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31.03.1988: Germany v Sweden 1-1 (2-4 penalties, no extra-time) (in Berlin) (F)

Referee: Hartman (Hungary), attendance: 25,000 

German roster: 
GK: Immel, Illgner, Köpke
DF: Berthold, Buchwald, Herget, Hörster, Kohler, Brehme, Borowka, Pflügler, Frontzeck
MF: Littbarski, Matthäus, Reuter, Rolff, Schwabl, Wuttke, Thon
FW: Mill, Eckstein, Neubarth, Völler, Klaus Allofs, Klinsmann

Germany: 1 Immel – 5 Herget – 4 Kohler, 6 Buchwald – 2 Berthold (75. Reuter), 8 Matthäus, 7 Littbarski (75. Rolff), 10 Thon, 3 Frontzeck – 9 Völler, 11 K.Allofs (c)

Sweden: Möller – R.Nilsson, Hysen, Larsson, Schiller – Thern, Prytz, Strömberg, Holmquist – Ekström (69. J.Nilsson), Gren (61. Truedsson, 83. Rehn)

Scorers: 1-0 K.Allofs (42.), 1-1 Truedsson (74.)

Penalties: 0-1 Prytz, 1-1 Thon, 1-2 Larsson, 2-2 Eckstein, 2-3 Strömberg, Matthäus over the bar, 2-4 Thern, Völler saved by Möller

 

02.04.1988: Germany v Argentina 1-0 (in Berlin) (F)

Referee: Röthlisberger (Switzerland), attendance: 25,000 

Germany: 1 Immel – 2 Berthold (46. Brehme), 5 Herget, 4 Kohler (59. Pflügler), 3 Borowka – 8 Matthäus (c), 10 Thon, 6 Rolff – 7 Klinsmann, 9 Völler, 11 Eckstein (81. Neubarth)

Argentina: Pumpido – Sensini (73. Rodriguez), Batista, Brown, Ruggeri – Diaz, Troglio, Maradona, Giusti – Monzon, Caniggia  

Scorer: 1-0 Matthäus (30.) 

 

27.04.1988: Germany v Switzerland 1-0 (in Kaiserslautern) (F)

Referee: Blankenstein (Netherlands), attendance: 30,150 

German roster: 
GK: Immel, Illgner
DF: Herget, Brehme, Kohler, Buchwald, Augenthaler, Görtz
MF: Matthäus, Thon, Rolff, Dorfner, Reuter, Littbarski, Schwabl
FW: Klinsmann, Völler, Neubarth

Germany: 1 Immel – 2 Brehme, 5 Herget, 4 Kohler, 3 Görtz (68. Reuter) – 8 Matthäus (c), 6 Rolff, 10 Thon (46. Littbarski), 11 Dorfner (80. Schwabl) – 7 Klinsmann, 9 Völler

Switzerland: Corminboeuf – Tschuppert, Andermatt, Weber, Maissen – Perret, Hermann, Bickel – B.Sutter, Zwicker (70. Turkyilmaz), Bonvin

Scorer: 1-0 Klinsmann (58.)

 

