1999 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B

Group B of the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup took place from 24 to 30 July 1999 in Guadalajara's Estadio Jalisco.[1] The group consisted of defending champion Brazil, Germany, New Zealand, and the United States.[2]

TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Pot Confederation Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
September 1998[nb 1] July 1999
B1   Brazil CONMEBOL 1998 FIFA World Cup runners-up
B2   Germany UEFA UEFA Euro 1996 winners
B3   United States CONCACAF 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup runners-up
B4   New Zealand OFC 1998 OFC Nations Cup winners
Notes
  1. ^ The rankings of September 1998 were used for seeding for the final draw.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9 Advance to knockout stage
2   United States 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
3   Germany 3 1 0 2 2 6 −4 3
4   New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 6 −5 0
Source: FIFA

In the semi-finals:

ResultsEdit

Brazil vs GermanyEdit

Brazil  4–0  Germany
Report
Attendance: 60,000

New Zealand vs United StatesEdit

New Zealand  1–2  United States
Report
Attendance: 60,000

Germany vs New ZealandEdit

Germany  2–0  New Zealand
Report
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Coffi Codjia (Benin)

Brazil vs United StatesEdit

Brazil  1–0  United States
Report
Attendance: 54,000
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

United States vs GermanyEdit

United States  2–0  Germany
Report
Attendance: 53,000

New Zealand vs BrazilEdit

New Zealand  0–2  Brazil
Report

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "International: 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup Schedule". SoccerAmerica.com. Soccer America. Retrieved 23 July 2021.
  2. ^ "1999 CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Draw and Schedule for Mexico '99". SoccerAmerica.com. Soccer America. Retrieved 23 July 2021.