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Germany 1-2 USA

USA came from a goal down to beat world champions Germany in a friendly in Cologne.

Forward Bobby Wood struck from 20 yards with three minutes left for the visitors, who are managed by former Germany striker Jurgen Klinsmann.

The hosts took the lead when Mario Gotze slotted the ball past Brad Guzan after good work by Patrick Herrmann.

USA had equalised when Mikkel Diskerud controlled Michael Bradley's fine pass and volleyed home.

Germany came close to an equaliser in stoppage time but midfielder Sami Khedira headed against the bar from six yards.

It was USA's first win in Germany and their final fixture before Klinsmann names the 23-man squad for the Gold Cup in July, while Germany were preparing for their Euro 2016 qualifier with Gibraltar on Saturday.

Elsewhere, two goals from Blerim Dzemaili and a strike from Xherdan Shaqiri helped Switzerland to a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein in Thun.

Line-ups

Germany

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 12Zieler
  • 4Rudy
  • 2Mustafi
  • 16Rüdiger
  • 3Hector
  • 21GündoganSubstituted forKramerat 60'minutes
  • 7SchweinsteigerSubstituted forKhediraat 45'minutes
  • 14HerrmannSubstituted forBellarabiat 73'minutes
  • 8Özil
  • 9SchürrleSubstituted forPodolskiat 45'minutes
  • 19GötzeSubstituted forKruseat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Khedira
  • 10Podolski
  • 11Bellarabi
  • 15Durm
  • 20Kramer
  • 22Weidenfeller
  • 23Kruse

USA

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Guzan
  • 21Chandler
  • 19Alvarado
  • 6Brooks
  • 23JohnsonSubstituted forEvansat 45'minutes
  • 14WilliamsBooked at 22minsSubstituted forBeckermanat 45'minutes
  • 20ZardesSubstituted forWoodat 74'minutes
  • 10DiskerudSubstituted forMoralesat 74'minutes
  • 4Bradley
  • 13AgudeloSubstituted forYedlinat 45'minutesBooked at 70mins
  • 9JóhannssonSubstituted forMorrisat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Yedlin
  • 3Evans
  • 5Beckerman
  • 7Morales
  • 8Morris
  • 11Shea
  • 15Orozco
  • 16Ibarra
  • 18Wood
  • 22Yarbrough
Referee:
Danny Makkelie
Attendance:
40,348

Match Stats

Home TeamGermanyAway TeamUSA
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home12
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Germany 1, USA 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Germany 1, USA 2.

  3. Post update

    Sami Khedira (Germany) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Karim Bellarabi.

  4. Post update

    Jonas Hector (Germany) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by DeAndre Yedlin (USA).

  6. Post update

    Foul by Antonio Rüdiger (Germany).

  7. Post update

    Brad Guzan (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Germany. Conceded by Ventura Alvarado.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Jonas Hector (Germany).

  10. Post update

    Brad Evans (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Antonio Rüdiger (Germany) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Bobby Wood (USA).

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Germany 1, USA 2. Bobby Wood (USA) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Brad Evans.

  14. Post update

    Jonas Hector (Germany) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Michael Bradley (USA).

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Michael Bradley (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by DeAndre Yedlin.

  17. Post update

    Corner, USA. Conceded by Sebastian Rudy.

  18. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Alfredo Morales (USA) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Bradley.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Antonio Rüdiger (Germany) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Mesut Özil.

  20. Post update

    Karim Bellarabi (Germany) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 10th June 2015

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