[32] Alavés' first opportunity to score was in the 12th minute. Barcelona presidential candidate Victor Font has once again insisted club legend Xavi will return to the club if he is elected following January's election.. 26-08-2000 Trofeo Balompédica Linense. Striker Jordi Cruyff believed being the underdogs would suit them: "We haven't been favourites in any of the rounds up to this stage, which means our opponents have felt that they really have to have a go and attack us as much as possible. Liberec took the lead in the first half to level the tie at 1–1. The match against Charlton Athletic was a must-win match for Liverpool if they wanted to finish in third place in the league and claim the final UEFA Champions League qualification place. [32] With a minute of the first half of extra-time remaining, Fowler thought he had scored the winning goal but it was disallowed as he was offside. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The 2001 Barcelona Dragons lost in the Championship. The second leg in Spain was a 2–2 draw, which ensured that Alavés won the tie 5–3 on aggregate to progress to the third round. [10] Liverpool were once again successful at the Stadio Olimpico, as they won 2–0 courtesy of two Owen goals in the second-half. Squad Barcelona Season 2001-02 First Division: Bonano, Puyol, Coco, Frank de Boer, … Five minutes later, Liverpool were awarded a penalty. [1][2][3] Founded in 1970 as FC Barcelona Atlètic, it is the reserve team of FC Barcelona, and currently plays in Segunda División B, holding its home matches at the Estadi Johan Cruyff.. Reserve teams in Spain play in the same league system as the senior team, rather than in a reserve team league. GRAMENET-BARCELONA 0-3, 22-05-2001 FRIENDLY. Teams National Teams. [44] Following the final, Alavés had four matches remaining in the 2000–01 La Liga. Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation 1 Valencia (C) 38 21 12 5 51 27 +24 75 Qualification for the Champions League group stage: 2 Deportivo La Coruña: 38 20 8 10 65 41 +24 68 3 Real Madrid: 38 19 9 10 69 44 +25 66 4 ... 14 October 2001 8: Barcelona: 2–2: Valencia: Babbel headed in a McAllister free-kick to put Liverpool 1–0 up. Watched by a crowd of 48,050, Liverpool took an early lead when Markus Babbel scored in the fourth minute. Visit the official F.C. This is the match that we've wanted all season. Barcelona also controversially sold Luís Figo to arch rivals Real Madrid in July 2000 and thus creating several furious fan reactions for accusing Luís Figo a traitor. "[30] Despite playing in their first European final, Alavés were confident. Liverpool won the match 3–2 to secure their second Super Cup victory. He stated: "I have heard it suggested that Alavés are just there to make up the numbers, and someone actually said this was the easiest tie we could have had,' Houllier said. Minutes after the start of the second half, Javi Moreno scored twice to level the match at 3–3. Three were awarded to Alavés and one to Kaiserslautern, all were scored and a further two goals for Alavés ensured the match finished 5–1 to Alavés. [21] Kaiserslautern needed to score four goals in the second leg to stand a chance of reaching the final. [26], Liverpool were appearing in their third UEFA Cup final, both their previous appearances in the final in 1973 and 1976 had resulted in victory. Fourth official: [29], The Liverpool manager, Gérard Houllier, was wary of the threat posed by Alavés, despite their lack of experience in European competition. BARCELONA-ESPANYOL 1-0. [32], In contrast to the first-half, it was Alavés who started the half the better of the two sides. [27] Alavés, on the other hand, were appearing in their first European final in their first season in European competition. We set great store by what our scouts tell us. [8] The second leg at Anfield was won 2–0 by Liverpool, with a goal scored in each half by Barmby and Heskey respectively. Following this, the referee blew his whistle to signal the end of 90 minutes of play. Futbol Club Barcelona 2001-2002. [33] Three minutes later, Owen collected a Dietmar Hamann pass and played a diagonal pass to Gerrard, whose shot beat the Alavés keeper Herrera to put Liverpool 2–0 ahead. That gives us time to counter and we are comfortable with that style. [32] Two minutes into injury-time, Contra went down under pressure