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626: 5 October 2017


Venue: Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 18,104
Referee: Danny Makkelie (NED)
Assistant referees: Mario Diks (NED), Hessel Steegstra (NED)
Fourth official: Bernie Blom (NED)
Referee assessor: Vitor Melo Pereira (POR)
Commissioner: Philippe Prudhon (FRA)
Goalscorers: NIR Magennis 90+3; GER Rudy 2, Wagner 21, Kimmich 86

NORTHERN IRELAND: (green/blue shirts, white shorts, green socks)
Manager: Michael O'Neill (Game: 50. Won 18, Drawn 14, Lost 18)
Captain: Steven Davis
McGovern; McLaughlin, Brunt, McAuley, J. Evans, L. Hodson [Dallas]; Norwood, Davis, C. Evans [Saville]; Magennis, Lafferty [Washington]

GERMANY: (white shirts, black shorts, white socks)
Manager: Joachim Low

Match Photos:
Kyle Lafferty, Gareth McAuley, Michael McGovern, Josh Magennis, Jonny Evans, Chris Brunt
Lee Hodson, Ollie Norwood, Steven Davis, Corry Evans, Conor McLaughlin

Match Programme/Ticket/Teamsheet:
Match Reports:

Northern Ireland Squad:
Aaron Hughes withdrew and was replaced by Callum Morris (Dunfermline)

German Squad:
Bernd Leno Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Marc-André ter Stegen FC Barcelona
Kevin Trapp Paris Saint-Germain
Jérôme Boateng Bayern Munich
Matthias Ginter Borussia Monchengladbach
Mats Hummels Bayern Munich
Joshua Kimmich Bayern Munich
Shkodran Mustafi FC Arsenal
Marvin Plattenhardt Hertha BSC
Antonio Rüdiger Chelsea FC
Niklas Süle Bayern Munich
Midfield / striker
Julian Brandt Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Emre Can Liverpool FC
Julian Draxler Paris Saint-Germain
Leon Goretzka FC Schalke
Toni Kroos real Madrid
Thomas Müller Bayern Munich
Sebastian Rudy Bayern Munich
Leroy Sané Manchester City
Lars Stindl Borussia Monchengladbach
Sandro Wagner  1899 Hoffenheim
Timo Werner RB Leipzig
Amin Younes Ajax Amsterdam

  • Michael O'Neill's fiftieth match as manager.
  • Northern Ireland's first competitive home defeat in over four years.
  • Michael McGovern reached 608 minutes without conceding an international goal, a record only bettered by Pat Jennings (1985-86).
Photos courtesy of Roy Cathcart