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Monday, 12 June, 2000, 17:42 GMT 18:42 UK
Latest: Germany 1-1 Romania
Germany celebrate
The German's celebrate Mehmet Scholl's stunning goal
Germany 1-1 Romania
Kick-off 17:00 BST, Liege Refresh for update

1 min: The game kicks off at 17:00 BST in glorious sunshine and in an explosive start, Germany win themselves an early corner which is easily cleared.

5 mins: Adrian Ilie escapes down the left and sends over a low cross which Viorel Moldovan smashes into the roof of the German net. Germany 0-1 Romania

13 minutes: Markus Babbel and Jens Jeremies exchange passes down the German right but Jeremies' poor cross is cut out by Romanian keeper Bogdan Stelea.

17 mins: Moldovan heads over from five yards after good work by Gheorge Hagi down the right.

18 mins: As Romania expose Germany down the right for the third time in the game, Hagi's clipped pass is charged down by Oliver Kahn who is suspected of handling the ball outside the area. However, the referee waves play on.


Moldovan
Moldovan celebrates his goal
22 mins: Thomas Haessler cuts inside from the left before sending a rasping drive towards goal. The ball deflects off Iulian Filipescu and goes out for a German corner.

23 mins: German captain Oliver Bierhoff rises above his marker before directing a header straight at Stelea when he could easily have scored.

29 mins: Babbel and Linke combine well down the right flank before knocking the ball to Mehmet Scholl, who thunders a bullet of a shot into the top left hand corner of Stelea's net to equalise.
Germany 1-1 Romania

37 mins: Jeremies blazes over the bar from 30 yards out.

40 mins: Ilie races clear of the German defence but loses control of the ball before claiming his is fouled in the area. He is consequently booked along with Hagi for protesting to the referee.

42 mins Haessler crosses inside the area but Bierhoff cannot turn it in from five metres thanks to a piece of wonderful defending from Christian Chivu who nips in to intercept.

45 mins: Referee Kim Nielsen speaks to Hagi again after he commits another offence down the left.

47 mins: Rehmer stumbles allowing through on goal but the Romanian is denied by the feet of Kahn.

50 mins: Bierhoff nips in front of his marker and steers a header just wide of goal.

61 mins: As both teams begin to tire, Novotny slices a Hagi cross to concede a corner.


Oliver Kahn
Oliver Kahn halts another Romanian attack
62 mins: Christian Ziege directs a tame header into the floor after Bierhoff's right wing centre.

66 mins: Ziege bends a trademark free-kick

68 mins: Kahn spills the ball into the path of Moldovan who scuffs the ball before blazing over at the second attempt.

72 minutes: Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann replaces Haessler for Germany and Mutu replaces the tired Hagi for Romania.

76 mins: Matthaus is replaced by Sebastian Deisler.

81 mins Bierhoff strokes the ball home but is adjuded off-side by the linesman.


Germany: Kahn, Linke, Nowotny, Babbel, Matthaus, Rink, Jeremies, Haessler, Ziege, Scholl, Bierhoff. Subs: Lehmann, Butt, Rehmer, Bode, Kirsten, Ballack, Hamann, Wosz, Deisler, Ramelow, Jancker.

Romania: Stelea, Petrescu, Ciobotariu, Popescu, Galca, Munteanu, Chivu, Filipescu, Hagi, Moldovan, Ilie. Subs: Lobont, Prunea, Mutu, Petre, Lupescu, Rosu, Belodedici, Ganea, Lincar, Contra, Hildan.

Referee: K Nielsen (Denmark)

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