First stage
Croatia - England
1:4 (0:1)
Date
Venue / Stadium
Time
Attendance
10 September 2008 Zagreb / Maksimir21:0035218
Match Officials
Referee
Lubos MICHEL (SVK)
Assistant Referee 1
Martin BALKO (SVK)
Fourth Official
Richard HAVRILLA (SVK)
Assistant Referee 2
Roman CSABAY (SVK)
    Goals scored
  • Theo WALCOTT (ENG) 26',
  • Theo WALCOTT (ENG) 59',
  • Wayne ROONEY (ENG) 63',
  • Mario MANDZUKIC (CRO) 78',
  • Theo WALCOTT (ENG) 82'
Croatia
    Line-up
  • Stipe PLETIKOSA (GK)
  • Josip SIMUNIC
  • Robert KOVAC
  • Vedran CORLUKA
  • Danijel PRANJIC
  • Ivan RAKITIC
  • Mladen PETRIC (-56')
  • Niko KOVAC (C) (-62')
  • Darijo SRNA
  • Luka MODRIC
  • Ivica OLIC (-73')
    Substitute(s)
  • Ivica KRIZANAC
  • Mario MANDZUKIC (+73')
  • Vedran RUNJE
  • Nikola POKRIVAC (+62')
  • Dario KNEZEVIC (+56')
  • Jerko LEKO
  • Ivan KLASNIC
Coach
Slaven BILIC (CRO)
England
    Line-up
  • David JAMES (GK)
  • Wes BROWN
  • Ashley COLE
  • Gareth BARRY
  • Rio FERDINAND
  • John TERRY (C) (-89')
  • Theo WALCOTT (-85')
  • Frank LAMPARD
  • Emile HESKEY
  • Wayne ROONEY
  • Joe COLE (-55')
    Substitute(s)
  • Paul ROBINSON
  • Glen JOHNSON
  • Matt UPSON (+89')
  • Stewart DOWNING
  • Jermaine JENAS (+55')
  • David BECKHAM (+85')
  • Jermain DEFOE
Coach
Fabio CAPELLO (ITA)
    Cautions
  • Josip SIMUNIC (CRO) 39'
  • , Darijo SRNA (CRO) 47'
  • , Emile HESKEY (ENG) 61'
    Sent off
  • Robert KOVAC (CRO) 52'
a.e.t.:After extra time(C):CaptainPSO:Penalty Shoot-out
GK:GoalkeeperN:Not eligible to playI:Injured
Y:Misses next match if bookedPos:PositionsA:Absent

Photos

  • Niko Kovac (L) of Croatia vies with Frank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand of England
  • Darijo Srna  (L) of Croatia vies with John Terry of England
  • Players of England's national  team celebrate
  • England's Ashley Cole vies with Croatia's Darijo Srna
  • Ivan Rakitic (L)  of Croatia vies with Wes Brown of England during WC2010 qualifying football match
  • Coach of England's National team Fabio Capello reacts during a WC2010 qualifying football match betw

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