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TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Pot Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
UEFA Rankings
November 1999[nb 1]
FIFA Rankings
June 2000
A1   Germany[nb 2] 1 Group 3 winner 9 October 1999 8th 1996 Winners (1972, 1980, 1996) 7 6
A2   Romania 2 Group 7 winner 9 October 1999 3rd 1996 Group stage (1984, 1996) 2 11
A3   Portugal 3 Best runner-up 9 October 1999 3rd 1996 Semi-finals (1984) 11 15
A4   England 4 Play-off winner 17 November 1999 6th 1996 Third place (1968), Semi-finals (1996) 17 12
Notes
  1. ^ The UEFA rankings of November 1999 were used for seeding for the final draw.
  2. ^ From 1972 to 1988, Germany competed as West Germany.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Portugal 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9 Advance to knockout stage
2   Romania 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
3   England 3 1 0 2 5 6 −1 3
4   Germany 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

In the quarter-finals,

  • The winner of Group A, Portugal, advanced to play the runner-up of Group B, Turkey.
  • The runner-up of Group A, Romania, advanced to play the winner of Group B, Italy.

MatchesEdit

Germany vs RomaniaEdit

Germany  1–1  Romania
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Romania
GK 1 Oliver Kahn
SW 10 Lothar Matthäus   78'
CB 4 Thomas Linke   46'
CB 6 Jens Nowotny
RWB 2 Markus Babbel
LWB 17 Christian Ziege
DM 16 Jens Jeremies
CM 7 Mehmet Scholl
CM 8 Thomas Häßler   73'
CF 20 Oliver Bierhoff (c)
CF 11 Paulo Rink
Substitutions:
DF 3 Marko Rehmer   46'
MF 14 Dietmar Hamann   73'
MF 18 Sebastian Deisler   78'
Manager:
Erich Ribbeck
 
GK 12 Bogdan Stelea
SW 6 Gheorghe Popescu
RB 2 Dan Petrescu   69'
CB 3 Liviu Ciobotariu
CB 4 Iulian Filipescu
LB 13 Cristian Chivu
CM 8 Dorinel Munteanu
CM 5 Constantin Gâlcă
AM 10 Gheorghe Hagi (c)   49'   73'
CF 9 Viorel Moldovan   85'
CF 11 Adrian Ilie   49'
Substitutions:
DF 22 Cosmin Contra   69'
FW 7 Adrian Mutu   73'
MF 15 Ioan Lupescu   85'
Manager:
Emerich Jenei

Man of the Match:
Mehmet Scholl (Germany)[1]

Assistant referees:
Jens Larsen (Denmark)
Roland Van Nylen (Belgium)
Fourth official:
Gilles Veissière (France)

Portugal vs EnglandEdit

Portugal  3–2  England
Report
Attendance: 31,500
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Portugal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
GK 1 Vítor Baía (c)   89'
RB 14 Abel Xavier
CB 2 Jorge Costa
CB 5 Fernando Couto
LB 13 Dimas Teixeira
CM 17 Paulo Bento
CM 4 José Luís Vidigal
AM 10 Rui Costa   85'
RF 7 Luís Figo
CF 21 Nuno Gomes   89'
LF 8 João Pinto   75'
Substitutions:
MF 11 Sérgio Conceição   75'
DF 16 Beto   85'
MF 19 Capucho   89'
Manager:
Humberto Coelho
 
GK 1 David Seaman
RB 2 Gary Neville
CB 5 Tony Adams   82'
CB 4 Sol Campbell
LB 3 Phil Neville
RM 7 David Beckham
CM 8 Paul Scholes
CM 14 Paul Ince   44'
LM 11 Steve McManaman   58'
CF 9 Alan Shearer (c)
CF 10 Michael Owen   46'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Emile Heskey   46'
MF 17 Dennis Wise   58'
DF 6 Martin Keown   82'
Manager:
Kevin Keegan

Man of the Match:
Luís Figo (Portugal)[2]

Assistant referees:
Leif Lindberg (Sweden)
Emanuel Zammit (Malta)
Fourth official:
Urs Meier (Switzerland)

Romania vs PortugalEdit

Romania  0–1  Portugal
Report
Attendance: 18,200
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Romania
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Portugal
GK 12 Bogdan Stelea
RB 22 Cosmin Contra   27'
CB 4 Iulian Filipescu
CB 6 Gheorghe Popescu
LB 13 Cristian Chivu
DM 5 Constantin Gâlcă
RM 2 Dan Petrescu   22'   64'
LM 8 Dorinel Munteanu
AM 10 Gheorghe Hagi (c)   16'
CF 9 Viorel Moldovan   69'
CF 11 Adrian Ilie   78'
Substitutions:
MF 14 Florentin Petre   64'
FW 18 Ionel Ganea   69'
FW 16 Laurenţiu Roşu   78'
Manager:
Emerich Jenei
 
GK 1 Vítor Baía (c)
RB 20 Carlos Secretário
CB 2 Jorge Costa
CB 5 Fernando Couto
LB 13 Dimas Teixeira
CM 17 Paulo Bento
CM 4 José Luís Vidigal
AM 10 Rui Costa   87'
RF 7 Luís Figo   30'
CF 21 Nuno Gomes   56'
LF 8 João Pinto   56'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Ricardo Sá Pinto   56'
MF 11 Sérgio Conceição   56'
MF 15 Costinha   87'
Manager:
Humberto Coelho

