2006 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 4

The 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 4 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised Cyprus, Faroe Islands, France, Republic of Ireland, Israel and Switzerland.

The group was won by France, who qualified for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The runners-up Switzerland entered the UEFA qualification play-offs.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification             
1   France 10 5 5 0 14 2 +12 20 Qualification to 2006 FIFA World Cup 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–0 3–0
2    Switzerland 10 4 6 0 18 7 +11 18 Advance to second round 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 6–0
3   Israel 10 4 6 0 15 10 +5 18 1–1 2–2 1–1 2–1 2–1
4   Republic of Ireland 10 4 5 1 12 5 +7 17 0–1 0–0 2–2 3–0 2–0
5   Cyprus 10 1 1 8 8 20 −12 4 0–2 1–3 1–2 0–1 2–2
6   Faroe Islands 10 0 1 9 4 27 −23 1 0–2 1–3 0–2 0–2 0–3

ResultsEdit

Republic of Ireland  3–0  Cyprus
Morrison   33'
Reid   38'
Keane   54'
(Report)
Attendance: 36,000
Switzerland   6–0  Faroe Islands
Vonlanthen   10', 14', 57'
Rey   29', 44', 55'
(Report)
Attendance: 11,880
France  0–0  Israel
(Report)

Faroe Islands  0–2  France
(Report) Giuly   32'
Cissé   73'
Attendance: 5,917
Switzerland   1–1  Republic of Ireland
H. Yakin   17' (Report) Morrison   8'
Attendance: 28,000
Israel  2–1  Cyprus
Benayoun   64'
Badir   75'
(Report) Konstantinou   59'
Attendance: 21,872

Cyprus  2–2  Faroe Islands
Konstantinou   15'
Okkas   81'
(Report) Jørgensen   21'
R. Jacobsen   43'
Attendance: 1,400
Israel  2–2   Switzerland
Benayoun   9', 48' (Report) Frei   26'
Vonlanthen   34'
Attendance: 37,976
France  0–0  Republic of Ireland
(Report)

Republic of Ireland  2–0  Faroe Islands
Keane   14' (pen.), 32' (Report)
Attendance: 36,000
Cyprus  0–2  France
(Report) Wiltord   38'
Henry   72'
Attendance: 3,319

Cyprus  1–2  Israel
Okkas   45' (Report) Keisi   17'
Nimni   86'
Attendance: 1,624
Referee: Sten Kaldma (Estonia)

Israel  1–1  Republic of Ireland
Abbas Souan   90' (Report) Morrison   43'
Attendance: 32,150
France  0–0   Switzerland
(Report)
Attendance: 79,373

Switzerland   1–0  Cyprus
Frei   87' (Report)
Attendance: 16,066
Israel  1–1  France
Badir   83' (Report) Trezeguet   50'
Attendance: 32,150
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)

Faroe Islands  1–3   Switzerland
R. Jacobsen   70' (Report) Wicky   25'
Frei   72', 84'
Attendance: 2,047
Republic of Ireland  2–2  Israel
Harte   5'
Keane   11'
(Report) Avi Yehiel   39'
Avi Nimni   45+1'
Attendance: 36,000

Faroe Islands  0–2  Republic of Ireland
(Report) Harte   51'
Kilbane   59'
Attendance: 5,180

Faroe Islands  0–3  Cyprus
(Report) Konstantinou   39', 77' (pen.)
Krassas   95'
Attendance: 2,720

Switzerland   1–1  Israel
Frei   6' (Report) Keisi   20'
Attendance: 30,000
France  3–0  Faroe Islands
Cissé   14', 76'
Olsen   18' (o.g.)
(Report)

Faroe Islands  0–2  Israel
(Report) Nimni   54'
Katan   79'
Attendance: 2,240
Republic of Ireland  0–1  France
(Report) Henry   68'
Attendance: 36,000
Cyprus  1–3   Switzerland
Aloneftis   35' (Report) Frei   15'
Senderos   71'
Gygax   84'
Attendance: 2,561

Cyprus  0–1  Republic of Ireland
(Report) Elliott   6'
Attendance: 13,546
Switzerland   1–1  France
Magnin   80' (Report) Cissé   53'
Attendance: 31,400
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)
Israel  2–1  Faroe Islands
Benayoun   1'
Zandberg   90+1'
(Report) Samuelsen   90+3'

Republic of Ireland  0–0   Switzerland
(Report)
Attendance: 35,944
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)
France  4–0  Cyprus
Zidane   29'
Wiltord   32'
Dhorasoo   44'
Giuly   84'
(Report)
Attendance: 78,864

GoalscorersEdit

6 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

See alsoEdit