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18/08/2008

BrazilGermany

BrazilGermany
4:1
4:1 (1:1)
  • FORMIGA (43')
  • CRISTIANE (49' 76')
  • MARTA (53')
  • Birgit PRINZ (10')

Summary

Brazil earn shot at gold

Brazil, inspired by Cristiane and Marta, recovered an early deficit to beat Germany 4-1 and reach the Women's Olympic Football Tournament final.

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Line-up

12
1
2
2
4
4
5
5
6
7
7
9
8
10
9
11
10
14
11
17
16
18

Substitute(s)

1
3
3
6
13
8
14
12
15
13
17
15
18
16

Coaches

Jorge BARCELLOS (BRA)
(GER) Silvia NEID

Officials

Referee: HONG Eun Ah (KOR)Assistant Referee 1: Sarah HO (AUS)Assistant Referee 2: LIU Hongjuan (CHN)Fourth official: NIU Huijun (CHN)

  • Brazil's Formiga gestures to celebrate her goal against Germany during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Game
  • Brazil's Formiga celebrates after scoring
  • Brazil's player Cristiane shoots to score
  • Brazil's Daniela (L) controls the ball next to Germany's Annike Krahn
  • Brazil's player Daniela (R) fights for the ball against Annike Krahn of Germany
  • Brazil's Erika (L) and Germany's Anja Mittag fight for the ball
"Of course we are very happy now. However, we started extremely tense. I don't know why," Jorge Barcellos, Brazil coach.