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19th June 2004 06:22 AM
stewed & Keefed Holland v Czech Rep

GROUP D

Venue: Aveiro Municipal, Aveiro
Date/time: Sat, 19 June, 1945 BST
Referee: Manuel Enrique Gonzalez (Spain)



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TEAM NEWS
Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf has recovered from injury and may go straight back into the side.

Wesley Sneijder, who impressed after coming on against Germany for Boudewijn Zenden, should retain his place.

Czech defender Rene Bolf will miss out with a fever, with Tomas Huebschman and David Rozehnal ready to replace him

Zdenek Grygera should overcome swollen glands, while Vladimir Smicer may start if the Czech Republic opt for a five-man midfield.

Jan Koller needed an intravenous drip after losing 5kg in the 2-1 win over Latvia but is also expected to play.

Netherlands (probable): Van der Sar, Heitinga, Bouma, Stam, Van Bronckhorst, Sneijder, Davids, Cocu, Van der Meyde, Van der Vaart, Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Czech Republic (probable): Grygera, Galasek, Bolf, Jankulovski, Poborsky, Koller, Rosicky, Nedved, Baros, Ujfalusi, Blazek, Smicer, Heinz, Jiranek, Mares, Lokvenc, Vachousek.



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19th June 2004 06:23 AM
stewed & Keefed Latvia v Germany

GROUP D

Venue: Bessa stadium, Porto
Date/time: Sat, 19 June, 1700 BST
Referee: Michael Riley (England)


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TEAM NEWS
Bastian Schweinsteiger may replace Bernd Schneider for Germany's second Euro 2004 group game.

Schweinsteiger did well when he came on in the 1-1 draw with Holland, while Schneider had a poor match.

Marians Pahars may start up front for Latvia after an exhausted Aleksandrs Prohorenkovs asked to come off in the 2-1 loss to the Czech Republic.

Juris Laizans may add some more grit in midfield, with the team wilting in the closing stages against the Czechs.




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Latvia (probable): Kolinko, Isakovs, Zemlinskis, Stepanovs, Blagonadezdins, Bleidelis, Astafjevs, Laizans, Rubins, Verpakovskis, Pahars.

Germany (probable): Kahn, Friedrich, Worns, Nowotny, Lahm; Baumann, Schneider (or Schweinsteiger), Ballack, Hamann; Frings, Kuranyi.


19th June 2004 02:40 PM
stewed & Keefed Latvia 0-0 Germany



Germany were left struggling to qualify from Group D after Latvia earned a deserved draw in Porto.
It could have been even better for the Latvians, but Maris Verpakovskis had two good penalty appeals turned down.

Striker Verpakovskis also produced the highlight of the match with a scorching run in the first half, but his shot was saved by Oliver Kahn.

Germany's Miroslav Klose missed the best chance of the game, but headed way off target in injury time.

The draw at the Estadio do Bessa gave Latvia their first ever tournament point.

And the underdogs quickly let Germany know they were in determined mood when, within a minute, Aleksandrs Isakovs clattered midfielder Torsten Frings to earn the fastest yellow card of the tournament.

Throughout the opening exchanges, Latvia's robust approach easily kept Germany at bay.

However, with Freddie Bobic almost anonymous up front and Michael Ballack again subdued it wasn't proving too difficult.

Only Germany's Philipp Lahm posed a threat, making some incisive overlaps down the left side.




Workmanlike Latvia continued to contain their opponents, although as the half progressed Germany's Kevin Kuranyi became more influential.

The Brazilian-born striker came close to breaking the deadlock with a glancing header that went inches wide.

But the chance of the half was created after a superb solo run from Verpakovskis.

Picking up the ball in his own half, he twisted and sprinted away from three German defenders.

Verpakovskis' pace carried him into the German penalty area, but his shot lacked conviction and Oliver Kahn made a comfortable save.

Germany started brightly after the break, and appeared to have a new sense of purpose about their play.

Kuranyi and substitute Schweinsteiger both narrowly failed to connect with a cross into the box before Ballack's goal-bound shot was well blocked by Valentin Lobanovs.

But it was the lively, pacy Verpakovskis who was proving to be the most dangerous player on the pitch.

He was unlucky not to win a penalty after another impressive run was brought to an end as he was hauled over in the German box.

