Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Serbia in the Semi-Finals (UPDATED)

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Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Serbia qualified for the playoffs in the Flag Football U15 European Championship. In the semi-finals Serbia will play against Italy and the Netherlands against Spain.

Italy and Spain were assured for the playoffs after the first competing day. For the remaining two places in semi-finals three teams competed – the Netherlands, Slovenia and Serbia. The Dutch lost over Spain and won over Romania, so they found a place among the best four Euroepan teams.

However, Slovenia and Serbia played the most uncertain game. In an intriguing and tense game, the two teams played a draw 26 : 26, but due to a better goal difference Serbia gained the right to qualify for the semi-finals.

Italy beat Spain 39 : 20, and has qualified from the 1st place for the semi-final. Spain was the second-ranked, The Netherlands 3rd and Serbia at the 4th position.

Thus, in the playoff of the tournament, according to the previously established schedule, following teams meet as follow:

TIME COURT 1 COURT 2
S E M I – F I N A L S
14.40 ITALY SERBIA SPAIN NETHERLANDS
P A U S E
T H I R D  P L A C E  M A T C H
17.00 SERBIA NETHERLANDS
F I N A L
18.30 ITALY SPAIN

Semi-finals results

ITALY – SERBIA 27 : 13 (21 : 6 HT)

1/2
07 : 00 – TD Gabriele Paganini; PAT Leonardo Franchi
07 : 06 – TD Lazar Perišić
14 : 06 – TD Leonardo Cambrisi; PAT Leonardo Cambrisi
21 : 06 – TD Leonardo Cambrisi; PAT Mirko Donnarumma
2/2
21 : 13 – TD Filip Đokić; PAT Aleksandar Živanović
27 : 13 – TD Leonardo Franchi

SPAIN – THE NETHERLANDS 34 : 13 (27 : 6 HT)

1/2
07 : 00 – TD David De Diego Maffrand; PAT Oscar Puntos Moreno
07 : 06 – TD Ramon Thieme
14 : 06 – TD Oscar Puntos Moreno; PAT Alejandro Gil Martinez‐Feduchi
20 : 06 – TD David De Diego Maffrand
27 : 06 – TD Joan Nuñez Montia; PAT Joan Nuñez Montia
27 : 13 – TD Ramon Thieme; PAT Kasper Wildeman
2/2
34 : 13 – TD David De Diego Maffrand; PAT Esteve Gimeno Ezcurra