from Gerrard in the Liverpool penalty area. Gary McAllister scored the subsequent penalty to put Liverpool 1–0 up in the match and the tie; a Barcelona goal would see them progress as a result of the away goals rule. La Liga champions Real Madrid will face Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona will play Real Sociedad in the Spanish Super Cup semi-finals next month, Spain's football federation said on Thursday.... more » 16.12.2020 16:44 Magno was shown a second yellow card for a two-footed challenge on Babbel. Liverpool defended resolutely during the first leg at Barcelona's ground the Camp Nou to earn a 0–0 draw. Alavés won the match 3–1 to progress to the fourth round courtesy of a 4–2 aggregate victory. 'That is not the case at all. UEFA Champions League match Leeds vs Barcelona 24.10.2000. With a minute remaining in the match, Alavés equalised thanks to Jordi Cruyff. Antoine griezmann on monday said he couldnt wait to make his barcelona debut and that his heart was with the team as he tries to move on from a sour exit from spanish rivals atletico madrid. Alonso's header fell to Moreno, who went past Henchoz, but his shot was saved by Westerveld after it hit his chest. They lost all four matches and finished the season in 10th place, outside of the qualification spots for European competition. They looked like they had the opportunity to do so when the referee awarded a penalty towards the end of the match after he had adjudged that Markus Babbel had handled the ball. "[39], The performance of McAllister was lauded after the match. [35] The change had the desired effect as four minutes later, Alavés scored. Barcelona presidential candidate Emili Rousaud says Lionel Messi's current salary is 'not affordable' given the club are now £700m in debt and boast a whopping £1billion-a-year wage bill. [32] Within the first three minutes Liverpool had scored. New coach Lorenzo Serra Ferrer was not improved well and put under increasing pressure, and when Barcelona narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification in the summer, he was sacked in late April 2001. [37], The match was hailed as one of the most exciting finals in modern times, which BBC Sport pundit, Alan Hansen, declared as "the best final ever. Alavés won the first leg at home 3–0. The showpiece event was the final match of the 2000–01 edition of Europe's secondary cup competition, the UEFA Cup. Midway through the first half, Iván Alonso scored to bring Alavés within a goal of levelling the match. The rebound fell to Tomić, but Westerveld again saved his shot. Liverpool 1-0 Barcelona - UEFA Cup Semi-final 2000/2001 - Duration: 10:25. Alavés were appearing in their first European final. They were awarded a free-kick on the edge of the Liverpool penalty area following a challenge by Stéphane Henchoz. What's the point in being naive? [18] They were drawn against Turkish team Gaziantepspor in the first round. Barcelona Store at Nike.com. Two further goals in the second half by Barmby and Michael Owen, before a late Liberec goal, ensured Liverpool won the match 3–2 to progress to the third round after a 4–2 aggregate victory. [9], Liverpool faced the Italian side Roma in the fourth round. BBC Sport commentator, Trevor Brooking, stated: "Gary McAllister was outstanding. Alavés fought back to equalise in the 73rd minute after goals from Óscar Téllez and Iván Alonso secured a 3–3 draw. [32] In the 82nd minute, Alavés had an appeal for a penalty after a tackle by Hamann brought Magno down, but the Brazilian was subsequently booked for diving. In contrast, Alavés ties ranged from close to comfortable victories. They had been a semi-professional team six years previous. Sports Mole rounds up Barcelona's injury and suspension news ahead of their La Liga clash with Eibar on December 29. "[40] Alan Hansen also praised McAllister's performance: "Gary McAllister was outstanding. LAZIO-BARCELONA 3-3, 22-08-2000 Joan Gamper Trophy. Subs: Dutruel, De la Pena, Xavi, Gabri, Dani, Simao, Zenden. Liverpool managed to see out the 90 minutes without conceding a goal to progress to their first European final since they were banned from participating in Europe following the Heysel Stadium disaster at the 1985 European Cup Final. [7], Olympiacos of Greece were their opponents in the third round. The first leg at Anfield was heading for a 