UEFA Euro 2000 Group A
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UEFA Euro 2000 Group A

Group A of UEFA Euro 2000 began on 12 June and ended on 20 June 2000. Portugal won the group ahead of Romania, while England and Germany were surprisingly eliminated.

Teams

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
A1  Germany[nb 2] 1 Group 3 winner 9 October 1999 8th 1996 Winners (1972, 1980, 1996) 7 6
A2  Romania 2 Group 7 winner 9 October 1999 3rd 1996 Group stage (1984, 1996) 2 11
A3  Portugal 3 Best runner-up 9 October 1999 3rd 1996 Semi-finals (1984) 11 15
A4  England 4 Play-off winner 17 November 1999 6th 1996 Third place (1968), Semi-finals (1996) 17 12

Notes

  1. ^ The UEFA rankings of November 1999 were used for seeding for the final draw.
  2. ^ From 1972 to 1988, Germany competed as West Germany.

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Portugal 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 9 Advance to knockout stage
2  Romania 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
3  England 3 1 0 2 5 6 −1 3
4  Germany 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

In the quarter-finals,

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

Matches

Germany vs Romania

Germany
Romania
GK 1 Oliver Kahn
SW 10 Lothar Matthäus Substituted off 78
CB 4 Thomas Linke Substituted off 46
CB 6 Jens Nowotny
RWB 2 Markus Babbel
LWB 17 Christian Ziege
DM 16 Jens Jeremies
CM 7 Mehmet Scholl
CM 8 Thomas Häßler Substituted off 73
CF 20 Oliver Bierhoff (c)
CF 11 Paulo Rink
Substitutions:
DF 3 Marko Rehmer Substituted in 46
MF 14 Dietmar Hamann Substituted in 73
MF 18 Sebastian Deisler Substituted in 78
Manager:
Erich Ribbeck
GER-ROU 2000-06-12.svg
GK 12 Bogdan Stelea
SW 6 Gheorghe Popescu
RB 2 Dan Petrescu Substituted off 69
CB 3 Liviu Ciobotariu
CB 4 Iulian Filipescu
LB 13 Cristian Chivu
CM 8 Dorinel Munteanu
CM 5 Constantin Gâlc?
AM 10 Gheorghe Hagi (c) Yellow card 49 Substituted off 73
CF 9 Viorel Moldovan Substituted off 85
CF 11 Adrian Ilie Yellow card 49
Substitutions:
DF 22 Cosmin Contra Substituted in 69
FW 7 Adrian Mutu Substituted in 73
MF 15 Ioan Lupescu Substituted in 85
Manager:
Emerich Jenei

Man of the Match:
Mehmet Scholl (Germany)[1]

Assistant referees:
Jens Larsen (Denmark)
Roland Van Nylen (Belgium)
Fourth official:
Gilles Veissière (France)

Portugal vs England

Attendance: 31,500
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)
Portugal
England
GK 1 Vítor Baía (c) Yellow card 89
RB 14 Abel Xavier
CB 2 Jorge Costa
CB 5 Fernando Couto
LB 13 Dimas Teixeira
CM 17 Paulo Bento
CM 4 José Luís Vidigal
AM 10 Rui Costa Substituted off 85
RF 7 Luís Figo
CF 21 Nuno Gomes Substituted off 89
LF 8 João Pinto Substituted off 75
Substitutions:
MF 11 Sérgio Conceição Substituted in 75
DF 16 Beto Substituted in 85
MF 19 Capucho Substituted in 89
Manager:
Humberto Coelho
POR-ENG 2000-06-12.svg
GK 1 David Seaman
RB 2 Gary Neville
CB 5 Tony Adams Substituted off 82
CB 4 Sol Campbell
LB 3 Phil Neville
RM 7 David Beckham
CM 8 Paul Scholes
CM 14 Paul Ince Yellow card 44
LM 11 Steve McManaman Substituted off 58
CF 9 Alan Shearer (c)
CF 10 Michael Owen Substituted off 46
Substitutions:
FW 19 Emile Heskey Substituted in 46
MF 17 Dennis Wise Substituted in 58
DF 6 Martin Keown Substituted in 82
Manager:
Kevin Keegan

