Germany v Albania, 11 October 1997

Score4-3 to Germany
RefereeRune Pedersen
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 9
VenueHannover
Attendance44,522

4  Germany

Manager: Berti Vogts

3  Albania

Manager: Astrit Hafizi

Goals:

Thomas Helmer 64 G
Oliver Bierhoff 73 G
Olaf Marschall 86 G
Oliver Bierhoff 90 G

Goals:

Jürgen Kohler own goal 57 OG
Igli Tare 80 G
Rudi Vata 88 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Oliver Kahn
Defender Jürgen Kohler
Defender Olaf Thon
Defender/Centre back Thomas Helmer
Defender/Midfielder Stefan Reuter
Midfielder Thomas Häßler
Midfielder Jorg Heinrich
Midfielder Andreas Möller
Forward Oliver Bierhoff
Forward Fredi Bobic
Forward Stefan Kuntz

Substitutions:

Michael Tarnat for Fredi Bobic 60
Olaf Marschall for Stefan Kuntz 72

Substitutions:

Arjan Peco for Mahir Halili 55
Alpin Gallo for Afrim Tole 85
Sokol Prenga for Alban Bushi 90

Cards:

Stefan Reuter Y
Olaf Thon Y

Cards:

Ervin Pellumb Fakaj Y

On the bench:

Defender Michael Tarnat
Forward Olaf Marschall