UEFA Women's Euro 2001

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UEFA Women's Euro 2001
Tournament details
Host country Germany
Dates 23 June – 7 July
Teams 8
Venue(s) (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)
Best player Sweden Hanna Ljungberg
1997
2005

2001 UEFA Women's Championship took place in Germany between June 23 and July 7 2001. It was won by Germany in the final against Sweden thanks to a golden goal.[1]

Qualification[edit]

See main article: 2001 UEFA Women's Championship 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[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 9
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
 Russia 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1
 England 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
2001-06-23
Germany  3 – 1  Sweden
Müller 42', 65'
Meinert 78'
(Report) Ljungberg 14'
Steigerwaldstadion - Erfurt
Attendance: 10,252
Referee: Elovirta (Finland)

2001-06-24
Russia  1 – 1  England
Svetlitskaya 62' (Report) Banks 45'
Ernst-Abbe-Sportfeld - Jena
Attendance: 1,253
Referee: Tacoronte (Spain)

2001-06-27
Germany  5 – 0  Russia
Wiegmann 43'
Prinz 50'
Meinert 69'
Smisek 73', 90'
(Report)
Steigerwaldstadion - Erfurt
Attendance: 6,249
Referee: Skogvang (Norway)

2001-06-27
Sweden  4 – 0  England
Törnqvist 2'
Bengtsson 26'
Ljungberg 75'
Eriksson 80'
(Report)
Ernst-Abbe-Sportfeld - Jena
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Brohet (Belgium)

2001-06-30
England  0 – 3  Germany
(Report) Wimbersky 57'
Wiegmann 65'
Lingor 68'
Ernst-Abbe-Sportfeld - Jena
Attendance: 11,312
Referee: Skogvang (Norway)

2001-06-30
Sweden  1 – 0  Russia
Fagerström 76' (Report)
Steigerwaldstadion - Erfurt
Attendance: 820
Referee: Tacoronte (Spain)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 6
 Norway 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 4
 Italy 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
 France 3 1 0 2 5 7 −2 3
2001-06-25
Italy  2 – 1  Denmark
Panico 12', 72' (Report) Bukh 75'
Waldstadion - Aalen
Attendance: 3,193
Referee: Petignat (Switzerland)

2001-06-25
Norway  3 – 0  France
Knudsen 14'
Sykora (o.g.) 18'
Mellgren 40'
(Report)
Donaustadion - Ulm
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Toms (England)

2001-06-28
France  3 – 4  Denmark
Pichon 21'
Beghé 27'
Blouet 83'
(Report) Krogh 15' (pen.), 90'
Bonde 19'
Andersson 71'
Stadion an der Kreuzeiche - Reutlingen
Attendance: 5,400
Referee: Ödlund (Sweden)

2001-06-28
Norway  1 – 1  Italy
Mellgren 16' (Report) Guarino 14'
Stadion an der Kreuzeiche - Reutlingen
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Fielenbach (Germany)

2001-07-01
Denmark  1 – 0  Norway
Pedersen 85' (Report)
Waldstadion - Aalen
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Brohet (Belgium)

2001-07-01
France  2 – 0  Italy
Pichon 37'
Jézéquel (pen.) 74'
(Report)
Donaustadion - Ulm
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Fielenbach (Germany)

Knockout stage[edit]

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

Semifinals[edit]

July 4, 2001
Denmark  0 – 1  Sweden
(Report) Nordlund 9'
Donaustadion - Ulm
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Elovirta (Finland)

July 4, 2001
Germany  1 – 0  Norway
Smisek 57' (Report)
Donaustadion - Ulm
Attendance: 13,524
Referee: Toms (England)

Final[edit]

July 7, 2001
Germany  1 – 0 (golden goal)  Sweden
Müller 98' (Report)
Donaustadion - Ulm
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Petignat (Switzerland)

Awards[edit]

 Women's Euro 2001 Champions 

Germany
Fifth title

Goalscorers[edit]

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
own goal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC SPORT | Special Events | Womens Euro 2001 | Germany retain Euro crown". News.BBC.co.uk. 2001-07-07. Archived from the original on 2004-05-18. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 

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