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Germany through after defeating France

Published: Friday 5 May 2017, 12.00CET
Germany through after defeating France
Germany celebrate their opening goal ©Sportsfile

  • Germany follow opening win against Spain with scalp of France that takes them into semis
  • Melissa Kössler puts holders ahead as she lobs Justine Lerond from 35 metres
  • Just before half-time Sydney Lohmann's free-kick tipped from under bar by Lerond
  • Kössler strikes again early in second half with individual effort and is only denied hat-trick by Lohman's late save
  • Maëlle Lakrar pulls one back with three minutes left following rebounded free-kick
  • Defeat means France must beat Spain on Monday to go through with group winners Germany
  • Monday in Group A: Germany v Czech Republic, France v Spain (both 14:00CET)

Match statistics

Germany
France

2

Goals scored

1

12

Total attempts

5

8

on target

3

3

off target

0

1

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

0

5

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

22

22

Fouls suffered

14

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    78
    Philippe (in) - Bacha (out) (France)
  • Goal
    77
    Lakrar (France) scores!
  • Substitution
    70
    Rackow (in) - Anyomi (out) (Germany)
  • Substitution
    68
    Schimmer (in) - Wieder (out) (Germany)

See also