Match statistics

GermanyGreece

Goals scored4
 
2
Possession (%)66
 
34
Total attempts24
 
9
Attempts on target14
 
5
Attempts off target10
 
4
Attempts blocked2
 
0
Attempts against woodwork0
 
0
Corners10
 
1
Offsides5
 
2
Yellow cards0
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed9
 
10
Fouls suffered10
 
7

Standings

Matches

21 June 2012

22 June 2012

23 June 2012

24 June 2012

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Germany reach the semi-finals with a dynamic attacking display here in Gdansk to put Greece to the sword. Goals from Philipp Lahm, Sami Khedira, Miroslav Klose, and Marco Reus brought Germany their 15th straight competitive win - an all-time German national record.
  • 90+2
    Liberopoulos (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Boateng (Germany).
  • 90+1
    Götze (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Fotakis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Götze (Germany).
  • Goal
    89
    Salpingidis (Greece) scores from the penalty spot.
    Greece end their tournament on a high note as the forward sends Manuel Neuer the wrong way, burying his penalty in the bottom right corner.
  • 88
    Boateng (Germany) fouls.
    Vassilis Torossidis hits a shot that bounces away off the arm of the FC Bayern München defender.
  • 88
    Fotakis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Gomez (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Papastathopoulos (Greece).
  • 87
    K. Papadopoulos (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 87
    Özil (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Salpingidis (Greece).
  • 85
    Sifakis (Greece) makes a save.
    The keeper gets behind the effort, but cannot hold onto the ball initially. He dives and gathers it up at the second attempt before the German forwards can take advantage.
  • 85
    Özil (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 83
    Neuer (Germany) makes a save.
  • 83
    Fotakis (Greece) has an effort on goal.
    An effort is fired at the German goal from distance, but a touch by a defender takes some pace off the ball and Manuel Neuer gathers comfortably.
  • 81
    Sifakis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Gomez (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 81
    Sifakis (Greece) makes a save.
    Mesut Özil dances past a couple of Greek challenges and, slightly off-balance, hits a lot shot with his right foot. Michalis Sifakis spills the ball, but just about does enough.
  • 81
    Özil (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 80
    Hummels (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 80
    Fotakis (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Khedira (Germany).
  • Substitution
    80
    Götze (in) - Reus (out) (Germany)
  • Substitution
    80
    Gomez (in) - Klose (out) (Germany)
    On comes Mario Gomez, hoping to add to his three-goal tournament tally in the final ten minute or so here.
  • 79
    Samaras (Greece) misses the target.
  • 77
    Khedira (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 77
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Fotakis (Greece).
  • 76
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    75
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) is shown a yellow card.
  • 75
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Özil (Germany).
  • Goal
    74
    Reus (Germany) scores!
    Germany break and profit. Miroslav Klose latches onto Mesut Özil's through pass, forcing Michalis Sifakis into a save, but the ball breaks back to Marco Reus who crashes it in off the crossbar.
  • 74
    Sifakis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 74
    Klose (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 73
    Liberopoulos (Greece) misses the target.
    An effort from distance is sent a long way over the bar. It was a desperate effort as the Greeks strive to get back into the game.
  • 72
    Özil (Germany) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    72
    Liberopoulos (in) - Makos (out) (Greece)
  • 71
    T. Müller (Germany) misses the target.
    The effort from range takes a deflection and Germany have another corner.
  • 71
    Neuer (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 70
    Samaras (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Boateng (Germany).
  • 70
    Katsouranis (Greece) blocks a shot.
  • 70
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 69
    Özil (Germany) takes the corner.
  • 69
    Sifakis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 69
    Klose (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Moments after scoring the forward almost adds another. Germany carve Greece apart but Thomas Müller is tackled in the area, the ball falling to the S.S. Lazio man, whose shot is well saved.
  • Goal
    68
    Klose (Germany) scores!
    Miroslav Klose heads in with relative ease at the near post from Mesut Özil's delivery from the free-kick on the right flank. He reaches the ball before Kyriakos Papadopoulos and goalkeeper Michalis Sifakis to put the ball into a virtually unguarded net.
  • 68
    Özil (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    67
    T. Müller (in) - Schürrle (out) (Germany)
  • 67
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) is penalised for a foul on Özil (Germany).
  • 66
    K. Papadopoulos (Greece) misses the target.
    The deep corner finds a man, but he was too far out to get much power or direction on his header, and it drops over.
  • 66
    Fotakis (Greece) takes the corner.
  • 65
    Samaras (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 64
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) is penalised for a foul on Papastathopoulos (Greece).
  • 64
    K. Papadopoulos (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 64
    Klose (Germany) is flagged for offside.
  • 63
    Gekas (Greece) misses the target.
    Greece respond immediately, as Vassilis Torossidis tricks his way to the edge of the German area and plays across to the substitute whose first touch makes space but he fires over the bar from an excellent position.
  • Goal
    61
    Khedira (Germany) scores!
    A terrific volley from the Real Madrid CF midfielder restores the German lead. Jérôme Boateng's cross picks out Khedira's late run to the middle of the area and the thumping connection is past Michalis Sifakis in a flash.
  • 60
    Schürrle (Germany) misses the target.
  • 58
    Sifakis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 58
    Klose (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Salpingidis (Greece).
  • 57
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • Goal
