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2002 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 8

The five teams in this group played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winner Italy qualified for the 17th FIFA World Cup held in South Korea and Japan. The runner-up Romania advanced to the UEFA Play-off and played against Slovenia.

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StandingsEdit

Final table Home Away
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts           Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1.   Italy 8 6 2 0 16 3 +13 20 - 3:0 2:0 1:0 4:0 4 4 0 0 10 0 12 4 2 2 0 6 3 8
2.   Romania 8 5 1 2 10 7 +3 16 0:2 - 1:1 2:0 1:0 4 2 1 1 4 3 7 4 3 0 1 6 4 9
3.   Georgia 8 3 1 4 12 12 0 10 1:2 0:2 - 3:1 2:0 4 2 0 2 6 5 6 4 1 1 2 6 7 4
4.   Hungary 8 2 2 4 14 13 +1 8 2:2 0:2 4:1 - 1:1 4 1 2 1 7 6 5 4 1 0 3 7 7 3
5.   Lithuania 8 0 2 6 3 20 -17 2 0:0 1:2 0:4 1:6 - 4 0 1 3 2 12 1 4 0 1 3 1 8 1

ResultsEdit

Hungary  2–2  Italy
Horváth   29'78' Report Inzaghi   26'35'
Attendance: 60,000
Romania  1–0  Lithuania
Ganea   89' Report
Referee: Morgan Norman (Sweden)

Italy  3–0  Romania
Inzaghi   13'
Delvecchio   17'
Totti   42'
Report
Lithuania  0–4  Georgia
Report Ketsbaia   19'35'
Kinkladze   46'
A. Arveladze   84'

Italy  2–0  Georgia
Del Piero   47' (pen.)87' (pen.) Report
Lithuania  1–6  Hungary
Buitkus   71' Report Illés   25'
M. Fehér   36'61'72'
Horváth   67'
Lisztes   84'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Orhan Erdemir (Turkey)

Romania  0–2  Italy
Report Inzaghi   29'33'
Hungary  1–1  Lithuania
V. Sebők   70' (pen.) Report Ražanauskas   74'
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Vasiliy Melnichuk (Ukraine)

Italy  4–0  Lithuania
Inzaghi   17'64'
Del Piero   49'79'
Report

Romania  2–0  Hungary
M. Niculae   5'54' Report
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Eric Poulat (France)

Lithuania  1–2  Romania
Fomenka   86' Report A. Ilie   31'
V. Moldovan   49'
Referee: Anton Stredak (Slovakia)
Hungary  4–1  Georgia
Mátyus   40'
V. Sebők   45' (pen.)
A. Korsós   55'62'
Report Kobiashvili   77'
Attendance: 7,325

Georgia  3–1  Hungary
S. Arveladze   32'
Jamarauli   53'
Iashvili   64'
Report Mátyus   43'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Drago Kos (Slovenia)

Hungary  0–2  Romania
Report A. Ilie   11'
M. Niculae   27'
Attendance: 7,000
Georgia  2–0  Lithuania
Iashvili   81'83' Report
Referee: Haim Yakov (Israel)

Italy  1–0  Hungary
Del Piero   45' Report
Romania  1–1  Georgia
Gh. Popescu   88' Report Iashvili   55'

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