2012 Polish Masters

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2012 Polish Masters
Tournament details
Host country Poland
Dates July 21 – July 22
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Netherlands PSV Eindhoven (1st title)
Runners-up Portugal Benfica
Third place Spain Athletic Bilbao
Fourth place Poland Śląsk Wrocław
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored 12 (3 per match)
Top scorer(s) Portugal Carlos Martins
Netherlands Georginio Wijnaldum
(2 goals each)

The 2012 Polish Masters was an exhibition international club football (soccer) competition featuring football club teams from Europe, which was held in July 2012. All matches were played in Stadion Miejski in Wrocław, Poland. This was the first Polish Masters.

Teams[edit]

The following four clubs participated in the 2012 tournament:[1]

Matches[edit]

July 20 during a press conference with coaches and players of all teams was draw for the semi-final pairs. The winners will play in the finals and the loser of the match for 3rd place.[2]

Semi-finals Final
21 July – Wrocław
 Spain Athletic Bilbao  0  
 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven  1  
 
22 July – Wrocław
     Netherlands PSV Eindhoven  3
   Portugal S.L. Benfica  1
Third place
21 July – Wrocław 22 July – Wrocław
 Poland Śląsk Wrocław  2  Spain Athletic Bilbao  1
 Portugal S.L. Benfica  4    Poland Śląsk Wrocław  0

Semi-finals[edit]

July 21, 2012
13:00 UTC
Spain Athletic Bilbao 0–1 PSV Eindhoven Netherlands
Goal 73' Wijnaldum
Stadion Miejski
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Poland Sebastian Tarnowski

July 21, 2012
16:00 UTC
Poland Śląsk Wrocław 2–4 S.L. Benfica Portugal
Elsner Goal 67'
Sobota Goal 69'
Goal 11' Cardozo
Goal 60' Luisão
Goal 73' Carlos Martins
Goal 89' Gaitán
Stadion Miejski
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Poland Robert Małek

Third-place[edit]

July 22, 2012
10:45 UTC
Spain Athletic Bilbao 1–0 Śląsk Wrocław Poland
Susaeta Goal 43'
Stadion Miejski
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Poland Marek Opaliński

Final[edit]

July 22, 2012
13:45 UTC
Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 3–1 S.L. Benfica Portugal
Jørgensen Goal 54'
Lens Goal 74'
Wijnaldum Goal 83'
Goal 34' Carlos Martins
Stadion Miejski
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Poland Tomasz Garbowski

Top scores[edit]

2 goals
1 goal

The topscorer of the 2012 Polish Masters was Carlos Martins, because he played fewer minutes than Georginio Wijnaldum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Polish Masters - Teams". Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Polish Masters - Tournament". Retrieved 21 July 2012. 

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