Germany hit back when Bobic crossed into the area, across the face of the goal, and the ball just eluded Kuranyi's outstretched leg.

Latvia continued to frustrate Germany, and their resolute defence - which faltered against the Czech Republic - held firm.

And at the other end, Verpakovskis had another penalty claim turned down after he was tripped by Christian Woerns.

With injury time almost at an end Klose had a superb opportunity to save German pride and snatch a winner they barely deserved, but he wasted a free header in the box.
KEY MOMENMTS
39 mins: Verpakovskis beats three players but cannot beat Kahn
62 mins: Verpakovskis is bundled over in the box, but wins nothing
83 mins: Verpakovskis has another penalty appeal waved away
90 mins +1: Klose wastes the best chance of the match with a diabolical header



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Latvia: Kolinko, Isakovs, Zemlinskis, Stepanovs, Blagonadezdins, Bleidelis, Lobanovs (Laizans 70), Astafjevs, Rubins, Prohorenkovs (Pahars 67), Verpakovskis (Zirnis 90). Subs Not Used: Korablovs, Miholaps, Pavlovs, Piedels, Pucinskis, Rimkus, Smirnovs, Stolcers, Zakresevskis.

Booked: Isakovs, Astafjevs.

Germany: Kahn, Friedrich, Worns, Baumann, Lahm, Hamann, Schneider (Schweinsteiger 46), Ballack, Frings, Bobic (Klose 67), Kuranyi (Brdaric 77). Subs Not Used: Ernst, Hildebrand, Hinkel, Jeremies, Kehl, Lehmann, Nowotny, Podolski, Ziege.

Booked: Friedrich, Hamann, Frings.

Attendance: 30,000

Referee: Mike Riley (England).



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19th June 2004 03:35 PM
marko Germany didnīt play very well,i think the 1st half was good,
2nd,very boring.In my opinion,Latvia was better.
19th June 2004 03:37 PM
Moonisup the referee from Spain is on the hands of the Chechs!!!
the basterd
19th June 2004 03:38 PM
stewed & Keefed Holland v Czech Rep

This is much better great first half.
19th June 2004 03:39 PM
marko Yeah,i agree he isnīt too good,also i think,some of the
referee work just sucks.Either they are blind,or just donīt
care.Colina is the best,also swedish guy is very good.
19th June 2004 03:43 PM
Monkey Woman And the Czech have now a new incentive!

"Czech brewery will reward manager and players if Republic win Euro 2004

Czech Republic football coach Karel Bruckner has been offered free beer for the rest of his life if his team win Euro 2004.

The republic's Bernard brewery is offering him 60 litres of beer every year as an incentive to bring the trophy home.

The amount is equivalent to Czechs' annual consumption of beer per person, making them the world's champion beer-drinkers.

Bernard hopes to spur on the players to achieve equal winning success on the pitch. Each player will receive 160 litres of beer for one year if they win the final.

Brewery spokesman Zdenek Mikulasek said: "While they will earn a lot of money if they win we think the offer of free beer on top is extra motivation for the team and will inspire them to go for gold.

"They have a chance of winning and we really want them to."

Mikulasek says the brewer faxed the offer to the Czech team at their Portuguese hotel, but said they'd received no response to date."

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_992641.html
19th June 2004 04:51 PM
stewed & Keefed What a game. Czechs or England to win the final

Holland 2-3 Czech Rep



The Czech Republic came from 2-0 down to win an enthralling game with Holland that leaves Group D wide open.
The Dutch took the lead through a Wilfred Bouma header from a Arjen Robben free-kick.

Robben set up Ruud van Nistelrooy to tap in a second before Milan Baros fed Jan Koller to cut their lead.

The Czechs equalised with a sensational strike from Baros before Vladimir Smicer scored a late winner to cruelly deny 10-man Holland.

Holland will wonder how they lost the game.

They led after three minutes with virtually their first attack of the game.

Robben put in a free-kick from the right that found Bouma unmarked and he made no mistake with a diving header into the bottom corner.

It was a goal that came against the early run of play as Koller and Marek Jankulovski had early chances.

Clarence Seedorf twice went close with a free-kick that just edged past the post.

He was on the end of a fine move featuring Edgar Davids and Van Nistelrooy but his long-range effort just curled away from goal.



