U-20 World Cup XV

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U-20 World Cup XV
Tournament details
Host Bosna i Hercegovina
Bosnia & Hercegovina
Season(s) Seasons 43-44
27 Aug. 2010 - 20 March 2011
Teams 124
Final positions
Champions  Belgium
Runner-up  España
Semi-finalists  Polska
 England 
Tournament statistics
Matches played 927 
U20 XIV U20 XVI

The Fifteenth U-20 World Cup tournament took place from 21 January 2011 to 20 March 2011 and was held in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Group Stage

Round I (Qualification)

This round started on 27/08/2010 at 20:00.

Group #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8
Group 1 Germany Taiwan South Africa Maldives Lithuania Northern Ireland Nicaragua -
Group 2 England Spain Egypt Paraguay Indonesia Lebanon Yemen -
Group 3 Czech Republic Hungary Greece Oman Wales Mexico Peru -
Group 4 USA Georgia Scotland Latvia Albania Andorra Belarus -
Group 5 France Hong Kong Oceania Denmark Iceland Cape Verde Montenegro Russia
Group 6 Argentina Switzerland Liechtenstein Brunei Kenya Ghana Tunisia Panama
Group 7 Brazil Serbia Romania Malta Algeria Guatemala Benin Uganda
Group 8 Portugal Bolivia Bulgaria Iran Bangladesh El Salvador Jamaica Syria
Group 9 Luxembourg Belgium Vietnam Cyprus Qatar Israel Philippines Honduras
Group 10 Austria Venezuela Pakistan Finland Mongolia North Makedonija Singapore India
Group 11 China Netherlands Canada Colombia Faroe Islands Bahrain Morocco Kyrgyzstan
Group 12 Estonia Turkey Japan Bosnia & Herzegovina Kuwait Azerbaijan Armenia Iraq
Group 13 Sweden Slovakia Uruguay Senegal Malaysia Suriname South Korea Tanzania
Group 14 Moldova Ukraine Costa Rica Trinidad & Tobago Saudi Arabia Barbados Kampuchea Jordan
Group 15 Norway Slovenia Republic of Ireland Kazakhstan Italy Angola Ecuador Thailand
Group 16 Poland Chile Croatia United Arab Emirates Ivory Coast Nigeria Mozambique Dominican Republic


Round II

This round started on 21/01/2011 at 20:00 and was played in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Group 1
Team Pts GD
 España 6 2
 Venezuela 4 0
 Argentina 4 0
 Eesti 2 -2
Group 2
Team Pts GD
 Norge 6 0
 France 4 1
 Hong Kong 4 1
 Schweiz 2 -2
Group 3
Team Pts GD
 Slovensko 7 3
 England 6 3
 Lëtzebuerg 4 1
 Sakartvelo 0 -7
Group 4
Team Pts GD
 Belgium 6 2
 Deutschland 6 1
 Magyarország 3 0
 Sverige 3 -3
Group 5
Team Pts GD
 Türkiye 7 2
 Polska 5 1
 Brasil 3 -1
 Ukraina 1 -2
Group 6
Team Pts GD
 Chile 9 5
 Česká republika 6 2
 Chinese Taipei 3 -3
 Österreich 0 -4
Group 7
Team Pts GD
 Portugal 6 -1
 Slovenija 5 4
 Srbija 4 0
 China 1 -3
Group 8
Team Pts GD
 Moldova 7 4
 Nederland 5 2
 Bolivia 4 -2
 USA 0 -4


Round III

This round started on 25/02/2011 at 20:00 and was played in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Group 1
Team Pts GD
 Portugal 7 3
 England 7 3
 Venezuela 3 -3
 Chile 0 -3
Group 2
Team Pts GD
 Norge 9 4
 Česká republika 3 0
 Moldova 3 -1
 France 3 -3
Group 3
Team Pts GD
 Polska 4 1
 España 4 1
 Deutschland 4 -1
 Slovensko 4 -1
Group 4
Team Pts GD
 Türkiye 5 3
 Belgium 5 1
 Nederland 4 -1
 Slovenija 1 -3


