2001–02 UEFA Champions League

The 2001–02 UEFA Champions League was the 47th season of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA's premier club football tournament, and the 10th since its rebranding from the "European Champion Clubs' Cup" or "European Cup". The tournament was won by Real Madrid, who beat Bayer Leverkusen in the final to claim their ninth European Cup title. The final's winning goal was scored by Zinedine Zidane, with a left-footed volley from the edge of the penalty area into the top left corner.

2001–02 UEFA Champions League
Panoramio - V&A Dudush - Scotland National Stadium.jpg
Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland held the final
Tournament details
Dates11 July – 8 September 2001 (qualifying)
11 September 2001 – 15 May 2002 (competition proper)
Teams32 (group stage)
72 (total)
Final positions
ChampionsSpain Real Madrid (9th title)
Runners-upGermany Bayer Leverkusen
Tournament statistics
Matches played157
Goals scored393 (2.5 per match)
Top scorer(s)Netherlands Ruud van Nistelrooy
(10 goals)

Bayer Leverkusen eliminated all three English teams on their way to the final: Arsenal in the second group stage, followed by Liverpool in the quarter-finals and Manchester United in the semi-final.

Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy was the tournament's top scorer, scoring 10 goals from the first group stage through to the semi-final.

Bayern Munich were the defending champions, but were eliminated by eventual winners Real Madrid in the quarter-finals.

Association team allocationEdit

A total of 72 teams participated in the 2001–02 Champions League, from 48 of 51 UEFA associations. Liechtenstein (who don't have their own league) as well as lowest-ranked associations (Andorra and San Marino) were not admitted.

Below is the qualification scheme for the 2001–02 UEFA Champions League:[1]

  • Associations 1–3 each have four teams qualify
  • Associations 4–6 each have three teams qualify
  • Associations 7–15 each have two teams qualify
  • Associations 16–49 each have one team qualify (except Liechtenstein)

Association rankingEdit

Countries are allocated places according to their 2000 UEFA league coefficient, which takes into account their performance in European competitions from 1995–96 to 1999–2000.[2]

Rank Association Coeff. Teams
1   Spain 59.599 4
2   Italy 55.927
3   Germany 46.403
4   France 42.727 3
5   England 41.455
6   Netherlands 36.666
7   Russia 29.275 2
8   Czech Republic 29.124
9   Greece 28.866
10   Portugal 24.549
11   Turkey 23.850
12   Ukraine 23.166
13   Norway 22.100
14   Switzerland 21.000
15   Scotland 20.500
16   Austria 20.500 1
17   Belgium 19.050
Rank Association Coeff. Teams
18   Denmark 18.175 1
19   Poland 18.000
20   Romania 17.833
21   Croatia 16.124
22   Sweden 15.533
23   Hungary 15.416
24   Israel 13.541
25   Slovakia 12.832
26   Slovenia 11.831
27   Cyprus 11.498
28   FR Yugoslavia 11.415
29   Bulgaria 10.540
30   Georgia 9.666
31   Latvia 8.332
32   Finland 8.041
33   Belarus 7.583
34   Moldova 6.333
Rank Association Coeff. Teams
35   Iceland 6.332 1
36   Macedonia 5.081
37   Lithuania 4.665
38   Estonia 2.582
39   Wales 2.332
40   Armenia 2.249
41   Republic of Ireland 1.665
42   Malta 1.498
43   Northern Ireland 1.498
44   Faroe Islands 1.415
45   Luxembourg 1.332
46   Azerbaijan 1.249
47   Liechtenstein 1.000 0
48   Albania 0.832 1
49   Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.500
50   Andorra 0.000 0
51   San Marino 0.000

DistributionEdit

Since the title holders (Bayern Munich) qualified for the Champions League group stage through their domestic league, the group stage spot reserved for the title holders was vacated. The following changes to the default access list are made:

