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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
B1   Belgium 1 Co-host 14 July 1995 4th 1984 Runners-up (1980) 8 30
B2   Sweden 2 Group 5 winner 8 September 1999 2nd 1992 Semi-finals (1992) 4 16
B3   Turkey 4 Play-off winner 17 November 1999 2nd 1996 Group stage (1996) 18 35
B4   Italy 3 Group 1 winner 9 October 1999 5th 1996 Winners (1968) 13 14
Notes
  1. ^ The UEFA rankings of November 1999 were used for seeding for the final draw.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Italy 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 9 Advance to knockout stage
2   Turkey 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
3   Belgium (H) 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
4   Sweden 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.

In the quarter-finals,

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

MatchesEdit

Belgium vs SwedenEdit

Belgium  2–1  Sweden
Report
Attendance: 46,700
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sweden
GK 1 Filip De Wilde
SW 4 Lorenzo Staelens (c)
RB 2 Eric Deflandre
CB 3 Joos Valgaeren
LB 17 Philippe Léonard   72'
DM 6 Yves Vanderhaeghe
RM 11 Gert Verheyen   65'   88'
LM 8 Bart Goor
AM 7 Marc Wilmots
CF 9 Émile Mpenza
CF 10 Branko Strupar   69'
Substitutions:
FW 16 Luc Nilis   77'   69'
DF 18 Nico Van Kerckhoven   90'   72'
DF 15 Jacky Peeters   88'
Manager:
Robert Waseige
 
GK 1 Magnus Hedman
RB 14 Olof Mellberg
CB 3 Patrik Andersson (c)   45'   81'
CB 4 Joachim Björklund
LB 2 Roland Nilsson   46'
DM 17 Johan Mjällby
RM 11 Niclas Alexandersson
CM 15 Daniel Andersson   70'
LM 9 Freddie Ljungberg
CF 19 Kennet Andersson
CF 10 Jörgen Pettersson   50'
Substitutions:
DF 5 Teddy Lučić   46'
FW 20 Henrik Larsson   50'
FW 18 Yksel Osmanovski   70'
Managers:
Lars Lagerbäck
Tommy Söderberg

Man of the Match:
Émile Mpenza (Belgium)[1]

Assistant referees:
Kurt Erl (Germany)
Philip Sharp (England)
Fourth official:
Ľuboš Micheľ (Slovakia)

Turkey vs ItalyEdit

Turkey  1–2  Italy
Report
Attendance: 22,500
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Turkey
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
GK 1 Rüştü Reçber
CB 3 Ogün Temizkanoğlu (c)
CB 4 Fatih Akyel
CB 5 Alpay Özalan
DM 2 Tayfur Havutçu
RM 22 Ümit Davala   76'
CM 7 Okan Buruk   88'
CM 11 Tayfun Korkut
LM 19 Abdullah Ercan
AM 10 Sergen Yalçın   81'
CF 9 Hakan Şükür
Substitutions:
MF 8 Tugay Kerimoğlu   76'
FW 6 Arif Erdem   81'
MF 16 Ergün Penbe   88'
Manager:
Mustafa Denizli
 
GK 12 Francesco Toldo
CB 5 Fabio Cannavaro
CB 13 Alessandro Nesta
CB 3 Paolo Maldini (c)
RWB 17 Gianluca Zambrotta
LWB 11 Gianluca Pessotto   62'
CM 4 Demetrio Albertini
CM 8 Antonio Conte
AM 18 Stefano Fiore   75'
CF 20 Francesco Totti   83'
CF 9 Filippo Inzaghi
Substitutions:
DF 15 Mark Iuliano   62'
FW 10 Alessandro Del Piero   75'
MF 7 Angelo Di Livio   83'
Manager:
Dino Zoff

Man of the Match:
Filippo Inzaghi (Italy)[2]

Assistant referees:
Eddie Foley (Republic of Ireland)
Igor Šramka (Slovakia)
Fourth official:
Terje Hauge (Norway)

Italy vs BelgiumEdit

Italy  2–0  Belgium
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
GK 12 Francesco Toldo
CB 5 Fabio Cannavaro
CB 13 Alessandro Nesta
CB 15 Mark Iuliano
RWB 17 Gianluca Zambrotta   47'
LWB 3 Paolo Maldini (c)
CM 4 Demetrio Albertini
CM 8 Antonio Conte   44'
AM 18 Stefano Fiore   83'
CF 20 Francesco Totti   63'
CF 9 Filippo Inzaghi   77'
Substitutions:
FW 10 Alessandro Del Piero   63'
FW 21 Marco Delvecchio   77'
MF 16 Massimo Ambrosini   83'
Manager:
Dino Zoff
 
GK 1 Filip De Wilde
SW 4 Lorenzo Staelens (c)
RB 2 Eric Deflandre
CB 3 Joos Valgaeren
LB 18 Nico Van Kerckhoven   46'
DM 6 Yves Vanderhaeghe
RM 11 Gert Verheyen   67'
LM 8 Bart Goor
AM 7 Marc Wilmots   70'
CF 9 Émile Mpenza
CF 10 Branko Strupar   58'
Substitutions:
MF 22 Marc Hendrikx   46'
FW 16 Luc Nilis   58'
FW 21 Mbo Mpenza   67'
Manager:
Robert Waseige

Man of the Match:
Francesco Totti (Italy)[3]

Assistant referees:
Carlos Martín Nieto (Spain)
Ivan Lekov (Bulgaria)
Fourth official:
Kyros Vassaras (Greece)

