Euro 2008 Qualification: Republic of Ireland vs. Germany

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Saturday, October 13, 2007

October 13, 2007
19:45 (UTC)
Republic of Ireland 0–0 Germany Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 67,495
Referee: Martin Hansson
Carsley Booked after 36 minutes 36'
Dunne Booked after 44 minutes 44'
Doyle Substituted off after 70 minutes 70'
Long Substituted on after 70 minutes 70'
Keogh Substituted off after 80 minutes 80'
McGeady Substituted on after 80 minutes 80'
Kilbane Substituted off after 90+1 minutes 90+1'
Murphy Substituted on after 90+1 minutes 90+1'
Match Report Substituted off after 18 minutes 18' Schweinsteiger
Substituted on after 18 minutes 18' Rolfes
Booked after 52 minutes 52' Lehmann
Booked after 55 minutes 55' Frings
Substituted off after 64 minutes 64' Gomez
Substituted on after 64 minutes 64' Podolski
Booked after 90 minutes 90' Friedrich
Substituted off after 90 minutes 90' Trowchowski
Substituted on after 90 minutes 90' Castro

Germany have qualified for Euro 2008 after a 0-0 draw with Republic of Ireland.

It was an evenly contested match with many scoring opportunities. Bastian Schweinsteiger went off with a head injury in the 1st half.

Both teams had their chances until the final whistle was blown. But Germany ended up celebrating as they join co-hosts Austria and Switzerland for Euro 2008.

Starting lineups and statistics

Starting lineups
Republic of Ireland Germany
# Player Club Team # Player Club Team
1 Shay Given Newcastle United 1 Jens Lehmann Arsenal
2 Steve Finnan Liverpool 2 Marcell Jansen Bayern Munich
3 Stephen Kelly Birmingham City 3 Arne Friedrich Hertha Berlin
4 Joey O'Brien Bolton Wanderers 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger Bayern Munich
5 Richard Dunne Manchester City 8 Torsten Frings Werder Bremen
6 Lee Carsley Everton 17 Per Mertesacker Werder Bremen
7 Andy Reid Charlton Athletic 21 Christoph Metzelder Real Madrid
8 Andrew Keogh Wolverhampton Wanderers 27 Clemens Fritz Werder Bremen
9 Kevin Doyle Reading 28 Piotr Trochowski Hamburg
10 Robbie Keane Tottenham Hotspur 31 Kevin Kuranyi Schalke
11 Kevin Kilbane Wigan Athletic 32 Mario Gomez Stuttgart
Statistics
Statistic Republic
of
Ireland
Germany
Total Shots: 7 14
Shots on Goal: 6 5
Fouls: 15 15
Offsides: 1 1
Corner Kicks: 8 5

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