  • The champions of association 10 (Portugal) are promoted from the third qualifying round to the group stage.
  • The champions of association 16 (Austria) are promoted from the second qualifying round to the third qualifying round.
  • The champions of associations 27 and 28 (Cyprus and FR Yugoslavia) are promoted from the first qualifying round to the second qualifying round.
Teams entering in this round Teams advancing from previous round
First qualifying round
(20 teams)
  • 20 champions from associations 29–49 (except Liechtenstein)
Second qualifying round
(28 teams)
  • 12 champions from associations 17–28
  • 6 runners-up from associations 10–15
  • 10 winners from the first qualifying round
Third qualifying round
(32 teams)
  • 6 champions from associations 11–16
  • 3 runners-up from associations 7–9
  • 6 third-place finishers from associations 1–6
  • 3 fourth-place finishers from associations 1–3
  • 14 winners from the second qualifying round
Group stage
(32 teams)
  • 10 champions from associations 1–10 (including title holders Bayern Munich)
  • 6 runners-up from associations 1–6
  • 16 winners from the third qualifying round
Second group stage
(16 teams)
  • 8 group winners from the first group stage
  • 8 group runners-up from the first group stage
Knockout phase
(8 teams)
  • 4 group winners from the second group stage
  • 4 group runners-up from the second group stage

ParticipantsEdit

League positions of the previous season shown in parentheses (TH: Champions League title holders).

Group stage
  Real Madrid (1st)   Bayern Munich (1st)TH   Manchester United (1st)   Spartak Moscow (1st)
  Deportivo de La Coruña (2nd)   Schalke 04 (2nd)   Arsenal (2nd)   Sparta Prague (1st)
  Roma (1st)   Nantes (1st)   PSV Eindhoven (1st)   Olympiacos (1st)
  Juventus (2nd)   Lyon (2nd)   Feyenoord (2nd)   Boavista (1st)
Third qualifying round
  Mallorca (3rd)   Bayer Leverkusen (4th)   Slavia Prague (2nd)   Rosenborg (1st)
  Barcelona (4th)   Lille (3rd)   Panathinaikos (2nd)   Grasshopper (1st)
  Lazio (3rd)   Liverpool (3rd)   Fenerbahçe (1st)   Celtic (1st)
  Parma (4th)   Ajax (3rd)   Dynamo Kyiv (1st)   Tirol Innsbruck (1st)
  Borussia Dortmund (3rd)   Lokomotiv Moscow (2nd)
Second qualifying round
  Porto (2nd)   Rangers (2nd)   Hajduk Split (1st)   Inter Bratislava (1st)
  Galatasaray (2nd)   Anderlecht (1st)   Halmstad (1st)   Maribor (1st)
  Shakhtar Donetsk (2nd)   Copenhagen (1st)   Ferencváros (1st)   Omonia (1st)
  Brann (2nd)   Wisła Kraków (1st)   Maccabi Haifa (1st)   Red Star Belgrade (1st)
  Lugano (2nd)   Steaua București (1st)
First qualifying round
  Levski Sofia (1st)   Sheriff Tiraspol (1st)   Barry Town (1st)   VB Vágur (1st)
  Torpedo Kutaisi (1st)   KR Reykjavík (1st)   Araks Ararat (1st)   F91 Dudelange (1st)
  Skonto (1st)   Sloga Jugomagnat (1st)   Bohemians (1st)   Shamkir (1st)
  Haka (1st)   FBK Kaunas (1st)   Valletta (1st)   Vllaznia Shkodër (1st)
  Slavia Mozyr (1st)   Levadia Maardu (1st)   Linfield (1st)   Željezničar Sarajevo (1st)

Round and draw datesEdit

The schedule of the competition is as follows (all draws are held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, unless stated otherwise).[3]

