Match No. 843 - Wednesday, 16th August 2006, 8:05pm

  • Assist: Stewart Downing. "A Frank Lampard free-kick in the 14th minute was met by the brow of Peter Crouch and the goalkeeper Antonis Nikopolidis reacted with an unsatisfactory punch. Downing nodded the ball back into the middle and John Terry headed home." John Terry2nd of 6 goals. Header from 6 yards., 14' 13:58
  • Assist: Jermain Defoe. "Jermain Defoe...split the Greece back four with a beautiful pass through the inside-left channel after 30 minutes and Lampard...surged through to finish with the substantial help of a deflection off Paraskevas Antzas." Frank Lampard12th of 29 goals. Right-footed from 15 yards., 30' 29:13
  • "[Crouch] forward contributed in more familiar fashion in the 35th minute. Downing's cross was deflected to Lampard and, once Nikopolidis had parried a Lampard effort, Crouch pounced to net from close range." Peter Crouch7th of 22 goals. Left-footed from 3 yards., 35' 34:48
  • Assist: Stewart Downing. "Three minutes from the end of the half [Crouch] appeared to pull out of connecting with a Gary Neville delivery, even if it may simply have been out of reach, but play was turned back to Downing by Gerrard and Crouch headed in from his service." Peter Crouch8th of 22 goals. Header from 8 yards., 42' 41:21
    • 1
    • Paul RobinsonSpurs, 27th of 41 caps
      26 years, 10 months, 1 day
      Goalkeeper
    • Off HT'45:00
    • 2
    • Gary NevilleMan Utd, 82nd of 85 caps
      31 years, 5 months, 26 days
      Right Back
    • Off 78'77:58
    • 3
    • Ashley ColeArsenal, 52nd of 107 caps
      25 years, 7 months, 27 days
      Left Back
    • Off 81'80:11
    • 4
    • Steven GerrardLiverpool, 48th of 114 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 17 days
      Right Midfielder
    • Off 79'78:12
    • 5
    • Rio FerdinandMan Utd, 53rd of 81 caps
      27 years, 9 months, 9 days
      Centre Back
    • 6
    • John TerryChelsea, 30th of 78 caps
      25 years, 8 months, 9 days
      Centre Back
      (c)1st captaincy
    • 7
    • Owen HargreavesBayern Munich, 35th of 42 caps
      25 years, 6 months, 27 days
      Midfielder
    • 8
    • Frank LampardChelsea, 46th of 106 caps
      28 years, 1 month, 25 days
      Midfielder
    • 9
    • Jermain DefoeSpurs, 17th of 57 caps
      23 years, 10 months, 9 days
      Centre Forward
    • Off 69'68:23
    • 10
    • Peter CrouchLiverpool, 12th of 42 caps
      25 years, 6 months, 17 days
      Centre Forward
    • 11
    • Stewart DowningMiddlesbrough, 6th of 35 caps
      22 years, 0 months, 25 days
      Left Midfielder
    • Off 69'68:35
    • 13
    • Chris KirklandLiverpool, Only Cap
      25 years, 3 months, 14 days
      Goalkeeper
    • On HT'45:00
    • 21
    • Kieran RichardsonMan Utd, 5th of 8 caps
      21 years, 9 months, 26 days
      Right Midfielder
    • On 69'68:23
    • 23
    • Aaron LennonSpurs, 5th of 21 caps
      19 years, 4 months, 0 days
      Left Midfielder
    • On 69'68:35
    • 16
    • Jamie CarragherLiverpool, 30th of 38 caps
      28 years, 6 months, 19 days
      Right Back
    • On 78'77:58
    • 24
    • Darren BentCharlton, 2nd of 13 caps
      22 years, 6 months, 10 days
      Centre Forward
    • On 79'78:12
    • 14
    • Wayne BridgeChelsea, 24th of 36 caps
      26 years, 0 months, 11 day
      Left Back
    • On 81'80:11
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    • 1
    • Antonios NikopolidisAntonios Nikopolidis.
      Born 14th Jan 1971, Arta.
    • 24
    • Loukas VyntraLoukas Vyntra.
      Born 5th Feb 1981, Město Albrechtice.
    • 14
    • Takis FyssasPanagiotis Fyssas.
      Born 12th Jun 1973, Athens.
    • Off 29'28:19
    • 28
    • Paraskevas AntzasParaskevas Antzas.
      Born 18th Aug 1976, Drama.
    • Off HT'45:00
    • 5
    • Traianos DellasTraianos Dellas.
      Born 31st Jan 1976, Thessaloniki.
    • Off 65'64:02
    • 21
    • Kostas KatsouranisKonstantinos Katsouranis.
      Born 21st Jun 1979, Patras.
    • 7
    • Theo ZagorakisTheodoros Zagorakis.
      Born 27th Oct 1971, Lydia.
      (c)
    • Off HT'45:00
    • 10
    • Giorgos KaragounisGeorgios Karagounis.
      Born 6th Mar 1977, Pyrgos.
    • Off HT'45:00
    • 9
    • Angelos CharisteasAngelos Charisteas.
      Born 9th Feb 1980, Styrmoniko.
    • 8
    • Stelios GiannakopoulosStylianos Giannakopoulos.
      Born 12th Jul 1974, Athens.
    • 27
    • Georgios SamarasGeorgios Samaras.
      Born 21st Feb 1985, Heraklion.
    • Off HT'45:00
    • 29
    • Panagiotis LagosPanagiotis Lagos.
      Born 18th Jul 1985, Thessaloniki.
    • On 29'28:19
    • 25
    • Sotirios KyrgiakosSotirios Kyrgiakos.
      Born 23rd Jul 1979, Trikala.
    • On HT'45:00
    • 20
    • Ioannis AmanatidisIoannis Amanatidis.
      Born 3rd Dec 1981, Kozani.
    • On HT'45:00
    • 22
    • Dimitris SalpingidisDimitrios Salpingidis.
      Born 18th Aug 1981, Thessaloniki.
    • On HT'45:00
    • 6
    • Angelos BasinasAngelos Basinas.
      Born 3rd Jan 1976, Chalkida.
    • On HT'45:00
    • 32
    • Georgios AnatolakisGeorgios Anatolakis.
      Born 16th Mar 1974, Thessaloniki.
    • On 65'64:02

England Starting Formation

    4-4-2

Notes

  • Player MilestoneChris Kirkland's Only Cap

Sources

Managers

Referee

  • Germany Wolfgang Stark

Attendance

  • 45,864

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 2 places, gaining 6 ranking points to 2006 points England - 4th - 2
  • Greece - 21st