England v Germany – International Friendly (23 November 2014)
England host Germany in front of a record breaking crowd of 55,000 at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 23 November 2014, kick-off at 3pm local time.
Under the guidance of head coach Mark Sampson, England have breezed through the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 qualifiers without dropping a single point in 10 games and conceding only one goal! Germany also recorded a 100 per cent record in their FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 qualifying campaign.
England recently beat Sweden 4-0 in an international friendly match. Sweden are ranked number 5 in the world by FIFA, two places above England.
Germany travel to England without their regular goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, who has club commitments in Australia. This has given Meike Kämper her first international call-up for Germany’s senior squad.
Karen Carney is set to make her 100th international appearance for England whilst Fara Williams is set to play her 136th international match!
Mark Sampson selected the following players for England: Karen Bardsley, Siobhan Chamberlain, Carly Telford, Laura Bassett, Lucy Bronze, Alex Greenwood, Steph Houghton, Claire Rafferty, Alex Scott, Demi Stokes, Karen Carney, Jade Moore, Jordan Nobbs, Jo Potter, Jill Scott, Fara Williams, Eniola Aluko, Jess Clarke, Toni Duggan, Fran Kirby, Lianne Sanderson, Kelly Smith and Jodie Taylor. Read more about England’s team selection against Germany.
Silvia Neid called up the following players for Germany: Laura Benkarth, Meike Kämper, Almuth Schult, Lisa Weiß, Jennifer Cramer, Kathrin Hendrich, Josephine Henning, Tabea Kemme, Annike Krahn, Babett Peter, Bianca Schmidt, Luisa Wensing, Fatmire Alushi, Melanie Behringer, Verena Faißt, Lena Goeßling, Simone Laudehr, Melanie Leupolz, Dzsenifer Marozsán, Alexandra Popp, Pauline Bremer, Anja Mittag, Lena Petermann and Celia Šašić. Read more about Germany’s team selection to face England.
Germany narrowly beat Sweden 2-1 in an international friendly last month and were defeated by France in Offenbach on 25 October. England and Germany last played each other in 2009 when they met in the UEFA European Championship Final, Germany won the fixture 6-2.
Full-time: England 0-3 Germany
Goals: A.Scott (OG) 6′, Šašić 12′, 45′