Sweden vs TurkeyEdit

Sweden  0–0  Turkey
Report
Attendance: 28,560
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sweden
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Turkey
GK 1 Magnus Hedman
RB 6 Gary Sundgren
CB 4 Joachim Björklund
CB 14 Olof Mellberg
LB 5 Teddy Lučić
DM 17 Johan Mjällby (c)   68'
RM 11 Niclas Alexandersson   63'
CM 9 Freddie Ljungberg
LM 7 Håkan Mild
CF 19 Kennet Andersson   46'
CF 20 Henrik Larsson   78'
Substitutions:
FW 10 Jörgen Pettersson   46'
MF 16 Anders Andersson   63'
MF 13 Magnus Svensson   78'
Managers:
Lars Lagerbäck
Tommy Söderberg
 
GK 1 Rüştü Reçber
RB 22 Ümit Davala   45'
CB 3 Ogün Temizkanoğlu (c)   59'
CB 4 Fatih Akyel
CB 5 Alpay Özalan
LB 20 Hakan Ünsal
DM 14 Suat Kaya   5'
RM 7 Okan Buruk
LM 15 Mustafa Izzet   58'
CF 6 Arif Erdem
CF 9 Hakan Şükür
Substitutions:
MF 11 Tayfun Korkut   45'
MF 10 Sergen Yalçın   58'
MF 8 Tugay Kerimoğlu   59'
Manager:
Mustafa Denizli

Man of the Match:
Freddie Ljungberg (Sweden)[4]

Assistant referees:
Jaap Pool (Netherlands)
Emanuel Zammit (Malta)
Fourth official:
Terje Hauge (Norway)

Turkey vs BelgiumEdit

Turkey  2–0  Belgium
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Turkey
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
GK 1 Rüştü Reçber
RB 5 Alpay Özalan
CB 3 Ogün Temizkanoğlu (c)
LB 4 Fatih Akyel
DM 14 Suat Kaya
RM 11 Tayfun Korkut   50'
LM 19 Abdullah Ercan
AM 7 Okan Buruk   77'
AM 8 Tugay Kerimoğlu   37'
CF 6 Arif Erdem   87'
CF 9 Hakan Şükür
Substitutions:
MF 2 Tayfur Havutçu   37'
MF 16 Ergün Penbe   77'
DF 13 Osman Özköylü   88'   87'
Manager:
Mustafa Denizli
 
GK 1 Filip De Wilde   84'
SW 4 Lorenzo Staelens (c)
RB 2 Eric Deflandre
CB 3 Joos Valgaeren
LB 18 Nico Van Kerckhoven
DM 6 Yves Vanderhaeghe   44'
RM 11 Gert Verheyen   63'
LM 8 Bart Goor   59'
AM 7 Marc Wilmots
CF 9 Émile Mpenza   63'
CF 16 Luc Nilis   79'
Substitutions:
MF 22 Marc Hendrikx   59'
FW 10 Branko Strupar   63'
FW 20 Gilles De Bilde   79'
Manager:
Robert Waseige

Man of the Match:
Hakan Şükür (Turkey)[5]

Assistant referees:
Jens Larsen (Denmark)
Nicolae Grigorescu (Romania)
Fourth official:
Günter Benkö (Austria)[note 1]

Italy vs SwedenEdit

Italy  2–1  Sweden
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sweden
GK 12 Francesco Toldo
CB 2 Ciro Ferrara
CB 6 Paolo Negro
CB 15 Mark Iuliano   46'
RWB 11 Gianluca Pessotto
LWB 3 Paolo Maldini (c)   42'
RM 7 Angelo Di Livio   64'
CM 14 Luigi Di Biagio
LM 16 Massimo Ambrosini
CF 10 Alessandro Del Piero
CF 19 Vincenzo Montella
Substitutions:
DF 13 Alessandro Nesta   42'
DF 5 Fabio Cannavaro   46'
MF 18 Stefano Fiore   64'
Manager:
Dino Zoff
 
GK 1 Magnus Hedman
RB 14 Olof Mellberg
CB 3 Patrik Andersson (c)
CB 4 Joachim Björklund
LB 8 Tomas Gustafsson   75'
DM 17 Johan Mjällby   56'
RM 13 Magnus Svensson   52'
LM 7 Håkan Mild
AM 9 Freddie Ljungberg
CF 18 Yksel Osmanovski
CF 20 Henrik Larsson
Substitutions:
MF 11 Niclas Alexandersson   52'
MF 15 Daniel Andersson   56'
FW 19 Kennet Andersson   75'
Managers:
Lars Lagerbäck
Tommy Söderberg

Man of the Match:
Henrik Larsson (Sweden)[6]

Assistant referees:
Jacques Poudevigne (France)
Dramane Dante (Malta)
Fourth official:
Gilles Veissière (France)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Nielsen suffered an injury in the 39th minute and was replaced by fourth official Günter Benkö (Austria).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium start with a bang". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 10 June 2000. Archived from the original on 5 January 2001. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Zidane and Henry seek Man of the Match hat-trick". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 2 July 2000. Archived from the original on 4 February 2001. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Italy defence the deciding factor". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 14 June 2000. Archived from the original on 8 March 2001. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  4. ^ "A strategic battle". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 15 June 2000. Archived from the original on 17 December 2000. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Turks win with waiting game". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 19 June 2000. Archived from the original on 9 March 2001. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Superb entertainment". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 19 June 2000. Archived from the original on 21 February 2001. Retrieved 30 June 2013.

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