Match statistics

FranceGreece

Goals scored0
1
Attempts on target4
 
5
Attempts off target6
 
0
Corners3
 
3
Fouls committed23
 
14
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • 90+3
    Henry (France) is flagged for offside.
  • 90+2
    Gallas (France) is penalised for a foul on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 90+1
    Lizarazu (France) misses the target.
    The left-back gets two chances to shoot inside the area. The first one is blocked by Seitaridis and the second goes high and wide.
  • 90+1
    Lizarazu (France) has a shot blocked.
  • 87
    Henry (France) misses the target.
    Incredible. Henry finds himself unmarked in the Greek penalty area but his free header, from Gallas's cross, grazes the post. Greece can breathe a huge sigh of relief.
  • Yellow Card
    86
    Saha (France) is shown a yellow card.
    The forward's challenge is late as Karagounis tries to break.
  • 86
    Saha (France) is penalised for a foul on Karagounis (Greece).
  • Substitution
    85
    Tsiartas (in) - Basinas (out) (Greece)
    The influential AEK Athens player enters the game with five minutes remaining - unless France equalise and there is extra-time.
  • 84
    Gallas (France) is penalised for a foul on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 82
    Lizarazu (France) is penalised for a foul on Lakis (Greece).
  • 82
    Dellas (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Henry (France).
  • 81
    Saha (France) is penalised for a foul on Fyssas (Greece).
  • Substitution
    79
    Rothen (in) - Pirès (out) (France)
    France's final change as the AS Monaco FC midfield player comes on.
  • 76
    Nikopolidis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 76
    Henry (France) has an effort on goal.
    Henry twists and turns on the edge of the area but again the shot lacks the speed to beat Nikopolidis, who makes another comfortable save.
  • 75
    Makelele (France) is penalised for a foul on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 75
    Nikopolidis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 75
    Saha (France) has an effort on goal.
    Saha, who has looked lively, beats three Greek defenders and bursts into the penalty area, but does not get enough power behind his shot to beat Nikopolidis. A good chance for the holders.
  • 74
    Makelele (France) is penalised for a foul on Katsouranis (Greece).
  • 73
    Zagorakis (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Pirès (France).
  • Substitution
    72
    Saha (in) - Trezeguet (out) (France)
  • Substitution
    72
    Wiltord (in) - Dacourt (out) (France)
    A double substitution by Santini with Saha replacing Trezeguet and Wiltord coming on for the more defensive Dacourt.
  • 70
    Charisteas (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 67
    Dacourt (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Karagounis (Greece).
  • Goal
    65
    Charisteas (Greece) scores!
    A great goal by Greece. Zagorakis storms down the right, flicks the ball over Lizarazu and sends in a perfect cross which an unmarked Charisteas heads past Barthez and into the top right-hand corner.
  • 64
    Nikopolidis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 64
    Henry (France) has an effort on goal.
    A swift turn by the striker who loses two defenders in the move. His low, bouncing shot, however, is saved by the Greek No1.
  • 63
    Zagorakis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirès (France).
  • 61
    Makelele (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Karagounis (Greece).
  • Substitution
    61
    Lakis (in) - Nikolaidis (out) (Greece)
    The striker has looked a bit tired in the second half and the AEK Athens FC player comes on in his place.
  • 60
    Henry (France) misses the target.
    A hopeful effort by the Arsenal striker and it flies well wide.
  • 60
    Zagorakis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirès (France).
  • 60
    Kapsis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Trezeguet (France).
  • 58
    Gallas (France) misses the target.
    A surprise run by the right-back into the area and he is only denied by a late, but fair, challenge from Zagorakis.
  • 58
    Zidane (France) delivers the corner.
    France have upped the tempo now. Pires and Henry combine down the right and the latter's perfectly-weighted cross is headed away from almost under the crossbar by Kapsis with Trezeguet putting him under pressure.
  • 57
    Zidane (France) delivers the corner.
    Lizarazu sets out on a mazy run and nutmegs Katsouranis on his way into the area but is in the end stopped by two Greece defenders in the area.
  • 56
    Dacourt (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nikolaidis (Greece).
  • 53
    Lizarazu (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Charisteas (Greece).
    A wild, speculative effort from Basinas ends up in the stands.
  • 52
    Lizarazu (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nikolaidis (Greece).
