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Holders Germany cruise in Spain final rematch

Published: Tuesday 2 May 2017, 17.00CET
Holders Germany cruise in Spain final rematch
Melissa Kössler celebrates scoring with her Germany team-mates ©Sportsfile

  • Holders Germany win 2016 final rematch to join France on three Group A points
  • Germany takes game to Spain and are rewarded when Lena Oberdorf tucked the ball in following an uncleared corner
  • Lena Uebach and Oberdorf direct matters in the Germany midfield as Spain spend much of the first half penned in their own half
  • Spain had an early opportunity in the second half, but they commit to attacl, Melissa Kössler completes swift counterattack
  • Eva Maria Navarro cuts deficit after just over an hour, latching on to Claudia Pina's well timed pass before sliding her shot past Stina Johannes
  • Gianna Rackow seals Germany's win just a few minutes from time with a pinpoint 25-metre strike into  top left-hand corner
  • Fourth stroked in low by Sjoeke Nüsken as the Spain defence again overwhelmed
  • Next games (Friday): Czech Republic v Spain, Germany v France

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Last updated: 20/06/2017 16:41 CET

Matches

Match statistics

Spain
Germany

1

Goals scored

4

9

Total attempts

13

6

on target

6

1

off target

6

2

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

0

2

Corners

5

0

Offsides

3

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

7

Fouls committed

11

11

Fouls suffered

7

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    80
    Marquez Baena (in) - Pina (out) (Spain)
  • Goal
    79
    Nüsken (Germany) scores!

    Sjoeke Nüsken adds a fourth, showing composure to finish into the bottom corner and ensure any lingering doubt about the winner of this game is wiped away.
  • Goal
    78
    Rackow (Germany) scores!

    That seals it! A stunning strike from 25 metres from Gianna Rackow, Catalina Coll can do little but watch as it flies into the top left-hand corner.
  • Substitution
    75
    Wieder (in) - Kössler (out) (Germany)

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