Phase Round Draw date First leg Second leg
Qualifying First qualifying round 22 June 2001
(Geneva)
11 July 2001 18 July 2001
Second qualifying round 24–25 July 2001 31 July – 1 August 2001
Third qualifying round 20 July 2001 7–8 August 2001 21–22 August 2001
First group stage Matchday 1 23 August 2001
(Monaco)
11 September & 10 October 2001 [Note]
Matchday 2 18–19 September 2001
Matchday 3 25–26 September 2001
Matchday 4 16–17 October 2001
Matchday 5 23–24 October 2001
Matchday 6 30–31 October 2001
Second group stage Matchday 1 2 November 2001
(Geneva)
20–21 November 2001
Matchday 2 4–5 December 2001
Matchday 3 19–20 February 2002
Matchday 4 26–27 February 2002
Matchday 5 12–13 March 2002
Matchday 6 19–20 March 2002
Knockout phase Quarter-finals 22 March 2002 2–3 April 2002 9–10 April 2002
Semi-finals 23–24 April 2002 30 April – 1 May 2002
Final 15 May 2002 at Hampden Park, Glasgow
Notes
  1. ^
    All 8 games originally scheduled on 12 September 2001 were postponed to 10 October following September 11 attacks.

Qualifying roundsEdit

First qualifying roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Araks-Impeks   0–3   Sheriff Tiraspol 0–1 0–2
Linfield   0–1   Torpedo Kutaisi 0–0 0–1
Bohemians   3–0   Levadia Maardu 3–0 0–0
F91 Dudelange   2–6   Skonto 1–6 1–0
Levski Sofia   4–0   Željezničar 4–0 0–0
VB Vágur   0–5   Slavia Mozyr 0–0 0–5
Valletta   0–5   Haka 0–0 0–5
Sloga Jugomagnat   1–1 (a)   FBK Kaunas 0–0 1–1
KR   2–2 (a)   Vllaznia 2–1 0–1
Barry Town   3–0   Shamkir 2–0 1–0

Second qualifying roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Haka   3–1   Maccabi Haifa 0–1 3–0*
Shakhtar Donetsk   4–2   Lugano 3–0 1–2
Omonia   2–3   Red Star Belgrade 1–1 1–2
Ferencváros   0–0 (4–5 p)   Hajduk Split 0–0 0–0 (aet)
Porto   9–3   Barry Town 8–0 1–3
Maribor   1–6   Rangers 0–3 1–3
Galatasaray   6–1   Vllaznia 2–0 4–1
Slavia Mozyr   0–2   Inter Bratislava 0–1 0–1
Anderlecht   6–1   Sheriff Tiraspol 4–0 2–1
Torpedo Kutaisi   2–4   Copenhagen 1–1 1–3
Levski Sofia   1–1 (a)   Brann 0–0 1–1
Skonto   1–3   Wisła Kraków 1–2 0–1
Bohemians   1–4   Halmstad 1–2 0–2
Steaua București   5–1   Sloga Jugomagnat 3–0 2–1

* The second leg finished 4–0 to Maccabi Haifa but was awarded 0–3 against them for fielding a suspended player.

Third qualifying roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Shakhtar Donetsk   1–5   Borussia Dortmund 0–2 1–3
Lokomotiv Moscow   3–2   Tirol Innsbruck 3–1 0–1*
Steaua București   3–5   Dynamo Kyiv 2–4 1–1
Haka   1–9   Liverpool 0–5 1–4
Hajduk Split   1–2   Mallorca 1–0 0–2 (aet)
Red Star Belgrade   0–3   Bayer Leverkusen 0–0 0–3
Wisła Kraków   3–5   Barcelona 3–4 0–1
Copenhagen   3–5   Lazio 2–1 1–4
Inter Bratislava   3–7   Rosenborg 3–3 0–4
Halmstad   3–4   Anderlecht 2–3 1–1
Slavia Prague   1–3   Panathinaikos 1–2 0–1
Galatasaray   3–2   Levski Sofia 2–1 1–1
Ajax   2–3   Celtic 1–3 1–0
Porto   5–4   Grasshopper 2–2 3–2
Parma   1–2   Lille 0–2 1–0
Rangers   1–2   Fenerbahçe 0–0 1–2

* The annulled game 22 August 2001 Tirol Innsbruck - Lokomotiv Moscow 0–1 (Report UEFA) (MatchCentre UEFA). Appointed replay game 8 September 2001.

First group stageEdit

Location of teams of the 2001–02 UEFA Champions League first group stage.
  Brown: Group A;   Red: Group B;   Orange: Group C;   Yellow: Group D;
  Green: Group E;   Blue: Group F;   Purple: Group G;   Pink: Group H.

