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2002 FIFA World Cup Group H

Play in Group H of the 2002 FIFA World Cup completed on 14 June 2002. Japan won the group, and advanced to the second round, along with Belgium. Russia and Tunisia failed to advance.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Japan (H) 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7 Advance to knockout stage
2   Belgium 3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 5
3   Russia 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
4   Tunisia 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Tie-breaking criteria
(H) Host.

MatchesEdit

All times local (UTC+9)

Japan vs BelgiumEdit

Japan  2–2  Belgium
Suzuki   59'
Inamoto   67'
Report Wilmots   57'
Van Der Heyden   75'
Attendance: 55,256
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
GK 12 Seigo Narazaki
CB 3 Naoki Matsuda
CB 4 Ryuzo Morioka (c)   71'
CB 16 Kōji Nakata
CM 21 Kazuyuki Toda   31'
CM 5 Junichi Inamoto   54'
RW 22 Daisuke Ichikawa
AM 7 Hidetoshi Nakata
LW 18 Shinji Ono   64'
CF 13 Atsushi Yanagisawa
CF 11 Takayuki Suzuki   68'
Substitutions:
MF 14 Alex   64'
MF 8 Hiroaki Morishima   68'
DF 17 Tsuneyasu Miyamoto   71'
Manager:
  Philippe Troussier
GK 1 Geert De Vlieger
RB 15 Jacky Peeters
CB 16 Daniel Van Buyten
CB 4 Eric Van Meir   82'
LB 12 Peter Van Der Heyden   21'
DM 18 Yves Vanderhaeghe
RM 10 Johan Walem   68'
CM 6 Timmy Simons
LM 8 Bart Goor
CF 7 Marc Wilmots (c)
CF 11 Gert Verheyen   62'   83'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Wesley Sonck   68'
FW 20 Branko Strupar   83'
Manager:
Robert Waseige

Man of the Match:
Junichi Inamoto (Japan)

Assistant referees:
Haidar Koleit (Lebanon)
Yury Dupanov (Belarus)
Fourth official:
Graham Poll (England)

Russia vs TunisiaEdit

Russia  2–0  Tunisia
Titov   59'
Karpin   64' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 30,957
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Russia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tunisia
GK 1 Ruslan Nigmatullin
RB 5 Andrei Solomatin
CB 3 Yuri Nikiforov
CB 7 Viktor Onopko (c)
LB 2 Yuri Kovtun
RM 8 Valery Karpin
CM 9 Yegor Titov
CM 20 Marat Izmailov   78'
LM 6 Igor Semshov   27'   46'
CF 19 Ruslan Pimenov
CF 11 Vladimir Beschastnykh   55'
Substitutions:
MF 21 Dmitri Khokhlov   46'
FW 22 Dmitri Sychev   55'
MF 15 Dmitri Alenichev   88'   78'
Manager:
Oleg Romantsev
GK 1 Ali Boumnijel
RB 6 Hatem Trabelsi
CB 15 Radhi Jaïdi
CB 4 Mohamed Mkacher
LB 12 Raouf Bouzaiene
RM 8 Hassen Gabsi   50'   67'
CM 13 Riadh Bouazizi
CM 18 Selim Ben Achour
LM 2 Khaled Badra   84'
CF 5 Ziad Jaziri   75'
CF 11 Adel Sellimi (c)   67'
Substitutions:
MF 3 Zoubeir Baya   67'
MF 7 Imed Mhedhebi   67'
FW 20 Ali Zitouni   84'
Manager:
Ammar Souayah

Man of the Match:
Yuri Nikiforov (Russia)

Assistant referees:
Michael Ragoonath (Trinidad and Tobago)
Paul Smith (New Zealand)
Fourth official:
Antonio López Nieto (Spain)

Japan vs RussiaEdit

Japan  1–0  Russia
Inamoto   51' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Russia
GK 12 Seigo Narazaki
CB 3 Naoki Matsuda
CB 17 Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (c)   15'
CB 16 Kōji Nakata   42'
RM 20 Tomokazu Myojin
CM 21 Kazuyuki Toda
CM 7 Hidetoshi Nakata
CM 5 Junichi Inamoto   85'
LM 18 Shinji Ono   75'
CF 11 Takayuki Suzuki   72'
CF 13 Atsushi Yanagisawa
Substitutions:
FW 10 Masashi Nakayama   90+1'   72'
DF 6 Toshihiro Hattori   75'
MF 15 Takashi Fukunishi   85'
Manager:
  Philippe Troussier
GK 1 Ruslan Nigmatullin
RB 5 Andrei Solomatin   38'
CB 3 Yuri Nikiforov
CB 7 Viktor Onopko (c)
LB 2 Yuri Kovtun
RM 8 Valery Karpin
CM 4 Alexey Smertin   57'
CM 9 Yegor Titov
CM 20 Marat Izmailov   52'
LM 6 Igor Semshov
CF 19 Ruslan Pimenov   13'   46'
Substitutions:
FW 22 Dmitri Sychev   46'
MF 21 Dmitri Khokhlov   60'   52'
FW 11 Vladimir Beschastnykh   57'
Manager:
Oleg Romantsev

