1999 FIFA Confederations Cup

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1999 FIFA Confederations Cup
Copa Confederaciones México '99
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates24 July – 4 August
Teams8 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Mexico (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place United States
Fourth place Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored55 (3.44 per match)
Attendance970,000 (60,625 per match)
Top scorer(s)Saudi Arabia Marzouk Al-Otaibi
Mexico Cuauhtémoc Blanco
Brazil Ronaldinho
(6 goals each)
Best player(s)Brazil Ronaldinho
Fair play award Brazil
1997
2001

1999 FIFA Confederations Cup was the 4th FIFA Confederations Cup tournament. It took place in Mexico from 24 July to 4 August. The host, Mexico won the tournament after defeating Brazil. United States got third place.[1]

Results[change | change source]

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 7
 Saudi Arabia 3 1 1 1 6 6 0 4
 Bolivia 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2
 Egypt 3 0 2 1 5 9 -4 2

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
 United States 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
 Germany 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 3
 New Zealand 3 0 0 3 1 6 -5 0

Knockout stage[change | change source]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
1 August - Mexico City
 
 
 Mexico (aet)1
 
4 August - Mexico City
 
 United States0
 
 Mexico4
 
1 August - Guadalajara
 
 Brazil3
 
 Brazil8
 
 
 Saudi Arabia2
 
Third place
 
 
3 August - Guadalajara
 
 
 United States2
 
 
 Saudi Arabia0

References[change | change source]

  1. FIFA.com. "FIFA Confederations Cup archive". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 2019-12-19. Retrieved 2021-02-13.

Other websites[change | change source]