[32] Three minutes later, Liverpool had a chance to score, but Fowler could not reach Gerrard's cross and the ball was subsequently cleared from the Alavés penalty area. BARCELONA-BALAGUER 2-2 /3-4/ PENALTY. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. 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 They won their first round tie against Gaziantepspor by one goal, whereas they beat Kaiserslautern 9–2 in the semi-final. # 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. In the 64th minute, both sides made substitutions. Alavés fought back to equalise in the 73rd minute after goals from Óscar Téllez and Iván Alonso secured a 3–3 draw. 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. That would be a betrayal to our supporters. [19], The opposition in the fourth round was Italian team Inter Milan, who had won the competition three times. Barcelona #2 on the Forbes Soccer Team Valuations List. [32] Within the first three minutes Liverpool had scored. Football statistics of the country Spain in the year 2001. Liverpool were appearing in their third UEFA Cup final, after their appearances in 1973 and 1976. "[39], The performance of McAllister was lauded after the match. People remember who was playing and when you look at programmes from finals you just recall the facts of the game. 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. 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. [32] Alavés' first opportunity to score was in the 12th minute. Gerrard was placed in the right-back position as a result of the change. Teams National Teams. I have a positive feeling about this game. Visit the official F.C. Liverpool won 4–0 to secure their place in the 2001–02 UEFA Champions League. [12], Portuguese side Porto were the opposition in the quarter-finals. "[39] Houllier hit back at critics who had labelled Liverpool as boring before the match: "Maybe we are a boring side – as I seem to keep reading – but I will put up with that. Liberec took the lead in the first half to level the tie at 1–1. [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. 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. At 36, to keep going the way he did, keep taking those free-kicks and producing it when it counted, was sensational. Instead, Alavés scored four goals. With a minute remaining in the match, Alavés equalised thanks to Jordi Cruyff. 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. [32] Two minutes into injury-time, Contra went down under pressure from Gerrard in the Liverpool penalty area. The first leg was held at Olympiacos' home ground, the Karaiskakis Stadium. They extended their lead in the 16th minute when Steven Gerrard scored. Again, the referee deemed that there was no penalty. [33] They nearly added to their lead minutes later when Heskey was put through on goal from a McAllister pass, but Alavés goalkeeper Martín Herrera cleared the ball with his feet. 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. [29], The Liverpool manager, Gérard Houllier, was wary of the threat posed by Alavés, despite their lack of experience in European competition. 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. LAZIO-BARCELONA 3-3, 22-08-2000 Joan Gamper Trophy. Danny Murphy and Owen scored in the first half to progress to the semi-finals courtesy of a 2–0 aggregate victory. [18] They were drawn against Turkish team Gaziantepspor in the first round. Preview and stats followed by live commentary, video highlights and match report. Roma were unable to score the necessary goal following the incident and Liverpool progressed to the quarter-finals courtesy of a 2–1 aggregate victory. [14] Liverpool were drawn against Spanish side Barcelona in the semi-finals. Team. Alavés scored a further two goals in the second half, and Rosenborg also scored one. One side always has to lose a final, just as one wins. All the information on Messi, Coutinho, Suárez, Gerard Piqué and the rest of the Barça football first team [15] Houllier defended his tactics after the match, stating: "If I'd gone out and attacked and lost by three goals, you would be calling me naive. We will not be making that mistake. ARSENAL-BARCELONA 0-2, 04-06-2001 FRIENDLY. They had been a semi-professional team six years previous. The subsequent corner was headed into the goal by Cruyff to make the scoreline 4–4. The Barcelona Dragons of National Football League Europe ended the 2001 season with a record of 8 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in NFLE. [44] Following the final, Alavés had four matches remaining in the 2000–01 La Liga. Five minutes later, Liverpool were awarded a penalty. 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. Find Barça football shirts, clothing, gear and more. [35], The golden goal rule was used during extra-time, which meant that whichever team scored first would win. 