2001 FIFA Confederations Cup

5th FIFA Confederations Cup, held in South Korea and Japan

2001 FIFA Confederations Cup was the 5th FIFA Confederations Cup tournament. It took place in South Korea and Japan from 30 May to 10 June. France won the tournament after defeating Japan. Australia got third place.[1]

2001 FIFA Confederations Cup
대한민국/일본 2001년
2001 韓国/日本
Tournament details
Host countriesSouth Korea
Japan
Dates30 May – 10 June
Teams8 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions France (1st title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place Australia
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored31 (1.94 per match)
Attendance557,191 (34,824 per match)
Top scorer(s)France Éric Carrière
Australia Shaun Murphy
France Robert Pires
South Korea Hwang Sun-hong
Japan Takayuki Suzuki
France Patrick Vieira
France Sylvain Wiltord
(2 goals each)
Best playerFrance Robert Pires
Fair play award Japan
1999
2003

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 3 2 0 1 9 1 +8 6
  Australia 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6
  South Korea 3 2 0 1 3 6 −3 6
  Mexico 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7 0

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 7
  Brazil 3 1 2 0 2 0 +2 5
  Cameroon 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
  Canada 3 0 1 2 0 5 −5 1

Knockout stageEdit

  Semifinals Final
7 June – Yokohama
   Japan  1  
   Australia  0  
 
10 June – Yokohama
       Japan  0
     France  1
Third place
7 June – Suwon 9 June – Ulsan
   France  2    Australia  1
   Brazil  1      Brazil  0

ReferencesEdit

  1. FIFA.com. "FIFA Confederations Cup archive". FIFA.com.

Other websitesEdit