1988 European Championship roster

01 Eike Immel (Borussia Dortmund), 27 years, 14 A, Goalkeeper
02 Guido Buchwald (VfB Stuttgart), 27 years, 18 A, Central Defender
03 Andreas Brehme (1. FC Kaiserslautern), 27 years, 35 A, Wing Back
04 Jürgen Kohler (1. FC Köln), 22 years, 14 A, Central Defender
05 Matthias Herget (Bayer 05 Uerdingen), 32 years, 33 A, Central Defender
06 Ulrich Borowka (Werder Bremen), 26 years, 1 A, Full Back
07 Pierre Littbarski (1. FC Köln), 28 years, 53 A, Midfielder
08 Lothar Matthäus (Borussia Mönchengladbach), 27 years, 60 A, Midfielder
09 Rudolf Völler (Werder Bremen), 28 years, 48 A, Centre Forward
10 Olaf Thon (FC Schalke 04), 22 years, 23 A, Midfielder
11 Frank Mill (Borussia Dortmund), 31 years, 9 A, Forward
12 Bodo Illgner (1. FC Köln), 21 years, 3 A, Goalkeeper
13 Wolfram Wuttke (1. FC Kaiserslautern), 26 years, 3 A, Midfielder/Winger
14 Thomas Berthold (Eintracht Frankfurt), 23 years, 25 A, Full Back
15 Hans Pflügler (Bayern München), 28 years, 6 A, Full Back
16 Dieter Eckstein (1. FC Nürnberg), 24 years, 4 A, Forward
17 Hans Dorfner (Bayern München), 22 years, 4 A, Midfielder
18 Jürgen Klinsmann (VfB Stuttgart), 23 years, 4 A, Centre Forward
19 Gunnar Sauer (Werder Bremen), 23 years, Central Defender
20 Wolfgang Rolff (Hamburger SV), 26 years, 17 A, Midfielder

 

04.06.1988: Germany v Yugoslavia 1-1 (in Bremen) (F)

Referee: Spirin (Soviet Union), attendance: 13,000 

Germany: 1 Immel – 14 Berthold (31. Dorfner), 5 Herget, 4 Kohler, 6 Borowka – 8 Matthäus (c), 20 Rolff, 10 Thon (46. Eckstein), 3 Brehme – 9 Völler (46. Mill), 18 Klinsmann

Yugoslavia: Radaca – Krivokapic, Hadzibegic, Vulic, Baljic – Katanec, Bazdarevic, Skoro, Brnovic – Djukic (88. Miljanovic), Mihajlovic (81. Boban) 

Scorers: 0-1 Immel (15., o.g.), 1-1 Matthäus (66.)

 

10.06.1988: Germany v Italy 1-1 (in Düsseldorf) (EC)

Referee: Hackett (England), attendance: 68,000 

Germany: 1 Immel – 5 Herget – 4 Kohler, 2 Buchwald – 14 Berthold, 8 Matthäus (c), 7 Littbarski, 10 Thon, 3 Brehme (76. Borowka) – 9 Völler (82. Eckstein), 18 Klinsmann

Italy: 1 Zenga – 3 Bergomi, 2 F.Baresi, 6 Ferri, 8 Maldini – 17 Donadoni, 11 De Napoli (87. De Agostini), 14 Giannini, 9 Ancelotti – 18 Mancini, 20 Vialli (89. Altobelli)

Scorers: 0-1 Mancini (53.), 1-1 Brehme (56.)

 

14.06.1988: Germany v Denmark 2-0 (in Gelsenkirchen) (EC)

Referee: Valentine (Scotland), attendance: 70,000 

Germany: 1 Immel – 5 Herget – 4 Kohler, 2 Buchwald (33. Borowka) – 20 Rolff, 7 Littbarski, 8 Matthäus (c), 10 Thon, 3 Brehme – 9 Völler (75. Mill), 18 Klinsmann

Denmark: 16 Schmeichel – 2 Sivebaek, 12 L.Olsen, 5 I.Nielsen, 9 Heintze – 4 M.Olsen, 6 Lerby, 11 M.Laudrup (63. Eriksen) – 20 Vilfort (73. Berggreen), 15 Povlsen, 10 Elkjaer

Scorers: 1-0 Klinsmann (10.), 2-0 Thon (87.)

 

17.06.1988: Germany v Spain 2-0 (in Munich) (EC)

Referee: Vautrot (France), attendance: 72,308 

Germany: 1 Immel – 6 Borowka, 5 Herget, 4 Kohler, 3 Brehme – 8 Matthäus (c), 7 Littbarski (63. Wuttke), 20 Rolff, 10 Thon – 9 Völler, 18 Klinsmann (85. Mill)

Spain: 1 Zubizarreta – 2 Tomas, 4 Andrinua, 18 Soler, 3 Camacho – 8 Sanchis, 14 Gallego, 5 Victor, 11 Gordillo – 9 Butragueno (51. Salinas), 16 Bakero 

Scorer: 1-0, 2-0 Völler (30., 50.)