16 winners from the third qualifying round, 10 champions from countries ranked 1–10, and six second-placed teams from countries ranked 1–6 were drawn into eight groups of four teams each. The top two teams in each group advance to the second group stage, and the third placed team in each group advance to the Third Round of the UEFA Cup.

Celtic, Lille, Liverpool, Lokomotiv Moscow, Mallorca, Roma and Schalke 04 made their debut in the group stage.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification RM ROM LOK AND
1   Real Madrid 6 4 1 1 13 5 +8 13 Advance to second group stage 1–1 4–0 4–1
2   Roma 6 2 3 1 6 5 +1 9 1–2 2–1 1–1
3   Lokomotiv Moscow 6 2 1 3 9 9 0 7 Transfer to UEFA Cup 2–0 0–1 1–1
4   Anderlecht 6 0 3 3 4 13 −9 3 0–2 0–0 1–5

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification LIV BOA DOR DK
1   Liverpool 6 3 3 0 7 3 +4 12 Advance to second group stage 1–1 2–0 1–0
2   Boavista 6 2 2 2 8 7 +1 8 1–1 2–1 3–1
3   Borussia Dortmund 6 2 2 2 6 7 −1 8 Transfer to UEFA Cup 0–0 2–1 1–0
4   Dynamo Kyiv 6 1 1 4 5 9 −4 4 1–2 1–0 2–2

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification PAN ARS MLL SCH
1   Panathinaikos 6 4 0 2 8 3 +5 12 Advance to second group stage 1–0 2–0 2–0
2   Arsenal 6 3 0 3 9 9 0 9 2–1 3–1 3–2
3   Mallorca 6 3 0 3 4 9 −5 9 Transfer to UEFA Cup 1–0 1–0 0–4
4   Schalke 04 6 2 0 4 9 9 0 6 0–2 3–1 0–1

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification NAN GAL PSV LAZ
1   Nantes 6 3 2 1 8 3 +5 11 Advance to second group stage 0–1 4–1 1–0
2   Galatasaray 6 3 1 2 5 4 +1 10 0–0 2–0 1–0
3   PSV Eindhoven 6 2 1 3 6 9 −3 7 Transfer to UEFA Cup 0–0 3–1 1–0
4   Lazio 6 2 0 4 4 7 −3 6 1–3 1–0 2–1

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification JUV POR CEL ROS
1   Juventus 6 3 2 1 11 8 +3 11 Advance to second group stage 3–1 3–2 1–0
2   Porto 6 3 1 2 7 5 +2 10 0–0 3–0 1–0
3   Celtic 6 3 0 3 8 11 −3 9 Transfer to UEFA Cup 4–3 1–0 1–0
4   Rosenborg 6 1 1 4 4 6 −2 4 1–1 1–2 2–0

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAR BL OL FEN
1   Barcelona 6 5 0 1 12 5 +7 15 Advance to second group stage 2–1 2–0 1–0
2   Bayer Leverkusen 6 4 0 2 10 9 +1 12 2–1 2–4 2–1
3   Lyon 6 3 0 3 10 9 +1 9 Transfer to UEFA Cup 2–3 0–1 3–1
4   Fenerbahçe 6 0 0 6 3 12 −9 0 0–3 1–2 0–1

Group GEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification DEP MU LIL OLY
1   Deportivo La Coruña 6 2 4 0 10 8 +2 10 Advance to second group stage 2–1 1–1 2–2
2   Manchester United 6 3 1 2 10 6 +4 10 2–3 1–0 3–0
3   Lille 6 1 3 2 7 7 0 6 Transfer to UEFA Cup 1–1 1–1 3–1
4   Olympiacos 6 1 2 3 6 12 −6 5 1–1 0–2 2–1

