Finland - Germany 3:3 (2:2)

Match Number: 	811
Date:		10-September-2008
Location:	Helsinki (Finland)
Competition:	World Cup Qualifier

Pasanen, Lampi, Hyypiä, Kallio
Eremenko, Heikkinen
Johansson, Väyrynen (76. Kuqi), Kolkka
Forssell (41. Sjölund)

Fritz (82. Hinkel), Westermann, Tasci, Lahm
Schweinsteiger, Rolfes (82. Helmes), Hitzlsperger (69. Gomez), Trochowski
Klose, Podolski

Attendance:	40,000

1:0 Johansson (33.)
1:1 Klose (38.)
2:1 Väyrynen (44.)
2:2 Klose (45.)
3:2 Sjölund (53.)
3:3 Klose (83.)

Referee:	Kassai (Hungary)
Yellow cards:	Kallio
A catastrophic defensive performance by Germany that had their backs against the wall. Luckily, Miroslav Klose might be sucking in the Bundesliga so far, but he was determined today for the national team. His hat-trick saved their bacon. The Finns played to the top of their abilities and are justly rewarded with a point. Although they had chances to win the match, in the end, they seemed to be dying, and were basically standing dead when the final whistle blew.
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