Match No. 797 - Saturday, 12th October 2002, 7:30pm

  • Szilárd Németh, 24'
  •  
    • 1
    • Miroslav KönigMiroslav König.
      Born 1st Jun 1972, Nitra.
    • 2
    • Martin PetrášMartin Petráš.
      Born 2nd Nov 1979, Bojnice.
    • 3
    • Miroslav KarhanMiroslav Karhan.
      Born 21st Jun 1976, Hlohovec.
    • 4
    • Peter HlinkaPeter Hlinka.
      Born 5th Dec 1978, Prešov, Slovakia.
    • 5
    • Peter DzúrikPeter Dzúrik.
      Born 29th Dec 1968, Košice.
      (c)
    • 6
    • Marián ZemanMarián Zeman.
      Born 7th Jul 1974, Bratislava.
      85'
    • 7
    • Attila PinteAttila Pinte.
      Born 6th Jun 1971, Šamorín, Slovakia.
    • 89'
    • 8
    • Szilárd NémethSzilárd Németh.
      Born 8th Aug 1977, Komárno.
    • 9
    • Vladimír LeitnerVladimír Leitner.
      Born 28th Jun 1974, Žilina, Slovakia.
      63'
    • 10
    • Vladimír JanočkoVladimír Janočko.
      Born 2nd Dec 1976, Košice.
    • 89'
    • 11
    • Róbert VittekRóbert Vittek.
      Born 1st Apr 1982, Bratislava.
      31'
    • 80'
    • 17
    • Ľuboš ReiterĽubomír Reiter.
      Born 3rd Dec 1974, Stropkov.
    • 80'
    • 14
    • Marek MintálMarek Mintál.
      Born 2nd Sep 1977, Žilina, Slovakia.
    • 89'
    • 18
    • Jozef KožlejJozef Kožlej.
      Born 8th Jul 1973, Stropkov.
    • 89'
    • 1
    • David SeamanArsenal, 74th of 75 caps
      39 years, 0 months, 23 days
    • 2
    • Gary NevilleMan Utd, 53rd of 85 caps
      27 years, 7 months, 22 days
    • 3
    • Ashley ColeArsenal, 15th of 107 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 23 days
    • 4
    • Steven GerrardLiverpool, 12th of 114 caps
      22 years, 4 months, 13 days
      43'
    • 77'
    • 7
    • David BeckhamMan Utd, 55th of 115 caps
      27 years, 5 months, 10 days
      (c)19th captaincy
    • 8
    • Paul ScholesMan Utd, 50th of 66 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 26 days
      68'
    • 9
    • Emile HeskeyLiverpool, 31st of 62 caps
      24 years, 9 months, 1 day
    • 90'
    • 10
    • Michael OwenLiverpool, 43rd of 89 caps
      22 years, 9 months, 29 days
    • 87'
    • 11
    • Nicky ButtMan Utd, 24th of 39 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 22 days
    • 16
    • Kieron DyerNewcastle Utd, 13th of 33 caps
      23 years, 9 months, 14 days
    • 77'
    • 15
    • Owen HargreavesBayern Munich, 10th of 42 caps
      21 years, 8 months, 23 days
    • 87'
    • 18
    • Alan SmithLeeds, 5th of 19 caps
      21 years, 11 month, 15 days
    • 90'

Notes

  • Smith: SubstitutionAlan Smith came on in the last few seconds of the match and never touched the ball.
  • Player MilestonePaul Scholes' 50th Cap

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football "Owen sparks England win", Saturday 12th October 2002.
  • The Guardian "Slovakia 1 - 2 England", Saturday 12th October 2002.

Managers

Referee

  • Italy Domeico Messina

Attendance

  • 30,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 11 ranking points to 1973 points England - 5th
  • Slovakia - 44th

Euro 04 Qualifying

(Group 7)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 20
    • +9
    • 0
    • 2
    • 6
    • 8
    • Turkey
    • 19
    • +12
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
    • 8
    • Slovakia
    • 10
    • +2
    • 4
    • 1
    • 3
    • 8
    • Macedonia
    • 6
    • -3
    • 4
    • 3
    • 1
    • 8
    • Liechtenst...
    • 1
    • -20
    • 7
    • 1
    • 0
    • 8
    • Final Standings.