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Play in Group E of the 2002 FIFA World Cup completed on 11 June 2002. Germany won the group, and advanced to the second round, along with the Republic of Ireland. Cameroon and Saudi Arabia failed to advance.

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StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Germany 3 2 1 0 11 1 +10 7 Advance to knockout stage
2   Republic of Ireland 3 1 2 0 5 2 +3 5
3   Cameroon 3 1 1 1 2 3 −1 4
4   Saudi Arabia 3 0 0 3 0 12 −12 0
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Tie-breaking criteria

MatchesEdit

All times local (UTC+9)

Republic of Ireland vs CameroonEdit

Republic of Ireland  1–1  Cameroon
Holland   52' Report M'Boma   39'
Attendance: 33,679
Referee: Toru Kamikawa (Japan)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cameroon
GK 1 Shay Given
RB 18 Gary Kelly
CB 14 Gary Breen
CB 5 Steve Staunton (c)
LB 3 Ian Harte   77'
RM 7 Jason McAteer   30'   46'
CM 12 Mark Kinsella
CM 8 Matt Holland
LM 11 Kevin Kilbane
CF 10 Robbie Keane
CF 9 Damien Duff
Substitutions:
DF 2 Steve Finnan   51'   46'
MF 21 Steven Reid   82'   77'
Manager:
Mick McCarthy
GK 1 Boukar Alioum
CB 4 Rigobert Song (c)
CB 5 Raymond Kalla   89'
CB 2 Bill Tchato
RWB 8 Geremi
LWB 3 Pierre Womé
RM 12 Lauren
CM 17 Marc-Vivien Foé
LM 20 Salomon Olembé
CF 9 Samuel Eto'o
CF 10 Patrick M'Boma   69'
Substitutions:
FW 18 Patrick Suffo   69'
Manager:
  Winfried Schäfer

Man of the Match:
Matt Holland (Republic of Ireland)

Assistant referees:
Mat Lazim Awang Hamat (Malaysia)
Roland Van Nylen (Belgium)
Fourth official:
Peter Prendergast (Jamaica)

Germany vs Saudi ArabiaEdit

Germany  8–0  Saudi Arabia
Klose   20'25'70'
Ballack   40'
Jancker   45+1'
Linke   73'
Bierhoff   84'
Schneider   90+1'
Report
Attendance: 32,218
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia
GK 1 Oliver Kahn (c)
CB 2 Thomas Linke
CB 5 Carsten Ramelow   46'
CB 21 Christoph Metzelder
RM 22 Torsten Frings
CM 19 Bernd Schneider
CM 8 Dietmar Hamann   83'
LM 6 Christian Ziege   43'
AM 13 Michael Ballack
CF 11 Miroslav Klose   76'
CF 9 Carsten Jancker   67'
Substitutions:
MF 16 Jens Jeremies   46'
FW 20 Oliver Bierhoff   67'
FW 7 Oliver Neuville   76'
Manager:
Rudi Völler
GK 1 Mohammed Al-Deayea
RB 12 Ahmed Dukhi Al-Dosari
CB 3 Redha Tukar
CB 4 Abdullah Zubromawi
LB 13 Hussein Sulimani
RM 8 Mohammed Noor   90+1'
CM 16 Khamis Al-Dosari   46'
CM 17 Abdullah Al-Waked
LM 18 Nawaf Al-Temyat   46'
CF 9 Sami Al-Jaber (c)
CF 20 Al Hasan Al-Yami   77'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Ibrahim Al-Shahrani   46'
MF 14 Abdulaziz Khathran   46'
FW 15 Abdullah Jumaan Al-Dosari   77'
Manager:
Nasser Al-Johar

Man of the Match:
Miroslav Klose (Germany)

Assistant referees:
Miguel Giacomuzzi (Paraguay)
Michael Ragoonath (Trinidad and Tobago)
Fourth official:
René Ortubé (Bolivia)

Germany vs Republic of IrelandEdit

Germany  1–1  Republic of Ireland
Klose   19' Report Robbie Keane   90+2'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland
GK 1 Oliver Kahn (c)
CB 2 Thomas Linke
CB 5 Carsten Ramelow
CB 21 Christoph Metzelder
CM 22 Torsten Frings
CM 8 Dietmar Hamann
RW 19 Bernd Schneider   89'
AM 13 Michael Ballack
LW 6 Christian Ziege
CF 11 Miroslav Klose   85'
CF 9 Carsten Jancker   75'
Substitutions:
FW 20 Oliver Bierhoff   75'
MF 17 Marco Bode   85'
MF 16 Jens Jeremies   89'
Manager:
Rudi Völler
GK 1 Shay Given
RB 2 Steve Finnan
CB 14 Gary Breen
CB 5 Steve Staunton (c)   87'
LB 3 Ian Harte   73'
RM 18 Gary Kelly   73'
CM 12 Mark Kinsella
CM 8 Matt Holland
LM 11 Kevin Kilbane
CF 10 Robbie Keane
CF 9 Damien Duff
Substitutions:
FW 17 Niall Quinn   73'
MF 21 Steven Reid   73'
DF 4 Kenny Cunningham   87'
Manager:
Mick McCarthy

Man of the Match:
Robbie Keane (Republic of Ireland)

