Finland v Albania, 02 September 2000

Score2-1 to Finland
RefereeRene HJ Timmink
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group 9
VenueOlympiastadion, Helsinski
Attendance10,770

2  Finland

Manager: Antti Muurinen

1  Albania

Manager: Medin Zhega

Goals:

Jari Litmanen 45 G
Aki Riihilahti 68 G

Goals:

Edwin Murati 65 G

Starting lineup:

Defender Miika Koppinen
Defender/Centre back Sami Hyypia
Defender/Centre back Hannu Tihinen
Midfielder Joonas Kolkka
Midfielder Janne Saarinen
Midfielder Simo Valakari
Midfielder/Forward Jari Litmanen (captain)
Forward Mikael Forssell
Forward Mika Nurmela

Starting lineup:

Defender Geri Cipi
Defender Altin Haxhi
Midfielder Bledar Kola
Midfielder Altin Lala
Midfielder Devis Mukaj
Midfielder Edwin Murati
Forward Altin Rraklli
Forward Igli Tare

Substitutions:

Aki Riihilahti for Miika Koppinen 46
Jonatan Johansson for Mika Nurmela 58
Harri Ylonen for 77

Substitutions:

Ervin Skela for Devis Mukaj 46
Alban Bushi for Edwin Murati 77

Cards:

Janne Saarinen Y
Hannu Tihinen Y
Janne Saarinen 72 Y
Janne Saarinen 72 R

Cards:

Bledar Kola Y
Edwin Murati Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Aki Riihilahti

On the bench:

Midfielder Ervin Skela
Forward Alban Bushi