Germany v Iran, 25 June 1998

Score2-0 to Germany
RefereeE Gonzalez Chavez
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group F
VenueStade De La Mosson, Montpellier
Attendance35,000
Kick Off: 21:00 (20:00 BST) This was the first ever meeting between Germany and Iran

2  Germany

Manager: Berti Vogts

0  Iran

Manager: Jalil Talebi

Goals:

Oliver Bierhoff 51 G
Jurgen Klinsmann 58 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Andreas Köpke
Defender Jürgen Kohler
Defender Michael Tarnat
Defender Olaf Thon
Defender/Centre back Thomas Helmer
Defender/Centre back Christian Worns
Midfielder Thomas Häßler
Midfielder Jorg Heinrich
Midfielder Lothar Matthäus
Forward Oliver Bierhoff
Forward Jurgen Klinsmann (captain)

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ahmadreza Abedzadeh (captain)
Defender Mohamed Khakpour
Defender Mehdi Pashazadeh
Defender Javad Zarincheh
Midfielder Karim Bagheri
Midfielder Hamid Estili
Midfielder Mehrdad Minavand
Forward Khodadad Azizi
Forward Ali Daei

Substitutions:

Dietmar Hamann for Olaf Thon 46
Ulf Kirsten for Thomas Häßler 70
Christian Ziege for Michael Tarnat 78

Substitutions:

Sirous Dinmohammadi for Javad Zarincheh 71

Cards:

Jurgen Klinsmann 31 Y
Thomas Häßler 47 Y

Cards:

Ali Daei 47 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Oliver Kahn
Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
Defender Markus Babbel
Defender/Midfielder Stefan Reuter
Midfielder Steffen Freund
Midfielder Dietmar Hamann
Midfielder Jens Jeremies
Midfielder Andreas Möller
Midfielder Christian Ziege
Forward Ulf Kirsten
Forward Olaf Marschall

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Parviz Boroumand
Goalkeeper Nima Nakisa
Defender Ali Ostad-Asadi
Defender Afshin Peyravani
Defender Naeim Sadavi
Midfielder Sirous Dinmohammadi
Midfielder Sattar Hamedani
Midfielder Alireza Mansourian
Forward Ali Latifi
Forward Behnam Seraj
Forward Reza Shahroudi