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Background

The eighteenth FIFA World Cup Finals were awarded to Germany on 7 July 2002 in Zürich, Switzerland.

Germany were glorious despite the challenge of South Africa by a single vote in the third round of voting.  England had been dismissed following the second round of voting, gaining only two of the 24 votes available.  Morocco fell at the first hurdle of voting.

First round: Germany (ten votes), South Africa (six), England (five), Morocco (three).
Second Round: Germany and South Africa (eleven),
England (two).
Third Round: Germany (twelve),
South Africa (eleven).



The Draw

FIFA's World Cup 2006 Organising Committee divided the 32 qualifying teams into eight groups for the final tournament at the World Cup Final Draw, held on 9 December 2005 in The Neue Messe in Leipzig, Germany.

Seeded South America/
Africa/Oceania
Europe CONCACAF/
Asia
Special Pot
Argentina Angola Croatia Costa Rica Serbia & Montenegro
Brazil Australia Czech Republic Iran
England Côte d'Ivore Netherlands Japan
France Ecuador Poland Korean Republic
Germany Ghana Portugal Saudi Arabia
Italy Paraguay Sweden Trindidad & Tobago
Mexico Togo Switzerland USA
Spain Tunisia Ukraine  

 

First Phase Table
Group B
Team P W D L F A GD Pts
England 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
Sweden 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
Paraguay 3 1 0 2 2 2 =0 3
Trinidad & Tobago 3 0 1 2 0 4 -4 1
 
10 June 2006
3:00pm CEST - England 1 Paraguay 0 [1-0]
Commerzbank-Arena, Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (48,000)
Gamarra OG
6:00pm CEST - Trinidad & Tobago 0 Sweden 0 [0-0]
Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen (62,959)
 
John
15 June 2006
6:00pm CEST - England 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0 [0-0]
easyCredit-Stadion, Beauthener Stra├če, Nürnberg, Bayern (41,000)
Crouch, Gerrard
9:00pm CEST - Sweden 1 Paraguay 0 [0-0]
Olympiastadion, Westend, Berlin (72,000)
Ljungberg
20 June 2006 - 9:00pm CEST
Sweden 2 England 2 [0-1]
RheinEnergie Stadion, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen (45,000)
Allbäck, Larsson
J.Cole, Gerrard
Paraguay 2 Trinidad & Tobago 0 [1-0]
Fritz-Walter-Stadion, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz (46,000)
Sancho OG, Cuevas

The Second Phase

24 June 2006
5:00pm CEST - Germany 2 Sweden 0 [2-0]
Allianz Arena, München, Bayern (66,000)
Podolski (2)
Lucic
9:00pm CEST - Argentina 2 Mexico 1 [1-1]
AET [1-1]
Zentralstadion, Leipzig, Sachsen (43,000)
Crespo, Rodríguez
Márquez
25 June 2006
5:00pm CEST - England 1 Ecuador 0 [0-0]
Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion, Wasen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (52,000)
Beckham
9:00pm CEST - Portugal 1 Netherlands 0 [1-0]
Frankenstadion, Nürnberg, Bayern (41,000)
Maniche
Costinha, Deco
Boulahrouz, van Bronckhorst
26 June 2006
5:00pm CEST - Italy 1 Australia 0 [0-0]
Fritz-Walter-Stadion, Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz (46,000)
Totti (pen)
Materazzi
9:00pm CEST - Switzerland 0 Ukraine 0 [0-0]
AET [0-0] & Penalties [0-3]
RheinEnergie Stadion, Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen (45,000)
  
Penalty Shoot-out:- Shevchenko saved, Streller saved, Milevskiy 0-1, Barnetta crossbar, Rebrov 0-2, Cabanas saved, Husiev 0-3.
27 June 2006
5:00pm CEST - Brazil 3 Ghana 0 [2-0]
Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen (65,000)
Ronaldo, Adriano, Zé Roberto
Gyan
9:00pm CEST - Spain 1 France 3 [1-1]
Allgemeiner Wirtschaftsdienst Arena, Hannover, Niedersachsen (43,000)
Villa (pen)
Ribéry, Vieira, Zidane
Round of sixteen

Quarter Finals

30 June 2006
5:00pm CEST - Germany 1 Argentina 1 [0-0]
AET [1-1] & Penalties [4-2]
Olympiastadion, Westend, Berlin (72,000)
Klose
Ayala
Cufré
Penalty Shoot-out:- Neuville 1-0, Cruz 1-1, Ballack 2-1, Ayala saved, Podolski 3-1, Rodríguez 3-2, Borowski 4-2, Cambiasso saved.
9:00pm CEST - Italy 3 Ukraine 0 [1-0]
America On-line Arena, Hamburg (50,000)
Zambrotti, Toni (2)
1 July 2006
5:00pm CEST - England 0 Portugal 0 [0-0]
AET
[0-0] & Penalties [1-3]

Veltins Arena, Erle, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (52,000)
  
Rooney
Penalty Shoot-out:- Simão 1-0, Lampard saved, Viana post, Hargreaves 1-1, Petit saved/post, Gerrard saved, Hélder Postiga 2-1, Carragher retaken saved, Ronaldo 3-1.
9:00pm CEST - Brazil 0 France 1 [0-0]
Commerzbank-Arena, Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (48,000)
Henry

Semi Finals

4 July 2006 - both 9:00pm CEST
Germany 0 Italy 2 [0-0] AET [0-0]
Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen (65,000)
Grosso, Del Piero
5 July 2006
Portugal 0 France 1 [0-1]
Allianz Arena, München, Bayern (66,000)
Zidane (pen)

 

Third Place Play off

8 July 2006 - 9:00pm CEST
Germany 3 Portugal 1 [0-0]
Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion, Wasen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (52,000)
Schweinsteiger (2), Petit OG
Nuno Gomes

 

The 2006 Final

9 July 2006 - 8:00pm CEST
Italy 1 France 1 [1-1]
AET [1-1] & Penalties [5-3]
Olympiastadion, Westend, Berlin (69,000)
Materazzi
Zidane (pen)
Zidane
Penalty Shoot-out:- Pirlo 1-0, Wiltord 1-1, Materazzi 2-1, Trezeguet crossbar, De Rossi 3-1, Abidal 3-2, Del Piero 4-2, Sagnol 4-3, Grosso 5-3.

 

CG