UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying Group F

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

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.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Spain Sweden Northern Ireland Denmark Latvia Iceland Liechtenstein
1  Spain 12 9 1 2 23 8 +15 28 Qualify for final tournament 3–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 4–0
2  Sweden 12 8 2 2 23 9 +14 26 2–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 5–0 3–1
3  Northern Ireland 12 6 2 4 17 14 +3 20 3–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 0–3 3–1
4  Denmark 12 6 2 4 21 11 +10 20 1–3 0–3[a] 0–0 3–1 3–0 4–0
5  Latvia 12 4 0 8 15 17 −2 12 0–2 0–1 1–0 0–2 4–0 4–1
6  Iceland 12 2 2 8 10 27 −17 8 1–1 1–2 2–1 0–2 2–4 1–1
7  Liechtenstein 12 2 1 9 9 32 −23 7 0–2 0–3 1–4 0–4 1–0 3–0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ The Denmark v Sweden match was abandoned in the 89th minute following a fan attack on the referee.[1] The match was awarded as a 3–0 forfeit win to Sweden by UEFA following a hearing on 8 June 2007.[2]

Matches[edit]

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


Northern Ireland 0–3 Iceland
Report Þorvaldsson Goal 13'
Hreiðarsson Goal 20'
Guðjohnsen Goal 37'
Attendance: 14,500
Latvia 0–1 Sweden
Report Källström Goal 38'
Attendance: 7,500
Spain 4–0 Liechtenstein
Torres Goal 20'
Villa Goal 45'62'
L. García Goal 66'
Report

Sweden 3–1 Liechtenstein
Allbäck Goal 2'69'
Rosenberg Goal 89'
Report M. Frick Goal 27'
Attendance: 17,735
Iceland 0–2 Denmark
Report Rommedahl Goal 5'
Tomasson Goal 33'
Attendance: 10,007
Northern Ireland 3–2 Spain
Healy Goal 20'65'80' Report Xavi Goal 14'
Villa Goal 52'
Attendance: 14,500

Denmark 0–0 Northern Ireland
Report
Attendance: 41,482
Latvia 4–0 Iceland
Karlsons Goal 14'
Verpakovskis Goal 15'25'
Višņakovs Goal 52'
Report
Sweden 2–0 Spain
Elmander Goal 10'
Allbäck Goal 82'
Report
Attendance: 33,056

Iceland 1–2 Sweden
Viðarsson Goal 6' Report Källström Goal 8'
Wilhelmsson Goal 59'
Liechtenstein 0–4 Denmark
Report D. Jensen Goal 29'
Gravgaard Goal 32'
Tomasson Goal 51'64'
Attendance: 2,400
Referee: Ceri Richards (Wales)
Northern Ireland 1–0 Latvia
Healy Goal 35' Report
Attendance: 14,500

Liechtenstein 1–4 Northern Ireland
Burgmeier Goal 90+1' Report Healy Goal 52'75'83'
McCann Goal 90+2'
Attendance: 4,340
Spain 2–1 Denmark
Morientes Goal 34'
Villa Goal 45+1'
Report Gravgaard Goal 49'

Liechtenstein 1–0 Latvia
M. Frick Goal 17' Report
Attendance: 1,680
Northern Ireland 2–1 Sweden
Healy Goal 31'58' Report Elmander Goal 26'
Attendance: 14,500
Spain 1–0 Iceland
Iniesta Goal 80' Report
Attendance: 20,000

Iceland 1–1 Liechtenstein
B. Gunnarsson Goal 27' Report Rohrer Goal 69'
Attendance: 5,139
Referee: Sten Kaldma (Estonia)
Denmark 0–3
Awarded[4]
 Sweden
Agger Goal 34'
Tomasson Goal 62'
Andreasen Goal 75'
Report Elmander Goal 7'26'
Hansson Goal 23'
Attendance: 42,083
Latvia 0–2 Spain
Report Zakreševskis Goal 45' (o.g.)
Xavi Goal 60'
Attendance: 10,000

Sweden 5–0 Iceland
Allbäck Goal 11'51'
A. Svensson Goal 42'
Mellberg Goal 45'
Rosenberg Goal 50'
Report
Attendance: 33,338
Liechtenstein 0–2 Spain
Report Villa Goal 8'14'
Attendance: 5,739
Latvia 0–2 Denmark
Report Rommedahl Goal 15'17'
Attendance: 7,500

Northern Ireland 3–1 Liechtenstein
Healy Goal 5'35'
Lafferty Goal 56'
Report M. Frick Goal 89'
Attendance: 14,500

Latvia 1–0 Northern Ireland
Baird Goal 56' (o.g.) Report
Attendance: 7,500
Sweden 0–0 Denmark
Report
Attendance: 33,082
Iceland 1–1 Spain
Hallfreðsson Goal 40' Report Iniesta Goal 86'

Denmark 4–0 Liechtenstein
Nordstrand Goal 3'36'
M. Laursen Goal 12'
Tomasson Goal 18'
Report
Attendance: 20,005
Iceland 2–1 Northern Ireland
Björnsson Goal 6'
Gillespie Goal 90+1' (o.g.)
Report Healy Goal 72' (pen.)
Attendance: 2,500
Spain 2–0 Latvia
Xavi Goal 13'
Torres Goal 86'
Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Alon Yefet (Israel)

Iceland 2–4 Latvia
Guðjohnsen Goal 4'52' Report Kļava Goal 27'
Laizāns Goal 31'
Verpakovskis Goal 37'46'
Attendance: 5,865
Referee: Mike Dean (England)
Liechtenstein 0–3 Sweden
Report Ljungberg Goal 19'
Wilhelmsson Goal 29'
A. Svensson Goal 56'
Attendance: 4,131
Denmark 1–3 Spain
Tomasson Goal 87' Report Tamudo Goal 14'
Ramos Goal 40'
Riera Goal 89'
Attendance: 19,849

Denmark 3–1 Latvia
Tomasson Goal 7' (pen.)
U. Laursen Goal 27'
Rommedahl Goal 90'
Report Gorkšs Goal 80'
Attendance: 19,004
Liechtenstein 3–0 Iceland
Frick Goal 28'
Beck Goal 80'82'
Report
Attendance: 2,589
Sweden 1–1 Northern Ireland
Mellberg Goal 15' Report Lafferty Goal 72'
Attendance: 33,112

Latvia 4–1 Liechtenstein
Karlsons Goal 14'
Verpakovskis Goal 30'
Laizāns Goal 63'
Višņakovs Goal 87'
Report Zirnis Goal 13' (o.g.)
Attendance: 4,800
Northern Ireland 2–1 Denmark
Feeney Goal 62'
Healy Goal 80'
Report Bendtner Goal 51'
Attendance: 14,500
Spain 3–0 Sweden
Capdevila Goal 14'
Iniesta Goal 39'
Ramos Goal 65'
Report

Denmark 3–0 Iceland
Bendtner Goal 34'
Tomasson Goal 44'
Kahlenberg Goal 59'
Report
Spain 1–0 Northern Ireland
Xavi Goal 52' Report
Sweden 2–1 Latvia
Allbäck Goal 1'
Källström Goal 57'
Report Laizāns Goal 26'
Attendance: 26,128

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
9 Eiður Guðjohnsen  Iceland 3
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. ^ "Denmark hearing tomorrow". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 7 June 2007. Archived from the original on 6 April 2008. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Copenhagen contest goes to Sweden". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 8 June 2007. Archived from the original on 16 December 2007. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  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 140 km away from Copenhagen as punishment for the abandonment of their previous home match.