UEFA Euro 2000 Group B

Group B of UEFA Euro 2000 began on 10 June and ended on 19 June 2000. Italy won the group ahead of Turkey. Belgium and Sweden were eliminated.

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
  • Goor   43'
  • É. Mpenza   46'
Report
Attendance: 46,700
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sweden
GK 1 Filip De Wilde
SW 4 Lorenzo Staelens (c)
RB 2 Éric 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 2 Roland Nilsson   46'
CB 3 Patrik Andersson (c)   45'   81'
CB 4 Joachim Björklund
LB 14 Olof Mellberg
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 Ertl (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 Éric 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: 27,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Éric 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 (Mali)
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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