2001 FIFA Confederations Cup Final

2001 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
Event 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup
Date 10 June 2001
Venue Yokohama International Stadium, Yokohama
Referee Ali Bujsaim (United Arab Emirates)
Attendance 65,533

The 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup Final was a football match to determine the winners of the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup. The match was held at Yokohama International Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, on 10 June 2001 and was contested by Japan and France.[1] France won the match 1–0 with the only goal coming after thirty minutes when Patrick Vieira headed in over the advancing keeper Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi from the edge of the penalty area after a long pass from Frank Leboeuf in midfield.[2]

Route to the final

Japan Round France
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
 Canada 3–0 Match 1  South Korea 5–0
 Cameroon 2–0 Match 2  Australia 0–1
 Brazil 0–0 Match 3  Mexico 4–0
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 32105057
 Brazil 31202025
 Cameroon 310224−23
 Canada 301205−51
Final standing
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 32019186
 Australia 32013316
 South Korea 320136−36
 Mexico 300318−70
Opponent Result Knockout stage Opponent Result
 Australia 1–0 Semi-final  Brazil 2–1

Match details

Japan  0–1  France
(Report) Vieira  30'
GK1Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi
RB20Yasuhiro Hato
CB4Ryuzo Morioka (c)
CB3Naoki Matsuda 36'
LB16Koji Nakata
RM5Junichi Inamoto 46'
CM14Teruyoshi Ito
CM18Kazuyuki Toda
LM21Shinji Ono 60'
CF8Hiroaki Morishima 89'
CF9Akinori Nishizawa 74'
MF10Atsuhiro Miura 46'
FW19Tatsuhiko Kubo 60'
FW11Masashi Nakayama 74'
Philippe Troussier
GK1Ulrich Ramé
RB19Christian Karembeu
CB18Frank Leboeuf
CB8Marcel Desailly (c)
LB3Bixente Lizarazu 52'
RM6Youri Djorkaeff 65'
CM4Patrick Vieira
CM7Robert Pirès
LM11Sylvain Wiltord
CF9Nicolas Anelka
CF17Steve Marlet 58'
FW22Laurent Robert 58'
MF10Éric Carrière 65'
Roger Lemerre

Assistant referees:
Igor Sramka (Slovakia)
Awni Hassouneh (Jordan)


  1. "Classy France outplay Japan". BBC Sport. 10 June 2001. Archived from the original on 12 April 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  2. "2001 FIFA Confederations Cup Final". Soccerway. Retrieved 11 April 2012.
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