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 Stephen Carr
Defender Richard Dunne
Defender Steve Finnan
Defender Andy O'Brien
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Steven Reid
Midfielder Damien Duff
Midfielder Kevin Kilbane
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