2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA preliminary round
The 16 teams were drawn into four groups of four teams. Each group was played in single round-robin format, where one of the teams was pre-selected as hosts, between 6 and 11 April 2017. The four group winners and the best runner-up (not counting results against the fourth-placed team) advanced to the qualifying group stage to join the 30 direct entrants.
The 16 teams were allocated into four seeding positions according to their coefficient ranking. They were drawn into four groups of four containing one team from each of the four seeding positions. First, the four teams which were pre-selected as hosts were drawn from their own designated pot and allocated to their respective group as per their seeding positions. Next, the remaining 12 teams were drawn from their respective pot which were allocated according to their seeding positions.
|Seeding position 1||Seeding position 2||Seeding position 3||Seeding position 4|
- Teams which were pre-selected as preliminary round hosts are denoted by (H).
The matches were played on 6, 8 and 11 April 2017.
|Matchday 1||6 April 2017||1 v 3, 2 v 4|
|Matchday 2||8 April 2017||1 v 4, 3 v 2|
|Matchday 3||11 April 2017||2 v 1, 4 v 3|
|1||3||2||1||0||4||2||+2||7||Qualifying group stage||—||2–2||1–0||—|
|1||3||2||1||0||5||3||+2||7||Qualifying group stage||—||2–1||—||3–2|
|1||3||2||1||0||9||0||+9||7||Qualifying group stage||—||—||2–0||7–0|
|1||3||3||0||0||9||3||+6||9||Qualifying group stage||—||2–1||—||5–1|
|Faroe Islands ||5–1|
|Faroe Islands ||2–1|
Ranking of second-placed teams
To determine the best second-placed teams from the preliminary round which advance to the qualifying group stage, only the results of the second-placed teams against the first and third-placed teams in their group are taken into account, while results against the fourth-placed team are not included. As a result, two matches played by each second-placed team count for the purposes of determining the ranking.
|1||3||2||1||1||0||2||0||+2||4||Qualifying group stage|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) disciplinary points; 5) coefficient.
There were 84 goals scored in 24 matches, for an average of 3.5 goals per match.
Arbiona Bajraktari Megi Doci Signy Aarna Rannvá Andreasen Lív Arge Ásla Johannesen Birita Nielsen Milja Simonsen Mariam Danelia Gulnara Gabelia Khatia Tchkonia Natalia Chatzigiannidou Eleni Kakambouki Sofia Kongouli Eleni Markou Anastasia Papadopoulou Danai-Eleni Sidira Marian Awad Lee Falkon Linoy Rogers Karin Sendel Blerta Shala Renāte Fedotova Karlīna Miksone Olga Ševcova Elīza Spruntule Sandra Voitāne Anika Kyžaitė Kamilė Vaičiulaitytė Jessica Birkel Rachel Cuschieri Jade Flask Dorianne Theuma Cristina Cerescu Claudia Chiper Nadejda Colesnicenco Natalia Munteanu Carolina Țabur Jadranka Pavičević Didem Karagenç
1 own goal
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