  • 51
    Basinas (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Makelele (France).
  • Yellow Card
    50
    Zagorakis (Greece) is booked.
    A foul from behind sees the Greece midfield player cautioned.
  • 50
    Zagorakis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirès (France).
  • 50
    Katsouranis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Dacourt (France).
  • 49
    Henry (France) misses the target.
    A good chance for France. Henry reacts first to a long ball into the Greek penalty area and shoots acrobatically but his effort whistles just past the post.
  • 49
    Seitaridis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Henry (France).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Greece kick off the second half.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • Yellow Card
    44
    Zidane (France) is booked.
    Anders Frisk books the French playmaker as he catches Karagounis from behind.
  • 44
    Zidane (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 44
    Nikopolidis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 43
    Henry (France) has an effort on goal.
  • 38
    Basinas (Greece) delivers the corner.
    Greece have two corners in quick succession but poor deliveries mean that they come to nothing.
  • 37
    Karagounis (Greece) delivers the corner.
  • 37
    Barthez (France) makes a save.
  • 37
    Fyssas (Greece) has an effort on goal.
    Fyssas controls the ball on his chest and forces a good save from Barthez with a long-range volley.
  • 36
    Lizarazu (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Charisteas (Greece).
  • 33
    Lizarazu (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Charisteas (Greece).
    Karagounis delivers a dangerous cross which Silvestre does well to head clear.
  • 33
    Trezeguet (France) is penalised for a foul on Dellas (Greece).
  • 32
    Pirès (France) is penalised for a foul on Dellas (Greece).
  • 31
    Zidane (France) takes the corner.
    An inswinging corner by the Real Madrid CF midfield player, but Dellas can clear with a commanding header.
  • 28
    Barthez (France) makes a save.
    Charisteas wins a corner by putting Lizarazu under pressure but Karagounis's effort is low and weak. Zidane can clear, but the ball comes back and Katsouranis tests Barthez with a volley from just inside the area, which the French goalkeeper can save thanks to his good positioning.
  • 27
    Katsouranis (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • 27
    Karagounis (Greece) takes the corner.
  • 25
    Henry (France) misses the target.
    Great play by France. Zidane sends Lizarazu clear down the left and the defender crosses for Henry, who beats Seitaridis in the air but cannot steer his powerful header on goal.
  • 21
    Thuram (France) is penalised for a foul on Nikolaidis (Greece).
  • 19
    Basinas (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Makelele (France).
  • 16
    Dacourt (France) is penalised for a foul on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 15
    Barthez (France) makes a save.
  • 15
    Katsouranis (Greece) has an effort on goal.
    Greece are only centimetres away from taking the lead. Karagounis swings in a free-kick which Lizarazu and Katsouranis combine to steer towards the French goal and Barthez needs the help of his post to stop the ball on the goalline.
  • 14
    Dacourt (France) is penalised for a foul on Nikolaidis (Greece).
  • 14
    Barthez (France) makes a save.
  • 14
    Nikolaidis (Greece) has an effort on goal.
    Clever play by the Greeks as Charisteas tees up Nikolaidis but the Club Atlético de Madrid striker's stinging effort is saved by Barthez, who is well placed.
  • 10
    Zidane (France) is penalised for a foul on Karagounis (Greece).
  • 9
    Dacourt (France) is penalised for a foul on Nikolaidis (Greece).
    The midfield player's set-piece is overhit and Fabien Barthez can make his first save of the game. An easy one.
  • 8
    Zidane (France) is penalised for a foul on Dellas (Greece).
  • Yellow Card
    6
    Karagounis (Greece) is cautioned by the referee.
    The Greece midfield player, who has just returned from suspension, is cautioned after catching the French playmaker.
  • 6
    Karagounis (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Zidane (France).
  • 4
    Charisteas (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Silvestre (France).
  • 2
    Zagorakis (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Pirès (France).
  • 1
    Nikolaidis (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Thuram (France).
    A positive start by Greece as Angelos Charisteas heads on for Themistoklis Nikolaidis but the forward fouls the French full-back inside the penalty area.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    France get the game under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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