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Match No. 796 vs. Portugal Match No. 798 vs. FYR Macedonia Match Results


England National Football Team Match No.
797

Slovakia 1 England 2 [1-0]

Saturday, 12 October 2002

Match Summary and Report

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

 

Match Summary

Status: European Championship 2004 Preliminary Group 7 qualification match.
Venue: Štadión Tehelné pole, Bratislava, capacity 30,087.
Attendance: 27,000  30,000.
Goals: Slovakia - Szilárd Németh, 24th min.
England - David Beckham, 64th min.
England - Michael Owen, 82nd min.
Cautions: Slovakia - Róbert Vittek, 31st min., unsporting behaviour. for a woefully late challenge on Gary Neville
England - Steven Gerrard, 42nd min.,
for a very late tackle on Petras
Slovakia - Vladimir Leitner, 63rd min., unsporting behaviour.
for a late challenge on Beckham
England - Paul Scholes, 68th min., unsporting behaviour.
for a reckless challenge
Slovakia - Mari
án Zeman, 86th min., unsporting behaviour. for a late challenge on Dyer
Expulsions: None.
Officials:
(yellow)
Referee - Domenico Messina, 40 (12-Aug-1962), Italy, FIFA-listed 1998.
Assistant referees - Fabrizio Babini, 42 (25-Oct-1959), and Claudio Puglisi, 42 (03-Apr-1960), Italy.
Fourth official - Stefano Farina, 40 (19-Sep-1962), Italy, FIFA-listed 2001.
Conditions: Kickoff 7:30 p.m. local time, 6:30 p.m. BST.
Miscellany: -
Statistics:

Type

Slovakia

England

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

-

Slovakia Team

Ranking: 45th in FIFA ranking of 18 September 2002; 49th in Elo world ranking before this match and 51st after this match.
Colours: Blue shirts with white side panels, blue shorts, blue socks; made by Nike.
Coach: Ladislav Jurkemik, 49, appointed December 2001, 
8th match, W 2 - D 2 - L 5 - F 10 - A 16.
Captain: Peter Dzúrik.

Slovakia Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-König, Miroslav 01-Jun-1972 30 G

FC Zürich, Switzerland

30 0 1997-active
2-Petras, Martin 02-Nov-1979 22 D AC Sparta Praha, Czech Republic 5 0 2002-active
3-Karhan, Miroslav 21-Jun-1976 26 D VfL Wolfsburg, Germany 52 1 1995-active
4-Hlinka, Peter 12-May-1978 24 D SBV Vitesse Arnhem, Netherlands 5 0 2002-active
5-Dzúrik, Peter 29-Dec-1968 33 M

ŠK Slovan Bratislava

42 2 1997-active
6-Zeman, Marián 07-Jul-1974 28 D SBV Vitesse Arnhem, Netherlands 25 2 1994-active
7-Pinte, Attila, sub off 89th min. 06-Jun-1971 31 M

Panionios Athens, Greece

28 1 1998-active
8- Németh, Szilárd 08-Aug-1977 25 F Middlesbrough FC, England 33 12 1996-active
9-Leitner, Vladimir 28-Jun-1974 28 D

FK Teplice, Czech Republic

19 0 1998-active
10-Janočko, Vladimír, sub off 88th min. 02-Dec-1976 25 M

FK Austria MAGNA Wien, Austria

24 1 1999-active
11-Vittek, Róbert, sub off 88th min. 01-Apr-1982 20 F ŠK Slovan Bratislava 12 1 2001-active

Slovakia Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
17-Reiter, Ľubomír, sub on 80th min, for Vittek 03-Dec-1974 27 F

SK Sigma Olomouc, Czech Republic

8 3 2001-active
14-Mintál, Marek, sub on 88th min. for Janocko 02-Sep-1977 25 M MŠK Žilina 5 2 2002-active
18-Kožlej, Jozef, sub on 88th min. for Pinte 08-Jul-1973 29 F Olympiakos Nicosia, Cyprus 21 3 1996-active
Formation:

3-5-2

König -
Zeman,
Dzúrik, Hlinka -
Pinte (Kožlej), Janočko (
Mintál), Karhan, Petras, Leitnar -
Vittek (Reiter), Németh.

Substitutes
Not Used:
12-Juraj Buček, 13-Marián Čišovský, 15-Rastilav Michalík, 16-Maroš Klimpl.

England Team

Ranking: 9th in FIFA ranking of 18 September 2002; 6th in Elo world ranking before this match and 6th after this match.
Colours: Red shirts, white shorts, red socks - The "2002" away uniform.
Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson, 54, appointed 31 October 2000, took post 12 January 2001, 
22nd match, W 11 - D 8 - L 3 - F 42 - A 19.
Captain: David Beckham, 19th captaincy.

England Lineup

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
1-Seaman, David A. 19-Sep-1963 39 G

Arsenal FC

74 0 1988-2002
2-Neville, Gary A. 18-Feb-1975 27 D Manchester United FC 53 0 1999-active
3-Cole, Ashley 20-Dec-1980 21 D

Arsenal FC

15 0 2001-active
4-Gerrard, Steven G., sub off 78th min. 30-May-1980 22 M Liverpool FC 12 1 2000-active
5-Woodgate, Jonathan S. 22-Jan-1980 22 D Leeds United AFC 3 0 1999-active
6-Southgate, Gareth 03-Sep-1970 32 D Middlesbrough FC 51 1 1995-2003
7- Beckham, David R.J. 02-May-1975 27 M

Manchester United FC

55 8 1996-active
8-Scholes, Paul 16-Nov-1974 27 M Manchester United FC 50 13 1997-2004
9-Heskey, Emile W.I., sub off 90th+5 min. 11-Jan-1978 24 F Liverpool FC 31 4 1999-active
10- Owen, Michael J., sub off 86th min. 14-Dec-1979 22 F

Liverpool FC

43 19 1998-active
11-Butt, Nicholas 21-Jan-1975 27 M Manchester United FC 24 0 1997-active

England Substitutes

Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G Career
16-Dyer, Kieron C., sub on 78th min. for Gerrard 29-Dec-1978 23 M

Newcastle United FC

13 0 1999-active
15-Hargreaves, Owen L., sub on 86th min. for Owen 20-Jan-1981 21 M FC Bayern München AG, Germany 10 0 2001-active
18-Smith, Alan, sub on 90th+5 min. for Heskey 20-Oct-1980 21 F

Leeds United AFC

5 1 2001-active
Formation:

4-4-2

Seaman -
Neville, Woodgate, Southgate, Cole -
Beckham, Gerrard (*Dyer), Butt, Scholes -
Owen (Smith), Heskey (Hargreaves)

Notes: With the introduction of Dyer, Scholes went central midfield.
Substitutes
Not Used:
12-Danny Mills, 13-David James, 14-Ugo Ehiogu, 17-Darius Vassell.

Match Report

 

 

 

Source Notes

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