    55
    Samaras (Greece) scores!
    Dimitris Salpingidis bursts down the right to latch onto Fanis Gekas' clipped ball forward as Greece counterattack. His sumptuous low cross to the far post finds Giorgos Samaras, who bundles the ball in.
  • 54
    Lahm (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 54
    Salpingidis (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 54
    Badstuber (Germany) misses the target.
  • 54
    Özil (Germany) delivers the corner.
    Giannis Maniatis hammers behind to prevent a dangerous low pass from finding Marco Reus. Holger Badstuber's header flies over, however.
  • 51
    Neuer (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 50
    Gekas (Greece) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 50
    Fotakis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 50
    Schürrle (Germany) fouls.
  • 50
    Özil (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 49
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Reus (Germany).
  • 48
    Özil (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    46
    Gekas (in) - Ninis (out) (Greece)
  • Substitution
    46
    Fotakis (in) - Tzavellas (out) (Greece)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Germany get us under way again, and they are in a commanding position. Can they add another goal?
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+3
    Schweinsteiger (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 45+3
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Klose (Germany).
  • 45+2
    Schürrle (Germany) misses the target.
    André Schürrle comes close again, cutting onto his right and curling an effort just past the post and into the side netting.
  • 45
    Özil (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 44
    Schürrle (Germany) misses the target.
    André Schürrle again cuts in from the left, but his effort is well blocked by Vassilis Torossidis, and the ball bounces wide of the right post.
  • 43
    Sifakis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 43
    Klose (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Goal
    39
    Lahm (Germany) scores!
    The captain steps up for his team, beating Michalis Sifakis to the keeper's left with a wickedly swerving effort from the edge of the area after darting off the left flank.
  • 38
    Torossidis (Greece) blocks a shot.
  • 38
    Schürrle (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 37
    Sifakis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Özil (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Katsouranis (Greece).
  • 36
    Özil (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 36
    Schürrle (Germany) misses the target.
  • 36
    Sifakis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 36
    Khedira (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Another effort is repelled by Michalis Sifakis. Mesut Özil tricks his way into the area on the left before laying back to his Real Madrid CF team-mate who drills low, but the keeper is down to his right to scoop the ball away from goal.
  • 35
    Özil (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 33
    Schürrle (Germany) misses the target.
    André Schürrle attempts his trademark move and cuts in from the left wing onto his right foot, but his effort at finding the bottom right corner goes awry.
  • 32
    Neuer (Germany) makes a save.
    Good play from the industrious Giorgos Samaras picks out Sotiris Ninis on the right, who cuts inside and hits a tricky low left-footed effort, but Manuel Neuer gets down well to his right.
  • 32
    Ninis (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • 28
    Papastathopoulos (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 27
    Reus (Germany) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Papastathopoulos (Greece).
  • 26
    Hummels (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 26
    Salpingidis (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Schweinsteiger (Germany).
  • 25
    Reus (Germany) misses the target.
    Marco Reus then find himself in a glorious position at the back post, as a Germany ball is helped on, but his fierce half-volley swerves wide of the right upright.
  • 24
    Özil (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 24
    Sifakis (Greece) makes a save.
  • 24
    Reus (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Mesut Özil drifts down the right once again, pulling back to the forward on the edge of the area who drills low to the near post but Michalis Sifakis scrambles the ball behind.
  • 23
    Özil (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 23
    Sifakis (Greece) makes a save.
    Marco Reus does magnificently, playing a clever one-two with Miroslav Klose in the box, before laying off for Mesut Özil. Özil's low effort is well blocked by Michalis Sifakis, however.
  • 23
    Özil (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    14
    Samaras (Greece) is shown a yellow card.
    Giorgos Samaras fouls Bastian Schweinsteiger after the German midfielder releases his pass, earning a yellow.
  • 14
    Özil (Germany) takes the free-kick.
  • 13
    Samaras (Greece) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Khedira (Germany).
  • 12
    Reus (Germany) misses the target.
    The ball didn't sit up well for the forward after he took his first touch, and his shot is sliced wide of the left post from just inside the box.
  • 8
    Neuer (Germany) makes a save.
    Grigoris Makos has an early sighter, swinging his left foot at a bobbling ball from outside the box. It bounces harmlessly into the arms of Manuel Neuer.
  • 8
    Makos (Greece) has an effort on goal.
  • 7
    Khedira (Germany) misses the target.
    Sami Khedira has another effort from range - clearly looking to take advantage of the Greek keeper's nerves at the start of this one. The shot flies well over, however.
  • 6
    Sifakis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 4
    Schürrle (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 4
    Sifakis (Greece) makes a save.
    Michalis Sifakis makes a nervy start, spilling Sami Khedira's firm low effort out at the feet of oncoming German forwards - fortunately for Greece, the threatening Germans had strayed offside.
  • 4
    Khedira (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 2
    Sifakis (Greece) takes the free-kick.
  • 1
    Klose (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Greece kick-off this exciting match, dreaming of going one step closer to repeating their UEFA EURO 2004 feat.

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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