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World Cup 2002 – Japan / South Korea

World Cup – Japan / South Korea 2002

Groups ¦ Second Round ¦ Quarters ¦ Semis ¦ Final ¦ Top Scorers

The seventeenth World Cup retained the new 32-team format and involved 15 teams from Europe, 5 each from South America and Africa, 4 from Asia and 3 from North & Central America. The champions, France, were shocked by Senegal in the first game and crashed out without scoring a goal. There was outrage in Spain and Italy over contrversial refereeing decisions and Brazil won a record fifth title.


Groups & Results

Group
A
P W D L F A Pts
Denmark 3 2 1 0 5 2 7
Senegal 3 1 2 0 5 4 5
Uruguay 3 0 2 1 4 5 2
France 3 0 1 2 0 3 1
Group A Results
France 0-1 Senegal
Uruguay 1-2 Denmark
Denmark 1-1 Senegal
France 0-0 Uruguay
Denmark 2-0 France
Senegal 3-3 Uruguay

Group B P W D L F A Pts
Spain 3 3 0 0 9 4 9
Paraguay 3 1 1 1 6 6 4
South Africa 3 1 1 1 5 5 4
Slovenia 3 0 0 3 2 7 0
Group B Results
Paraguay 2-2 South Africa
Spain 3-1 Slovenia
Spain 3-1 Paraguay
South Africa 1-0 Slovenia
South Africa 2-3 Spain
Slovenia 1-3 Paraguay

Group C P W D L F A Pts
Brazil 3 3 0 0 11 3 9
Turkey 3 1 1 1 5 3 4
Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 5 6 4
China 3 0 0 3 0 9 0
Group C Results
Brazil 2-1 Turkey
China 0-2 Costa Rica
Brazil 4-0 China
Costa Rica 1-1 Turkey
Costa Rica 2-5 Brazil
Turkey 3-0 China

Group D P W D L F A Pts
South Korea 3 2 1 0 4 1 7
USA 3 1 1 1 5 6 4
Portugal 3 1 0 2 6 4 3
Poland 3 1 0 2 3 7 3
Group D Results
South Korea 2-0 Poland
USA 3-2 Portugal
South Korea 1-1 USA
Portugal 4-0 Poland
Poland 3-1 USA
Portugal 0-1 South Korea

Group E P W D L F A Pts
Germany 3 2 1 0 11 1 7
Republic of Ireland 3 1 2 0 5 2 5
Cameroon 3 1 1 1 2 3 4
Saudi Arabia 3 0 0 3 0 12 0
Group E Results
Republic of Ireland 1-1 Cameroon
Germany 8-0 Saudi Arabia
Germany 1-1 Republic of Ireland
Cameroon 1-0 Saudi Arabia
Cameroon 0-2 Germany
Saudi Arabia 0-3 Republic of Ireland

Group F P W D L F A Pts
Sweden 3 1 2 0 4 3 5
England 3 1 2 0 2 1 5
Argentina 3 1 1 1 2 2 4
Nigeria 3 0 1 2 1 3 1
Group F Results
Argentina 1-0 Nigeria
England 1-1 Sweden
Sweden 2-1 Nigeria
Argentina 0-1 England
Sweden 1-0 Argentina
Nigeria 0-0 England

Group G P W D L F A Pts
Mexico 3 2 1 0 4 2 7
Italy 3 1 1 1 4 3 4
Croatia 3 1 0 2 2 3 3
Ecuador 3 1 0 2 2 4 3
Group G Results
Croatia 0-1 Mexico
Italy 2-0 Ecuador
Italy 1-2 Croatia
Mexico 2-1 Ecuador
Ecuador 1-0 Croatia
Mexico 1-1 Italy

Group H P W D L F A Pts
Japan 3 2 1 0 5 2 7
Belgium 3 1 2 0 6 5 5
Russia 3 1 0 2 4 4 3
Tunisia 3 0 1 2 1 5 1
Group H Results
Japan 2-2 Belgium
Russia 2-0 Tunisia
Japan 1-0 Russia
Tunisia 1-1 Belgium
Belgium 3-2 Russia
Tunisia 0-2 Japan

Second Round

Germany 1-0 Paraguay Seogwipo
England 3-0 Denmark Niigata
Senegal 2-1 Sweden (aet) Oita
Spain 1-1 Republic of Ireland (aet, 3-2 pens) Suwon
USA 2-0 Mexico Jeonju
Brazil 2-0 Belgium Kobe
Turkey 1-0 Japan Miyagi
South Korea 2-1 Italy (aet) Deajeon

Quarter Finals

Brazil 2-1 England Shizuoka
Germany 1-0 USA Ulsan
South Korea 0-0 Spain (aet, 5-3 pens) Gwangju
Turkey 1-0 Senegal (aet) Osaka

Semi Finals

Germany 1-0 South Korea Seoul
Brazil 1-0 Turkey Saitama

Third Place Play-off

Turkey 3-2 South Korea Daegu

Final

Brazil 2-0 Germany   International Stadium, Yokohama
Ronaldo 2 

   

  Att. 69,029Referee:  Pierluigi Collina (Ita)

H/T: 0-0


World Cup 2002 – Top Scorers

Name Country Goals
Ronaldo Brazil 8
Rivaldo Brazil 5
Miroslav Klose Germany 5
Jon Dahl Tomasson Denmark 4
Christian Vieri Italy 4
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