Man of the Match:
Luís Figo (Portugal)[2]

Assistant referees:
Leif Lindberg (Sweden)
Emanuel Zammit (Malta)
Fourth official:
Urs Meier (Switzerland)

Romania vs Portugal

Attendance: 28,400
Romania
Portugal
GK 12 Bogdan Stelea
RB 22 Cosmin Contra Yellow card 27
CB 4 Iulian Filipescu
CB 6 Gheorghe Popescu
LB 13 Cristian Chivu
DM 5 Constantin Gâlc?
RM 2 Dan Petrescu Yellow card 22 Substituted off 64
LM 8 Dorinel Munteanu
AM 10 Gheorghe Hagi (c) Yellow card 16
CF 9 Viorel Moldovan Substituted off 69
CF 11 Adrian Ilie Substituted off 78
Substitutions:
MF 14 Florentin Petre Substituted in 64
FW 18 Ionel Ganea Substituted in 69
FW 16 Lauren?iu Ro?u Substituted in 78
Manager:
Emerich Jenei
ROU-POR 2000-06-17.svg
GK 1 Vítor Baía (c)
RB 20 Carlos Secretário
CB 2 Jorge Costa
CB 5 Fernando Couto
LB 13 Dimas Teixeira
CM 17 Paulo Bento
CM 4 José Luís Vidigal
AM 10 Rui Costa Substituted off 87
RF 7 Luís Figo Yellow card 30
CF 21 Nuno Gomes Substituted off 56
LF 8 João Pinto Substituted off 56
Substitutions:
FW 9 Ricardo Sá Pinto Substituted in 56
MF 11 Sérgio Conceição Substituted in 56
MF 15 Costinha Substituted in 87
Manager:
Humberto Coelho

Man of the Match:
Fernando Couto (Portugal)[3]

Assistant referees:
Jacques Poudevigne (France)
Dramane Dante (Mali)
Fourth official:
Michel Piraux (Belgium)

England vs Germany

England
Germany
GK 1 David Seaman
RB 2 Gary Neville
CB 4 Sol Campbell
CB 6 Martin Keown
LB 3 Phil Neville
RM 7 David Beckham Yellow card 41
CM 8 Paul Scholes Substituted off 71
CM 14 Paul Ince
LM 17 Dennis Wise
CF 9 Alan Shearer (c)
CF 10 Michael Owen Substituted off 61
Substitutions:
MF 16 Steven Gerrard Substituted in 61
MF 18 Nick Barmby Substituted in 71
Manager:
Kevin Keegan
ENG-GER 2000-06-17.svg
GK 1 Oliver Kahn (c)
SW 10 Lothar Matthäus
CB 2 Markus Babbel
CB 6 Jens Nowotny
RWB 18 Sebastian Deisler Substituted off 72
LWB 17 Christian Ziege
CM 14 Dietmar Hamann
CM 16 Jens Jeremies Yellow card 43 Substituted off 78
AM 7 Mehmet Scholl
CF 19 Carsten Jancker
CF 9 Ulf Kirsten Substituted off 70
Substitutions:
FW 11 Paulo Rink Substituted in 70
MF 13 Michael Ballack Substituted in 72
MF 5 Marco Bode Substituted in 78
Manager:
Erich Ribbeck

Man of the Match:
Alan Shearer (England)[4]

Assistant referees:
Sergio Zuccolini (Italy)
Carlos Martín Nieto (Spain)
Fourth official:
Gamal Al-Ghandour (Egypt)

