The Showgrounds - Sligo 09/09/2013 - 20:45CET (19:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group 6

Republic of Ireland - Germany
0-4
 

Republic of Ireland - Germany 0-4 - 09/09/2013 - Match page - Under-21 2015

The official website for European football

Volland double helps Germany punish Ireland

Published: Monday 9 September 2013, 23.45CET
Republic of Ireland 0-4 Germany
A pair of Kevin Volland goals in Sligo helped secure a second comfortable Group 10 win in four days for Horst Hrubesch's men.
by Gerry McDermott
from The Showgrounds
Volland double helps Germany punish Ireland
Kevin Volland celebrates after scoring against the Republic of Ireland ©Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Republic of Ireland
Germany

0

Goals scored

4

11

Total attempts

23

7

on target

9

4

off target

8

0

blocked

6

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

8

3

Offsides

0

2

Yellow cards

2

1

Red Cards

0

11

Fouls committed

7

7

Fouls suffered

9

Lineups

Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Germany

Germany

1McCarey (GK)12ter Stegen (GK)
2Harriman2Rüdiger
3McGinty5Mustafi
4O'Connor8Goretzka
5Duffy (C)9Volland (C)
22
24
6Doherty10Leitner
12
74
7Forde
46
13Durm
82
8Carruthers
45+1
61
15Vitzthum
11
9O'Brien
82
18Schulz
10Murray19Younes
66
11Reilly
78
21J. Hofmann
46

Substitutes

16McDermott (GK)1Leno (GK)
12Dunne3Plattenhardt
13Burke
82
7Bittencourt
46
14Smith
46
14Da Costa
15Shaughnessy16Knoche
74
17B. McNamee17P. Hofmann
66
83
18Grealish
78
22Özkan Yıldırım

Coaches

Noel King (IRL)
Horst Hrubesch (GER)

Referee

Domagoj Vučkov (CRO)

Standings

  
Published: Monday 9 September 2013, 23.45CET

Volland double helps Germany punish Ireland

Republic of Ireland 0-4 Germany
A pair of Kevin Volland goals in Sligo helped secure a second comfortable Group 10 win in four days for Horst Hrubesch's men.

Kevin Volland struck twice in three first-half minutes to take the wind out of Irish sails as Germany cruised to another comfortable Group 10 win in Sligo.

Already ahead through Moritz Leitner, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim forward Volland struck in the 22nd and 24th minutes to put the visitors well in command. Samir Carruthers was dismissed after the break for the hosts before Philipp Hofmann rounded off a second simple win in four days for Horst Hrubesch's charges.

With Ireland themselves coming off a big win in the Faroe Islands things were not expected to be easy for the visitors, but the hosts gave Germany a generous hand. On 12 minutes Leitner collected a clearance 25 metres from goal before zipping off a shot which keeper Aaron McCarey allowed to slip under his body.

A defensive mix-up presented the visitors with a second as Anthony O'Connor sliced an attempted clearance over the outrushing McCarey which allowed Volland to head his first into an empty goal. Moments later Amin Younes' trickery on the left bought him enough room to whip in a cross which the No9 met at the front post and guided into the net with a precise header.

Carruthers's second yellow on 61 minutes triggered further intense pressure on the home goal, and Germany got the fourth their dominance deserved on 83 minutes when substitute Hofmann hammered a low shot into the net, securing an early three-point lead in the section for his side.

Last updated: 05/06/15 9.34CET

Related information

Player profiles
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/under21/season=2015/matches/round=2000412/match=2011498/postmatch/report/index.html#germany+punish+ireland

 
  • © 1998-2015 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA European Under-21 Championship logo and trophy are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.