2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup

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UEFA Intertoto Cup
Tournament details
Dates21 June 2008 – 27 July 2008
Teams50[1]
Final positions
ChampionsPortugal Braga
and 10 others (see below)
Tournament statistics
Matches played78
Goals scored186 (2.38 per match)
2007
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[2]
Besa Kavajë Albania 1–1 (a) Cyprus Ethnikos Achnas[a] 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[2]
Zhetysu Kazakhstan 3–6 Hungary Budapest Honvéd[b] 1–2 2–4
Mika Armenia 2–2 (a) Moldova Tiraspol 2–2 0–0
Neftchi Baku Azerbaijan 3–3 (a) Slovakia Nitra 2–0 1–3
Cracovia Poland 1–5 Belarus Shakhtyor Soligorsk 1–2 0–3
Etzella Ettelbruck Luxembourg 2–2 (a) Georgia (country) Lokomotivi Tbilisi 0–0 2–2
Northern region[2]
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]

Besa Kavajë Albania0–0Cyprus Ethnikos Achnas
Report

Čelik Bosnia and Herzegovina3–2Montenegro Grbalj
Karić Goal 30'
Hadžić Goal 59' (pen.)
Novaković Goal 77'
Report Kasalica Goal 7'
Pavicević Goal 90+2'

Rijeka Croatia0–0Republic of Macedonia Renova
Report
Referee: Hubert Siejewicz (Poland)

Hibernians Malta0–3Slovenia Gorica
Report Xuereb Goal 34' (o.g.)
Cvijanović Goal 56'
Velikonja Goal 58'
Referee: Ovidiu Alin Hategan (Romania)

Mika Armenia2–2Moldova Tiraspol
Veranyan Goal 18'
Hakobyan Goal 41'
Report Sidorenko Goal 61' (pen.)
Serghei Namaşco Goal 79'
Referee: Ninoslav Spasić (Serbia)

Neftchi Baku Azerbaijan2–0Slovakia Nitra
Sadygov Goal 7'
Sadiqov Goal 10'
Report




HB Tórshavn Faroe Islands1 – 4Sweden Elfsborg
C. Jacobsen Goal 16' Kurbegović Goal 12'
Mobaeck Goal 26'55'
Sjöhage Goal 50'

Bohemians Republic of Ireland5 – 1Wales Rhyl
J. Byrne Goal 51'
O. Heary Goal 59'
Brennan Goal 63' (pen.)
Fenn Goal 71'
Crowe Goal 80'
Report Connolly Goal 25'

Lisburn Distillery Northern Ireland2 – 3Finland TPS Turku
Armour Goal 42'90+' (pen.) Pertot Goal 68'88'
Ääritalo Goal 76'

Riga Latvia1 – 2Iceland Fylkir
Novikov Goal 76' Gíslason Goal 26'
Gravesen Goal 70' (pen.)

Zhetysu Kazakhstan1–2Hungary Budapest Honvéd
Mikhailov Goal 60' Report Hercegfalvi Goal 66'
Bojtor Goal 75'
Referee: Vlado Svilokos (Croatia)

Second leg[edit]

Ethnikos Achnas Cyprus1 – 1Albania Besa Kavajë
Manousakis Goal 57' Leçi Goal 90+'

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


Grbalj Montenegro2 – 1Bosnia and Herzegovina Čelik
Pavicević Goal 51'
Kasalica Goal 75'
Hadžić Goal 18'

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


Renova Republic of Macedonia2–0Croatia Rijeka
Iseni Goal 5'46'

Renova won 2–0 on aggregate.


Gorica won 3–0 on aggregate.


Budapest Honvéd Hungary4 – 2Kazakhstan 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 Moldova0 – 0Armenia Mika

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


Nitra Slovakia3 – 1Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
Semeník Goal 21'83'
Čeman Goal 46'
Report José Carlos Goal 84'

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


Shakhtyor Soligorsk won 5–1 on aggregate.


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


Narva Trans Estonia0 – 3Lithuania Ekranas
Bička Goal 35'
Trakys Goal 37'
Matović Goal 79'

Ekranas won 4–0 on aggregate.


Elfsborg Sweden0 – 0Faroe Islands HB Tórshavn

Elfsborg won 4–1 on aggregate.


Rhyl Wales2 – 4Republic 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 Finland3 – 1Northern Ireland Lisburn Distillery
Ääritalo Goal 42'
Paatelainen Goal 75'
One Goal 86'
G. Browne Goal 84' (pen.)

TPS Turku won 6–3 on aggregate.


Fylkir Iceland0 – 2Latvia 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[2]
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[2]
Germinal Beerschot[4] 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 Shakhtyor Soligorsk 2–0 0–0
Teplice[c] Czech Republic 3–3 (a) Hungary Budapest Honvéd 1–3 2–0
Northern region[2]
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 2–2 (a) Republic of Ireland Bohemians 1–0 1–2

First leg[edit]


Grbalj Montenegro2 – 2Turkey Sivasspor
Francišković Goal 23'34' Mehmet Goal 14'39' (pen.)


