2002 FIFA World Cup Group G

Play in Group G of the 2002 FIFA World Cup completed on 13 June 2002. Mexico won the group, and advanced to the second round, along with Italy. Croatia and Ecuador failed to advance.

Teams

Draw position Team Confederation Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
FIFA ranking
at start of event[1]
G1  Italy UEFA UEFA Group 8 Winners 6 October 2001 6
G2  Ecuador CONMEBOL CONMEBOL Robin Round Runners-Up 14 November 2001 36
G3  Croatia UEFA UEFA Group 6 Winners 6 October 2001 21
G4  Mexico CONCACAF CONCACAF Final Round 3rd Place 11 November 2001 7

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Mexico 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7 Advance to knockout stage
2  Italy 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
3  Croatia 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 3
4  Ecuador 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3

Matches

All times local (UTC+9)

Croatia vs Mexico

Croatia 0–1 Mexico
Report Blanco Goal 60' (pen.)
Croatia
Mexico
GK 1 Stipe Pletikosa
CB 6 Boris Živković Red card 59'
CB 3 Josip Šimunić
CB 21 Robert Kovač
RM 10 Niko Kovač
CM 14 Zvonimir Soldo
CM 4 Stjepan Tomas
LM 17 Robert Jarni
AM 8 Robert Prosinečki Substituted off 46'
CF 9 Davor Šuker (c) Substituted off 64'
CF 11 Alen Bokšić Substituted off 67'
Substitutions:
MF 5 Milan Rapaić Substituted in 46'
DF 15 Daniel Šarić Substituted in 64'
MF 13 Mario Stanić Substituted in 67'
Manager:
Mirko Jozić
GK 1 Óscar Pérez
CB 5 Manuel Vidrio
CB 4 Rafael Márquez (c)
CB 16 Salvador Carmona
DM 6 Gerardo Torrado
RM 13 Sigifredo Mercado
CM 19 Gabriel Caballero
CM 11 Braulio Luna
LM 7 Ramón Morales
CF 10 Cuauhtémoc Blanco Substituted off 79'
CF 9 Jared Borgetti Substituted off 68'
Substitutions:
FW 15 Luis Hernández Substituted in 68'
FW 17 Francisco Palencia Substituted in 79'
Manager:
Javier Aguirre

Man of the Match:
Braulio Luna (Mexico)

Assistant referees:
Komaleeswaran Sankar (India)
Taoufik Adjengui (Tunisia)
Fourth official:
Falla N'Doye (Senegal)

Italy vs Ecuador

Italy 2–0 Ecuador
Vieri Goal 7'27' Report
Italy
Ecuador
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon
RB 2 Christian Panucci
CB 13 Alessandro Nesta
CB 5 Fabio Cannavaro Yellow card 81'
LB 3 Paolo Maldini (c)
RM 19 Gianluca Zambrotta
CM 14 Luigi Di Biagio Substituted off 69'
CM 17 Damiano Tommasi
LM 11 Cristiano Doni Substituted off 64'
AM 10 Francesco Totti Substituted off 74'
CF 21 Christian Vieri
Substitutions:
MF 16 Angelo Di Livio Substituted in 64'
MF 8 Gennaro Gattuso Substituted in 69'
FW 7 Alessandro Del Piero Substituted in 74'
Manager:
Giovanni Trapattoni
GK 1 José Cevallos
RB 4 Ulises de la Cruz Yellow card 49'
CB 3 Iván Hurtado
CB 2 Augusto Poroso Yellow card 14'
LB 6 Raúl Guerrón
RM 19 Édison Méndez
CM 20 Edwin Tenorio Substituted off 59'
CM 5 Alfonso Obregón
LM 16 Cléver Chalá Yellow card 54' Substituted off 85'
AM 10 Álex Aguinaga (c) Substituted off 46'
CF 11 Agustín Delgado
Substitutions:
FW 18 Carlos Tenorio Substituted in 46'
DF 15 Marlon Ayoví Substituted in 59'
MF 7 Nicolás Asencio Substituted in 85'
Manager:
Colombia Hernán Gómez