 

21.06.1988: Germany v Netherlands 1-2 (in Hamburg) (EC)

Referee: Igna (Romania), attendance: 61,330 

Germany: 1 Immel – 3 Brehme, 5 Herget (46. Pflügler), 4 Kohler, 6 Borowka – 8 Matthäus (c), 10 Thon, 20 Rolff – 11 Mill (85. Littbarski), 18 Klinsmann, 9 Völler

Netherlands: 1 van Breukelen – 6 van Aerle, 4 R.Koeman, 17 Rijkaard, 2 van Tiggelen – 7 Vanenburg, 13 E.Koeman (90. Suvrijn), 20 Wouters, 8 A.Mühren (59. Kieft) – 10 Gullit, 12 van Basten

Scorers: 1-0 Matthäus (55., pen.), 1-1 R.Koeman (74., pen.), 1-2 van Basten (89.)

 

31.08.1988: Finland v Germany 0-4 (in Helsinki) (WCQ)

Referee: Yuk (Soviet Union), attendance: 22,000 

German roster: 
GK: Immel, Illgner
DF: Kohler, Buchwald, Görtz, Sauer, Fach
MF: Rolff, Matthäus, Brehme, Thon, Wuttke, Littbarski, Hermann, Hässler
FW: Völler, Riedle, Eckstein

Finland: Laukkanen – Haennikaeinen, Europaeus, Lahtinen, Petaejae – Myyry, Pekonen, Ukkonen (44. Lipponen, 63. Alatensioe), Hjelm – Rantanen, Paatelainen 

Germany: 1 Illgner – 5 Fach – 4 Kohler, 6 Buchwald (27. Rolff) – 2 Brehme, 10 Matthäus (c), 8 Hässler, 3 Görtz – 7 Littbarski, 9 Völler, 11 Eckstein (76. Riedle)

Scorers: 0-1, 0-2 Völler (7., 15.), 0-3 Matthäus (52.), 0-3 Riedle (87.)

 

21.09.1988: Germany v Soviet Union 1-0 (in Düsseldorf) (F)

Referee: Galler (Switzerland), attendance: 16,000

German roster: 
GK: Illgner, Aumann
DF: Herget, Reuter, Kohler, Pflügler, Knut Reinhardt, Buchwald, Foda
MF: Littbarski, Rolff, Schwabl, Hermann, Möller
FW: Eckstein, Waas, Thomas Allofs

Germany: 1 Illgner – 2 Reuter, 5 Herget, 4 Kohler (64. Buchwald), 3 Pflügler (46. K.Reinhardt) – 6 Rolff, 10 Möller, 8 Hermann – 7 Littbarski (c), 9 T.Allofs, 11 Waas

Soviet Union: Chanov – Demianenko, Aleinikov, Kusnetzov, Shmatovalenko (71. Sukristov) – Sigmantovich, Litovchenko, Cherenkov (46. Rats) – Belanov, Protassov, Blokhin

Scorers: 1-0 Shmatovalenko (58., o.g.)

 

19.10.1988: Germany v Netherlands 0-0 (in Munich) (WCQ)

Referee: D’Elia (Italy), attendance: 73,000

German roster: 
GK: Illgner, Köpke
DF: Reuter, Brehme, Buchwald, Fach, Herget, Kohler, Schulz
MF: Hässler, Hermann, Matthäus, Rolff, Thon, Littbarski
FW: Völler, Riedle, Klinsmann, Mill

Germany: 1 Illgner – 5 Fach – 4 Kohler, 6 Buchwald – 2 Berthold, 10 Matthäus (c), 8 Thon, 7 Hässler, 3 Brehme – 9 Völler, 11 Klinsmann (68. Mill)

Netherlands: van Breukelen – van Aerle (19. Winter), R.Koeman, Rijkaard, van Tiggelen – Vanenburg, Wouters, E.Koeman, Silooy – van Basten, Bosman  

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