2001–02 UEFA Champions League second group stage

Eight winners and eight runners-up from the first group stage were drawn into four groups of four teams, 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.

SeedingEdit

Seeding was determined by the UEFA coefficients[1] and participants' first group stage positions. Four best-ranked group winners were seeded in Pot 1, the remaining four in Pot 2. Group runners-up were seeded to Pots 3 and 4 accordingly.

Pot 1
Team Coeff.
  Bayern MunichTH 110.316
  Real Madrid 114.605
  Barcelona 108.604
  Juventus 98.119
Pot 2
Team Coeff.
  Liverpool 73.643
  Deportivo La Coruña 63.605
  Nantes 45.176
  Panathinaikos 37.183
Pot 3
Team Coeff.
  Manchester United 110.644
  Arsenal 76.644
  Galatasaray 71.987
  Porto 68.136
Pot 4
Team Coeff.
  Roma 68.119
  Bayer Leverkusen 56.315
  Sparta Prague 37.395
  Boavista 28.137

Tie-breaking criteriaEdit

Based on Article 7.06 in the UEFA regulations, if two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria will be applied to determine the rankings:[2]

  1. higher number of points obtained in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  2. superior goal difference from the group matches played among the teams in question;
  3. higher number of goals scored away from home in the group matches played among the teams in question;
  4. superior goal difference from all group matches played;
  5. higher number of goals scored;
  6. higher number of coefficient points accumulated by the club in question, as well as its association, over the previous five seasons.

GroupsEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Manchester United 6 3 3 0 13 3 +10 12 Advance to knockout stage
2   Bayern Munich 6 3 3 0 5 2 +3 12
3   Boavista 6 1 2 3 2 8 −6 5
4   Nantes 6 0 2 4 4 11 −7 2
Boavista  1–0  Nantes
Sánchez   24' Report
Attendance: 7,700
Bayern Munich  1–1  Manchester United
Paulo Sérgio   87' Report Van Nistelrooy   74'
Attendance: 59,000
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

Manchester United  3–0  Boavista
Van Nistelrooy   31'62'
Blanc   55'
Report
Nantes  0–1  Bayern Munich
Report Paulo Sérgio   65'

Nantes  1–1  Manchester United
Moldovan   9' Report Van Nistelrooy   90+4' (pen.)
Attendance: 35,783
Boavista  0–0  Bayern Munich
Report
Attendance: 10,400

Manchester United  5–1  Nantes
Beckham   18'
Solskjær   31'78'
Silvestre   38'
Van Nistelrooy   64' (pen.)
Report Da Rocha   17'
Bayern Munich  1–0  Boavista
Santa Cruz   81' Report
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)

Nantes  1–1  Boavista
Moldovan   43' Report Martelinho   78'
Attendance: 26,929
Manchester United  0–0  Bayern Munich
Report
Attendance: 66,818

Boavista  0–3  Manchester United
Report Blanc   14'
Solskjær   29'
Beckham   51' (pen.)
Attendance: 11,383
Bayern Munich  2–1  Nantes
Jeremies   58'
Pizarro   87'
Report Ahamada   54'
Attendance: 32,000

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Barcelona 6 2 3 1 7 7 0 9 Advance to knockout stage
2   Liverpool 6 1 4 1 4 4 0 7
3   Roma 6 1 4 1 6 5 +1 7
4   Galatasaray 6 0 5 1 5 6 −1 5
Liverpool  1–3  Barcelona
Owen   27' Report Kluivert   41'
Rochemback   65'
Overmars   84'
Attendance: 41,521
Galatasaray  1–1  Roma
Pérez   22' Report Emerson   90+2'
Attendance: 15,750

Roma  0–0  Liverpool
Report
Attendance: 58,721
Barcelona  2–2  Galatasaray
Saviola   49'66' Report Ümit Karan   5'
Fleurquin   41'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)

Barcelona  1–1  Roma
Kluivert   82' Report Panucci   57'
Attendance: 90,527
Liverpool  0–0  Galatasaray
Report
Attendance: 41,605

Roma  3–0  Barcelona
Emerson   61'
Montella   74'
Tommasi   90+2'
Report
Attendance: 69.900
Galatasaray  1–1  Liverpool
Niculescu   71' Report Heskey   79'
Attendance: 22,100

Barcelona  0–0  Liverpool
Report
Attendance: 83,441
Roma  1–1  Galatasaray
Cafu   52' Report Ümit Karan   45'
Attendance: 58,630
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