Man of the Match:
Fernando Couto (Portugal)[3]

Assistant referees:
Jacques Poudevigne (France)
Dramane Dante (Malta)
Fourth official:
Michel Piraux (Belgium)

England vs GermanyEdit

England  1–0  Germany
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
GK 1 David Seaman
RB 2 Gary Neville
CB 4 Sol Campbell
CB 6 Martin Keown
LB 3 Phil Neville
RM 7 David Beckham   41'
CM 8 Paul Scholes   71'
CM 14 Paul Ince
LM 17 Dennis Wise
CF 9 Alan Shearer (c)
CF 10 Michael Owen   61'
Substitutions:
MF 16 Steven Gerrard   61'
MF 18 Nick Barmby   71'
Manager:
Kevin Keegan
 
GK 1 Oliver Kahn (c)
SW 10 Lothar Matthäus
CB 2 Markus Babbel
CB 6 Jens Nowotny
RWB 18 Sebastian Deisler   72'
LWB 17 Christian Ziege
CM 14 Dietmar Hamann
CM 16 Jens Jeremies   43'   78'
AM 7 Mehmet Scholl
CF 19 Carsten Jancker
CF 9 Ulf Kirsten   70'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Paulo Rink   70'
MF 13 Michael Ballack   72'
MF 5 Marco Bode   78'
Manager:
Erich Ribbeck

Man of the Match:
Alan Shearer (England)[4]

Assistant referees:
Sergio Zuccolini (Italy)
Carlos Martín Nieto (Spain)
Fourth official:
Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)

England vs RomaniaEdit

England  2–3  Romania
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Romania
GK 13 Nigel Martyn
RB 2 Gary Neville
CB 4 Sol Campbell
CB 6 Martin Keown
LB 3 Phil Neville
RM 7 David Beckham
CM 8 Paul Scholes   81'
CM 14 Paul Ince
LM 17 Dennis Wise   75'
CF 9 Alan Shearer (c)   64'
CF 10 Michael Owen   66'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Emile Heskey   66'
MF 18 Nick Barmby   75'
MF 12 Gareth Southgate   81'
Manager:
Kevin Keegan
 
GK 12 Bogdan Stelea
RB 22 Cosmin Contra   44'
CB 4 Iulian Filipescu   71'
CB 6 Gheorghe Popescu (c)   32'
LB 13 Cristian Chivu   18'
RM 2 Dan Petrescu   40'
CM 5 Constantin Gâlcă   68'
CM 8 Dorinel Munteanu
LM 11 Adrian Ilie   45'   74'
CF 9 Viorel Moldovan
CF 7 Adrian Mutu
Substitutions:
DF 17 Miodrag Belodedici   32'
FW 16 Laurenţiu Roşu   68'
FW 18 Ionel Ganea   74'
Manager:
Emerich Jenei

Man of the Match:
Dorinel Munteanu (Romania)[5]

Assistant referees:
Igor Šramka (Slovakia)
Yury Dupanau (Belarus)
Fourth official:
Terje Hauge (Norway)

Portugal vs GermanyEdit

Portugal  3–0  Germany
Report
Attendance: 51,504
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Portugal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
GK 12 Pedro Espinha   90'
RB 16 Beto   27'
CB 2 Jorge Costa
CB 5 Fernando Couto (c)
LB 3 Rui Jorge
RM 11 Sérgio Conceição
CM 6 Paulo Sousa   72'
CM 15 Costinha
LM 19 Capucho
CF 9 Ricardo Sá Pinto
CF 18 Pauleta   67'
Substitutions:
FW 21 Nuno Gomes   67'
MF 4 José Luís Vidigal   72'
GK 22 Quim   90'
Manager:
Humberto Coelho
 
GK 1 Oliver Kahn (c)
SW 10 Lothar Matthäus
CB 3 Marko Rehmer
CB 4 Thomas Linke
CB 6 Jens Nowotny
RM 18 Sebastian Deisler   27'
CM 13 Michael Ballack   25'   46'
CM 7 Mehmet Scholl   60'
CM 14 Dietmar Hamann
LM 5 Marco Bode
CF 19 Carsten Jancker   26'   69'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Paulo Rink   90'   46'
MF 8 Thomas Häßler   60'
FW 9 Ulf Kirsten   69'
Manager:
Erich Ribbeck

Man of the Match:
Sérgio Conceição (Portugal)[6]

Assistant referees:
Jaap Pool (Netherlands)
Roland Van Nylen (Belgium)
Fourth official:
Ľuboš Micheľ (Slovakia)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Power versus skill". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 12 June 2000. Archived from the original on 16 December 2000. Retrieved 29 June 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Figo the key in exciting battle". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 12 June 2000. Archived from the original on 9 February 2001. Retrieved 29 June 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "A game lacking pace and incentive". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 17 June 2000. Archived from the original on 4 February 2001. Retrieved 29 June 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "An intense game". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 17 June 2000. Archived from the original on 29 March 2001. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  5. ^ "The better team won". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 20 June 2000. Archived from the original on 16 December 2000. Retrieved 29 June 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ "Worst German side ever?". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 20 June 2000. Archived from the original on 3 March 2001. Retrieved 29 June 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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