UEFA Women's Euro 2001

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UEFA Women's Euro 2001
Fußball-Europameisterschaft der Frauen 2001
Tournament details
Host countryGermany
Dates23 June – 7 July
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Germany.svg  Germany (5th title)
Runners-upFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored40 (2.67 per match)
Attendance92,703 (6,180 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Germany.svg Claudia Müller
Flag of Germany.svg Sandra Smisek
(3 goals each)
Best player(s) Flag of Sweden.svg Hanna Ljungberg

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 Womens Championship European association football tournament for womens national teams

The UEFA European Women's Championship, also called the UEFA Women's Euro and unofficially the ‘European Cup’, held every fourth year, is the main competition in women's association football between national teams of the UEFA Confederation. The competition is the women's equivalent of the UEFA European Championship.

Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance and the High Rhine to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

Germany womens national football team womens national association football team representing Germany

The Germany women's national football team is governed by the German Football Association (DFB).



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 teams

CountryQualified asQualified onPrevious appearances in tournament 1
Flag of France.svg  France Group 1 winner1 June 20001 (1997)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Group 2 winner7 May 20006 ( 1987 , 1989, 1991, 1993 , 1995, 1997 )
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (hosts) Group 3 winner6 April 20005 ( 1989 , 2 1991 , 1993, 1995 , 1997 )
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Group 4 winner14 June 20001 (1997)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Play-off winner5 November 20005 ( 1984 , 1987, 1989, 1995, 1997 )
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Play-off winner21 November 20004 (1984, 1991 , 1993, 1997)
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Play-off winner22 November 20006 (1984, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993 , 1997)
Flag of England.svg  England Play-off winner28 November 20003 (1984, 1987, 1995 )
1Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year


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

This article lists all the confirmed national football squads for the UEFA Women's Euro 2001.


Group stage

Group A

Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 3300111+109
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 320163+36
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 30121761
Flag of England.svg  England 30121871
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg3–1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Müller Soccerball shade.svg 42', 65'
Meinert Soccerball shade.svg 78'
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
DFB Report (in German)
Ljungberg Soccerball shade.svg 14'
Attendance: 10,252

Russia  Flag of Russia.svg1–1Flag of England.svg  England
Svetlitskaya Soccerball shade.svg 62' Report
RFS Report (in Russian)
Banks Soccerball shade.svg 45'
Attendance: 1,253
Referee: Rita Ruiz Tacoronte (Spain)

Germany  Flag of Germany.svg5–0Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Wiegmann Soccerball shade.svg 43'
Prinz Soccerball shade.svg 50'
Meinert Soccerball shade.svg 69'
Smisek Soccerball shade.svg 73', 89'
DFB Report (in German)
RFS Report (in Russian)
Attendance: 6,249
Referee: Bente Ovedie Skogvang (Norway)

Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg4–0Flag of England.svg  England
Törnqvist Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Bengtsson Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Ljungberg Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Eriksson Soccerball shade.svg 80'
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Claudine Brohet (Belgium)

England  Flag of England.svg0–3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
DFB Report (in German)
Wimbersky Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Wiegmann Soccerball shade.svg 65'
Lingor Soccerball shade.svg 67'
Attendance: 11,312
Referee: Bente Ovedie Skogvang (Norway)

Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg1–0Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Fagerström Soccerball shade.svg 76' Report
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
RFS Report (in Russian)
Attendance: 820
Referee: Rita Ruiz Tacoronte (Spain)

Group B

Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 320165+16
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 311142+24
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 31113414
Flag of France.svg  France 31025723
Italy  Flag of Italy.svg2–1Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Panico Soccerball shade.svg 12', 72' Report
DBU Report (in Danish)
Bukh Soccerball shade.svg 75'
Attendance: 3,193

Norway  Flag of Norway.svg3–0Flag of France.svg  France
Knudsen Soccerball shade.svg 14'
Sykora Soccerball shade.svg 18' (o.g.)
Mellgren Soccerball shade.svg 40'
Report (in French)
NFF Report (in Norwegian)
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Wendy Toms (England)

France  Flag of France.svg3–4Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Pichon Soccerball shade.svg 21'
Mugneret-Béghé Soccerball shade.svg 27'
Blouin Soccerball shade.svg 83'
Report (in French)
DBU Report (in Danish)
Krogh Soccerball shade.svg 15' (pen.), 90'
Bonde Soccerball shade.svg 19'
Andersson Soccerball shade.svg 71'
Attendance: 6,600
Referee: Eva Ödlund (Sweden)

Norway  Flag of Norway.svg1–1Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Mellgren Soccerball shade.svg 16' Report
NFF Report (in Norwegian)
Guarino Soccerball shade.svg 14'
Attendance: 6,600
Referee: Elke Fielenbach (Germany)

Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg1–0Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
M. Pedersen Soccerball shade.svg 85' Report
DBU Report (in Danish)
NFF Report (in Norwegian)
Attendance: 3,480
Referee: Claudine Brohet (Belgium)

France  Flag of France.svg2–0Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Pichon Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Jézéquel Soccerball shade.svg 74' (pen.)
Report (in French)
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Elke Fielenbach (Germany)

Knockout stage

4 July – Ulm
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1
7 July – Ulm
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 0
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1
4 July – Ulm
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 0
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 0
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1


Germany  Flag of Germany.svg1–0Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Smisek Soccerball shade.svg 57' Report
NFF Report (in Norwegian)
DFB Report (in German)
Attendance: 13,524
Referee: Wendy Toms (England)

Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg0–1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
DBU Report (in Danish)
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
Nordlund Soccerball shade.svg 9'
Attendance: 7,200


Germany  Flag of Germany.svg1–0 (a.e.t.)Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Müller Soccerball shade gold.svg 98' Report
SvFF Report (in Swedish)
DFB Report (in German)
Attendance: 18,000


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2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

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