Liverpool  2–0  Roma
Litmanen   7' (pen.)
Heskey   64'
Report
Attendance: 41,794
Galatasaray  0–1  Barcelona
Report Luis Enrique   58'

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Real Madrid 6 5 1 0 14 5 +9 16 Advance to knockout stage
2   Panathinaikos 6 2 2 2 7 8 −1 8
3   Sparta Prague 6 2 0 4 6 10 −4 6
4   Porto 6 1 1 4 3 7 −4 4
Sparta Prague  2–3  Real Madrid
Michalík   30'
Sionko   72'
Report Zidane   20'
Morientes   36'74'
Attendance: 19,156
Panathinaikos  0–0  Porto
Report

Porto  0–1  Sparta Prague
Report Sionko   75'
Attendance: 25,766
Real Madrid  3–0  Panathinaikos
Helguera   41'
Raúl   66'72'
Report
Attendance: 52,300

Real Madrid  1–0  Porto
Solari   83' Report
Attendance: 59,000
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)
Sparta Prague  0–2  Panathinaikos
Report Karagounis   39'
Konstantinou   71'
Attendance: 15,557

Porto  1–2  Real Madrid
Capucho   28' Report Solari   7'
Helguera   20'
Attendance: 34,700
Panathinaikos  2–1  Sparta Prague
Konstantinou   15'47' Report Klein   90'

Real Madrid  3–0  Sparta Prague
Solari   60'
Guti   64'
Sávio   71'
Report
Attendance: 41,312
Referee: Graham Poll (England)
Porto  2–1  Panathinaikos
Deco   12'
Pena   54'
Report Kolkka   65'
Attendance: 12,835

Sparta Prague  2–0  Porto
Sionko   63'
Jarošík   71'
Report
Attendance: 10,521
Panathinaikos  2–2  Real Madrid
Liberopoulos   9'
Goumas   64'
Report Morientes   11'
Portillo   80'

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Bayer Leverkusen 6 3 1 2 11 11 0 10 Advance to knockout stage
2   Deportivo La Coruña 6 3 1 2 7 6 +1 10
3   Arsenal 6 2 1 3 8 8 0 7
4   Juventus 6 2 1 3 7 8 −1 7
Deportivo La Coruña  2–0  Arsenal
Makaay   9'
Tristán   25'
Report
Attendance: 25,864
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)
Juventus  4–0  Bayer Leverkusen
Trezeguet   8'60'
Del Piero   37'
Tudor   44'
Report
Attendance: 4,926

Arsenal  3–1  Juventus
Ljungberg   21'88'
Henry   28'
Report Taylor   49' (o.g.)
Attendance: 35,421
Bayer Leverkusen  3–0  Deportivo La Coruña
Zé Roberto   64'
Neuville   67'
Ballack   79'
Report
Attendance: 22,500

Bayer Leverkusen  1–1  Arsenal
Kirsten   90' Report Pires   56'
Attendance: 22,500
Referee: Alain Sars (France)
Juventus  0–0  Deportivo La Coruña
Report
Attendance: 9,836

Arsenal  4–1  Bayer Leverkusen
Pires   5'
Henry   7'
Vieira   48'
Bergkamp   83'
Report Sebescen   86'
Attendance: 35,019
Deportivo La Coruña  2–0  Juventus
Tristán   8'
Djalminha   77'
Report
Attendance: 24,885
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

Bayer Leverkusen  3–1  Juventus
Butt   24' (pen.)
Brdarić   71'
Babić   90+1'
Report Tudor   61'
Attendance: 22,500
Arsenal  0–2  Deportivo La Coruña
Report Valerón   30'
Naybet   40'
Attendance: 35,392

Juventus  1–0  Arsenal
Zalayeta   76' Report
Attendance: 7,070
Deportivo La Coruña  1–3  Bayer Leverkusen
Tristán   75' Report Ballack   34'
Schneider   54'
Neuville   86'
Attendance: 23,532

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Juventus v Bayer Leverkusen was originally scheduled for 21 November, but had to be postponed to 28 November due to heavy fog in Turin. The game was postponed for one more day because of the same issues of low visibility.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UEFA Club Ranking 2001". Bert Kassies.
  2. ^ "Regulations of the UEFA Champions League 2002/03" (PDF). uefa.com. Union of European Football Associations. pp. 10–11. Retrieved 24 November 2009.