Round IV

This round started on 07/03/2011 at 20:00 and was played in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Group 1
Team Pts GD
 Polska 9 10
 England 6 1
 Česká republika 3 -4
 Norge 0 -7
Group 2
Team Pts GD
 Belgium 7 5
 España 6 1
 Türkiye 4 3
 Portugal 0 -9


Knockout Stage

Semi-finals   Final
           
Croseum      
  England  1
Artemio Franchi
  Belgium  2  
  Belgium  2
Artemio Franchi
      España  1
  Polska  0
 
  España  1  


Semi-Finals

This round started on 18/03/2011 at 20:00 and was played in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

ID Match Result
(317807189)  England 1 - 2  Belgium
(317807190)  Polska 0 - 1  España


Final

This round started on 20/03/2011 at 20:00 and was played in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

ID Match Result
(318346359)  Belgium 2 - 1  España


Tactics and Ratings

U-20 Belgium: 4-4-2
Attack on wings
Midfield: solid (very low)
Right Defence: magnificent (high)
Central Defence: formidable (high)
Left Defence: magnificent (high))
Right Attack: supernatural (low)
Central Attack: passable (high)
Left Attack: world class (high)

Indirect Set Pieces:
Attack: excellent (very low)
Defence: passable (low)
U-20 España: 5-3-2
Counter-attacks
Midfield: wretched (very low)
Right Defence: magical (very low)
Central Defence: magical (low)
Left Defence: mythical (high)
Right Attack: formidable (very high)
Central Attack: weak (very high)
Left Attack: outstanding (very low)

Indirect Set Pieces:
Attack: solid (very low)
Defence: passable (low)


HT Announcements

16/08/2010 And The Winner Is ?
applicant countries
  • Hungary 10 pts
  • Ecuador 14 pts
  • Slovenia 21 pts
  • Spain 24 pts
  • Slovakia 26 pts
  • Guatemala 32 pts
  • Poland 34 pts
  • Uruguay 37 pts
  • France 46 pts
  • Maldives 49 pts
  • USA 52 pts
  • India 53 pts
  • And thus the host of the XV U20 World Cup, with 57 points, will be, Bosnia & Herzegovina.


The closeness of the results demonstrates how much of a battle it has been. Every participating community put a lot of hard work into their bids. So to those who didn't win, keep the faith, you are certainly well positioned for next time.

A grand total of 350 525 votes were cast by the community. To all of you who did vote Thank You! To those who didn't, maybe next time! This has been a great experience to build on. We will take a few weeks to gather all the great feedback we got and then we will launch the new contest for the hosting of the XVI World Cup. Great job everyone and let's get ready to qualify for the final phases of the XV U20 World Cup in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

21/03/2011 Belgium U20 World Champions!
In a hard fought final against Spain, manager Chippen17 lead Belgium to their first title. It is by a score of 2-1 that Belgium entered it's name in the record books forever. Congratulations to both nations for a well played tournament!


World Cup

Japan & Korea 15 · Argentina 17 · Netherlands 19 · USA 21 · Spain 23 · Brazil 25 · China 27 · Germany 29 · Russia 31 · Portugal 33 · Belgium 35 · Colombia 37 · Greece 39 · Thailand 41 · South Africa 43 · India 45 · Trinidad and Tobago 47 · Israel 49 · Montenegro 51 · Tunisia 53 · Brazil 55 · Andorra 57 · Indonesia 59 · Estonia 61 · France 63 · Guatemala 65 · Oceania 67 · Latvia 69 · Croatia 71 · Benin 73 ·

U-20 World Cup

Germany 16 · Oceania 18 · Romania 20 · Egypt 22 · Chile 24 · Italy 26 · Mexico 28 · Israel 30 · Malaysia 32 · Peru 34 · Finland 36 · Kenya 38 · Canada 40 · Iran 42 · Bosnia Herzegovina 44 · Poland 46 · Panama 48 · Finland 50 · Norway 52 · Italy 54 · Belgium 56 · Romania 58 · Faroe Islands 60 · Ivory Coast 62 · Pakistan 64 · USA 66 · El Salvador 68 · Sweden 70 · Kazakhstan 72 · Bulgaria 74 ·