Albania v England, 28 March 2001

Score3-1 to England
RefereeAlain Hamer
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 9
VenueQemal Stafa, Tirana
Attendance17,500

1  Albania

Manager: Medin Zhega

3  England

Manager: Sven-Goran Eriksson

Goals:

Altin Rraklli 90 G

Goals:

Michael Owen 73 G
Paul Scholes 85 G
Andrew Cole 90 G

Starting lineup:

Defender Geri Cipi
Midfielder Besnik Hasi
Midfielder Bledar Kola
Midfielder Altin Lala
Forward Alban Bushi
Forward Igli Tare
Foto Strakosha (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David Seaman
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender/Centre back Sol Campbell
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Left back Ashley Cole
Midfielder David Beckham
Midfielder Nicky Butt
Midfielder Steve McManaman
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Forward Andrew Cole
Forward Michael Owen

Substitutions:

Devis Mukaj for Bledar Kola 81
Altin Rraklli for Fatmir Vata 86
Ervin Skela for Igli Tare 90

Substitutions:

Wes Brown for Sol Campbell 29
Emile Heskey for Steve McManaman 46
Teddy Sheringham for Michael Owen 84

Cards:

Altin Lala Y

Cards:

Andrew Cole Y
Gary Neville Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Devis Mukaj
Midfielder Ervin Skela
Forward Altin Rraklli

On the bench:

Defender Wes Brown
Forward Emile Heskey