Robben fired in a right-foot shot that Petr Cech did well to save as the Dutch went looking for a second.

They did not have to wait long but there was some controversy about it.

Robben put in a fine cross that seemed destined for the head of Van Nistelrooy but he seemed to be fouled in the air.

The Manchester United striker was still complaining when the ball came back for Davids to find Robben and he squared it for Van Nistelrooy, who had come from an offside position to tap home.

Their lead lasted just four minutes as the Dutch handed their opponents a lifeline.

Giovanni van Bronkhorst needlessly gave the ball away to Baros, who ran at Stam but seemed to have found his way blocked.

But the Liverpool forward showed great persistence to square for Koller who had the simple task of firing past Edwin Van der Sar.

Both sides were fully committed to attacking football, which left gaps at the back and no shortage of chances.

Dutch right-back Johnny Heitinga even got in on the act as he found room on the right and unleashed a shot with the outside of his right foot that had top corner written all over it before Cech somehow managed to get a hand to it.

Robben pulled the ball back for Davids who beautifully struck a left-foot shot that beat Cech but came back off the post.

The end-to-end action continued after the break as Van Nistelrooy saw a header saved by Cech's legs and then Marek Heinz set up Baros only for Van der Sar to pull off a terrific one-handed save.

Robben's withdrawal seemed to hand the initiative to the Czechs and they got an equaliser when Koller chested a deep cross into the bath of Baros and he lashed home a half-volley.

The Dutch were reduced to 10 men when Heitinga was harshly adjudged to have brought down Pavel Nedved and was shown a second yellow card.

Nedved was inches away from supplying a suitable finish to the game when his 35-yard shot came back off the bar.

And with two minutes to go Heinz fired in a low shot that Van der Sar did well to save, but Poborsky was first to the rebound and he squared for Smicer to tap in.
KEY MOMENTS
3 mins: Holland take the lead through a Bouma header
19 mins: The Dutch double their lead through Van Nistelrooy
23 mins: Koller pulls one back for the Czechs
42 mins: Davids' shot comes back off the post
71 mins: Baros grabs a stunning equaliser after being set up by Koller
75 mins: Heitinga is sent-off for a second yellow card
88 mins: Smicer scores a dramatic winner for the Czechs


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Holland: Van der Sar, Heitinga, Stam, Bouma, Van Bronckhorst, Seedorf, Cocu, Davids, Van der Meyde, van Nistelrooy, Robben. Subs: Westerveld, Waterreus, Reiziger, Kluivert, Van der Vaart, Bosvelt, de Boer, Makaay, Overmars, Sneijder, Van Hooijdonk, Zenden.

Czech Republic: Cech, Grygera, Ujfalusi, Jiranek, Jankulovski, Galasek, Poborsky, Rosicky, Nedved, Baros, Koller. Subs: Blazek, Kinsky, Mares, Smicer, Lokvenc, Vachousek, Hubschman, Heinz, Tyce, Plasil, Rozehnal.

Referee: Manuel Enrique Mejuto Gonzalez (Spain).

19th June 2004 05:37 PM
Strange_Stray_Cat
quote:
stewed & Keefed wrote:
Holland 2-3 Czech Rep



Now I'm all depressed. Holland's gone from the Euro'04. Wednesday against Latvia will be our funeral....

Angie



[Edited by Strange_Stray_Cat]
19th June 2004 06:34 PM
F505 Robben's withdrawal was the limit. With Dick Advocaat (Dick Lawyer in English) we will never win anything!!!
Any suggestions for a new coach??
20th June 2004 05:28 AM
stewed & Keefed Russia v Greece

GROUP A

Venue: Estadio Algarve, Faro/Loulé
Date/time: Sun, 20 June, 1945 BST
Referee: Gilles Veissiere (France)




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TEAM NEWS
Giorgos Georgiadis and Vassilis Tsartas are likely to replace Stelios Giannakopoulos and Giorgos Karagounis as Greece juggle their resources.

Giannakopoulos has a pulled muscle while Karagounis is suspended.

For Russia, goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeyev is set to replace Sergei Ovchinnikov, while Roman Sharonov will come in for captain Alexei Smertin.

Smertin picked up a second yellow card against Portugal, while Ovchinnikov was sent off in the same game.




