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2001 FIFA Confederations Cup
대한민국/일본 2001년
2001 韓国/日本
Tournament details
Host countries South Korea
Japan
Dates 30 May – 10 June
Teams 8 (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 played 16
Goals scored 31 (1.94 per match)
Attendance 557,191 (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 player France Robert Pires
Fair play award  Japan
1999
2003

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.

Results

Group stage

Group A

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
 Korea Republic 3 2 0 1 3 6 −3 6
 Mexico 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7 0

Group B

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 stage

  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

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