2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Final

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2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Final
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The Stadion Cracovia in Kraków hosted the final.
Event2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
Date30 June 2017 (2017-06-30)
VenueStadion Cracovia, Kraków
Man of the MatchMitchell Weiser (Germany)[1]
RefereeBenoît Bastien (France)[2]
Attendance14,059[3]
WeatherPartly cloudy
24 °C (75 °F)
46% humidity[2]
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The 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Final was a football match that took place on 30 June 2017 at the Stadion Cracovia in Kraków, Poland, to determine the winners of the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.[4] The match was contested by Germany and Spain, the winners of the semi-finals.[5][6]

Germany won the final 1–0 for their second UEFA European Under-21 Championship title.[7]

Route to the final[edit]

Germany Round Spain
Opponents Result Group stage Opponents Result
 Czech Republic 2–0 Match 1  North Macedonia 5–0
 Denmark 3–0 Match 2  Portugal 3–1
 Italy 0–1 Match 3  Serbia 1–0
Group C runners-up
Pos Team Pld Pts
1  Italy 3 6
2  Germany 3 6
3  Denmark 3 3
4  Czech Republic 3 3
Source: UEFA
Final standings Group B winners
Pos Team Pld Pts
1  Spain 3 9
2  Portugal 3 6
3  Serbia 3 1
4  North Macedonia 3 1
Source: UEFA
Opponents Result Knockout stage Opponents Result
 England 2–2 (a.e.t.) (4–3 p) Semi-finals  Italy 3–1

Match[edit]

Details[edit]

Germany 1–0 Spain
Weiser Goal 40' Report
Attendance: 14,059[3]
Germany[8]
Spain[8]
GK 12 Julian Pollersbeck
RB 2 Jeremy Toljan
CB 5 Niklas Stark Yellow card 52'
CB 15 Marc-Oliver Kempf
LB 3 Yannick Gerhardt
DM 19 Janik Haberer Yellow card 50' Substituted off 82'
RM 17 Mitchell Weiser
CM 7 Max Meyer Yellow card 78'
CM 10 Maximilian Arnold (c) Yellow card 47'
LM 11 Serge Gnabry Substituted off 81'
CF 22 Maximilian Philipp Substituted off 87'
Substitutions:
MF 18 Nadiem Amiri Substituted in 81'
MF 21 Dominik Kohr Substituted in 82'
MF 20 Levin Öztunalı Substituted in 87'
Manager:
Stefan Kuntz
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GK 1 Kepa Arrizabalaga
RB 2 Héctor Bellerín
CB 4 Jorge Meré
CB 5 Jesús Vallejo Yellow card 89'
LB 19 Jonny Castro Substituted off 51'
CM 8 Saúl Ñíguez Yellow card 43'
CM 22 Marcos Llorente Yellow card 54' Substituted off 83'
CM 6 Dani Ceballos
RF 11 Marco Asensio
CF 12 Sandro Substituted off 71'
LF 7 Gerard Deulofeu (c)
Substitutions:
DF 3 José Luis Gayà Substituted in 51'
FW 15 Iñaki Williams Substituted in 71'
FW 9 Borja Mayoral Substituted in 83'
Manager:
Albert Celades

Man of the Match:
Mitchell Weiser (Germany)[1]

Assistant referees:[2]
Frédéric Haquette (France)
Hicham Zakrani (France)
Fourth official:[2]
Ivan Kružliak (Slovakia)
Additional assistant referees:[2]
Benoît Millot (France)
Jérôme Miguelgorry (France)

Match rules[9]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Maximum of three substitutions, with a fourth allowed in extra time.

Statistics[edit]

Overall[10]
Statistic Germany Spain
Goals scored 1 0
Total shots 18 13
Shots on target 4 1
Saves 1 3
Ball possession 41% 59%
Corner kicks 4 12
Fouls committed 16 12
Offsides 1 1
Yellow cards 4 3
Red cards 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Man of the match awards: Weiser takes final prize". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Under-21 - Germany-Spain - Match info". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Weisers Kopfball macht den EM-Traum wahr" [Weiser's header makes the European Championship dream come true]. kicker.de (in German). kicker-sportmagazin. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Under-21 match schedule" (PDF). UEFA.com.
  5. ^ "England lose to Germany on penalties in European U21 Championship semi-final". Guardian. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Saúl Ñíguez propels Spain into under-21 final with hat-trick against Italy". Guardian. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Germany stun Spain to claim Under-21 title after Mitchell Weiser header". theguardian.com. Guardian Media Group. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Under-21 - Germany-Spain - Line-ups". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2015–17" (PDF). UEFA.com. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Under-21 - Germany-Spain - Statistics". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.

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