Germany v Paraguay, 15 June 2002

Score1-0 to Germany
RefereeCarlos Batres
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
VenueJeju World Cup Stadium
Attendance25,176
Kick:Off 15:30 Local (07:30 BST) Assistant referees: Curtis Charles (Antigua and Barbuda) Dramane Dante (Mali) Fourth official: Hugh Dallas (Scotland) Man of the Match: Jens Jeremies (Germany) Two minutes from the end of regulation time, Oliver Kahn sent a goal kick down the field, which was received by Michael Ballack. Ballack passed to Bernd Schneider whose cross was turned in by Oliver Neuville. In the 92nd minute, Roberto Acuña (Paraguay) was sent off after punching Michael Ballack.

1  Germany

Manager: Rudi Voller

0  Paraguay

Manager: Cesare Maldini

Goals:

Oliver Neuville 88 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Oliver Kahn (captain)
Defender Marko Rehmer
Defender/Centre back Thomas Linke
Midfielder Michael Ballack
Midfielder Torsten Frings
Midfielder Jens Jeremies
Midfielder Bernd Schneider
Forward Marco Bode
Forward Miroslav Klose
Forward Oliver Neuville

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jose Luis Chilavert (captain)
Defender Francisco Arce
Defender Celso Ayala
Defender Julio Caceres
Defender Denis Caniza
Defender Carlos Gamarra
Midfielder Carlos Bonet
Midfielder Estanislao Struway
Forward Jose Cardozo

Substitutions:

Sebastian Kehl for Marko Rehmer 46
Frank Baumann for Christoph Metzelder 60
Gerald Asamoah for Oliver Neuville 90

Substitutions:

Jorge Luis Campos for Roque Santa Cruz 29
Diego Gavilan for Carlos Bonet 84
Nelson Cuevas for Estanislao Struway 90

Cards:

Bernd Schneider 35 Y
Frank Baumann 72 Y
Michael Ballack 90 Y

Cards:

Roberto Miguel Acuna 26 Y
Jose Cardozo 50 Y
Roberto Miguel Acuna 92 Y
Roberto Miguel Acuna 92 R

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Hans-Jorg Butt
Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
Defender Frank Baumann
Midfielder Jorg Bohme
Midfielder Dietmar Hamann
Midfielder Sebastian Kehl
Midfielder Carsten Ramelow
Midfielder Lars Ricken
Midfielder Christian Ziege
Forward Gerald Asamoah
Forward Oliver Bierhoff
Forward Carsten Jancker

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Ricardo Tavarelli
Goalkeeper Justo Villar
Defender Daniel Sanabria
Defender Pedro Sarabia
Defender/Midfielder Carlos Paredes
Midfielder Guido Alvarenga
Midfielder Juan Carlos Franco
Midfielder Diego Gavilan
Midfielder Gustavo Morinigo
Forward Richart Baez
Forward Nelson Cuevas