Man of the Match:
Christian Vieri (Italy)

Assistant referees:
Héctor Vergara (Canada)
Philip Sharp (England)
Fourth official:
Terje Hauge (Norway)

Italy vs Croatia

Italy 1–2 Croatia
Vieri Goal 55' Report Olić Goal 73'
Rapaić Goal 76'
Italy
Croatia
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon
RB 2 Christian Panucci
CB 13 Alessandro Nesta Substituted off 24'
CB 5 Fabio Cannavaro
LB 3 Paolo Maldini (c)
RM 19 Gianluca Zambrotta
CM 17 Damiano Tommasi
CM 6 Cristiano Zanetti
LM 11 Cristiano Doni Substituted off 79'
SS 10 Francesco Totti
CF 21 Christian Vieri Yellow card 51'
Substitutions:
DF 23 Marco Materazzi Substituted in 24'
FW 9 Filippo Inzaghi Substituted in 79'
Manager:
Giovanni Trapattoni
GK 1 Stipe Pletikosa
SW 21 Robert Kovač Yellow card 39'
CB 3 Josip Šimunić
CB 4 Stjepan Tomas
RWB 15 Daniel Šarić
LWB 17 Robert Jarni (c)
CM 14 Zvonimir Soldo Substituted off 62'
CM 10 Niko Kovač
AM 7 Davor Vugrinec Substituted off 57'
AM 5 Milan Rapaić Substituted off 79'
CF 11 Alen Bokšić
Substitutions:
FW 18 Ivica Olić Substituted in 57'
MF 16 Jurica Vranješ Substituted in 62'
DF 20 Dario Šimić Substituted in 79'
Manager:
Mirko Jozić

Man of the Match:
Milan Rapaić (Croatia)

Assistant referees:
Philip Sharp (England)
Jens Larsen (Denmark)
Fourth official:
William Mattus (Costa Rica)

Mexico vs Ecuador

Mexico 2–1 Ecuador
Borgetti Goal 28'
Torrado Goal 57'
Report Delgado Goal 5'
Mexico
Ecuador
GK 1 Óscar Pérez
CB 5 Manuel Vidrio
CB 4 Rafael Márquez (c)
CB 16 Salvador Carmona
DM 6 Gerardo Torrado Yellow card 65'
RM 21 Jesús Arellano
CM 18 Johan Rodríguez Substituted off 87'
CM 11 Braulio Luna
LM 7 Ramón Morales
CF 10 Cuauhtémoc Blanco Substituted off 90+3'
CF 9 Jared Borgetti Substituted off 77'
Substitutions:
FW 15 Luis Hernández Substituted in 77'
MF 19 Gabriel Caballero Substituted in 87'
MF 13 Sigifredo Mercado Substituted in 90+3'
Manager:
Javier Aguirre
GK 1 José Cevallos Yellow card 27'
RB 4 Ulises de la Cruz
CB 3 Iván Hurtado (c)
CB 2 Augusto Poroso
LB 6 Raúl Guerrón Yellow card 49'
RM 19 Édison Méndez
CM 5 Alfonso Obregón Substituted off 58'
CM 20 Edwin Tenorio Substituted off 35'
LM 16 Cléver Chalá
CF 9 Iván Kaviedes Yellow card 15' Substituted off 53'
CF 11 Agustín Delgado Yellow card 87'
Substitutions:
DF 15 Marlon Ayoví Substituted in 35'
FW 18 Carlos Tenorio Yellow card 61' Substituted in 53'
MF 10 Álex Aguinaga Substituted in 58'
Manager:
Colombia Hernán Gómez

Man of the Match:
Gerardo Torrado (Mexico)

