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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.

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
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.

Standings

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.

Matches

Belgium vs Sweden

Attendance: 46,700
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)
Belgium
Sweden
GK 1 Filip De Wilde
SW 4 Lorenzo Staelens (c)
RB 2 Eric Deflandre
CB 3 Joos Valgaeren
LB 17 Philippe Léonard Substituted off 72
DM 6 Yves Vanderhaeghe
RM 11 Gert Verheyen Yellow card 65 Substituted off 88
LM 8 Bart Goor
AM 7 Marc Wilmots
CF 9 Émile Mpenza
CF 10 Branko Strupar Substituted off 69
Substitutions:
FW 16 Luc Nilis Yellow card 77 Substituted in 69
DF 18 Nico Van Kerckhoven Yellow card 90 Substituted in 72
DF 15 Jacky Peeters Substituted in 88
Manager:
Robert Waseige
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Man of the Match:
Émile Mpenza (Belgium)[1]

Assistant referees:
Kurt Ertl (Germany)
Philip Sharp (England)
Fourth official:
?ubo? Miche? (Slovakia)

Turkey vs Italy

Turkey 1-2 Italy
Report
Attendance: 22,500
Turkey
Italy
GK 1 Rü?tü Reçber
CB 3 Ogün Temizkano?lu (c)
CB 4 Fatih Akyel
CB 5 Alpay Özalan
DM 2 Tayfur Havutçu
RM 22 Ümit Davala Substituted off 76
CM 7 Okan Buruk Substituted off 88
CM 11 Tayfun Korkut
LM 19 Abdullah Ercan
AM 10 Sergen Yalç?n Substituted off 81
CF 9 Hakan ?ükür
Substitutions:
MF 8 Tugay Kerimo?lu Substituted in 76
FW 6 Arif Erdem Substituted in 81
MF 16 Ergün Penbe Substituted in 88
Manager:
Mustafa Denizli
TUR-ITA 2000-06-11.svg
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 Substituted off 62
CM 4 Demetrio Albertini
CM 8 Antonio Conte
AM 18 Stefano Fiore Substituted off 75
CF 20 Francesco Totti Substituted off 83
CF 9 Filippo Inzaghi
Substitutions:
DF 15 Mark Iuliano Substituted in 62
FW 10 Alessandro Del Piero Substituted in 75
MF 7 Angelo Di Livio Substituted in 83
Manager:
Dino Zoff

Man of the Match:
Filippo Inzaghi (Italy)[2]

Assistant referees:
Eddie Foley (Republic of Ireland)
Igor ?ramka (Slovakia)
Fourth official:
Terje Hauge (Norway)

Italy vs Belgium

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 Yellow card 47
LWB 3 Paolo Maldini (c)
CM 4 Demetrio Albertini
CM 8 Antonio Conte Yellow card 44
AM 18 Stefano Fiore Substituted off 83
CF 20 Francesco Totti Substituted off 63
CF 9 Filippo Inzaghi Substituted off 77
Substitutions:
FW 10 Alessandro Del Piero Substituted in 63
FW 21 Marco Delvecchio Substituted in 77
MF 16 Massimo Ambrosini Substituted in 83
Manager:
Dino Zoff
ITA-BEL 2000-06-14.svg
GK 1 Filip De Wilde
SW 4 Lorenzo Staelens (c)
RB 2 Eric Deflandre
CB 3 Joos Valgaeren
LB 18 Nico Van Kerckhoven Substituted off 46
DM 6 Yves Vanderhaeghe
RM 11 Gert Verheyen Substituted off 67
LM 8 Bart Goor
AM 7 Marc Wilmots Yellow card 70
CF 9 Émile Mpenza
CF 10 Branko Strupar Substituted off 58
Substitutions:
MF 22 Marc Hendrikx Substituted in 46
FW 16 Luc Nilis Substituted in 58
FW 21 Mbo Mpenza Substituted in 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 Turkey

Attendance: 27,000
Sweden
Turkey
SWE-TUR 2000-06-15.svg
GK 1 Rü?tü Reçber
RB 22 Ümit Davala Substituted off 45
CB 3 Ogün Temizkano?lu (c) Substituted off 59
CB 4 Fatih Akyel
CB 5 Alpay Özalan
LB 20 Hakan Ünsal
DM 14 Suat Kaya Yellow card 5
RM 7 Okan Buruk
LM 15 Mustafa Izzet Substituted off 58
CF 6 Arif Erdem
CF 9 Hakan ?ükür
Substitutions:
MF 11 Tayfun Korkut Substituted in 45
MF 10 Sergen Yalç?n Substituted in 58
MF 8 Tugay Kerimo?lu Substituted in 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 Belgium

Turkey 2-0 Belgium
Report
Turkey
Belgium
GK 1 Rü?tü Reçber
RB 5 Alpay Özalan
CB 3 Ogün Temizkano?lu (c)
LB 4 Fatih Akyel
DM 14 Suat Kaya
RM 11 Tayfun Korkut Yellow card 50
LM 19 Abdullah Ercan
AM 7 Okan Buruk Substituted off 77
AM 8 Tugay Kerimo?lu Substituted off 37
CF 6 Arif Erdem Substituted off 87
CF 9 Hakan ?ükür
Substitutions:
MF 2 Tayfur Havutçu Substituted in 37
MF 16 Ergün Penbe Substituted in 77
DF 13 Osman Özköylü Yellow card 88 Substituted in 87
Manager:
Mustafa Denizli
TUR-BEL 2000-06-19.svg
GK 1 Filip De Wilde Red card 84
SW 4 Lorenzo Staelens (c)
RB 2 Eric Deflandre
CB 3 Joos Valgaeren
LB 18 Nico Van Kerckhoven
DM 6 Yves Vanderhaeghe Yellow card 44
RM 11 Gert Verheyen Substituted off 63
LM 8 Bart Goor Substituted off 59
AM 7 Marc Wilmots
CF 9 Émile Mpenza Yellow card 63
CF 16 Luc Nilis Substituted off 79
Substitutions:
MF 22 Marc Hendrikx Substituted in 59
FW 10 Branko Strupar Substituted in 63
FW 20 Gilles De Bilde Substituted in 79
Manager:
Robert Waseige

Man of the Match:
Hakan ?ükür (Turkey)[5]

Assistant referees:
Jens Larsen (Denmark)
Nicolae Grigorescu (Romania)
Fourth official:
Günter Benkö (Austria)[note 1]

Italy vs Sweden

Italy
Sweden

Man of the Match:
Henrik Larsson (Sweden)[6]

Assistant referees:
Jacques Poudevigne (France)
Dramane Dante (Mali)
Fourth official:
Gilles Veissière (France)

Notes

  1. ^ a b Nielsen suffered an injury in the 39th minute and was replaced by fourth official Günter Benkö (Austria).

References

  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 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 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 2013.
  4. ^ "A strategic battle". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 15 June 2000. Archived from the original on 17 December 2000. Retrieved 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 2013.
  6. ^ "Superb entertainment". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 19 June 2000. Archived from the original on 21 February 2001. Retrieved 2013.

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