Match statistics

GermanyItaly

Goals scored2
 
1
Yellow cards0
1
Red cards0
 
0
Goal attempts21
 
4
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners12
 
1
Fouls committed8
 
6

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Wayne Harrison, Reporter, Lahti Stadium: Germany are through to the semi-final where they will play either Norway or Sweden, who meet in the last quarter-final later this evening in Helsinki. Inka Grings was the matchwinner with two goals but Patrizia Panico could have emulated that feat but for a last-gasp save from Nadine Angerer that saved Germany from being taken to extra time.
  • 90+2'
    Müller (Germany) fouls.
  • 90+1'
    Panico (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    Nadine Angerer produces a superb save to keep out Patrizia Panico's diving header at the near post and prevent Italy from forcing extra time.
  • 90'
    Behringer (Germany) is flagged for offside.
  • 90'
    Müller (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    87'
    Fuselli (in) - Pini (out) (Italy)
  • 87'
    Panico (Italy) commits a foul after challenging Krahn (Germany).
  • 86'
    Grings (Germany) fouls.
  • 85'
    D'Adda (Italy) commits a foul after challenging Garefrekes (Germany).
  • 84'
    Panico (Italy) is flagged for offside.
  • Substitution
    83'
    Müller (in) - Prinz (out) (Germany)
  • Substitution
    82'
    Zorri (in) - Carissimi (out) (Italy)
    Tatiana Zorri, the scorer of Italy's second goal against Russia on Monday, comes on for the closing stages.
  • 79'
    Laudehr (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Simone Laudehr fires Melanie Behringer's low corner wide of the post.
  • 79'
    Behringer (Germany) takes the corner.
  • 79'
    Grings (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Inka Grings must be wondering what it is she has to do to complete her hat-trick as Anna Maria Picarelli once again denies the Germany No8 with an acrobatic save.
  • 76'
    Grings (Germany) commits a foul after challenging Schiavi (Italy).
  • 74'
    Grings (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Inka Grings is clearly intent on putting this game to bed and claiming her hat-trick in the process, the striker this time cutting inside from the right and firing straight at Anna Maria Picarelli.
  • 72'
    Kulig (Germany) fouls.
  • 71'
    Peter (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 71'
    Bresonik (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 71'
    Bresonik (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 68'
    Prinz (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Birgit Prinz bursts through and fires in a shot which Anna Maria Picarelli dives to her left and beats out.
  • 68'
    Prinz (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 67'
    Kulig (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 66'
    Bresonik (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 66'
    Grings (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Inka Grings immediately sets about restoring Germany's two-goal lead with a powerful strike which Anna Maria Picarelli helps over the crossbar.
  • Goal
    63'
    Panico (Italy) scores!
    Italy have a lifeline. Melania Gabbiadini slides the ball down the right and Patrizia Panico does remarkably well to cut inside Babett Peter and fire past the helpless Nadine Angerer, who picks the ball out of the net for just the second time in the final tournament.
  • 58'
    Carissimi (Italy) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Laudehr (Germany).
  • 54'
    Tuttino (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 54'
    Krahn (Germany) fouls.
  • 51'
    Panico (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 47'
    Grings (Germany) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Goal
    47'
    Grings (Germany) scores!
    Simone Laudehr makes an immediate impact with a low cross that is turned in from close range by Inka Grings for her second of the match.
  • 46'
    Grings (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Germany are quickly on to the front foot after the restart as Anna Maria Picarelli dives to her right to keep out Inka Grings' curling effort.
  • Substitution
    46'
    Laudehr (in) - Schmidt (out) (Germany)
  • Substitution
    46'
    Fuss (in) - Hingst (out) (Germany)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+1'
    Behringer (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 45'
    Tuttino (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 45'
    Hingst (Germany) fouls.
  • 44'
    Kulig (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 44'
    Behringer (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 41'
    Behringer (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 41'
    Behringer (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 40'
    Behringer (Germany) takes the free-kick.
    Melanie Behringer's powerful free-kick deflects off an Italian body and flies wide of Anna Maria Picarelli's right-hand post for yet another Germany corner.
  • 40'
    Schiavi (Italy) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Grings (Germany).
  • 39'
    Behringer (Germany) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Gabbiadini (Italy).
  • 39'
    Grings (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 38'
    Bresonik (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 37'
    Prinz (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Germany respond with Birgit Prinz pulling a shot wide from the edge of the box.
  • 36'
    Tuttino (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    Alessia Tuttino has Italy's first effort on target although her low effort from just outside the penalty area is no trouble for Nadine Angerer.
  • 35'
    Behringer (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 32'
    Bresonik (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    32'
    Gabbiadini (Italy) is booked.
  • 31'
    Domenichetti (Italy) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Peter (Germany).
  • 28'
    Gama (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 24'
    Behringer (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 24'
    Grings (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • 23'
    Kulig (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Kim Kulig is next to try her luck with a speculative shot from distance which clears the crossbar.
  • 21'
    Garefrekes (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Kerstin Garefrekes, celebrating her 30th birthday today, engineers some room on the left-hand corner of the Italy penalty area and curls a shot over the crossbar.
  • 17'
    Kulig (Germany) has an effort on goal.
    Anna Maria Picarelli is quick off her line to smother at the feet of Kim Kulig. The Italy No1 momentarily stays down but is soon back to her feet.
  • 15'
    Behringer (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 14'
    D'Adda (Italy) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Grings (Germany).
  • 11'
    Tuttino (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 11'
    Krahn (Germany) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Panico (Italy).
  • 9'
    Pini (Italy) delivers the corner.
  • 8'
    Behringer (Germany) delivers the corner.
  • 8'
    Garefrekes (Germany) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    4'
    Grings (Germany) scores!
    Just the start Italy were dreading. Melanie Behringer plays the ball into the feet of Inka Grings in the penalty area for the striker to turn swiftly and send a low shot past Anna Maria Picarelli, who remains rooted to the spot. Grings is now level with England's Eniola Aluko on three goals in the race for the adidas Golden Boot award.
  • 1'
    Pini (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

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