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Matches

13/06/201017 - WeatherPartly Cloudy Night
4:0 (2:0)
  • Lukas PODOLSKI (8')
  • Miroslav KLOSE (26')
  • Thomas MUELLER (68')
  • CACAU (70')

Summary

German lessons for stunned Socceroos

Germany began their Group D campaign with an emphatic 4-0 win over 10-man Australia, with Lukas Podolski, Miroslav Klose, Thomas Muller and Cacau all finding the net in Durban.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Joachim LÖW (GER)
(NED) Peter VERBEEK

Officials

Referee: Marco RODRIGUEZ (MEX)Assistant Referee 1: Jose Luis CAMARGO (MEX)Assistant Referee 2: Alberto MORIN (MEX)Fourth official: Martin HANSSON (SWE)Fifth official: Henrik ANDREN (SWE)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
milandy
06/07/2010 at 05:13
milandy (Australia)
This result doesn't look as bad, since ARG got the same treatment
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simmys1971
26/06/2010 at 13:11
simmys1971 (Kenya)
It was predicted the germans were to win but not to that big margin
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Paramsa
24/06/2010 at 17:56
Paramsa (Indonesia)
I was thrilled watching this match. Well done Germany.
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Statistics

16Shots8
4Corner kicks7
2Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards1
55%Possession (%)45%
  • Germany's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (L) and Australia's striker Richard Garcia
  • Australia's midfielder Brett Emerton (L) vies with Germany striker Lukas Podolski at Durban
  • Thomas Mueller of Germany (L) scores his side's third goal past Australia's Mark Schwarzer
  • Germany's striker Mario Gomez (R) vies with Australia's defender Craig Moore in Durban
  • Cacau of Germany breaks through a challenge from Mile Jedinak (L) and Luke Wilkshire (R) of Australia
  • Philipp Lahm of Germany (C) celebrates with team mates Arne Friedrich (L) and Thomas Mueller

We knew we had a chance before the tournament and we showed that tonight. But there's still a long way to go.
Philipp Lahm, Germany captain