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Finland national under-21 football team

Finland U21
Nickname(s) Pikkuhuuhkajat
(The Little Eagle-Owls)[1]
Association Football Association of Finland
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Tommi Kautonen
FIFA code FIN
First international
Finland 1–3 Sweden 
(Vaasa, Finland; 11 August 1976)
Biggest win
-
Biggest defeat
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The Finnish national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Finland. The team qualified for the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship final tournament in 2009.

Contents

  • UEFA U-21 Championship Record 1
    • 2015 UEFA Euro Under-21 qualification 1.1
  • Recent results and forthcoming fixtures 2
  • Current squad 3
    • Recent callups 3.1
  • Coaching staff 4
    • Past squads 4.1
  • See also 5
  • References 6

UEFA U-21 Championship Record

  • 1978: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1980: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1982: Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1984: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1986: Finished 2nd of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1988: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1990: Finished 4th of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1992: Finished 3rd of 4 in qualification group.
  • 1994: Finished 3rd of 6 in qualification group.
  • 1996: Finished 2nd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 1998: Finished 4th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2000: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2002: Finished 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2004: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2006: Finished 5th of 7 in qualification group.
  • 2007: Finished 3rd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 2009: Won qualification group 6 and beat Austria in play-offs. Qualified for the final tournament, where finished 4th of 4 in Group B.
  • 2011: Finished 3rd of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2013: Finished 4th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2015: Finished 2nd of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2017: TBD

2015 UEFA Euro Under-21 qualification

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Germany 3 3 0 0 13 0 +13 9 Final tournament 17 Nov '15 4–0 13 Nov '15 7 Oct '16 25 Mar '16
2  Austria 3 3 0 0 13 3 +10 9 Possible Play-offs 11 Oct '16 13 Nov '15 7–0 4–3 29 Mar '16
3  Finland 4 3 0 1 6 4 +2 9 6 Sep '16 2 Sep '16 7 Oct '16 2–0 3–0
4  Azerbaijan 5 1 0 4 1 13 −12 3 0–3 0–2 0–1 17 Nov '15 6 Sep '16
5  Russia 2 0 0 2 3 6 −3 0 29 Mar '16 6 Sep '16 11 Oct '16 24 Mar '16 12 Nov '15
6  Faroe Islands 3 0 0 3 0 10 −10 0 0–6 7 Oct '16 2 Jun '16 0–1 1 Sep '16
Updated to match(es) played on 13 October 2015. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

Recent results and forthcoming fixtures

4 September 2015 (2015-09-04)
17:30
Finland  2–0  Russia
Lassas Goal 17'
Mero Goal 36'
Report
Arto Tolsa Areena, Kotka
Referee: Peter Kralović (Slovakia)

8 September 2015 (2015-09-08)
17:30
Finland  3–0  Faroe Islands
Yaghoubi Goal 24' (pen.)39'
Skrabb Goal 31'
Report
ISS Stadion, Vantaa
Referee: Alexandru Tean (Moldova)

9 October 2015 (2015-10-09)
18:00
Germany  4–0  Finland
Sané Goal 13'90+1'
Selke Goal 16'
Kimmich Goal 27'
Report
Stadion Essen, Essen
Referee: Kristo Tohver (Estonia)

13 October 2015 (2015-10-13)
16:00
Azerbaijan  0–1  Finland
Report Lassas Goal 80'
Dalga Arena, Baku
Referee: Milan Ilić (Serbia)

13 November 2015 (2015-11-13)
18:00
Austria  v  Finland
Report

2 June 2016
Faroe Islands  v  Finland

2 September 2016
Finland  v  Austria

6 September 2016
Finland  v  Germany

11 October 2016
Russia  v  Finland


Finland  v  Azerbaijan

Current squad

The selections for the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Germany on 9 October 2015 and against Azerbaijan on 13 October 2015.[2][3]