England vs Romania

England 2-3 Romania
Report
England
Romania
GK 13 Nigel Martyn
RB 2 Gary Neville
CB 4 Sol Campbell
CB 6 Martin Keown
LB 3 Phil Neville
RM 7 David Beckham
CM 8 Paul Scholes Substituted off 81
CM 14 Paul Ince
LM 17 Dennis Wise Substituted off 75
CF 9 Alan Shearer (c) Yellow card 64
CF 10 Michael Owen Substituted off 66
Substitutions:
FW 19 Emile Heskey Substituted in 66
MF 18 Nick Barmby Substituted in 75
MF 12 Gareth Southgate Substituted in 81
Manager:
Kevin Keegan
ENG-ROU 2000-06-20.svg
GK 12 Bogdan Stelea
RB 22 Cosmin Contra Yellow card 44
CB 4 Iulian Filipescu Yellow card 71
CB 6 Gheorghe Popescu (c) Substituted off 32
LB 13 Cristian Chivu Yellow card 18
RM 2 Dan Petrescu Yellow card 40
CM 5 Constantin Gâlc? Substituted off 68
CM 8 Dorinel Munteanu
LM 11 Adrian Ilie Yellow card 45 Substituted off 74
CF 9 Viorel Moldovan
CF 7 Adrian Mutu
Substitutions:
DF 17 Miodrag Belodedici Substituted in 32
FW 16 Lauren?iu Ro?u Substituted in 68
FW 18 Ionel Ganea Substituted in 74
Manager:
Emerich Jenei

Man of the Match:
Dorinel Munteanu (Romania)[5]

Assistant referees:
Igor ?ramka (Slovakia)
Yuri Dupanov (Belarus)
Fourth official:
Terje Hauge (Norway)

Portugal vs Germany

Portugal 3-0 Germany
Report
Attendance: 44,000
Portugal
Germany
GK 12 Pedro Espinha Substituted off 90
RB 16 Beto Yellow card 27
CB 2 Jorge Costa
CB 5 Fernando Couto (c)
LB 3 Rui Jorge
RM 11 Sérgio Conceição
CM 6 Paulo Sousa Substituted off 72
CM 15 Costinha
LM 19 Capucho
CF 9 Ricardo Sá Pinto
CF 18 Pauleta Substituted off 67
Substitutions:
FW 21 Nuno Gomes Substituted in 67
MF 4 José Luís Vidigal Substituted in 72
GK 22 Quim Substituted in 90
Manager:
Humberto Coelho
POR-GER 2000-06-20.svg
GK 1 Oliver Kahn (c)
SW 10 Lothar Matthäus
CB 3 Marko Rehmer
CB 4 Thomas Linke
CB 6 Jens Nowotny
RM 18 Sebastian Deisler Yellow card 27
CM 13 Michael Ballack Yellow card 25 Substituted off 46
CM 7 Mehmet Scholl Substituted off 60
CM 14 Dietmar Hamann
LM 5 Marco Bode
CF 19 Carsten Jancker Yellow card 26 Substituted off 69
Substitutions:
FW 11 Paulo Rink Yellow card 90 Substituted in 46
MF 8 Thomas Häßler Substituted in 60
FW 9 Ulf Kirsten Substituted in 69
Manager:
Erich Ribbeck

Man of the Match:
Sérgio Conceição (Portugal)[6]

Assistant referees:
Jaap Pool (Netherlands)
Roland Van Nylen (Belgium)
Fourth official:
?ubo? Miche? (Slovakia)

References

  1. ^ "Power versus skill". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 12 June 2000. Archived from the original on 16 December 2000. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Figo the key in exciting battle". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 12 June 2000. Archived from the original on 9 February 2001. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "A game lacking pace and incentive". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 17 June 2000. Archived from the original on 4 February 2001. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "An intense game". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 17 June 2000. Archived from the original on 29 March 2001. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ "The better team won". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 20 June 2000. Archived from the original on 16 December 2000. Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ "Worst German side ever?". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 20 June 2000. Archived from the original on 3 March 2001. Retrieved 2013.

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