Assistant referees:
Jens Larsen (Denmark)
Evzen Amler (Czech Republic)
Fourth official:
Mourad Daami (Tunisia)

Cameroon vs Saudi ArabiaEdit

Cameroon  1–0  Saudi Arabia
Eto'o   66' Report
Attendance: 52,328
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cameroon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia
GK 1 Boukar Alioum
CB 4 Rigobert Song (c)
CB 5 Raymond Kalla
CB 2 Bill Tchato
RWB 8 Geremi
LWB 3 Pierre Womé   10'   84'
RM 12 Lauren
CM 17 Marc-Vivien Foé
LM 23 Daniel Kome   46'
CF 10 Patrick M'Boma   74'
CF 9 Samuel Eto'o
Substitutions:
MF 20 Salomon Olembé   46'
FW 11 Pius N'Diefi   74'
DF 6 Pierre Njanka   84'
Manager:
  Winfried Schäfer
GK 1 Mohamed Al-Deayea (c)
RB 2 Mohammed Al-Jahani
CB 3 Redha Tukar
CB 6 Fouzi Al-Shehri
CB 4 Abdullah Zubromawi   72'
LB 13 Hussein Sulimani
RM 17 Abdullah Al-Waked
CM 18 Nawaf Al-Temyat
CM 7 Ibrahim Al-Shahrani
LM 14 Abdulaziz Khathran   86'
CF 11 Obeid Al-Dosari   36'
Substitutions:
FW 20 Al Hasan Al-Yami   59'   36'
MF 15 Abdullah Jumaan Al-Dosari   72'
MF 8 Mohammed Noor   86'
Manager:
Nasser Al-Johar

Man of the Match:
Samuel Eto'o (Cameroon)

Assistant referees:
Roland Van Nylen (Belgium)
Maciej Wierzbowsky (Poland)
Fourth official:
Carlos Simon (Brazil)

Cameroon vs GermanyEdit

Cameroon  0–2  Germany
Report Bode   50'
Klose   79'
Attendance: 47,085
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cameroon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
GK 1 Alioum Boukar
CB 4 Rigobert Song (c)   42'
CB 5 Raymond Kalla
CB 2 Bill Tchato   44'   53'
RWB 8 Geremi   56'
LWB 3 Pierre Womé
RM 12 Lauren   81'
CM 17 Marc-Vivien Foé   8'
LM 20 Salomon Olembé   58'   64'
CF 9 Samuel Eto'o
CF 10 Patrick M'Boma   80'
Substitutions:
FW 18 Patrick Suffo   60'   77'   53'
MF 23 Daniel Kome   64'
FW 21 Joseph-Désiré Job   80'
Manager:
  Winfried Schäfer
GK 1 Oliver Kahn (c)   42'
CB 2 Thomas Linke
CB 5 Carsten Ramelow   37'   40'
CB 21 Christoph Metzelder
CM 22 Torsten Frings   74'
CM 8 Dietmar Hamann   29'
RW 19 Bernd Schneider   80'
AM 13 Michael Ballack   31'
LW 6 Christian Ziege   72'
CF 11 Miroslav Klose   84'
CF 9 Carsten Jancker   9'   46'
Substitutions:
MF 17 Marco Bode   46'
MF 16 Jens Jeremies   80'
FW 7 Oliver Neuville   84'
Manager:
Rudi Völler

Man of the Match:
Miroslav Klose (Germany)

Assistant referees:
Mohamed Saeed (Maldives)
Jorge Oliveira (Brazil)
Fourth official:
Pierluigi Collina (Italy)

Saudi Arabia vs Republic of IrelandEdit

Saudi Arabia  0–3  Republic of Ireland
Report Robbie Keane   7'
Breen   61'
Duff   87'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Saudi Arabia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland
GK 1 Mohamed Al-Deayea (c)
CB 3 Redha Tukar
CB 6 Fouzi Al-Shehri
CB 4 Abdullah Zubromawi   68'
RWB 2 Mohammed Al-Jahani   79'
LWB 13 Hussein Sulaimani
RM 18 Nawaf Al-Temyat   61'
CM 7 Ibrahim Al-Shahrani
CM 16 Khamis Al-Dosari
LM 14 Abdulaziz Khathran   67'
CF 20 Al Hasan Al-Yami
Substitutions:
MF 10 Mohammad Al-Shalhoub   67'
MF 15 Abdullah Jumaan Al-Dosari   68'
DF 12 Ahmed Dokhi   79'
Manager:
Nasser Al-Johar
GK 1 Shay Given
RB 2 Steve Finnan
CB 14 Gary Breen
CB 5 Steve Staunton (c)   70'
LB 3 Ian Harte   46'
RM 18 Gary Kelly   80'
CM 12 Mark Kinsella   89'
CM 8 Matt Holland
LM 11 Kevin Kilbane
CF 10 Robbie Keane
CF 9 Damien Duff
Substitutions:
FW 17 Niall Quinn   46'
MF 7 Jason McAteer   80'
MF 22 Lee Carsley   89'
Manager:
Mick McCarthy

Man of the Match:
Damien Duff (Republic of Ireland)

Assistant referees:
Maciej Wierzbowski (Poland)
Frédéric Arnault (France)
Fourth official:
Lu Jun (China)

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