Match No. 804 - Wednesday, 11th June 2003, 8:00pm

  • Great skill by Owen as he slaloms past four defenders before being brought down by Zeman. Owen sends the keeper the wrong way as passes the penalty to his right. Michael Owen21st of 40 goals, 62' (61:01) (pen)
  • Assist: Steven Gerrard. Gerrard, on the left wing, steps inside and sends a great cross into the centre of the area for Owen to slip his marker and head past the keeper. Michael Owen22nd of 40 goals, 73' (72:07)
    • 1
    • David JamesWest Ham, 16th of 53 caps
      32 years, 10 months, 10 days
    • 2
    • Danny MillsLeeds, 17th of 19 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 24 days
    • 43'
    • 3
    • Ashley ColeArsenal, 19th of 107 caps
      22 years, 5 months, 22 days
    • 4
    • Steven GerrardLiverpool, 18th of 114 caps
      23 years, 0 months, 12 days
    • 5
    • Matthew UpsonBirmingham, 3rd of 21 caps
      24 years, 1 month, 23 days
    • 7
    • Frank LampardChelsea, 11th of 106 caps
      24 years, 11 month, 20 days
    • 8
    • Paul ScholesMan Utd, 57th of 66 caps
      28 years, 6 months, 25 days
    • 9
    • Wayne RooneyEverton, 5th of 120 caps
      17 years, 7 months, 18 days
    • 58'
    • 10
    • Michael OwenLiverpool, 50th of 89 caps
      23 years, 5 months, 28 days
      (c)6th captaincy
    • 11
    • Phil NevilleMan Utd, 40th of 59 caps
      26 years, 4 months, 21 day
    • 16
    • Owen HargreavesBayern Munich, 13th of 42 caps
      22 years, 4 months, 22 days
    • 43'
    • 18
    • Darius VassellAston Villa, 14th of 22 caps
      22 years, 11 month, 28 days
    • 58'
  • Vladimír Janočko, 31' (30:19)
  •  
    • 1
    • Miroslav KönigMiroslav König.
      Born 1st Jun 1972, Nitra.
    • 2
    • Martin PetrášMartin Petráš.
      Born 2nd Nov 1979, Bojnice.
    • 3
    • Michal HanekMichal Hanek.
      Born 18th Sep 1980, Trenčín, Slovakia.
      61'
    • 4
    • Marián ZemanMarián Zeman.
      Born 7th Jul 1974, Bratislava.
    • 5
    • Radoslav ZabavnikRadoslav Zabavnik.
      Born 16th Sep 1980, Košice.
    • 6
    • Igor DemoIgor Demo.
      Born 18th Sep 1975, Nitra.
      (c)
    • 55'
    • 7
    • Vladimír LabantVladimír Labant.
      Born 8th Jun 1974, Čadca, Slovakia.
    • 39'
    • 8
    • Szilárd NémethSzilárd Németh.
      Born 8th Aug 1977, Komárno.
    • 76'
    • 9
    • Rastislav MichalíkRastislav Michalík.
      Born 14th Jan 1974, Staškov, Slovakia.
    • 10
    • Vladimír JanočkoVladimír Janočko.
      Born 2nd Dec 1976, Košice.
    • 11
    • Róbert VittekRóbert Vittek.
      Born 1st Apr 1982, Bratislava.
      64'
    • 14
    • Ondrej DebnárOndrej Debnár.
      Born 18th Jun 1972, Zvolen.
      89'
    • 39'
    • 15
    • Marek MintálMarek Mintál.
      Born 2nd Sep 1977, Žilina, Slovakia.
    • 55'
    • 17
    • Ľuboš ReiterĽubomír Reiter.
      Born 3rd Dec 1974, Stropkov.
    • 76'

Notes

  • Penalty: Michael Owen1st scored from 1 taken (100.0%). England's 88th overall. Great skill by Owen as he slaloms past four defenders before being brought down by Zeman. Owen sends the keeper the wrong way as passes the penalty to his right.
  • Player MilestoneMichael Owen's 50th Cap

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football "Owen inspires England", Wednesday 11th June 2003.
  • The Guardian "Caps off to two-goal Owen", Thursday 12th June 2003.
  • YouTube

Managers

Referee

  • Germany Wolfgang Stark

Attendance

  • 35,000

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 4 ranking points to 1961 points England - 5th - 1
  • Slovakia - 43rd

Euro 04 Qualifying

(Group 7)

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    • 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.