Germany v Republic of Ireland, 02 September 2006

Score1-0 to Germany
RefereeLuis Medina Cantalejo
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group D
VenueGottlieb Daimler, Stuttgart
Attendance53,198

1  Germany

Manager: Joachim Low

0  Republic of Ireland

Manager: Steve Staunton

Goals:

Lukas Podolski 57 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
Defender Arne Friedrich
Defender Manuel Friedrich
Defender Philipp Lahm
Defender/Midfielder Marcell Jansen
Midfielder Michael Ballack
Midfielder Torsten Frings
Midfielder Bernd Schneider
Forward Miroslav Klose
Forward Lukas Podolski

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender/Right back Stephen Carr
Defender/Right back Steve Finnan
Defender John O'Shea
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Centre back Andy O'Brien
Defender/Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
Defender/Midfielder Steven Reid
Midfielder/Forward Damien Duff
Forward Kevin Doyle
Forward Robbie Keane

Substitutions:

Oliver Neuville for Lukas Podolski 76
Tim Borowski for Bernd Schneider 83

Substitutions:

Aiden McGeady for Damien Duff 77
Stephen Elliott for Kevin Doyle 79
Alan O'Brien for Kevin Kilbane 83

Cards:

Bastian Schweinsteiger 49 Y
Miroslav Klose 60 Y
Bernd Schneider 80 Y

Cards:

Steven Reid 56 Y
Richard Dunne 91 Y
Shay Given 92 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Tim Borowski
Forward Oliver Neuville

On the bench:

Midfielder Aiden McGeady
Midfielder Alan O'Brien
Forward Stephen Elliott