0–0 draw, until the 87th minute when Emile Heskey scored to give Liverpool a 1–0 victory. In the 64th minute, both sides made substitutions. The first leg was held at Rapid's home ground Stadionul Giuleşti-Valentin Stănescu, where Nick Barmby gave Liverpool a 1–0 win with a goal in the 28th minute. Liverpool were heading for a 2–1 victory courtesy of goals from Barmby and Steven Gerrard, until Olympiacos equalised in the last minute to earn a 2–2 draw. The 2001 UEFA Cup Final was a football match between Liverpool of England and Alavés of Spain on 16 May 2001 at the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund, Germany.The showpiece event was the final match of the 2000–01 edition of Europe's secondary cup competition, the UEFA Cup.Liverpool were appearing in their third UEFA Cup final, after their appearances in 1973 and 1976. [19] Another Norwegian team, Rosenborg were their opposition. QUICK 1890-BARCELONA 0-10, 03-08-2000 Amsterdam Tournament. "[31], Liverpool won the toss and kicked off. The first leg in Portugal ended 0–0. Alain Sars (France)[2], Liverpool's victory was their third UEFA Cup success, putting them level with Internazionale and Juventus as the teams with the most success in the competition. They were also making their first appearance in a European final since their ban from European competition following the Heysel Stadium disaster. [23] The second trophy was the FA Cup, which they won four days before the final defeating Arsenal 2–1. The 2001–02 season was the first in which Liverpool had competed in the UEFA Champions League, and their first campaign in Europe's premier club competition (previously the European Cup) since the 1984–85 season. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Each team had to progress through six knockout rounds with matches played over two legs. The first leg was held at Olympiacos' home ground, the Karaiskakis Stadium. We must have scored 122 of our 123 goals on the counter-attack, but all I know is that our total this season is the third highest in Liverpool's history. [43] Winning the UEFA Cup entitled Liverpool to compete in the 2001 UEFA Super Cup against Champions League winners Bayern Munich. [4] The second leg at Liverpool's home ground, Anfield, finished 0–0, which meant that Liverpool won the tie 1–0 on aggregate to progress to the second round. But we also have some really good players. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (, 2000–01 UEFA Champions League first group stage, http://www.eufo.de/football/esp/2000/fc_blona.htm, http://www.footballsquads.co.uk/spain/2000-2001/laliga/barce.htm, http://www.bdfutbol.com/en/t/t2000-011.html, Web Oficial de la Liga de Fútbol Profesional, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2000–01_FC_Barcelona_season&oldid=987999233, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2020, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 November 2020, at 13:52. Gary McAllister (Liverpool)[1] La Liga champions Real Madrid will face Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona will play Real Sociedad in the Spanish Super Cup semi-finals next month, Spain's football federation said on Thursday.... more » 16.12.2020 16:44 Barcelona continued the frustrating run of league title drought, finishing just fourth in La Liga, despite having bought Marc Overmars and Emmanuel Petit in total of £54m transfer fee in the summer of 2000. Jack Bicknell coached the team. The victory ensured Liverpool won the tie 4–2 on aggregate to progress to the fourth round. Their opposition in the semi-finals was German team Kaiserslautern, the first leg in Spain saw four penalties awarded. After a goalless first leg, seven were scored between the two teams in the second leg. Champions League 2000/2001 squad 12-Sep-00 / 23-May-01 Champions League 2000/2001 Anderlcht - Arsenal - Barcelona - Bayern - Beşiktaş - Depor - Dynamo K - Gsaray - Hamburg - Heerenveen - Helsingbo - Juventus - Lazio - Leeds - Leverkusn - Lyon - Man Utd - Milan - Monaco - Olympiacs - PAO - PSG - PSV - Rangers - Real - Rosenborg - Shakhtar - Sparta - Spartak M - Sporting - Sturm Graz - Valencia Barcelona also controversially sold Luís Figo to arch rivals Real Madrid in July 2000 and thus creating several furious fan reactions for accusing Luís Figo a traitor. 