1991 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship


The 1991 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship was the sixth edition of the Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship, the quadrennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organized by the European Hockey Federation.[2] It was held in Paris, France from 12 to 23 June 1991.[3]

1991 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship
Tournament details
Host countryFrance
CityParis
Dates12–23 June
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Stade Jules Noël
Final positions
Champions Germany (3rd title)
Runner-up Netherlands
Third place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored175 (4.17 per match)
Top scorer(s) Floris Jan Bovelander[1] (17 goals)
1987 (previous) (next) 1995

Germany won their third title by defeating the two-time defending champions the Netherlands 3–1 in the final. England won the bronze medal by defeating the Soviet Union 2–1 in penalty strokes after the match finished 1–1 after extra time.[2]

Preliminary round


Pool A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 5 5 0 0 38 1 +37 10 Semi-finals
2  Soviet Union 5 4 0 1 15 6 +9 8
3  France (H) 5 3 0 2 8 12 4 6
4  Poland 5 1 1 3 7 18 11 3
5   Switzerland 5 0 2 3 8 23 15 2
6  Italy 5 0 1 4 3 19 16 1
Source: TheSports.org
(H) Host
12 June 1991
Netherlands  9–0   Switzerland
12 June 1991
France  1–3  Soviet Union

13 June 1991
Poland  3–1  Italy
13 June 1991
France  0–6  Netherlands

14 June 1991
Soviet Union  2–0  Poland
14 June 1991
Switzerland   2–2  Italy

15 June 1991
Soviet Union  0–4  Netherlands
15 June 1991
France  3–2   Switzerland

16 June 1991
Netherlands  10–1  Poland
16 June 1991
France  2–0  Italy

17 June 1991
Switzerland   1–6  Soviet Union

18 June 1991
Switzerland   3–3  Poland
18 June 1991
Soviet Union  3–0  Italy

19 June 1991
Netherlands  9–0  Italy
19 June 1991
France  2–0  Poland

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Germany 5 5 0 0 18 2 +16 10 Semi-finals
2  England 5 4 0 1 12 5 +7 8
3  Spain 5 2 0 3 10 10 0 4
4  Ireland 5 2 0 3 8 10 2 4
5  Belgium 5 2 0 3 7 13 6 4
6  Wales 5 0 0 5 6 21 15 0
12 June 1991
Wales  1–3  England
12 June 1991
Ireland  3–1  Spain

13 June 1991
Belgium  0–4  Germany
13 June 1991
England  3–1  Ireland

14 June 1991
Belgium  2–3  Spain
14 June 1991
Wales  0–6  Germany

15 June 1991
England  1–0  Spain
15 June 1991
Wales  1–3  Ireland

16 June 1991
England  3–0  Belgium
16 June 1991
Germany  3–0  Ireland

17 June 1991
Spain  6–2  Wales

18 June 1991
Wales  2–3  Belgium
18 June 1991
Spain  0–2  Germany

19 June 1991
Ireland  1–2  Belgium
19 June 1991
Germany  3–2  England

Classification round


Ninth to twelfth place classification

 
9–12th place semi-finalsNinth place
 
      
 
21 June
 
 
 Italy3
 
23 June
 
 Belgium4
 
 Belgium3
 
21 June
 
 Wales1
 
  Switzerland0
 
 
 Wales2
 
Eleventh place
 
 
23 June
 
 
 Italy1
 
 
  Switzerland (a.e.t.)2
9–12th place semi-finals
21 June 1991
Italy  3–4  Belgium

21 June 1991
Switzerland   0–2  Wales
Eleventh place game
23 June 1991
Italy  1–2 (a.e.t.)   Switzerland
Ninth place game
23 June 1991
Belgium  3–1  Wales

Fifth to eighth place classification

 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
21 June
 
 
 Ireland2 (4)
 
23 June
 
 France (p.s.o.)2 (5)
 
 France0
 
21 June
 
 Spain1
 
 Spain2
 
 
 Poland0
 
Seventh place
 
 
23 June
 
 
 Ireland4
 
 
 Poland0
5–8th place semi-finals
21 June 1991
Ireland  2–2 (a.e.t.)  France
Penalties
4–5

21 June 1991
Spain  2–0  Poland
Seventh place game
23 June 1991
Ireland  4–0  Poland
Fifth place game
23 June 1991
France  0–1  Spain

First to fourth place classification

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
21 June
 
 
 England1
 
23 June
 
 Netherlands2
 
 Netherlands1
 
21 June
 
 Germany3
 
 Germany4
 
 
 Soviet Union0
 
Third place
 
 
23 June
 
 
 England (p.s.o.)1 (2)
 
 
 Soviet Union1 (1)
Semi-finals
21 June 1991
England  1–2  Netherlands

21 June 1991
Germany  4–0  Soviet Union
Third place game
23 June 1991
England  1–1 (a.e.t.)  Soviet Union
Penalties
2–1
Final
23 June 1991
Netherlands  1–3  Germany

Final standings


  1.  Germany
  2.  Netherlands
  3.  England
  4.  Soviet Union
  5.  Spain
  6.  France
  7.  Ireland
  8.  Poland
  9.  Belgium
  10.  Wales
  11.   Switzerland
  12.  Italy

See also


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