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29/10/2008
0:5 (0:3)
  • Lynn MESTER (17')
  • Dzsenifer MAROZSAN (34' 43')
  • Turid KNAAK (51')
  • Tabea KEMME (66')

Summary

Five-star Germans cruise

Germany flexed their muscles in their New Zealand 2008 opener, moving top of Group B with a resounding 5-0 victory over Costa Rica.

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Line-up

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1
5
3
7
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8
5
10
6
11
7
12
8
13
9
15
10
16
11
17
20

Substitute(s)

18
12
21
21
2
2
3
13
4
14
6
15
9
16
14
17
19
18
20
19

Coaches

Juan Diego SAMUEL (CRC)
(GER) Ralf PETER

Officials

Referee: Etsuko FUKANO (JPN)Assistant Referee 1: Saori TAKAHASHI (JPN)Assistant Referee 2: ZHANG Lingling (CHN)Fourth official: WANG Jia (CHN)

Statistics

2Shots29
3Corner kicks13
1Yellow cards0
1Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
44%Possession (%)56%
  • Costa Rica's coach Juan Diego Quesada reacts during the game against Germany
  • Germany's Lynn Mester scores against Costa Rica
  • Germany's coach Ralf Peter looks on
  • Germany's Lynn Mester celebrates scoring against Costa Rica
  • Germany's coach Ralf Peter gestures
  • Costa Rica's goalkeeper Priscilla Tapia reaches for the ball
"I'm obviously very satisfied but with all the chances we created we should have scored more goals," Ralph Peter, Germany coach.