UEFA Women's Euro 2001

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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

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]

Contents

Qualification

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

Squads

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

Results

Group stage

Group A

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
  Germany 3300111+109
  Sweden 320163+36
  Russia 30121761
  England 30121871
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 B

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
  Denmark 320165+16
  Norway 311142+24
  Italy 31113414
  France 31025723
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 stage

Semi-finalsFinal
4 July – Ulm
   Germany 1 
   Norway 0 
 
7 July – Ulm
     Germany 1
    Sweden 0
4 July – Ulm
   Denmark 0
   Sweden 1 

Semi-finals

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

Final

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

Goalscorers

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

References

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