England v Croatia, 21 November 2007

Score3-2 to Croatia
RefereePeter Frojdfeldt
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group E
VenueWembley Stadium
Attendance88,091
Kick-off: 8.00pm GMT

2  England

Manager: Steve McClaren

3  Croatia

Manager: Slaven Bilic

Goals:

Frank Lampard penalty 56 P
Peter Crouch 65 G

Goals:

Niko Kranjcar 8 G
Ivica Olić 14 G
Mladen Petrić 77 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Scott Carson
Defender Wayne Bridge
Defender Sol Campbell
Defender Micah Richards
Defender/Centre back Joleon Lescott
Defender/Midfielder Gareth Barry
Midfielder Joe Cole
Midfielder Steven Gerrard (captain)
Midfielder Frank Lampard
Midfielder/Forward Shaun Wright-Phillips
Forward Peter Crouch

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa
Defender Vedran Corluka
Defender Robert Kovač
Defender Dario Simić
Defender Josip Simunić
Defender Darijo Srna
Midfielder Niko Kovač (captain)
Midfielder Niko Kranjcar
Midfielder Luka Modrić
Forward Eduardo
Forward Ivica Olić

Substitutions:

David Beckham for Shaun Wright-Phillips 46
Jermain Defoe for Gareth Barry 46
Darren Bent for Joe Cole 80

Substitutions:

Mladen Petrić for Eduardo 69
Danijel Pranjic for Niko Kranjcar 75
Ivan Rakitić for Ivica Olić 84

Cards:

Cards:

Robert Kovač 32 Y
Eduardo 50 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper David James
Defender Wes Brown
Defender Ashley Cole
Midfielder David Beckham
Midfielder Owen Hargreaves
Forward Darren Bent
Forward Jermain Defoe

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Vedran Runje
Defender Dario Knezevic
Midfielder Marko Babić
Midfielder Jerko Leko
Midfielder Danijel Pranjic
Midfielder Ivan Rakitić
Forward Mladen Petrić

Comments:

With England failing to qualify for the Euro 2008 championships due to this defeat, this was manager Steve McClaren's last game in charge.