2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup

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2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup
FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007
Coupe du Monde de Football des Moins de 20 ans 2007
Tournament details
Host countryCanada
Dates30 June – 22 July
Teams24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (6th title)
Runners-up Czech Republic
Third place Chile
Fourth place Austria
Tournament statistics
Matches played52
Goals scored135 (2.6 per match)
Attendance1,195,299 (22,987 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Sergio Agüero (6 goals)
Best player(s)Argentina Sergio Agüero
Fair play award Japan
2005
2009

2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup was held in Canada from 30 June to 22 July.

Venues[change | change source]

Montreal Edmonton Ottawa
Olympic Stadium Commonwealth Stadium Frank Clair Stadium
Capacity: 66,308 Capacity: 60,081 Capacity: 26,559
45°33′28.8″N 73°33′07.2″W / 45.558000°N 73.552000°W / 45.558000; -73.552000 (Olympic Stadium) 53°33′34.6″N 113°28′34.2″W / 53.559611°N 113.476167°W / 53.559611; -113.476167 (Commonwealth Stadium) 45°23′55.8″N 75°41′03.6″W / 45.398833°N 75.684333°W / 45.398833; -75.684333 (Frank Clair Stadium)
Olympiastadion Montreal.jpg Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, August 2005.jpg Lansdowne Park 3.jpg
Toronto Victoria Burnaby
National Soccer Stadium Royal Athletic Park Swangard Stadium
Capacity: 20,195 Capacity: 14,500 Capacity: 10,000
43°37′59.5″N 79°25′06.8″W / 43.633194°N 79.418556°W / 43.633194; -79.418556 (BMO Field) 48°25′52.6″N 123°21′14.6″W / 48.431278°N 123.354056°W / 48.431278; -123.354056 (Royal Athletic Park) 49°13′51.0″N 123°01′17.0″W / 49.230833°N 123.021389°W / 49.230833; -123.021389 (Swangard Stadium)
West-stand-bmo-field.jpg Royal Athletic Park Victoria.jpg Swangard stadium Burnaby.jpg

Qualification[change | change source]

2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup final rankings.

Twenty-three teams qualified for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. As the host team, Canada received an automatic bid, bringing the total number of teams to twenty-four for the tournament. The final draw for the group stages took place on 3 March 2007 in Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, Toronto.

Confederation Qualifying Tournament Qualifier(s)
AFC (Asia) 2006 AFC Youth Championship  Japan
 Jordan1
 North Korea1
 South Korea
CAF (Africa) 2007 African Youth Championship  Congo1
 Gambia1
 Nigeria
 Zambia
CONCACAF
(North, Central America & Caribbean)
Host nation  Canada
2007 U-20 World Cup CONCACAF qualifying tournament  Costa Rica
 Mexico
 Panama
 United States
CONMEBOL (South America) 2007 South American Youth Championship  Argentina
 Brazil
 Chile
 Uruguay
OFC (Oceania) 2007 OFC U-20 Championship  New Zealand1
UEFA (Europe) 2006 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship  Austria
 Czech Republic
 Poland
 Portugal
 Scotland
 Spain
1.^ Teams that made their debut.

Results[change | change source]

[1]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Chile 3 2 1 0 6 0 +6 7
 Austria 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
 Congo 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1 4
 Canada 3 0 0 3 0 6 -6 0

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 7
 Zambia 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
 Uruguay 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1 4
 Jordan 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3 1

Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9
 Gambia 3 2 0 1 3 4 -1 6
 Portugal 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
 New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 5 -4 0

Group D[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 9 3 +6 7
 Poland 3 1 1 1 3 7 -4 4
 Brazil 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1 3
 South Korea 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1 2

Group E[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 2 1 0 7 0 +7 7
 Czech Republic 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
 North Korea 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2
 Panama 3 0 1 2 1 8 -7 1

Group F[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
 Nigeria 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7
 Costa Rica 3 1 0 2 2 3 -1 3
 Scotland 3 0 0 3 2 7 -5 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
           
  Austria  2
  Gambia  1  
  Austria  2
    United States  1  
  United States  2
  Uruguay  1  
  Austria  0
    Czech Republic  2  
  Spain  4
  Brazil  2  
  Spain  1 (3)
    Czech Republic  1 (4)  
  Japan  2 (3)
  Czech Republic  2 (4)  
  Czech Republic  1
    Argentina  2
  Chile  1
  Portugal  0  
  Chile  4
    Nigeria  0  
  Zambia  1
  Nigeria  2  
  Chile  0
    Argentina  3   Third place
  Argentina  3
  Poland  1  
  Argentina  1   Austria  0
    Mexico  0     Chile  1
  Mexico  3
  Congo  0  

Final ranking[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1  Argentina 7 6 1 0 16 2 +14 19 Champions
2  Czech Republic 7 2 4 1 10 8 +2 10 Runners-up
3  Chile 7 5 1 1 12 3 +9 16 Third place
4  Austria 7 3 2 2 6 6 0 11 Fourth place
5  Mexico 5 4 0 1 10 3 +7 12 Eliminated in
Quarter-finals
6  Spain 5 3 2 0 13 8 +5 11
7  United States 5 3 1 1 12 6 +6 10
8  Nigeria 5 3 1 1 5 5 0 10
9  Japan 4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 8 Eliminated in
Round of 16
10  Gambia 4 2 0 2 4 6 −2 6
11  Zambia 4 1 1 2 5 5 0 4
12  Uruguay 4 1 1 2 4 6 −2 4
13  Congo 4 1 1 2 3 7 −4 4
14  Poland 4 1 1 2 4 10 −6 4
15  Portugal 4 1 0 3 4 5 −1 3
16  Brazil 4 1 0 3 6 9 −3 3
17  Costa Rica 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 3 Eliminated in
Group stage
18  South Korea 3 0 2 1 4 5 −1 2
19  North Korea 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
20  Jordan 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
21  Panama 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
22  New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 5 −4 0
23  Scotland 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0
24  Canada (H) 3 0 0 3 0 6 −6 0
Source: rsssf.com
(H) Host

References[change | change source]