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[Edited by stewed & Keefed]
20th June 2004 05:32 AM
stewed & Keefed Spain v Portugal

GROUP A

Venue: Jose Alvalade stadium, Lisbon
Date/time: Sun, 20 June, 1945 BST
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)


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TEAM NEWS
Portugal boss Luis Felipe Scolari has no injury concerns ahead of the Euro 2004 hosts' clash with Spain on Sunday.

Scolari dropped Rui Costa and Fernando Couto for the Russia game but the Brazilian has not given anything away about the team that will face Spain.

Spain coach Inaki Saez has brought in Fernando Torres up front, Joaquin Sanchez on the wing and Juanito Gutierrez in defence.

Left-back Raul Bravo is fit, while Xabi Alonso replaces Ruben Baraja.


Portugal (Probable): Ricardo, Miguel, Jorge Andrade, Ricardo Carvalho, Nuno Valente, Maniche, Costinha, Luis Figo, Deco, Simao Sabrosa, Pauleta.

Spain (Probable): Casillas, Puyol, Gutierrez, Helguera, Bravo, Albelda, Alonso, Sanchez, Raul, Rodriguez, Torres.




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20th June 2004 06:39 AM
Moonisup it was a great game!!!! WE lost because our coach took Robben out of the game, the whole team got crazy after that.
Goodbye Euro 2004
20th June 2004 11:44 AM
Fabio Hot Stuff Holland 2-3 Czech Rep
This is probabily the best match ever seen in euro 04!!!
Wonderfull match, I'm so sorry with the orange...
20th June 2004 04:55 PM
Strange_Stray_Cat
quote:
Moonisup wrote:
it was a great game!!!! WE lost because our coach took Robben out of the game, the whole team got crazy after that.
Goodbye Euro 2004



The Dutch are gone. Long live Latvia!!
20th June 2004 05:01 PM
shakedhandswithkeith
quote:
Strange_Stray_Cat wrote:


The Dutch are gone. Long live Latvia!!



be cool, or do you really think that we (germany) win against Tschechien??

Your job ist to beat Lativa.
20th June 2004 05:03 PM
Strange_Stray_Cat
quote:
shakedhandswithkeith wrote:


be cool, or do you really think that we (germany) win against Tschechien??

Your job ist to beat Lativa.



The Chech won't use their best players, but let them rest.
20th June 2004 06:15 PM
Monkey Woman Spain 0-1 Portugal!

Ouch! One of the "big names" is out!
20th June 2004 07:02 PM
stewed & Keefed Spain 0-1 Portugal



Nuno Gomes scored the goal that sent hosts Portugal through to the quarter-finals and Spain crashing out.
Half-time substitute Gomes turned superbly to strike from 20 yards to give Portugal their first win over Spain since 1981.

Spain rallied after Gomes scored, with Raul and Helguera going desperately close to a saving equaliser.

But defeat to their fierce rivals ended their tournament, with Greece going through having scored more goals.


Portugal's plight forced them to set the pace but the busiest man in the early exchanges was referee Anders Frisk, who showed yellow cards to Portugal's Pauleta and Spain's David Albelda.

Neither side was able to relax into their football, although Deco showed some delightful, subtle touches as he tried to spark the hosts into life.



But on 15 minutes, both sides created a chance within seconds of one another.

First Vicente whipped in a vicious cross that Raul just failed to get to, and Portugal swept to the other end where Cristiano Ronaldo's cross fell to Luis Figo whose shot was blocked by Ivan Helguera.

Figo's sublime skills then created space for Costinha to spring forward and test Iker Casillas with a thumping drive.

Ronaldo was in mercurial mood and his footwork mesmerised Vicente before pulling the ball back for Figo whose shot was blocked.




But Ronaldo neglected his defensive duties on 35 minutes, allowing Vicente to run on and deliver a cross which found Raul but his heavy first touch allowed Nuno Valente to get in a challenge.

Portugal continued to work the flanks effectively but given their need for a win, it was strange they failed to get enough men into the Spanish penalty area, and for all their decorative approach play, they failed to seriously threaten the Spanish goal.


At the other end, Fernando Torres rose highest to bullet a header over the bar from Vicente's corner.

On the stroke of half-time, Ronaldo bravely met Figo's cross just before the stranded Casillas but his header went agonisingly wide.

