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The 2001 UEFA Women's Championship was the eighth UEFA Women's Championship, a competition for the women's national football teams and member associations of UEFA. It took place in Germany between 23 June and 7 July 2001. It was won by Germany with 1–0 in the final against Sweden, after a golden goal.[1]

UEFA Women's Euro 2001
Fußball-Europameisterschaft der Frauen 2001
Tournament details
Host country Germany
Dates 23 June – 7 July
Teams 8
Venue(s) 5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Germany (5th title)
Runners-up  Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 40 (2.67 per match)
Attendance 92,703 (6,180 per match)
Top scorer(s) Germany Claudia Müller
Germany Sandra Smisek
(3 goals each)
Best player Sweden Hanna Ljungberg
1997
2005

Contents

QualificationEdit

16 competing teams formed 4 groups; the winners of each group qualified for the Championship, while the teams finishing second and third had to play a playoff in order to qualify.

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament1
  France Group 1 winner 1 June 2000 1 (1997)
  Norway Group 2 winner 7 May 2000 6 (1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997)
  Germany (hosts) Group 3 winner 6 April 2000 5 (1989,2 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997)
  Russia Group 4 winner 14 June 2000 1 (1997)
  Sweden Play-off winner 5 November 2000 5 (1984, 1987, 1989, 1995, 1997)
  Denmark Play-off winner 21 November 2000 4 (1984, 1991, 1993, 1997)
  Italy Play-off winner 22 November 2000 6 (1984, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1997)
  England Play-off winner 28 November 2000 3 (1984, 1987, 1995)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year

SquadsEdit

For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see UEFA Women's Euro 2001 squads

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9
  Sweden 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
  Russia 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1
  England 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
Germany   3–1   Sweden
Müller   42'65'
Meinert   78'
Report
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
DFB Report (in German)
Ljungberg   14'
Attendance: 10,252

Russia   1–1   England
Svetlitskaya   62' Report
RFS Report (in Russian)
Banks   45'
Attendance: 1,253
Referee: Rita Ruiz Tacoronte (Spain)

Germany   5–0   Russia
Wiegmann   43'
Prinz   50'
Meinert   69'
Smisek   73'89'
Report
DFB Report (in German)
RFS Report (in Russian)
Attendance: 6,249
Referee: Bente Ovedie Skogvang (Norway)

Sweden   4–0   England
Törnqvist   3'
Bengtsson   26'
Ljungberg   75'
Eriksson   80'
Report
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Claudine Brohet (Belgium)

England   0–3   Germany
Report
DFB Report (in German)
Wimbersky   57'
Wiegmann   65'
Lingor   67'
Attendance: 11,312
Referee: Bente Ovedie Skogvang (Norway)

Sweden   1–0   Russia
Fagerström   76' Report
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
RFS Report (in Russian)
Attendance: 820
Referee: Rita Ruiz Tacoronte (Spain)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Denmark 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 6
  Norway 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 4
  Italy 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
  France 3 1 0 2 5 7 −2 3
Italy   2–1   Denmark
Panico   12'72' Report
DBU Report (in Danish)
Bukh   75'
Attendance: 3,193

Norway   3–0   France
Knudsen   14'
Sykora   18' (o.g.)
Mellgren   40'
Report
Report (in French)
NFF Report (in Norwegian)
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Wendy Toms (England)

France   3–4   Denmark
Pichon   21'
Mugneret-Béghé   27'
Blouin   83'
Report
Report (in French)
DBU Report (in Danish)
Krogh   15' (pen.)90'
Bonde   19'
Andersson   71'
Attendance: 6,600
Referee: Eva Ödlund (Sweden)

Norway   1–1   Italy
Mellgren   16' Report
NFF Report (in Norwegian)
Guarino   14'
Attendance: 6,600
Referee: Elke Fielenbach (Germany)

Denmark   1–0   Norway
M. Pedersen   85' Report
DBU Report (in Danish)
NFF Report (in Norwegian)
Attendance: 3,480
Referee: Claudine Brohet (Belgium)

France   2–0   Italy
Pichon   37'
Jézéquel   74' (pen.)
Report
Report (in French)
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Elke Fielenbach (Germany)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
4 July – Ulm
 
 
  Germany1
 
7 July – Ulm
 
  Norway0
 
  Germany1
 
4 July – Ulm
 
  Sweden0
 
  Denmark0
 
 
  Sweden1
 

Semi-finalsEdit

Germany   1–0   Norway
Smisek   57' Report
NFF Report (in Norwegian)
DFB Report (in German)
Attendance: 13,524
Referee: Wendy Toms (England)

Denmark   0–1   Sweden
Report
DBU Report (in Danish)
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
Nordlund   9'
Attendance: 7,200

FinalEdit

Germany   1–0 (a.e.t.)   Sweden
Müller   98' Report
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
DFB Report (in German)
Attendance: 18,000

GoalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Germany retain Euro crown". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 7 July 2001. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 

External linksEdit