Argentina v England, 07 June 2002

Score1-0 to England
RefereePierluigi Colina
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group F
VenueDome SAPPORO
Attendance35,927
Kick-Off 20:30 Local (12:30 BST) Assistant referees: Héctor Vergara (Canada) Mohamed Saeed (Maldives) Fourth official: Brian Hall (United States) Man of the Match: Paul Scholes (England) England recorded a famous win over old foes Argentina to take a giant step towards World Cup qualification from Group F. Once again captain David Beckham was the hero, stroking home a penalty after great work from Michael Owen seconds before half-time. And in the second half England's defence stepped to the fore, standing firm to claim a memorable win as Argentina mounted wave upon wave of attack.

0  Argentina

Manager: Marcelo Bielsa

1  England

Manager: Sven-Göran Eriksson

Goals:

Goals:

David Beckham penalty 44 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pablo Cavallero
Defender Diego Placente
Defender Walter Samuel
Midfielder Cristian Gonzalez
Midfielder Diego Simeone
Midfielder Juan Pablo Sorin
Midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron (captain)
Midfielder Javier Zanetti
Forward Ariel Ortega

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David Seaman
Defender Danny Mills
Defender/Centre back Sol Campbell
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Defender/Midfielder Owen Hargreaves
Defender/Left back Ashley Cole
Midfielder David Beckham (captain)
Midfielder Nicky Butt
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Forward Emile Heskey
Forward Michael Owen

Substitutions:

Pablo Aimar for Juan Sebastian Veron 46
Hernan Crespo for Gabriel Batistuta 60
Claudio Lopez for Cristian Gonzalez 64

Substitutions:

Trevor Sinclair for Owen Hargreaves 10
Teddy Sheringham for Emile Heskey 54
Wayne Bridge for Michael Owen 80

Cards:

Gabriel Batistuta 13 Y

Cards:

Ashley Cole 29 Y
Emile Heskey 50 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Roberto Bonano
Goalkeeper German Burgos
Defender José Chamot
Defender/Centre back Roberto Ayala
Midfielder Pablo Aimar
Midfielder Matias Almeyda
Midfielder Claudio Husain
Midfielder Gustavo Lopez
Forward Hernan Crespo
Forward Claudio Lopez

On the bench:

Goalkeeper David James
Goalkeeper Nigel Martyn
Defender Wes Brown
Defender/Centre back Martin Keown
Defender/Centre back Gareth Southgate
Defender/Left back Wayne Bridge
Midfielder Joe Cole
Midfielder Kieron Dyer
Midfielder Trevor Sinclair
Forward Robbie Fowler
Forward Darius Vassell