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Match No. 770 vs. Germany Match No. 772 vs. France Match Results

England National Football Team Match No. 771

England 2 Romania 3 [2-1]

Tuesday, 20 June 2000

Match Summary and Report

Match Summary and Report Team Records England Pre-Match Romania Pre-Match


Match Summary

Status: European Championships 2000 Final Tournament Group A, Game Nineteen.
Venue: Stade Communal (Stade du Pays de Charleroi or "Le Mambourg"), Charleroi, Belgium, capacity 30,000.
Attendance: 27,000.
Goals: Romania - Cristian Chivu, 22nd min.
England - Alan Shearer, 40th min. penalty
Chivu fouls Paul Ince in the box and England are awarded a penalty.
England - Michael Owen, 45th min.
Romania - Dorinel Munteanu, 47th min.
Romania - Ioan Ganea, 89th min. penalty
Phil Neville concedes penalty by fouling Moldovan on the right.
Cautions: Romania - Cristian Chivu, 18th min., unsporting behaviour. booked after up-ending Beckham.
Romania - Dan Petrescu, 40th min., dissent.
Petrescu is booked for dissent, complaining about the award of the penalty.
Romania - Cosmin Contra, 44th min., unsporting behaviour.
Ince is hauled down by Cosmin Contra.
Romania - Adrian Ilie, 45th min., ungentlemanly conduct through diving.
Ilie is booked for unfairly trying to win a penalty by going down in the box even though Martyn clearly makes no contact with him.
England - Alan Shearer, 64th min., ungentlemanly conduct through diving.
booked for trying to win a free-kick just outside Romania's penalty area.
Romania - Iulian Filipescu, 74th min., unsporting  behaviour.
booked for foul on Heskey.
Expulsions: None.
Referee - Urs Meier, 41 (22-Jan-1959), Switzerland, FIFA-listed 1994.
Assistant Referees - Igor Sramka, Slovakia & Yury Dupanau, Belarus.
Fourth Official -
Terje Hauge, 44 (05-Oct-1965), Norway, FIFA-listed 1993.
Conditions: Kickoff at 8:45 p.m. local time, 7:45 p.m. BST.
Miscellany: -




Goal Attempts - -
Attempts on Target - -
Hit Bar/Post - -
Corner Kicks Won - -
Offside Calls Against - -
Fouls Conceded - -
Time of Possession - -


England Team

Ranking: 12th in FIFA ranking of 7 June 2000; 10th in Elo world ranking before this match and 12th after this match.
Colours: White shirts, navy blue shorts, white socks.  The 1999 "home" uniform.
Coach: J. Kevin Keegan, 49, appointed temporary manager 17 February 1999 and full-time manager 14 May 1999,
16th match, W 7- D 6 - L 3 - F 25 - A 13.
Captain: Alan Shearer, 34th captaincy.

England Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
13-Martyn, A. Nigel 11-Aug-1966 33 G Leeds United AFC 14 0 1992-2002
2-Neville, Gary A. 18-Feb-1975 25 D Manchester United FC 39 0 1995-active
3-Neville, Phillip J. 21-Jan-1977 23 D Manchester United FC 29 0 1996-active
4-Campbell, Sulzeer J. 18-Sep-1974 25 D Tottenham Hotspur FC 36 2 1996-active
14-Ince, Paul E.C. 21-Oct-1967 32 M Middlesbrough FC 53 2 1992-2000
6-Keown, Martin R. 24-Jul-1966 33 D Arsenal FC 33 2 1992-2002
7-Beckham, David R.J. 02-May-1975 25 M Manchester United FC 34 1 1996-active
8-Scholes, Paul, sub off 81st min. 16-Nov-1974 25 M Manchester United FC 27 10 1997-2004
9-Shearer, Alan 13-Aug-1970 29 F Newcastle United 63 30 1992-2000
10- Owen, Michael J., sub off 66th min. 14-Dec-1979 20 F Liverpool FC 22 7 1998-active
17-Wise, Dennis F., sub off 75th min. 16-Dec-1966 33 M Chelsea FC 19 1 1991-2000

England Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
19-Heskey, Emile W.I., sub on 66th min. for Owen 11-Jan-1978 22 F Liverpool FC 9 1 1999-active
18-Barmby, Nicholas J., sub on 75th min. for Wise 11-Feb-1974 26 F Everton FC 15 3 1995-2001
12-Southgate, Gareth, sub on 81st min. for Scholes 03-Sep-1970 29 D Aston Villa FC 37 1 1995-2004


Martyn -
G Neville, Campball, Keown, P Neville -
Beckham, Ince, Scholes (Southgate), Wise (Barmby) -
Owen (Heskey), Shearer.

Not Used:
11-Steve McManaman, 15-Gareth Barry, 16-Steven Gerrard, 20-Kevin Phillips, 21-Robbie Fowler, 22-Richard Wright.

Romania Team

Ranking: 11th in FIFA ranking of 7 June 2000; 16th in Elo world ranking before this match and 14th after this match.
Colours: Yellow shirts with blue side panels, yellow shorts with blue side panels, yellow socks; made by Adidas.
Coach: Emerich Alexandru Jenei, 63, re-appointed national team coach November 1999.
50th match in charge overall, 10th match in charge since re-appointment, W 4 - D 2 - L 4 - F 14 - A 13.
Captain: Gheorghe Popescu.

Romania Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
12-Stelea, Bogdan 05-Dec-1967 32 G UD Salamanca, Spain 68 0 1988-active
2-Petrescu, Dan V. 22-Dec-1967 32 M Chelsea FC, England 92 12 1989-active
13- Chivu, E. Christian 26-Oct-1980 19 D AFC Ajax, Netherlands 7 1 1999-active
4-Filipescu, Iulian 29-Mar-1974 26 D Real Betis Balompiť S.A.D., Spain 37 1 1996-active
5-Galca, Constantin, sub off 68th min. 08-Mar-1972 28 M R.C.D. Espanyol de Barcelona, S.A.D., Spain 57 4 1993-active
6-Popescu, Gheorghe, sub off 32nd min. 09-Oct-1967 32 M Galatasaray SK, Turkey 101 15 1988-active
7-Mutu, Adrian 08-Jan-1979 21 F Internazionale Milano FC, Italy 6 1 2000-active
8- Munteanu, Dorinel 25-Jun-1968 31 D VfL Wolfsburg, Germany 89 11 1991-active
9-Moldovan, Viorel D. 08-Jul-1972 27 F FenerbahÁe SK, Turkey 51 21 1993-active
22- Contra, Cosmin M. 15-Dec-1975 24 D Deportivo Alavťs S.A.D., Spain 15 0 1996-active
11-Ilie, Adrian, sub off 74th min. 20-Apr-1974 26 F Valencia CF, Spain 37 10 1993-active

Romania Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
17-Belodedici, Miodrag, sub on 32nd min. for Popescu 20-May-1964 36 D FC Steaua Bucuresti 51 5 1984-active
16-Rosu, Laurentiu D., sub on 68th min. for Galca 26-Oct-1975 24 M FC Steaua Bucuresti 16 3 1998-active
18- Ganea, Ioan V., sub on 74th min. for Ilie 10-Aug-1973 26 M VfB Stuttgart 1893 e.V., Germany 15 8 1999-active


Stelea -
Contra, Popescu (Belodedici), Filipescu, Chivu -
Petrescu, Galca (Rosu), Mutu, Munteanu -
Ilie (Ganea), Moldovan.

Not Used:
1-Bogdan Lobont, 3-Liviu Ciobotariu, 14-Florentin Petre, 15-Ioan Lupescu, 19-Erik Lincar, 20-Catalin Hildan.

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