2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship

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2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship
UEFA U21-EM 2011 (Danish)
Tournament details
Host country  Denmark
Dates June 11 – June 25
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Spain (3rd title)
Runner-up  Switzerland
Third place  Belarus
Fourth place  Czech Republic
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 36 (2.25 per match)
Attendance 101,955 (6,372 per match)
Top scorer(s) Spain Adrián López (5 goals)
Best player Spain Juan Mata
2009
2013
The mascot Andy.

The 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship was the 18th UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship tournament. It took place during June 11 to June 25. Spain defeated Switzerland 2–0 in the final.

Qualification[change | change source]

Ten groups of teams wanted to qualify. The following teams qualified:

Venues[change | change source]

All stadiums were in Jutland, at stadiums in Aarhus, Aalborg, Herning, Viborg. Aarhus Stadion hosted the final.

Aarhus Aalborg Herning Viborg
56°7′55″N 10°11′47″E / 56.13194°N 10.19639°E / 56.13194; 10.19639 (NRGi Park) 57°3′5.4″N 9°53′56.76″E / 57.0515°N 9.8991°E / 57.0515; 9.8991 (Energi Nord Arena) 56°7′1″N 8°57′6″E / 56.11694°N 8.95167°E / 56.11694; 8.95167 (MCH Arena) 56°27′21.23″N 9°24′7.43″E / 56.4558972°N 9.4020639°E / 56.4558972; 9.4020639 (Viborg Stadion)

Atletion.jpg

Aalborg Stadion.jpg

MCH Arena.jpg

Viborg Stadion (1).jpg


Group stage[change | change source]

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the quarter-finals
Team was not able to advance to the quarter-finals

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Switzerland 3 3 0 0 6 0 +6 9
 Belarus 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 3
 Iceland 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 3
 Denmark 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 3

Belarus, Iceland and Denmark played on a three-way tie to find the one team who will qualify. Belarus won, and they qualified.

11 June 2011
Belarus  2 – 0  Iceland
Denmark  0 – 1  Switzerland
14 June 2011
Switzerland  2 – 0  Iceland
Denmark  2 – 1  Belarus
18 June 2011
Iceland  3 – 1  Denmark
Switzerland  3 – 0  Belarus

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 7
 Czech Republic 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6
 England 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2
 Ukraine 3 0 1 2 1 5 –4 1
12 June 2011
Czech Republic  2 – 1  Ukraine
Spain  1 – 1  England
15 June 2011
Czech Republic  0 – 2  Spain
Ukraine  0 – 0  England
19 June 2011
England  1 – 2  Czech Republic
Ukraine  0 – 3  Spain

Knockout stage[change | change source]

  Semi-finals Final
June 22
  Switzerland  1  
  Czech Republic  0  
 
June 25
      Switzerland  0
    Spain  2
Third place
June 22 June 25
  Spain  3   Czech Republic  0
  Belarus  1     Belarus  1