Renova Republic of Macedonia1 – 2Israel Bnei Sakhnin
Angelovski Goal 65' Khalaila Goal 41' (pen.)
Rabah Goal 64'



Saturn Moscow Oblast Russia7 – 0Luxembourg Etzella Ettelbruck
Kirichenko Goal 2'35'70'71'
Angbwa Goal 13'
Topić Goal 18'
Ivanov Goal 65'
Attendance: 10,000


Sturm Graz Austria2 – 0Belarus Shakhtyor Soligorsk
Feldhofer Goal 38'
Kienzl Goal 55'

Teplice Czech Republic1 – 3Hungary Budapest Honvéd
Lukáš Goal 58' Hercegfalvi Goal 35'
Abraham Goal 81'
Abass Goal 90+'

TPS Turku Finland1 – 2Denmark Odense
One Goal 37' Fall Goal 5'
Sørensen Goal 84'

Hibernian Scotland0 – 2Sweden Elfsborg
Bajrami Goal 17'
Augustsson Goal 65'

Ekranas Lithuania1 – 3Norway Rosenborg
Varnas Goal 14' Strand Goal 12'
Lago Goal 35'
Koné Goal 67'

Riga Latvia1 – 0Republic of Ireland Bohemians
Leonov Goal 45'

Second leg[edit]

Chernomorets Burgas won 3–1 on aggregate.


Sivasspor Turkey1 – 0Montenegro Grbalj
Diallo Goal 83'

Sivasspor won 3–2 on aggregate.


Grasshopper Zürich won 5–1 on aggregate.


Bnei Sakhnin won 3–1 on aggregate.


Panionios Greece3 – 1Serbia 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 Hungary0 – 2Czech Republic Teplice
Jun Goal 68'
Rosa Goal 71'

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


Odense Denmark2 – 0Finland TPS Turku
Fall Goal 21'52'

Odense won 4–1 on aggregate.


Elfsborg Sweden2 – 0Scotland Hibernian
M. Florén Goal 20'
Bajrami Goal 80'

Elfsborg won 4–0 on aggregate.


Rosenborg Norway4 – 0Lithuania Ekranas
Konan Ya Goal 16'
Iversen Goal 48'
Koné Goal 52'90+'

Rosenborg won 7–1 on aggregate.


Bohemians Republic of Ireland2 – 1Latvia 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[2]
Bnei Sakhnin Israel 1–3 Spain Deportivo La Coruña[5] 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[2]
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[2]
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]

Bnei Sakhnin Israel1 – 2Spain Deportivo La Coruña
B. Ganayem Goal 59' Lafita Goal 54'
Riki Goal 57'
Attendance: 3,000

Panionios Greece0 – 1Italy Napoli
Bogliacino Goal 31'
Attendance: 5,000

Sivasspor Turkey0 – 2Portugal Braga
Linz Goal 45+'
Moisés Goal 78'


Saturn Moscow Oblast Russia1 – 0Germany Stuttgart
Kirichenko Goal 4'
Attendance: 11,000



Sturm Graz Austria0 – 0Hungary Budapest Honvéd
Attendance: 5,850

NAC Breda Netherlands1 – 0Norway Rosenborg
Amoah Goal 19'

Odense Denmark2 – 2England Aston Villa
Sidwell Goal 25' (o.g.)
Møller Christensen Goal 90'
Carew Goal 7'
Laursen Goal 76'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Andrea De Marco (Italy)

Elfsborg Sweden1 – 0Latvia Riga
Avdić Goal 18'

Second leg[edit]

Deportivo La Coruña Spain1 – 0Israel Bnei Sakhnin
Valerón Goal 40'
Attendance: 6,000

Deportivo La Coruña won 3–1 on aggregate.


Napoli Italy1 – 0Greece Panionios
Hamšík Goal 65'

Napoli won 2–0 on aggregate.


Braga Portugal3 – 0Turkey 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 Germany3 – 0 (a.e.t.)Russia Saturn Moscow Oblast
Šimák Goal 82'
Marica Goal 107'110'

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.


Budapest Honvéd Hungary1 – 2Austria Sturm Graz
Smiljanić Goal 8' Beichler Goal 72'
Haas Goal 77'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Alan Kelly (England)

Sturm Graz won 2–1 on aggregate.


Rosenborg Norway2 – 0Netherlands NAC Breda
Stoor Goal 34'
Iversen Goal 50' (pen.)

Rosenborg won 2–1 on aggregate.


Aston Villa England1 – 0Denmark Odense
A. Young Goal 50'
Attendance: 34,394

Aston Villa won 3–2 on aggregate.


Riga Latvia0 – 0Sweden Elfsborg

Elfsborg won 1–0 on aggregate.

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[edit]

  1. ^ Apollon Limassol declined the participation, so Ethnikos Achna will participate instead
  2. ^ FC Fehérvár, Újpest FC and Kaposvári Rákóczi FC declined the participation
  3. ^ 1. FC Brno (4th team of Gambrinus liga) did not apply for the Intertoto Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Intertoto Cup 2008". LinguaSport.com. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup - Result of the draws - Rounds 1, 2 and 3 - House of European Football, 21 april 2008, Nyon
  3. ^ Vardar did not gain a UEFA licence
  4. ^ "Cercle laat Intertoto-ticket aan G.Beerschot" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2008-05-13. Archived from the original on 2008-05-14. Retrieved 2008-05-13.
  5. ^ "El Deportivo no cumplió con su parte, pero estará en la Intertoto" (in Spanish). as.com. 2008-05-18.

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