Group HEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAY SPR FEY SPM
1   Bayern Munich 6 4 2 0 14 5 +9 14 Advance to second group stage 0–0 3–1 5–1
2   Sparta Prague 6 3 2 1 10 3 +7 11 0–1 4–0 2–0
3   Feyenoord 6 1 2 3 7 14 −7 5 Transfer to UEFA Cup 2–2 0–2 2–1
4   Spartak Moscow 6 0 2 4 7 16 −9 2 1–3 2–2 2–2

Second group stageEdit

Eight winners and eight runners-up from the first group stage were drawn into four groups of four teams each, each containing two group winners and two runners-up. Teams from the same country or from the same first round group could not be drawn together. The top two teams in each group advanced to the quarter-finals.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MU BAY BOA NAN
1   Manchester United 6 3 3 0 13 3 +10 12 Advance to knockout stage 0–0 3–0 5–1
2   Bayern Munich 6 3 3 0 5 2 +3 12 1–1 1–0 2–1
3   Boavista 6 1 2 3 2 8 −6 5 0–3 0–0 1–0
4   Nantes 6 0 2 4 4 11 −7 2 1–1 0–1 1–1

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAR LIV ROM GAL
1   Barcelona 6 2 3 1 7 7 0 9 Advance to knockout stage 0–0 1–1 2–2
2   Liverpool 6 1 4 1 4 4 0 7 1–3 2–0 0–0
3   Roma 6 1 4 1 6 5 +1 7 3–0 0–0 1–1
4   Galatasaray 6 0 5 1 5 6 −1 5 0–1 1–1 1–1

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification RM PAN SPR POR
1   Real Madrid 6 5 1 0 14 5 +9 16 Advance to knockout stage 3–0 3–0 1–0
2   Panathinaikos 6 2 2 2 7 8 −1 8 2–2 2–1 0–0
3   Sparta Prague 6 2 0 4 6 10 −4 6 2–3 0–2 2–0
4   Porto 6 1 1 4 3 7 −4 4 1–2 2–1 0–1

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BL DEP ARS JUV
1   Bayer Leverkusen 6 3 1 2 11 11 0 10 Advance to knockout stage 3–0 1–1 3–1
2   Deportivo La Coruña 6 3 1 2 7 6 +1 10 1–3 2–0 2–0
3   Arsenal 6 2 1 3 8 8 0 7 4–1 0–2 3–1
4   Juventus 6 2 1 3 7 8 −1 7 4–0 0–0 1–0

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                             
  Deportivo La Coruña 0 2 2  
  Manchester United 2 3 5  
    Manchester United 2 1 3  
    Bayer Leverkusen (a) 2 1 3  
  Liverpool 1 2 3
    Bayer Leverkusen 0 4 4  
      Bayer Leverkusen 1
    Real Madrid 2
    Panathinaikos 1 1 2  
  Barcelona 0 3 3  
    Barcelona 0 1 1
    Real Madrid 2 1 3  
  Bayern Munich 2 0 2
    Real Madrid 1 2 3  

Quarter-finalsEdit

The first legs were played on 2 and 3 April, and the second legs were played on 9 and 10 April 2002.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Panathinaikos   2–3   Barcelona 1–0 1–3
Bayern Munich   2–3   Real Madrid 2–1 0–2
Deportivo La Coruña   2–5   Manchester United 0–2 2–3
Liverpool   3–4   Bayer Leverkusen 1–0 2–4

Semi-finalsEdit

The first legs were played on 23 and 24 April, and the second legs were played on 30 April and 1 May 2002.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Barcelona   1–3   Real Madrid 0–2 1–1
Manchester United   3–3 (a)   Bayer Leverkusen 2–2 1–1

FinalEdit

The final was played on 15 May 2002 at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.

Bayer Leverkusen  1–2  Real Madrid
Lúcio   13' Report Raúl   8'
Zidane   45'
Attendance: 52,000

StatisticsEdit

The top scorers and assists from the 2001–02 UEFA Champions League (excluding qualifying rounds) are as follows:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Qualification 2001/2002 UEFA European Cup Football by Bert Kassies
  2. ^ "UEFA Country Ranking 2000". Retrieved 11 October 2019.
  3. ^ "UEFA European Football Calendar 2001/2002". Bert Kassies.

External linksEdit