Caps and goals as of 13 October 2015 after the match against Azerbaijan.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Otso Virtanen (1994-04-03) 3 April 1994 11 0 IFK Mariehamn
1GK Carljohan Eriksson (1995-04-25) 25 April 1995 3 0 HIFK
1GK Frédéric Gotte (1995-09-08) 8 September 1995 1 0 Unattached
2DF Nnaemeka Anyamele (1994-05-16) 16 May 1994 11 0 HIFK
2DF Felipe Aspegren (1994-02-12) 12 February 1994 8 0 KTP
2DF Dani Hatakka (1994-03-12) 12 March 1994 23 6 KuPS
2DF Hampus Holmgren (1995-11-14) 14 November 1995 1 0 Åtvidaberg
2DF Joel Mero (1995-02-07) 7 February 1995 6 2 Borussia Mönchengladbach
2DF Daniel O'Shaughnessy (1994-09-10) 10 September 1994 12 1 Brentford
2DF Sauli Väisänen (1994-06-05) 5 June 1994 9 1 AIK
3MF Richard Jensen (1996-03-17) 17 March 1996 4 0 Twente
3MF Armend Kabashi (1995-12-04) 4 December 1995 8 0 Eintracht Braunschweig
3MF Glen Kamara (1995-10-28) 28 October 1995 9 0 Arsenal
3MF Fredrik Lassas (1996-10-01) 1 October 1996 13 3 HIFK
3MF Matias Ojala (1995-02-28) 28 February 1995 5 0 AC Oulu
3MF Simon Skrabb (1995-01-19) 19 January 1995 12 1 Åtvidaberg
3MF Eero Tamminen (1995-05-19) 19 May 1995 6 1 VPS
3MF Robert Taylor (1994-10-21) 21 October 1994 7 0 JJK
3MF Jasse Tuominen (1995-11-12) 12 November 1995 4 0 FC Lahti
3MF Moshtagh Yaghoubi (1994-11-08) 8 November 1994 19 6 RoPS
4FW Youness Rahimi (1995-02-13) 13 February 1995 14 1 HIFK
4FW Pyry Soiri (1994-09-22) 22 September 1994 11 0 VPS

Recent callups

The following players have also been called up to the Finland under-21 squad and remain eligible:

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
DF Jerry Voutilainen (1995-03-29) 29 March 1995 5 0 VPS v.  Azerbaijan, 13 October 2015
DF Juho Pirttijoki (1996-07-30) 30 July 1996 0 0 Haka v.  Faroe Islands, 8 September 2015
DF Alex Lehtinen (1996-04-09) 9 April 1996 0 0 Honka v.  Sweden, 13 June 2015
DF Mikko Viitikko (1995-04-18) 18 April 1995 7 0 VPS v.  Sweden, 13 June 2015
DF Tommi Saarinen (1995-01-31) 31 January 1995 6 0 Honka v.  Luxembourg, 29 March 2015
DF Patrick Aaltonen (1994-03-18) 18 March 1994 5 1 Ubon UMT United 2015 Commonwealth of Independent States Cup, 16–25 January 2015
DF Lassi Nurmos (1994-07-24) 24 July 1994 4 0 AC Oulu 2015 Commonwealth of Independent States Cup, 16–25 January 2015
DF Miro Tenho (1995-09-02) 2 September 1995 0 0 TPS v.  Moldova, 1 June 2014
MF Matej Hradecky (1995-04-17) 17 April 1995 8 0 TPS v.  Azerbaijan, 13 October 2015
MF Matti Klinga (1994-12-10) 10 December 1994 8 1 HJK v.  Faroe Islands, 8 September 2015
MF Obed Malolo (1997-04-18) 18 April 1997 0 0 HJK v.  Sweden, 13 June 2015
MF Jere Aallikko (1994-02-28) 28 February 1994 2 0 Notodden 2015 Commonwealth of Independent States Cup, 16–25 January 2015
MF Jesper Brechtel (1994-01-21) 21 January 1994 7 0 Hauenstein v.  San Marino, 9 September 2014
MF Emerik Grönroos (1994-07-06) 6 July 1994 0 0 KTP v.  England, 9 September 2013
FW Kimmo Hovi (1994-05-31) 31 May 1994 9 2 Club Portugalete v.  Faroe Islands, 8 September 2015
FW Vahid Hambo (1995-02-03) 3 February 1995 2 3 Brighton & Hove Albion v.  Luxembourg, 29 March 2015
FW Joel Pohjanpalo (1994-09-13) 13 September 1994 10 2 Fortuna Düsseldorf v.  Lithuania, 11 June 2013

Coaching staff

Past squads

See also

References

  1. ^ Pikkuhuuhkajat
  2. ^ Pikkuhuuhkajat Saksaa ja Azerbaidzhania vastaan (Finnish)
  3. ^ Kaksi muutosta Pikkuhuuhkajiin (Finnish)
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