Assistant referees:
Taoufik Adjengui (Tunisia)
Haidar Koleit (Lebanon)
Fourth official:
Kim Milton Nielsen (Denmark)

Mexico vs Italy

Mexico 1–1 Italy
Borgetti Goal 34' Report Del Piero Goal 85'
Mexico
Italy
GK 1 Óscar Pérez Yellow card 84'
CB 5 Manuel Vidrio
CB 4 Rafael Márquez (c)
CB 16 Salvador Carmona
DM 6 Gerardo Torrado
RM 21 Jesús Arellano Yellow card 2'
CM 18 Johan Rodríguez Substituted off 76'
CM 11 Braulio Luna
LM 7 Ramón Morales Substituted off 76'
CF 10 Cuauhtémoc Blanco
CF 9 Jared Borgetti Substituted off 80'
Substitutions:
MF 3 Rafael García Substituted in 76'
MF 19 Gabriel Caballero Substituted in 76'
FW 17 Francisco Palencia Substituted in 80'
Manager:
Javier Aguirre
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon
CB 5 Fabio Cannavaro Yellow card 5'
CB 13 Alessandro Nesta
CB 3 Paolo Maldini (c)
RM 19 Gianluca Zambrotta Yellow card 55'
CM 17 Damiano Tommasi
CM 6 Cristiano Zanetti
LM 2 Christian Panucci Yellow card 10' Substituted off 63'
AM 10 Francesco Totti Yellow card 43' Substituted off 78'
CF 9 Filippo Inzaghi Substituted off 55'
CF 21 Christian Vieri
Substitutions:
FW 20 Vincenzo Montella Yellow card 57' Substituted in 55'
DF 4 Francesco Coco Substituted in 63'
FW 7 Alessandro Del Piero Substituted in 78'
Manager:
Giovanni Trapattoni

Man of the Match:
Cuauhtémoc Blanco (Mexico)

Assistant referees:
Jorge Oliveira (Brazil)
Mat Lazim Awang Hamat (Malaysia)
Fourth official:
Terje Hauge (Norway)

Ecuador vs Croatia

Ecuador 1–0 Croatia
Méndez Goal 48' Report
Ecuador
Croatia
GK 1 José Cevallos
RB 4 Ulises de la Cruz
CB 3 Iván Hurtado (c)
CB 2 Augusto Poroso
LB 6 Raúl Guerrón
RM 19 Édison Méndez
CM 5 Alfonso Obregon Substituted off 40'
CM 15 Marlon Ayoví
LM 16 Cléver Chalá Yellow card 86'
CF 18 Carlos Tenorio Substituted off 76'
CF 11 Agustín Delgado
Substitutions:
MF 10 Álex Aguinaga Substituted in 40'
FW 9 Iván Kaviedes Substituted in 76'
Manager:
Colombia Hernán Gómez
GK 1 Stipe Pletikosa
SW 21 Robert Kovač
CB 3 Josip Šimunić Yellow card 90+2'
CB 20 Dario Šimić Substituted off 52'
RWB 15 Daniel Šarić Substituted off 68'
LWB 17 Robert Jarni (c)
CM 4 Stjepan Tomas Yellow card 72'
CM 10 Niko Kovač Substituted off 59'
CM 5 Milan Rapaić
CF 18 Ivica Olić
CF 11 Alen Bokšić
Substitutions:
FW 7 Davor Vugrinec Substituted in 52'
MF 16 Jurica Vranješ Substituted in 59'
MF 13 Mario Stanić Substituted in 68'
Manager:
Mirko Jozić

Man of the Match:
Édison Méndez (Ecuador)

Assistant referees:
Miguel Giacomuzzi (Paraguay)
Roland Van Nylen (Belgium)
Fourth official:
Mark Shield (Australia)

External links

  1. ^ "FIFA/Coca Cola World Ranking (15 May 2002)". FIFA.com. FIFA. 15 May 2002. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
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