Football at the 2018 Mediterranean Games

Football at the 2018 Mediterranean Games took place between 22 June and 30 June at the Estadi Municipal de Reus, Estadi Municipal de La Pobla de Mafumet and Estadi Municipal de Calafell. Associations affiliated with FIFA were invited to send their men's U-18, U-19 and U-21 national teams. There was no women's tournament on this occasion[1].

Men's football tournament at the 2018 Mediterranean Games
Tournament details
Host country Spain
CityTarragona
Dates22–30 June
Teams9 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Spain (3rd title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place Morocco
Fourth place Greece
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored47 (3.13 per match)
Top scorer(s) Abel Ruiz (7 goals)

Participating nations

Nine nations have applied to compete in men's tournament, one more than at the previous games. None of the Asian nations opted to compete.

Men
FederationNation
CAF Africa Algeria U18
 Libya U18
 Morocco U18
AFC AsiaNone
UEFA Europe Bosnia and Herzegovina U18
 France U18
 Greece U18
 Italy U18
 Spain U18 (hosts)
 Turkey U18

Squads

Venues

3 stadiums were allocated to host the matches.

Stadium City Capacity
Estadi Municipal de ReusReus4,500
Estadi Municipal de La Pobla de MafumetLa Pobla de Mafumet707
Estadi Municipal de CalafellCalafell690

Group stage

All times are local (UTC+2).

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Spain (H) 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 6 Semifinals
2  Algeria 2 1 0 1 3 4 1 3
3  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 0 0 2 1 4 3 0
Source: Tarragona 2018
(H) Host.
Algeria 1–4 Spain
  • Boutrif  74'
Report
Estadi Municipal de Calafell, Calafell
Referee: Halil Umut Meler (Turkey)

Spain 2–1 Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ruiz  7'
  • N. Díaz  76'
Report Hasić  50'
Referee: Hicham Tiazi (Morocco)

Algeria 2–0 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Report
Estadi Municipal de La Pobla de Mafumet, La Pobla de Mafumet
Referee: Jérome Brisard (France)

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Italy 2 1 1 0 8 2 +6 4 Semifinals
2  Morocco 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 4
3  Libya 2 0 0 2 1 8 7 0
Italy 2–2 Morocco
Report
  • Rharib  19'
  • Ounahi  68'
Estadi Municipal de Calafell, Calafell
Referee: Irfan Peljto (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Morocco 2–1 Libya
  • S. Drouich  6'
  • Mourid  64'
Report Shaldun  50'
Referee: Said Aouina (Algeria)

Libya 0–6 Italy
Report
Estadi Municipal de La Pobla de Mafumet, La Pobla de Mafumet
Referee: Ioannis Papadopoulos (Greece)

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Greece 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 6 Semifinals
2  France 2 1 0 1 2 3 1 3
3  Turkey 2 0 0 2 0 2 2 0
France 1–0 Turkey
  • Soumaré  88'
Report
Estadi Municipal de La Pobla de Mafumet, La Pobla de Mafumet
Referee: Srđan Jovanović (Serbia)

Turkey 0–1 Greece
Report
Estadi Municipal de Calafell, Calafell

France 1–3 Greece
  • Gassama  75'
Report
Referee: Marco Di Bello (Italy)

Ranking of second-placed teams

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Morocco 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 4 Semifinals
2  Algeria 2 1 0 1 3 4 1 3
3  France 2 1 0 1 2 3 1 3

Classification stage

7th and 5th place brackets

Seventh place match

Turkey 4–2 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Report
  • Imamović  12', 45'
Estadi Municipal de La Pobla de Mafumet, La Pobla de Mafumet
Referee: Jérôme Brisard (France)

Fifth place match

Algeria 0–1 France
Report Badu  90+1'
Estadi Municipal de Calafell, Calafell
Referee: Ioannis Papadopoulos (Greece)

Knockout stage

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
28 June – Reus
 
 
 Italy3
 
30 June – Reus
 
 Greece0
 
 Italy2
 
28 June – La Pobla de Mafumet
 
 Spain3
 
 Spain2
 
 
 Morocco1
 
Third place
 
 
30 June – La Pobla de Mafumet
 
 
 Greece0 (6)
 
 
 Morocco (p)0 (7)

Semifinals

Italy 3–0 Greece
Report
Referee: Hicham Tiazi (Morocco)

Spain 2–1 Morocco
Report Tahif  13'
Estadi Municipal de La Pobla de Mafumet , La Pobla de Mafumet
Referee: Srđan Jovanović (Serbia)

Bronze medal match

Greece 0–0 (a.e.t.) Morocco
Report
Penalties
6–7
Estadi Municipal de La Pobla de Mafumet, La Pobla de Mafumet

Gold medal match

Italy 2–3 Spain
Report Ruiz  26', 57', 90+4'
Referee: Halil Umut Meler (Turkey)

Final standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
 Spain (H) 4 4 0 0 11 5 +6 12 Gold medal
 Italy 4 2 1 1 13 5 +8 7 Silver medal
 Morocco 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 5 Bronze medal
4  Greece 4 2 1 1 4 4 0 7 Fourth place
5  France 3 2 0 1 3 3 0 6 5th place match
6  Algeria 3 1 0 2 3 5 2 3
7  Turkey 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3 7th place match
8  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 0 0 3 3 8 5 0
9  Libya 2 0 0 2 1 8 7 0 Group stage
Source: Tarragona 2018
(H) Host.

Goalscorers

7 goals
5 goals
4 goals
  • Nicola Rauti
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

References

  1. "Jeux Méditerranéens 2018". dzfoot.com. Juba AT. 10 May 2018.
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