Man of the Match:
Junichi Inamoto (Japan)

Assistant referees:
Heiner Müller (Germany)
Evzen Amler (Czech Republic)
Fourth official:
Ubaldo Aquino (Paraguay)

Tunisia vs BelgiumEdit

Tunisia  1–1  Belgium
Bouzaiene   17' Report Wilmots   13'
Attendance: 39,700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tunisia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
GK 1 Ali Boumnijel
RB 6 Hatem Trabelsi   68'
CB 15 Radhi Jaïdi
CB 2 Khaled Badra (c)
LB 12 Raouf Bouzaiene
RM 8 Hassen Gabsi   22'   67'
CM 10 Kaies Ghodhbane   43'
CM 18 Selim Ben Achour
CM 13 Riadh Bouazizi
LM 21 Mourad Melki   69'   88'
CF 5 Ziad Jaziri   77'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Adel Sellimi   67'
FW 20 Ali Zitouni   77'
MF 3 Zoubeir Baya   88'
Manager:
Ammar Souayah
GK 1 Geert De Vlieger
RB 2 Éric Deflandre
CB 3 Glen De Boeck
CB 16 Daniel Van Buyten   40'
LB 12 Peter Van Der Heyden
RM 11 Gert Verheyen   46'
CM 18 Yves Vanderhaeghe
CM 6 Timmy Simons   74'
LM 8 Bart Goor
CF 7 Marc Wilmots (c)
CF 20 Branko Strupar   46'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Wesley Sonck   46'
MF 14 Sven Vermant   46'
FW 22 Mbo Mpenza   74'
Manager:
Robert Waseige

Man of the Match:
Raouf Bouzaiene (Tunisia)

Assistant referees:
Paul Smith (New Zealand)
Komaleeswaran Sankar (India)
Fourth official:
Gilles Veissière (France)

Tunisia vs JapanEdit

Tunisia  0–2  Japan
Report Morishima   48'
H. Nakata   75'
Attendance: 45,213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tunisia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan
GK 1 Ali Boumnijel
RB 6 Hatem Trabelsi
CB 15 Radhi Jaïdi
CB 2 Khaled Badra (c)   81'
LB 12 Raouf Bouzaiene   78'
RM 21 Mourad Melki   46'
CM 10 Kaies Ghodhbane
CM 18 Selim Ben Achour
CM 13 Riadh Bouazizi   21'
LM 23 José Clayton   61'
CF 5 Ziad Jaziri
Substitutions:
MF 3 Zoubeir Baya   46'
MF 7 Imed Mhedhebi   61'
FW 20 Ali Zitouni   78'
Manager:
Ammar Souayah
GK 12 Seigo Narazaki
CB 3 Naoki Matsuda
CB 17 Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (c)
CB 16 Kōji Nakata
RM 20 Tomokazu Myojin
CM 21 Kazuyuki Toda
CM 7 Hidetoshi Nakata   84'
CM 5 Junichi Inamoto   46'
LM 18 Shinji Ono
CF 13 Atsushi Yanagisawa   46'
CF 11 Takayuki Suzuki
Substitutions:
MF 8 Hiroaki Morishima   46'
MF 22 Daisuke Ichikawa   46'
MF 19 Mitsuo Ogasawara   84'
Manager:
  Philippe Troussier

Man of the Match:
Hidetoshi Nakata (Japan)

Assistant referees:
Frédéric Arnault (France)
Haidar Koleit (Lebanon)
Fourth official:
René Ortubé (Bolivia)

Belgium vs RussiaEdit

Belgium  3–2  Russia
Walem   7'
Sonck   78'
Wilmots   82'
Report Beschastnykh   52'
Sychev   88'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Russia
GK 1 Geert De Vlieger
RB 15 Jacky Peeters
CB 3 Glen De Boeck   90+2'
CB 16 Daniel Van Buyten
LB 5 Nico Van Kerckhoven
RM 11 Gert Verheyen   78'
CM 18 Yves Vanderhaeghe   39'
CM 10 Johan Walem
LM 8 Bart Goor
CF 7 Marc Wilmots (c)
CF 22 Mbo Mpenza   70'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Wesley Sonck   70'
MF 6 Timmy Simons   78'
DF 4 Eric Van Meir   90+2'
Manager:
Robert Waseige
GK 1 Ruslan Nigmatullin
RB 5 Andrei Solomatin   12'
CB 3 Yuri Nikiforov   43'
CB 7 Viktor Onopko (c)
LB 2 Yuri Kovtun
DM 21 Dmitri Khokhlov
RM 8 Valery Karpin   82'
CM 4 Alexey Smertin   14'   34'
CM 9 Yegor Titov
LM 15 Dmitri Alenichev   64'
CF 11 Vladimir Beschastnykh
Substitutions:
FW 22 Dmitri Sychev   34'
DF 18 Dmitri Sennikov   84'   43'
FW 16 Aleksandr Kerzhakov   82'
Manager:
Oleg Romantsev

Man of the Match:
Marc Wilmots (Belgium)

Assistant referees:
Philip Sharp (England)
Komaleeswaran Sankar (India)
Fourth official:
Pierluigi Collina (Italy)

External linksEdit