Portugal made an interval change with Nuno Gomes replacing Pauleta, and yet their approach remained strangely muted.



Andrade's foul on Torres gave Albelda a chance from 27 yards out, only for his shot to deflect wide off team-mate Raul.

The hosts seemed content to wait for something to happen, but in the 57th minute they produced the moment of magic the nation was hoping for.

Figo's beautifully crafted flick found Nuno Gomes in space and he worked the ball on to his right foot to bury a 20-yard shot into the bottom right-hand corner of the Spanish goal.

Realising they were heading out of the tournament, Spain responded strongly, with Raul heading over after Portugal keeper Ricardo missed Vicente's cross.


Torres then failed to hit the target when Xabi Alonso played him through with only Ricardo to beat.




Casillas twice kept their hopes alive, first going full-length to palm away Figo's free-kick, and then parrying Costinha's header from the resulting corner.

Spain pushed again, with substitute Luque lobbing Ricardo only for Carvalho to head clear, and then Helguera bounced a header on top of the bar.

But Portugal held on to kick off a massive party in the host nation, and leave Spain to ponder yet another premature exit from a major tournament.
KEY MOMENTS
41 mins: Torres heads over the Portuguese bar
57 mins: Nuno Gomes puts Portugal ahead
62 mins: Raul spurns a good chance for Spain
78 mins: Helguera bounces a header on top of the bar



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Spain: Casillas, Puyol, Juanito (Morientes 81), Helguera, Bravo, Joaquin (Luque 72), Alonso, Albelda (Baraja 66), Vicente, Raul, Torres.
Subs Not Used: Canizares, Aranzubia, Capdevila, Gabri, Etxeberria, Cesar, Xavi, Valeron.

Booked: Albelda, Juanito, Puyol.

Portugal: Ricardo, Miguel, Andrade, Ricardo Carvalho, Nuno Valente, Costinha, Figo (Petit 78), Maniche, Deco, Ronaldo (Couto 85), Pauleta (Nuno Gomes 45).
Subs Not Used: Quim, Moreira, Paulo Ferreira, Rui Jorge, Rui Costa, Simao, Beto, Tiago, Postiga.

Booked: Pauleta, Nuno Gomes.

Attendance: 47,491

Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden).



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20th June 2004 07:04 PM
stewed & Keefed Russia 2-1 Greece



Surprise package Greece scraped through to the last eight of Euro 2004 despite being beaten by Russia.
Greece needed just a point to progress but got off to the worst possible start when an error allowed Dmitri Kirichenko to steer a shot home after 68 seconds.

It was the quickest goal in the history of the competition, and Dmitri Bulykin then made it two with a bullet header.

But a chipped Zisis Vryzas goal for Greece meant they went through ahead of Group A rivals Spain on goals scored.


Greece made a nervous start to the match and they hardly had time to settle before Russia went ahead with the first attack.



Greek defender Costas Katsouranis failed to clear with a wild swing at the ball and Russia's Kirichenko pounced to poke home a powerful shot.

Russia had only pride to play for after losses to Spain and Portugal had ensured their elimination, but Georgy Yartsev's team showed a confidence and freedom they could have done with earlier in the competition.

And they stunned Greece by adding a second when Dmitri Bulykin charged to the near post and firmly headed a corner past keeper Antonis Nikopolidis.

Angelos Basinas forced a smart save from Russia keeper Vyacheslav Malafeev but the solidity and quality which had put Greece on the brink of qualification was nowhere to be seen.



They should have gone three behind when left-footed Andrei Kariaka was allowed a clear shot on goal from 15 yards only to blaze over with his weaker right foot.

Almost immediately, Greek striker Angelos Charisteas side-footed comfortably high but his blushes were spared when his side pulled one back through Vryzas.

He held off a Russian defender before impressively chipping over the advancing Malafeev to score the goal which ultimately sent Greece through.



The second half did not start in such an open manner as an end-to-end first and Greece were more disciplined and determined after the break.


Sychev had a long-range shot saved by keeper Nikopolidis but Greece were more assured as they held Russia at bay.




Indeed, Greece almost levelled when a Vassilios Tsiartas well-struck and curling free-kick was excellently saved by the impressive Malafeev.

