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UEFA Women's Euro 2009

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The 2009 UEFA Women's Championship, or just Women's Euro 2009, was played in Finland between August 23 and September 10, 2009. The host was appointed on July 11, 2006, in a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Berlin and the Finnish proposal won over the Dutch proposal. The UEFA Women's Championship is a regular tournament involving European national teams from countries affiliated to UEFA, the European governing body, who have qualified for the competition. The competition aims to determine which national women's team is the best in Europe. The 2009 tournament was won by Germany for a seventh time in ten events. They beat England, appearing in their first final since 1984, 6–2 in the final. The Germans also boasted the tournament's leading goalscorer in Inka Grings.
Format
Twelve teams competed in the competition, an increase of 4 teams from 8 teams that played in previous tournaments. After a preliminary round, 30 teams competed in a qualifying group stage. Those teams were divided into six groups of five, with teams playing each other on a home-and-away basis. The six group winners advanced to the final tournament. The six runners-up and the four best third-placed teams played a qualification playoff. Those 11 teams and the hosts completed the 12-team lineup for the competition.
Qualification
45 teams competed for the eleven available places in the final tournament; the qualifying teams together with the host were:
Venues
The tournament was played in four cities in Finland: Helsinki, Turku, Tampere and Lahti.
Tournament review
Matchday One – 23–25 August
In the opening round of Group A matches, Finland and the Netherlands showed that they would be contenders for qualification beyond the group stage. In the opening match of the tournament goals from Kirsten van de Ven and Karin Stevens would give the Dutch women a 2–0 victory over Ukraine. The evening fixture in the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki saw the host nation Finland begin their campaign with a 1–0 victory over Denmark. Maija Saari scored the first goal of the campaign, her first international goal. In Group B defending World and European Champions Germany set the marker, dispatching fellow contenders Norway 4–0. The champions and favourites to defend their title stuttered early on as they took a 1–0 lead, but in stoppage time three more goals helped the Germans to their victory and their lead in Group B. In the other match in Group B, France began their campaign with a win, recovering from a goal down to beat Iceland 3–1. Group C opened with a surprise, World Cup quarter-finalists England beaten 2–1 by Group C outsiders Italy. England led 1–0 thanks to a Williams penalty just before half-time however goals from Panico and Tuttino gave Italy the victory. England finished the game with ten women after Casey Stoney was dismissed. In Group C's other match 2003 World Cup finalists Sweden opened their challenge with a comfortable 3–0 win over Russia.
Matchday Two...
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Fußball-Europameisterschaft der Frauen 2009 - Deutsch -> English  
Europees kampioenschap voetbal vrouwen 2009 - Nederlandse -> English  
Чемпионат Европы по футболу среди женщин 2009 - Русский -> English  
Championnat d'Europe de football féminin 2009 - Français -> English  
Mistrzostwa Europy w Piłce Nożnej Kobiet 2009 - Polska -> English  
Campionato europeo di calcio femminile 2009 - Italiano -> English  
Eurocopa Femenina 2009 - Español -> English  
UEFA欧州女子選手権2009 - 日本語 -> English  
Mistrovství Evropy ve fotbale žen 2009 - České -> English  
Европско првенство у фудбалу за жене 2009. - Српска -> English  
Campeonato Europeu de Futebol Feminino de 2009 - Português -> English  
EM i fotball for kvinner 2009 - Norske -> English  
Europamästerskapet i fotboll för damer 2009 - Svenska -> English  
2009-es női labdarúgó-Európa-bajnokság - Magyar -> English  
EM i fodbold for kvinder 2009 - Danske -> English  
Jalkapallon naisten Euroopan-mestaruuskilpailut 2009 - Suomalainen -> English  
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Helsinki - Lapinlahdenkatu
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Helsinki, Blick vom Hotel Torni
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SAS Radisson
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Shadow of Hotel Torni
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Finland, Helsinki
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