29-11-2000 FRIENDLY. "[41], The Alavés manager Mané praised his players despite their loss: "Dortmund has seen a great final, and it was possibly the smallest team in the competition that made it great." Liverpool were awarded a free-kick, which McAllister hit into the Alavés wall. [32] McAllister took the resulting free-kick, which was headed into his own goal by Geli. Within four minutes, Alavés had been reduced to 10 men. BARCELONA-BALAGUER 2-2 /3-4/ PENALTY. .mw-parser-output .nogrid,.mw-parser-output .nogrid td,.mw-parser-output .nogrid tr,.mw-parser-output .nogrid th{border:0} [12], Portuguese side Porto were the opposition in the quarter-finals. At this stage of the competition it's not a question of confidence; it's a question of being realistic. [14] Liverpool were drawn against Spanish side Barcelona in the semi-finals. [32] Liverpool reacted to the scoreline being levelled at 3–3 by substituting Henchoz with Vladimír Šmicer. Kaiserslautern scored a consolation goal, but Alavés won the match 4–1 to progress to the final in their first season in European competition courtesy of a 9–2 aggregate victory. ARSENAL-BARCELONA 0-2, 04-06-2001 FRIENDLY. [33] Two minutes later, Liverpool substituted Owen for Patrik Berger. [35] Three minutes later, Owen was brought down by defender Karmona, who was subsequently booked. [33], Eight minutes later, McAllister passed the ball to Fowler who moved towards the centre of the pitch from the left-hand side and hit his shot into the corner of the Alavés goal to give Liverpool a 4–3 lead with 18 minutes of the match remaining. [6] The second leg was at Liberec's home ground, the Stadion u Nisy. [28] As it was their first season in Europe, Alavés had commissioned a special shirt that was pink and bore the names of all their 'socios' (members) as a memento of their qualification for Europe. # [5] Liverpool faced Slovan Liberec of the Czech Republic in the second round. [33] Four minutes later Alavés had equalised. With the match heading for a penalty shoot-out, Delfí Geli headed into his own net; as a result, Liverpool won on the golden goal rule. Esnal saluted his players for their character especially for equalising twice in the match: "We played with pride and class to get the score back to 4–4 at the end of normal time, the result of that, however, was that we were half dead going into extra-time. "[31] Alavés captain, Antonio Karmona stated he had wanted to face Liverpool at some point in the competition: "The funny thing is that as we've been going through this UEFA Cup campaign we've been coming back into the dressing room each time hoping to draw Liverpool in the next round. 13-06-2001 Copa Catalunya (Final). That would be a betrayal to our supporters. Team. The first leg was at Lillestrøm's home ground the Åråsen Stadion. [3] Their opposition in the first round was Rapid București of Romania. Liverpool qualified for the UEFA Cup by finishing fourth in the 1999–2000 FA Premier League. Preview: Valladolid vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups Barcelona injury, suspension list vs. Valladolid Man City, ... Can you name Liverpool's 2001 FA Cup-winning squad? [34], Minutes later Alavés made the first substitution of the match when Alonso replaced defender Eggen. [33] With two minutes remaining, Liverpool goalkeeper Westerveld conceded a corner. Their first trophy was the Football League Cup which they had won in February, defeating Birmingham City 5–4 in a penalty shoot-out after the match had finished 1–1. ARSENAL-BARCELONA 1-2, 05-08-2000 Amsterdam Tournament. Assistant referees: Squad barcelona season 2001 02. Team and Opponent Stats Table; Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS; Team: 34: Opp: 34 "[16] The second leg at Anfield was equally close, until the 44th minute when Liverpool were awarded a penalty. [13] Liverpool won the second leg at Anfield 2–0. A further goal from Ivan Tomić ensured a 2–0 victory for Alavés. Right wing-back Contra put the ball into the area from the right side of the pitch and Alonso rose above Babbel to head the ball into the net to make the scoreline 2–1. Alavés scored a further two goals in the second half, and Rosenborg also scored one. McAllister took the penalty and scored to put Liverpool 3–1 ahead. Both teams played 12 matches to reach the final. Liverpool were appearing in their third UEFA Cup final, after their appearances in 1973 and 1976.