2004 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

The 17 U -21 Football Championship was won by Italy. It was the fifth victory for the Italians. Defending champion Czech Republic does not qualify. Germany was eliminated in the final round after the group stage.

The final round was held in the period from May 27 to June 8, 2004 in Germany.

  • 5.1 Group A
  • 5.2 Group B
  • 6.1 Semi-finals
  • 6.2 playoff for the Olympic Games
  • 6.3 final

Qualification

Mode

All registered teams were divided into ten groups. The group winners and the best runners- six point reached the knockout stages. There, the eight participants were determined on the final round in the return game.

The eight finalists are divided into two groups of four teams each. Within the groups, each team plays once against every other team. The group winners and runners reach the semifinals. The semi-final winners eventually play in the final of the European Champion. The semifinal losers play for third place.

The top three teams qualified for the Olympic Games.

Participant

For the tournament, the following U-21 national teams have qualified:

  • Germany Germany ( organizer )
  • Italy Italy
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Portugal
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
  • Belarus Belarus

Teams from German-speaking

DFB

  • Trainer: Uli Stielike

SFV - selection

Venues

  • Bochum - Ruhr Stadium, 22,400 seats
  • Mainz - Stadium on Bruchwegstadion, 11,600 places
  • Mannheim - Carl- Benz Stadium, 19,200 seats
  • Oberhausen - Stadion Niederrhein, 8,400 places

Preliminary round

Group A

Group B

Final round

Semifinal

Playoff for the Olympic Games

The game was used to determine the third European operator for the Olympic football tournament in Athens in 2004.

Final

Winning team

1 Amelia | 2 Zaccardo | 3 Moretti | 4 Gamberini | Bonera 5 | 6 De Rossi | Pinzi 7 | 8 Palombo | 9 Gilardino | 10 Brighi | 11 Sculli | 12 Agliardi | 13 Barzagli | Bovo 14 | 15 Donadel | Potenza 16 | 17 Mesto | 18 Rosina | Del Nero 19 | 20 Caracciolo | 21 D' Agostino | 22 Zotti | Trainer Gentile

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