2005 UEFA Futsal Championship
2005 Evropský Šampionát Futsalu
Tournament details
Host countryCzech Republic
Dates14–20 February
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Spain (3rd title)
Runners-up Russia
Third place Italy
Fourth place Ukraine
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored87 (5.44 per match)
Top scorer(s)Italy Nando Grana (6 goals)
Best player(s)Spain Luis Amado
2003
2007

The 2005 UEFA Futsal Championship was the 5th official edition of the UEFA-governed European Championship for national futsal teams. It was held in Ostrava, Czech Republic, between 14 February and 20 February 2005. Spain, the reigning FIFA World Champion, defeated Russia in the final, winning their third (with 1996 and 2001) UEFA Championship. The third place match was a repeat of the 2003 final, with Italy again defeating Ukraine, this time 3-1. Fernando Grana's opener in the 3rd place match helped him finish as top scorer in the tournament with 6 goals.[1]

Venues

The tournament played the majority of the matches in the 10,000 seat ČEZ Aréna in the city of Ostrava. The other arena used on the last day of group matches was the Sareza.[2]

Referees

Qualification

Main article: 2005 UEFA Futsal Championship qualifying

Twenty-eight nations took part in the qualifying round, with hosts Czech Republic automatically qualified.

Qualifying was played in two stages, with 8 sides competing in the preliminary round between 6–11 January 2004. The winners of the two groups progressed to join the other 26 entrants in the next phase. In the main qualifying round, which took place between 27 January-1 February, there was seven groups of four with the first-placed teams advancing to the final tournament.

Qualified teams

Country Qualified as Previous appearances in tournament1
 Czech Republic 00Hosts 2 (2001, 2003)
 Spain 01Group 4 winner 4 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003)
 Italy 02Group 7 winner 4 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003)
 Russia 03Group 5 winner 4 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003)
 Ukraine 04Group 2 winner 3 (1996, 2001, 2003)
 Netherlands 06Group 1 winner 3 (1996, 1999, 2001)
 Portugal 05Group 3 winner 2 (1999, 2003)
 Hungary 07Group 6 winner 0 (Debut)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year

Final tournament

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ukraine 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3 6
 Russia 3 2 0 1 10 6 +4 6
 Netherlands 3 1 0 2 8 12 −4 3
 Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 6 9 −3 3
Czech Republic 2 – 1 Ukraine
Michal Mareš 18'
Daniel Rajnoch 34'
Report Olexiy Kudlay 12'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

Russia 5 – 3 Netherlands
Mikhail Markin 16' 38'
Dick Hulshorst 17' (o.g.)
Vladislav Shayakhmetov 38' 39'
Report Dick Hulshorst 24'
Antoine Merlino 35'
Maximiliaan Tjaden 39'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Massimo Cumbo (Italy)

Czech Republic 1 – 4 Russia
Tomáš Šluka 17' Report Sergei Ivanov 7'
Vladislav Shayakhmetov 20'
Konstantin Maevski 25'
Denis Abyshev 37'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Pedro Ángel Galán Nieto (Spain)

Ukraine 4 – 1 Netherlands
Fedir Pylypiv 13'
Sergey Sytin 18' 38'
Serhiy Koridze 39'
Report Kees Thies 23'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

Netherlands 4 – 3 Czech Republic
Antoine Merlino 3'
Samir Makhoukhi 8'
Tomáš Šluka 10' (o.g.)
Dick Hulshorst 14'
Report Martín Dlouhý 9'
Michal Mareš 15'
Daniel Rajnoch 24'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Antonio Jose Fernandes Cardoso (Portugal)

Ukraine 2 – 1 Russia
Sergey Sytin 9'
Mikhail Markin 23' (o.g.)
Report Damir Khamadiyev 37'
Sareza, Ostrava
Referee: Silvo Borosak (Slovakia)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 3 3 0 0 16 4 +12 9
 Spain 3 2 0 1 8 6 +2 6
 Portugal 3 1 0 2 9 14 −5 3
 Hungary 3 0 0 3 5 14 −9 0
Italy 8 – 3 Portugal
Jocimar Jubanski 3'
Fabiano Assad 17' 22'
Fernando Grana 18' 19' 35'
Edgar Bertoni 25'
Carlos Montovanelli 31'
Report Gonçalo Alves 14'
Joel Queirós 29'
André Lima 36'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Ivan Novak (Croatia)

Hungary 2 – 4 Spain
Balázs Simon 28'
Tamás Frank 33'
Report Jordi Torras 27'
Javi Rodríguez 35' 36'
Daniel 38'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Radek Lobo (Czech Republic)

Italy 5 – 0 Hungary
Adriano Foglia 1'
Fernando Grana 13' 23'
Carlos Scala 17' 19'
Report
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Jyrki Filppu (Finland)

Portugal 1 – 3 Spain
Marcelinho 35' Report Javi Rodríguez 7'
Daniel 11'
Kike 39'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Anton Averianov (Russia)

Portugal 5 – 3 Hungary
Gonçalo Alves 25' 26' 29'
André Lima 38'
Joel Queirós 38'
Report Tamás Lódi 17' 26'
Szabolcs Tóth 35'
Sareza, Ostrava
Referee: Massimo Cumb (Italy)

Spain 1 – 3 Italy
Jordi Torras 26' Report Vinícius Bácaro 4'
Carlos Scala 26'
Edgar Bertoni 29'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Anton Averianov (Russia)

Knockout stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
18 February - Ostrava
 
 
 Ukraine0
 
20 February - Ostrava
 
 Spain5
 
 Spain2
 
18 February - Ostrava
 
 Russia1
 
 Italy2
 
 
 Russia4
 
Third place
 
 
20 February - Ostrava
 
 
 Ukraine1
 
 
 Italy3

Semi-finals


Ukraine 0 – 5 Spain
Report Andreu 9' 37'
Daniel 30'
Serrejón 31' 34'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Ivan Novak (Croatia)

Italy 2 – 4 Russia
Zanetti 3' 24' Report Shayakhmetov 14' 32'
Sergei Ivanov 36'
Aleksandr Levin 37'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

Third place

Ukraine 1 – 3 Italy
Sergey Sytin 9' Report Grana 6'
Assad 16'
Zanetti 21'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Ivan Novak (Croatia)

Final

Spain 2 – 1 Russia
Andreu 9'
Cogorro 21'
Report Douchkevitch 31'
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava
Referee: Károly Török (Hungary)

Champions

 2005 UEFA Futsal Championship Winners 

Spain
Third title

Final ranking

 Spain
 Russia
 Italy
4  Ukraine
5  Czech Republic
 Netherlands
 Portugal
 Hungary

Top goalscorers

Scorer Nation Goals
Fernando Grana  Italy 6
Vladislav Shayakhmetov  Russia 5
Gonçalo Alves  Portugal 4
Sergey Sytin  Ukraine 4
Assad Fabiano  Italy 3
Carlos Scalal  Italy 3
Sandro Zanetti  Italy 3
Andreu  Spain 3
Daniel  Spain 3
Javi Rodríguez  Spain 3

References