Kirichenko almost slid in to score for Russia but Greece held on to reach the quarter-finals for the first time in their history and set up a tie with the winner of Group B.
KEY MOMENTS
2 mins: Kirichenko powers Russia ahead
18 mins: Bulykin heads Russia further ahead
44 mins: Vrysaz pulls one back for Greece



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Russia: Malafeev, Aniukov, Sharonov (Sennikov 56), Bugaev, Evseev, Gusev, Radimov, Kariaka, Alenitchev, Bulykin (Sychev 45), Kirichenko.
Subs Not Used: Akinfeev, Semshov, Izmailov, Kerzhakov, Bystrov, Loskov, Aldonin.

Booked: Sharonov, Aniukov, Kariaka, Alenitchev, Radimov, Malafeev.

Greece: Nikopolidis, Seitaridis, Kapsis, Dellas, Venetidis (Fissas 89), Charisteas, Zagorakis, Basinas (Tsiartas 42), Papadopoulos (Nikolaidis 69), Katsouranis, Vryzas.
Subs Not Used: Chalkias, Katergiannakis, Dabizas, Giannakopoulos, Kafes, Georgiadis, Goumas, Lakis.

Booked: Vryzas, Dellas.

Attendance: 25,000

Referee: Gilles Veissiere (France).



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20th June 2004 07:06 PM
stewed & Keefed Group A


PORTUGAL 6
GREECE 4
Spain 4
Russia 3

Portugal through as group winners.
Greece qualify in second place, by virtue of scoring more goals than Spain.




[Edited by stewed & Keefed]
21st June 2004 12:38 PM
stewed & Keefed Croatia v England

GROUP B

Venue: Estadio Da Luz, Lisbon
Date/time: Mon, 21 June, 1945 BST
Referee: Pierluigi Collina (Italy)




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TEAM NEWS
Croatia are boosted by the news that skipper Boris Zivkovic is fit again after missing the game against France.

Igor Tudor could move to a defensive midfield role, with Zivkovic, Dario Simic and Robert Kovac forming a three-man defence.

England's Owen Hargreaves has recovered from a stomach upset, and Paul Scholes, Sol Campbell and Steven Gerrard are also available after slight knocks.

England will include four players who are one yellow card away from a ban.




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Croatia (probable): Butina, Simic, Robert Kovac, Simunic, Tudor, Bjelica, Rosso, Nico Kovac, Rapaic, Prso, Sokota

England (probable): James, Neville, Terry, Campbell, Cole, Beckham, Lampard, Gerrard, Scholes, Rooney, Owen


21st June 2004 12:40 PM
stewed & Keefed Switzerland v France

GROUP B

Venue: Coimbra stadium, Coimbra City
Date/time: Mon, 21 June, 1945 BST
Referee: Lubos Michel (Slovakia)




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TEAM NEWS
Switzerland could be without striker Alexander Frei, who is facing Uefa disciplinary proceedings for allegedly spitting at England's Steven Gerrard.

Defender Bernt Haas will definitely miss the game as he is suspended.

France could recall the fit-again Claude Makelele along with Robert Pires and Bixente Lizarazu.

Olivier Dacourt and Sylvain Wiltord are likely to make way in midfield, with either Mikael Silvestre or Marcel Desailly losing their place in defence.




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Switzerland (possible): Stiel, Spycher, Murat Yakin, Henchoz, Muller, Huggel, Celestini, Hakan Yakin, Wicky, Chapuisat, Frei or Vonlanthen.

France (probable): Barthez; Gallas, Thuram, Desailly (or Silvestre), Lizarazu, Pires, Vieira, Makelele, Zidane, Henry, Trezeguet.



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21st June 2004 12:48 PM
jb Did Israel field a team?
21st June 2004 12:58 PM
Angiegirl They did, they just didn't qualify.



[Edited by Angiegirl]
21st June 2004 01:01 PM
jb
quote:
Angiegirl wrote:
They did, they just didn't qualify.

Thanks....I think they are betterin basketball...
21st June 2004 04:45 PM
marko Finally EX game from England.
21st June 2004 04:53 PM
Strange_Stray_Cat
quote:
marko wrote:
Finally EX game from England.



Where is Finland. I would like to know that.
21st June 2004 05:24 PM
Jumacfly Quarters finals:

Portugal / England
France / Greece

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