Match No. 699 - Saturday, 19th June 1993, 2:00pm

  • "...Mattäus played a long ball up to Effenberg, who only had to turn inside Pallister to have a clear shot past Martyn." Stefan Effenberg, 26' 25:37
  • "...Barnes underhit a square pass to Sinton in his own half...Ziege's interception sent the ball forward to Klinsmann who played it back for [Ziege] to run at England's defence. Martyn turned his shot on to a post but Klinsmann ran in the rebound..." Jürgen Klinsmann, 53' 52:18
    • 12
    • Bodo IllgnerBodo Illgner.
      Born 7th Apr 1967, Koblenz.
    • 19
    • Thomas StrunzThomas Strunz.
      Born 25th Apr 1968, Duisburg.
    • 17
    • Christian ZiegeChristian Ziege.
      Born 1st Feb 1972, Berlin.
    • 14
    • Michael SchulzMichael Schulz.
      Born 3rd Sep 1961, Witten.
      70:43 Pulling back Wright when the striker had passed him.
    • 3
    • Thomas HelmerThomas Helmer.
      Born 21st Apr 1965, Herford.
    • 6
    • Guido BuchwaldGuido Ulrich Buchwald.
      Born 24th Jan 1961, Berlin.
    • 7
    • Andreas MöllerAndreas Möller.
      Born 2nd Sep 1967, Frankfurt.
    • Off 64'63:08
    • 2
    • Stefan EffenbergStefan Effenberg.
      Born 2nd Aug 1968, Hamburg.
    • Off 77'76:13
    • 9
    • Karl-Heinz RiedleKarl-Heinz Riedle.
      Born 16th Sep 1965, Weiler im Allgäu.
    • 10
    • Lothar MatthäusLothar Herbert Matthäus.
      Born 21st Mar 1961, Erlangen.
      (c)
    • 18
    • Jürgen KlinsmannJürgen Klinsmann.
      Born 30th Jul 1964, Göppingen.
    • 16
    • Matthias SammerMatthias Sammer.
      Born 5th Sep 1967, Dresden.
    • On 64'63:08
    • 8
    • Michael ZorcMichael Zorc.
      Born 25th Aug 1962, Dortmund.
    • On 77'76:13
  • Assist: Paul Ince. "Sharpe found Ince on the left and he set up a slick exchange of passes with Barnes before driving the ball across for Platt to socre form the far post." David Platt20th of 27 goals. Right-footed from 2 yards., 31' 30:39
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    • 13
    • Nigel MartynPalace, 3rd of 23 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 8 days
      Goalkeeper
    • 15
    • Andy SintonQPR, 10th of 12 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 0 days
      Right Wing Back
    • 16
    • Lee SharpeMan Utd, 6th of 8 caps
      22 years, 0 months, 23 days
      Left Wing Back
    • Off HT'45:00
    • 21
    • Earl BarrettAston Villa, 3rd of 3 caps
      26 years, 1 month, 21 day
      Centre Back
    • 5
    • Des WalkerSampdoria, 58th of 59 caps
      27 years, 6 months, 23 days
      Centre Back
    • 6
    • Gary PallisterMan Utd, 9th of 22 caps
      27 years, 11 month, 19 days
      Centre Back
    • Off 55'54:23
    • 7
    • David PlattJuventus, 42nd of 62 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 9 days
      Midfielder
      (c)6th captaincy
    • 17
    • Paul MersonArsenal, 12th of 21 caps
      25 years, 2 months, 30 days
      Centre Forward
    • 12
    • Nigel CloughNotts Forest, 14th of 14 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 0 days
      Attacking Midfielder
    • Off 70'69:30
    • 10
    • John BarnesLiverpool, 73rd of 79 caps
      29 years, 7 months, 12 days
      Centre Forward
    • 11
    • Paul InceMan Utd, 9th of 53 caps
      25 years, 7 months, 29 days
      Midfielder
    • 20
    • Nigel WinterburnArsenal, 2nd of 2 caps
      29 years, 6 months, 8 days
      Left Wing Back
    • On HT'45:00
    • 19
    • Martin KeownArsenal, 11th of 43 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 26 days
      Centre Back
    • On 55'54:23
    • 14
    • Ian WrightArsenal, 13th of 33 caps
      29 years, 7 months, 16 days
      Centre Forward
    • On 70'69:30

England Starting Formation

    3-4-1-2

Notes

  • Tournament InfoGermany wins the United States Cup 1993. England finish bottom of the table.
  • Match InfoEngland's first match indoors but the turf was natural, imported from California.
  • Player InjuryDuring the build up to the German second goal: "...Klinsmann ran in the rebound and Pallister, who had sprained an ankle trying to deal with the problem, gave way to Keown."
  • Player MilestoneEarl Barrett's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneNigel Clough's Last Cap
  • Player MilestoneNigel Winterburn's Last Cap

Sources

  • The Independent Football: Malaise still lingers
  • YouTube
  • England: The Complete Post-War Record by Mike Payne (Breedon Books Publishing Company 1993)
  • The Guardian "Germany emphasise Englnad's mediocrity", Monday 21st June 1993, page 17.

Managers

Referee

  • Uruguay Ernesto Filippi

Attendance

  • 62,126

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Down 1 place, losing -10 ranking points to 1872 points England - 11th - 1
  • Germany - 1st

United States Cup

(1993)

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    • Pts
    • GD
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    • P
    • Flag of Germany
    • Germany
    • 7
    • +2
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • Flag of Brazil
    • Brazil
    • 5
    • +2
    • 0
    • 2
    • 1
    • 3
    • Flag of United Sta...
    • United Sta...
    • 3
    • -1
    • 2
    • 0
    • 1
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    • Flag of England
    • England
    • 1
    • -3
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.