#WEUROFutsal semis: Russia-Spain, Ukraine-Portugal

Russia will face Spain and Ukraine are set to meet hosts Portugal in the semi-finals on 15 February in Gondomar.

Ricardinho picks out Spain
Ricardinho picks out Spain ©FPF

UEFA Women's Futsal EURO 2019 hosts Portugal will meet Ukraine after Spain face Russia in the first of the two semi-finals, following the draw made by Ricardinho at Casa Branca de Gramido, Valbom.

The first ever final tournament will be played at Pavilhão Multiusos de Gondomar, Porto, with the semis on 15 February and the matches for first and third place two days later.

Finals schedule (kick-off times tbc)

Friday 15 February: semi-finals

Russia v Spain

  • These teams have met 28 times, with Spain winning 22 games to Russia's three and draws in the other three contests. They last crossed paths in November in Spain, where the home team prevailed 2-0 before losing 1-0 the next day, ending a run of six straight losses to their rivals for Russia, including 1-0 in the Victory Day Tournament final in Krasnogorsk in May.

Ukraine v Portugal (hosts)

  • Portugal have won all four of these teams' meetings, most recently 3-2 last February in a home friendly.

Sunday 17 February:

Third-place play-off
Final

What happened in qualifying?

Portugal qualified and were picked as hosts
Portugal qualified and were picked as hosts©FPF

Main round: 12–15 September

Group 1 winners: Spain

Group 2 winners: Russia

Group 3 winners: Ukraine

Group 4 winners: Portugal

  • The four group winners progressed to February's knockout finals, with Portugal picked as hosts

Preliminary round: 21–24 August

Group A winners: Sweden

Group B winners: Finland

Group C winners: Belarus

  • The three group winners progressed to the main round to join the 13 teams given byes
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