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World Cup 2002

Group A:
A1 -- France
A2 -- Senegal
A3 -- Uruguay
A4 -- Denmark
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Group B:
B1 -- Spain
B2 -- Slovenia
B3 -- Paraguay
B4 -- South Africa
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Group C:
C1 -- Brazil
C2 -- Turkey
C3 -- China
C4 -- Costa Rica
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Group D:
D1 -- South Korea
D2 -- Poland
D3 -- USA
D4 -- Portugal
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Group E:
E1 -- Germany
E2 -- Saudi Arabia
E3 -- Rep. Of Ireland
E4 -- Cameroon
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Group F:
F1 -- Argentina
F2 -- Nigeria
F3 -- England
F4 -- Sweden
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Group G:
G1 -- Italy
G2 -- Ecuador
G3 -- Croatia
G4 -- Mexico
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Group H:
H1 -- Japan
H2 -- Belgium
H3 -- Russia
H4 -- Tunisia
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Union of European Football Associations.

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World Cup Appearances:
WC 2002 is Russia's 9th appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Best Performance: Fourth -- England 66.

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Group Stage

Russia vs Tunisia
Dmitry Sychev was only on the pitch for half an hour but he brought the game to life and was instrumental in both of Russia's goals.

Japan vs Russia
Arsenal's Junichi Inamoto inspired Japan to their first World Cup finals victory.

Belgium vs Russia
Russia were so close to qualifying for the Second Round but let it slip from their grasp.

Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup -- Competing Teams Russia's World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers:

1 Rusian Nigmatullin (Verona)
12 Stanislav Cherchesov (Tirol Innsbruck
23 Alexander Filimonov (Dynamo Kiev)

Defence:

2 Yuri Kovtun (Spartak Moscow)
3 Yuri Nikiforov (PSV Eindhoven)
5 Andrei Solomatin (CSKA Moscow)
7 Viktor Onopko (Oviedo)
13 Vyacheslav Dayev (CSKA Moscow)
14 Igor Chugainov (Uralan Elista)
18 Dmitry Sennikov (Lokomotiv Moscow)

Midfield:

4 Alexei Smertin (Bordeaux)
6 Igor Semshov (Torpedo Moscow)
8 Valeri Karpin (Celta Vigo)
9 Yegor Titov (Spartak Moscow)
10 Alexandr Mostovoi (Celta Vigo)
15 Dmitri Alenichev (Porto)
17 Sergei Semak (CSKA Moscow)
20 Marat Izmailov (Lokomotiv Moscow)
21 Dmitri Khokhlov (Real Sociedad)

Forwards:

11 Vladimir Beschastnykh (Spartak Moscow)
16 Alexander Kerzhakov (Zenit St. Petersburhg)
19 Rusian Pimenov (Lokomotiv Moscow)
22 Dmitry Sychev (Spartak Moscow)

Trainer: Oleg Romantsev.

Players to watch: Viktor Onopko, Alexandr Mostovoi and Vladimir Beschastnykh.

Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup match days. Group H -- Standings

Second Round

Japan play the runner-up of Group C in Miyagi, on Tuesday June 18.

Belgium play the Group C winner in Kobe, on Monday June 17.


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Group H -- 1st Round 1st Round

Wed. June 05
vs Tunisia
Kobe (2-0)

Sun. June 09
vs Japan
Yokohama (0-1)

Fri. June 14
vs Belgium
Shizuoka (2-3)

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