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Summary

Germany thrill, win and finish top

Silvia Neid's side emerged 4-2 victors over France in the battle for top spot in Group A, with Kerstin Garefrekes, Inka Grings (2) and Celia Okoyino da Mbabi making the score-sheet for the hosts.

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Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Bruno BINI (FRA)
(GER) Silvia NEID

Officials

Referee: Kirsi HEIKKINEN (FIN)Assistant Referee 1: Tonja PAAVOLA (FIN)Assistant Referee 2: Anu JOKELA (FIN)Fourth official: Dagmar DAMKOVA (CZE)

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Statistics

9Shots14
5Corner kicks5
3Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
1Red Cards0
46%Possession (%)54%
  • Kerstin Garefrekes of Germany rises to score the opening goal
  • Fans watch the match during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011
  • Germany's midfielder Celia Okoyino da Mbabi (L) and France's defender Laura Georges vie for the ball
  • Inka Grings of Germany celebrates
  • The German Team applaud the fans
  • Celia Okoyino Da Mbabi of Germany celebrates
Silvia Neid, Germany coach
I thought our defence was really good today and our attack was fantastic. Unfortunately we didn't concentrate on set-pieces, as the two goals we conceded prove.
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