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

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 Olic 14 G
Mladen Petric 77 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Scott Carson
Defender Micah Richards
Defender/Centre back Sol Campbell
Defender/Centre back Joleon Lescott
Defender/Midfielder Gareth Barry
Defender/Left back Wayne Bridge
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 Kovac
Defender Dario Simic
Defender Josip Simunic
Defender/Midfielder Darijo Srna
Midfielder Niko Kovac (captain)
Midfielder Niko Kranjcar
Midfielder Luka Modrić
Forward Eduardo
Forward Ivica Olic

Substitutions:

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

Substitutions:

Mladen Petric for Eduardo 69
Danijel Pranjic for Niko Kranjcar 75
Ivan Rakitić for Ivica Olic 84

Cards:

Cards:

Ivica Olic 14 Y
Robert Kovac 32 Y

On the bench:

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

On the bench:

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

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.