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 [13] Liverpool won the second leg at Anfield 2–0. In contrast, Alavés ties ranged from close to comfortable victories. [1][2][3] 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 dramatically sealed Champions League 3rd qualifying spot in the season finale, thanks to Rivaldo bicycle kick goal against Valencia. Sports Mole rounds up Barcelona's injury and suspension news ahead of their La Liga clash with Eibar on December 29. [17], Alavés qualified for the UEFA Cup by finishing sixth during the 1999–2000 La Liga. Roma scored in the 70th minute to take the lead, and needed to score another goal to take the match into extra-time. [36] Their victory also meant they completed a treble of cup victories, as they had won the Football League Cup and the FA Cup earlier in the season. In the 35th minute, Alavés were again nearly level. Football statistics of the country Spain in the year 2001. The resulting free-kick was put wide by Hermes Desio. The first leg in Spain was a 1–1 draw. Moments later, he reversed his decision and instead awarded Roma a corner-kick. 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. Within four minutes, Alavés had been reduced to 10 men. [25] The final was held at the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund, Germany. Alavés won the match 3–1 to progress to the fourth round courtesy of a 4–2 aggregate victory. What's the point in being naive? UEFA Champions League match Leeds vs Barcelona 24.10.2000. At this stage of the competition it's not a question of confidence; it's a question of being realistic. [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. The first leg was held at Roma's home ground the Stadio Olimpico, where Liverpool had won the European Cup twice in 1977 and 1984. 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. They were awarded a free-kick 25 yards away from goal and Moreno's shot went straight through the Liverpool wall and into the goal past Westerveld. [33] In the 115th minute of the match, Alavés were reduced to nine men, when Karmona received a second yellow card for fouling Šmicer. 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. Squad fc barcelona this page shows the detailed view of the current squad. They lost all four matches and finished the season in 10th place, outside of the qualification spots for European competition. Babbel headed in a McAllister free-kick to put Liverpool 1–0 up. MÀLAGA-BARCELONA 1-1 /3-5/ PENALTY. "[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." [19] Alavés' opposition in the second round were Lillestrøm of Norway. "[42], Despite their success, Liverpool were not celebrating immediately after the match, as they had an important match in the Premier League on the Saturday following the final. The first leg was at Lillestrøm's home ground the Åråsen Stadion. Magno was shown a second yellow card for a two-footed challenge on Babbel. 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? Lionel Messi has sensationally lifted the lid on his summer of anguish at Barcelona. If they are in the final it means they must be a good side, but unlike some people we were expecting them to reach the final. Alavés won the match 3–1 with goals from Ibon Begoña, Óscar Téllez and Cosmin Contra. 10:25. 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. QUICK 1890-BARCELONA 0-10, 03-08-2000 Amsterdam Tournament. [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. Liverpool replaced Heskey with Robbie Fowler, while Alavés substituted one of their goalscorers, Moreno, for Pablo. [8] The second leg at Anfield was won 2–0 by Liverpool, with a goal scored in each half by Barmby and Heskey respectively. Pizzagate Recommended for you. Squad barcelona season 2001 02. [7], Olympiacos of Greece were their opponents in the third round. 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. The first leg at Alavés' home ground the Estadio Mendizorroza finished 0–0. 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. "[38] The Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier hailed his players after the match: "When you play in a European final, you are looking for immortality. [24] They entered the match with the opportunity to win a treble. Superstar Neymar hat die Spekulationen über einen Abschied des sechsmaligen Weltfußballers Lionel Messi vom FC Barcelona angeheizt.... mehr » 02.12.2020 23:07 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. 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. Midway through the first half, Liverpool equalised to make it 1–1 on the night and 2–1 in their favour on aggregate. This meant that they progressed to the quarter-finals at the expense of the three-time winners due to a 5–3 aggregate victory. Futbol Club Barcelona; Stagione 2001-2002; Allenatore: Carles Rexach: Presidente: Joan Gaspart: Liga: 4º posto (64 punti) UEFA Champions League: semifinali Coppa del Re: primo turno ← 2000-2001: 2002-2003: Rosa. The second leg was held at Rosenborg's ground the Lerkendal Stadion. [11] The second leg at Anfield was a close affair. Barcelona Football Club team news on Sky Sports - See fixtures, live scores, results, stats, video, photos and more..