstein  0–2  Spain
Report Villa Goal 8'14'
Rheinpark, Vaduz
Attendance: 5,739
Referee: Nikolai Ivanov (Russia)
6 June 2007
21:30 UTC+3
Latvia  0–2  Denmark
Report Rommedahl Goal 15'17'
Skonto Stadions, Riga
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Matteo Trefoloni (Italy)

22 August 2007
19:45 UTC+1
Northern Ireland  3–1  Liechtenstein
Healy Goal 5'35'
Lafferty Goal 56'
Report M. Frick Goal 89'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Radek Matějek (Czech Republic)

8 September 2007
19:15 UTC+3
Latvia  1–0  Northern Ireland
Baird Goal 56' (o.g.) Report
Skonto Stadions, Riga
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
8 September 2007
20:30 UTC+2
Sweden  0–0  Denmark
Report
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 33,082
Referee: Frank De Bleeckere (Belgium)
8 September 2007
20:00 UTC+0
Iceland  1–1  Spain
Hallfreðsson Goal 40' Report Iniesta Goal 86'
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Wolfgang Stark (Germany)

12 September 2007
20:00 UTC+2
Denmark  4–0  Liechtenstein
Nordstrand Goal 3'36'
M. Laursen Goal 12'
Tomasson Goal 18'
Report
NRGi Park, Aarhus[5]
Attendance: 20,005
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (England)
12 September 2007
18:05 UTC+0
Iceland  2–1  Northern Ireland
Björnsson Goal 6'
Gillespie Goal 90+1' (o.g.)
Report Healy Goal 72' (pen.)
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Yuri Baskakov (Russia)
12 September 2007
22:00 UTC+2
Spain  2–0  Latvia
Xavi Goal 13'
Torres Goal 86'
Report
Estadio Carlos Tartiere, Oviedo
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Alon Yefet (Israel)

13 October 2007
16:00 UTC+0
Iceland  2–4  Latvia
Guðjohnsen Goal 4'52' Report Kļava Goal 27'
Laizāns Goal 31'
Verpakovskis Goal 37'46'
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 5,865
Referee: Mike Dean (England)
13 October 2007
19:00 UTC+2
Liechtenstein  0–3  Sweden
Report Ljungberg Goal 19'
Wilhelmsson Goal 29'
A. Svensson Goal 56'
Rheinpark, Vaduz
Attendance: 4,131
Referee: Paolo Dondarini (Italy)
13 October 2007
20:00 UTC+2
Denmark  1–3  Spain
Tomasson Goal 87' Report Tamudo Goal 14'
Ramos Goal 40'
Riera Goal 89'
NRGi Park, Aarhus[5]
Attendance: 19,849
Referee: Ľuboš Micheľ (Slovakia)

17 October 2007
20:00 UTC+2
Denmark  3–1  Latvia
Tomasson Goal 7' (pen.)
U. Laursen Goal 27'
Rommedahl Goal 90'
Report Gorkšs Goal 80'
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen
Attendance: 19,004
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
17 October 2007
20:00 UTC+2
Liechtenstein  3–0  Iceland
Frick Goal 28'
Beck Goal 80'82'
Report
Rheinpark, Vaduz
Attendance: 2,589
Referee: Christoforos Zografos (Greece)
17 October 2007
20:30 UTC+2
Sweden  1–1  Northern Ireland
Mellberg Goal 15' Report Lafferty Goal 72'
Råsunda Stadion, Solna
Attendance: 33,112
Referee: Bertrand Layec (France)

17 November 2007
18:00 UTC+2
Latvia  4–1  Liechtenstein
Karlsons Goal 14'
Verpakovskis Goal 30'
Laizāns Goal 63'
Višņakovs Goal 87'
Report Zirnis Goal 13' (o.g.)
Skonto Stadions, Riga
Attendance: 4,800
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway)
17 November 2007
19:45 UTC+0
Northern Ireland  2–1  Denmark
Feeney Goal 62'
Healy Goal 80'
Report Bendtner Goal 51'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 14,500
Referee: Pieter Vink (Netherlands)
17 November 2007
22:00 UTC+1
Spain  3–0  Sweden
Capdevila Goal 14'
Iniesta Goal 39'
Ramos Goal 65'
Report

21 November 2007
20:00 UTC+1
Denmark  3–0  Iceland
Bendtner Goal 34'
Tomasson Goal 44'
Kahlenberg Goal 59'
Report
21 November 2007
19:00 UTC+0
Spain  1–0  Northern Ireland
Xavi Goal 52' Report
Estadio Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Herbert Fandel (Germany)
21 November 2007
20:00 UTC+1
Sweden  2–1  Latvia
Allbäck Goal 1'
Källström Goal 57'
Report Laizāns Goal 26'
Råsunda Stadion, Solna
Attendance: 26,128
Referee: Wolfgang Stark (Germany)

Goalscorers[edit]

Pos Player Country Goals
1 David Healy  Northern Ireland 13
2 Jon Dahl Tomasson*  Denmark 7
David Villa  Spain
4 Marcus Allbäck  Sweden 6
5 Māris Verpakovskis  Latvia 5
6 Mario Frick  Liechtenstein 4
Dennis Rommedahl  Denmark
Xavi  Spain
10 Johan Elmander*  Sweden 3
Eiður Guðjohnsen  Iceland
Andrés Iniesta  Spain
Kim Källström  Sweden
Juris Laizāns  Latvia
2 goals
'1 goal
Own goals

(*) Goals scored in the Denmark vs Sweden match are not included in goalscoring totals as the match was abandoned in the 89th minute and the score annulled up to that point

References[edit]

  1. ^ UEFA, via Internet Archive
  2. ^ UEFA, via Internet Archive
  3. ^ Lars Berendt, Pia Schou Nielsen and Jacob Wadland (14 February 2006). "Danmark starter og slutter med Island" (in Danish). DBU. Retrieved 3 September 2006. 
  4. ^ Match abandoned after 89 minutes by the referee with the score level at 3–3. Match awarded 3–0 in favour of Sweden by UEFA disciplinary committee on 8 June 2007. UEFA, via Internet Archive
  5. ^ a b Denmark required to play two qualifying games at least 140km away from Copenhagen as punishment for the abandonment of their previous home match.