England v Albania, 05 September 2001

Score2-0 to England
RefereeJuan Antonio Fernandez Marin
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 9
VenueSt James' Park
Attendance51,046
Kick-off: 8.00pm BST Played at Newcastle United FC

2  England

Manager: Sven-Göran Eriksson

0  Albania

Manager: Sulejman Demollari

Goals:

Michael Owen 43 G
Robbie Fowler 88 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David Seaman
Defender Sol Campbell
Defender Rio Ferdinand
Defender Gary Neville
Defender/Left back Ashley Cole
Midfielder David Beckham (captain)
Midfielder Steven Gerrard
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder/Forward Nick Barmby
Forward Emile Heskey
Forward Michael Owen

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Foto Strakosha (captain)
Defender Geri Cipi
Defender Nevil Dede
Defender Ervin Fakaj
Defender Arjan Xhumba
Midfielder Arjan Bellaj
Midfielder Besnik Hasi
Midfielder Edwin Murati
Midfielder Fatmir Vata
Forward Erjon Bogdani
Forward Altin Rraklli

Substitutions:

Robbie Fowler for Emile Heskey 55
Steve McManaman for Nick Barmby 64
Jamie Carragher for Steven Gerrard 83

Substitutions:

Alban Bushi for Besnik Hasi 45
Igli Tare for Erjon Bogdani 56
Devis Muka for Altin Rraklli 62

Cards:

Steven Gerrard 45 Y

Cards:

Edwin Murati Y
Besnik Hasi Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Richard Wright
Defender Gareth Southgate
Defender/Midfielder Jamie Carragher
Defender/Midfielder Owen Hargreaves
Midfielder Steve McManaman
Forward Andrew Cole
Forward Robbie Fowler

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Arjan Beqaj
Defender Rudi Vata
Midfielder Devis Muka
Midfielder Ervin Skela
Forward Alban Bushi
Forward Indrit Fortuzi
Forward Igli Tare