Olympic Football Tournament 2012

XXIII Olympic Football Tournament (London 2012)

(From 26-07-2012 to 11-08-2012)

Olympic Poster
Olympic Mascot (Wenlock)

 

PARTICIPANTS (16)

· Host nation: Great Britain.

· Top 3 teams in the 2011 European U-21 Championship (UEFA): Spain, Switzerland, Belarus.

· Top 2 teams in the 2011 Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-20 (CONMEBOL): Brazil, Uruguay.

· 2 teams qualified after a North & Central American Pre-Olympic Tournament (CONCACAF): Mexico, Honduras.

· 4 teams qualified after an African Pre-Olympic Tournament (CAF): Gabon, Morocco, Egypt, Senegal.

· 3 teams qualified after an Asian Pre-Olympic Tournament (AFC): South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Japan.

· 1 team qualified after an Oceanian Pre-Olympic Tournament (OFC): New Zealand.

 

COMPETITION SYSTEM

· The sixteen participating teams are divided in 4 groups of 4 teams each playing a round robin. In case that two or more teams finish level on points, their position is decided by general goal difference.

· The group winners and runners-up advance to a 1/4 Final knock-out round, played as an X-pairing. The winners of this round qualify for the semifinals.

· The two semifinal winners qualify for the final, whereas the two losers play a consolation final for the bronze medal.

 

 

GROUP STAGE

 

GROUP A

 

GROUP B

Competition Day 1 (26-07-2012)

Competition Day 1 (26-07-2012)

Manchester

UAE - Uruguay

1-2

Newcastle

Mexico - South Korea

0-0

Manchester

Great Britain - Senegal

1-1

Newcastle

Gabon - Switzerland

1-1

Competition Day 2 (29-07-2012)

Competition Day 2 (29-07-2012)

London

Senegal - Uruguay

2-0

Coventry

Mexico - Gabon

2-0

London

Great Britain - UAE

3-1

Coventry

South Korea - Switzerland

2-1

Competition Day 3 (1-08-2012)

Competition Day 3 (1-08-2012)

Coventry

Senegal - UAE

1-1

Cardiff

Mexico - Switzerland

1-0

Cardiff

Great Britain - Uruguay

1-0

London

South Korea - Gabon

0-0

FINAL STANDING

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pt

1. Great Britain

3

2

1

0

5

2

7

2. Senegal

3

1

2

0

4

2

5

3. Uruguay

3

1

0

2

2

4

3

4. UAE

3

0

1

2

3

6

1

FINAL STANDING

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pt

1. Mexico

3

2

1

0

3

0

7

2. South Korea

3

1

2

0

2

1

5

3. Gabon

3

0

2

1

1

3

2

4. Switzerland

3

0

1

2

2

4

1

 

GROUP C

 

GROUP D

Competition Day 1 (26-07-2012)

Competition Day 1 (26-07-2012)

Coventry

Belarus - New Zealand

1-0

Glasgow

Spain - Japan

0-1

Cardiff

Brazil - Egypt

3-2

Glasgow

Honduras - Morocco

2-2

Competition Day 2 (29-07-2012)

Competition Day 2 (29-07-2012)

Manchester

Brazil - Belarus

3-1

Newcastle

Spain - Honduras

0-1

Manchester

Egypt - New Zealand

1-1

Newcastle

Japan - Morocco

1-0

Competition Day 3 (1-08-2012)

Competition Day 3 (1-08-2012)

Newcastle

Brazil - New Zealand

3-0

Coventry

Japan - Honduras

0-0

Glasgow

Egypt - Belarus

3-1

Manchester

Spain - Morocco

0-0

FINAL STANDING

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pt

1. Brazil

3

3

0

0

9

3

9

2. Egypt

3

1

1

1

6

5

4

3. Belarus

3

1

0

2

3

6

3

4. New Zealand

3

0

1

2

1

5

1

FINAL STANDING

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pt

1. Japan

3

2

1

0

2

0

7

2. Honduras

3

1

2

0

3

2

5

3. Morocco

3

0

2

1

2

3

2

4. Spain

3

0

1

2

0

2

1

 

 

1/4 FINALS

(4-08-2012)

A1-B2 (1): Great Britain - South Korea

1-1 (pk:4-5)

Cardiff

B1-A2 (2): Mexico - Senegal

4-2

London

C1-D2 (3): Brazil - Honduras

3-2

Newcastle

D1-C2 (4): Japan - Egypt

3-0

Manchester

 

 

1/2 FINALS

(7-08-2012)

1-3: South Korea - Brazil

0-3

Manchester

2-4: Mexico - Japan

3-1

London

 

 

PLACES 3 & 4

(10-08-2012)

South Korea - Japan

2-0

Cardiff

 

 

FINAL

STADIUM: Wembley (London)

DATE: 11-08-2012 (15:00 h)

ATTENDANCE: 86.162

REFEREE: Mark Clattenburg (GBR)

GOALS: 1-0 (Peralta 1'); 2-0 (Peralta 75'); 2-1 (Hulk 90+')

BOOKED: Reyes (46'), I. Jiménez (58'), Vidrio (89') / Marcelo (42'), Leandro Damião (90+')

[Incidents: Oribe Peralta scored the fastest goal in the history of olympic finals, only 28 seconds after kick-off.]

México
Mexico MEX - Brazil BRA
2-1 (1-0)
Brasil

Mexico (coach: Luis Tena)

José de Jesús Corona (c)

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Israel Jiménez (Néstor Vidrio 81’)

Hiram Mier

Diego Reyes

Dárvin Chávez

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Héctor Herrera

Carlos Salcido

Marco Fabián

Jorge Enríquez

Javier Aquino (Miguel Ángel Ponce 57’)

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Oribe Peralta (Raúl Jiménez 86’)

Brazil (coach: Mano Menezes)

Gabriel Vasconcellos

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Rafael da Silva (Lucas Moura 85’)

Thiago Silva (c)

Juan Jesus

Marcelo Vieira

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Sandro Ranieri (Alexandre Pato 71’)

Rômulo Borges

Alex Sandro Lobo (Givanildo Vieira “Hulk” 32’)

Oscar dos Santos

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Neymar da Silva

Leandro Damião da Silva

 

 

FINAL STANDING

1.

Mexico MEX

2.

Brazil BRA

3.

South Korea SKR

4.

Japan JAP

5.

Great Britain GBR

6.

Senegal SEN

7.

Honduras HON

8.

Egypt EGY

9.

Uruguay URU

10.

Belarus BLR

11.

Morocco MOR

12.

Gabon GAB

13.

Switzerland SWI

14.

Spain SPA

15.

United Arab Emirates UAE

16.

New Zealand NZL

 

 

CHAMPIONSHIP SQUAD

José de Jesús Corona (MEX)

Zargo Touré (SEN)

Thiago Silva (BRA)

Diego Reyes (MEX)

Marcelo Vieira (BRA)

Oscar dos Santos (BRA)

Kim Bo-kyung (SKR)

Neymar da Silva (BRA)

Oribe Peralta (MEX)

Moussa Konaté (SEN)

Leandro Damião da Silva (BRA)

 

 

TOP SCORER: Leandro Damião da Silva (BRA) - 6 goals

 

BEST PLAYER: Oscar dos Santos (BRA)

   

 

 

 

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