", 1924 BST: One of the highlights of that win in Madrid was Marco Tardelli scoring Italy's second goal and then living the schoolboy dream by screaming his own name as he wheeled away from the goal, arms outstretched, to celebrate. "Chris Waddle, BBC Five Live Sport. He lines up his shot but curls it just high and wide of Gianluigi Buffon's goal. 1947 BST: On the downside, notorious tipster Pele has picked Germany to win through to the final. 1829 BST: Torsten Frings, who has been one of Germany's outstanding players, unsurprisingly insists he is innocent. Germany seem to have the shackles on for the first time in the tournament. Germany haven't asked any questions and they are missing Torsten Frings. Italy would be Champions. What's that about? I wonder how the Klitchko brothers have marked it? 2212 BST: West Germany won their first World Cup title 52 years ago to the day. 11 mins: Philip Lahm gets on the end of Fabio Grosso's low cross and clears with Luca Toni lurking. Jens Lehmann makes sure he gets the man and ball. 70 mins: A first change of the match and it is a German one as Bastian Schweinsteiger strips off his tracksuit on the sidelines. Will they be punished from the free-kick? "Chris Waddle, BBC Five Live Sport. Now, like then, they are competing against the backdrop of a domestic match-fixing scandal. As early as the 11th minute there was an ominous slickness as Grosso went clear and Philipp Lahm had to get in front of Mauro Camoranesi to cover. Who will make way? 1943 BST: Another boon for Klinsi and co is the fact they are playing in Dortmund, a venue defender Christoph Metzelder described as "Germany's living room". "Italy have bossed the half and they will be kicking themselves that they haven't scored. save. The cheers mean Mauro Camoranesi's pass forward is over hit and bounces through to Jens Lehmann. Jens Lehmann reached Andrea Pirlo's drive but from the corner the playmaker slipped a pass to Fabio Grosso and the full-back curled home a beautiful shot from the right with his left foot. 37 mins: After absorbing that spell of pressure Italy win another corner but, again, the delivery is poor. You've spilt water absolutely everywhere. Deutschland ist Weltmeister!" "This is the first of two great semi-finals. 1825 BST: Germany go into the match without suspended midfielder Torsten Frings but are aggrieved at the manner at which he has been ruled out. Marcello Lippi's team averted that with a breakthrough that encapsulated the slight yet clear superiority they had enjoyed. Bastian Schweinsteiger's delivery fails to beat the first man. 90 + 1 min: A free-kick to Germany deep down the left flank, but Sebastian Kehl's flick-on at the near post evades his team-mates and goes out for a goal-kick. 1939 BST: In a poll of 1,000 Germans shortly after that Florence embarrassment only 3% said Germany would win the World Cup. There was space to be found behind the Germany back four and when Francesco Totti flighted a through ball five minutes later it was only an unsatisfactory touch by Simone Perrotta that let Lehmann block. Tim Borowski and Sebastian Kehl step in. RATER POLL: The number of you who expect this to go to penalties has almost doubled from 11% on 25 minutes to 21% on 45 minutes. They have been following Ukraine over here, but, as the flag they're carrying suggests, have swapped their alleigances to Germany. With players looking to go down easily it could be that referee Benito Archundia will yet have the greatest influence over this match. "The players are out warming up to a backdrop of white in the stands. July 05, 2006 Portugal vs. France. But this match in Dortmund proved exceptional. 105 mins: That first David Odonkor cross was clearly a sighter. 1956 BST: A rousing rendition of the German anthem, with the omni-present Franz Beckenbauer in attendance at his 45th match of the tournament. "German fans are starting to stream into the ground dressed in all manner of attire sporting the colours of their national flag - black, red and yellow. 113 mins: Up to the other end and Philip Lahm concedes a corner. The man in the middle is Mexican Bentio Archundia, who has the honour of becoming the first referee to officiate five matches at a single World Cup. 6 years ago. Skipper Fabio Cannavaro described himself as offended by the slur. In amongst the sea of white are the boxing brothers Vladimir and Vitali Klitchko. A corner is worked to Gianluca Zambrotta outside the area and he lashes a screamer on to the crossbar. RATER POLL: It will be little consolation to the hosts but 70% of you think that was the match of the tournament. The second was that 1982 final victory in Spain which the Italians took 3-1. 30 mins: Italy are on their toes from the resultant free-kick whereas Germany are caught on their heels. RATER POLL: What a start. 51 mins: Now it's time for Jens Lehmann to react well, close the angle and smother a shot. Italy have been a disappointment in recent tournaments but there is now purpose and, so long as Pirlo is at work, order to their play. 74 mins: A first change for Italy. "German striker Lukas Podolski urges on the home crowd who have been loud but not as vociferous as against Poland when the two teams played here in the group stages. "I didn't do anything," he told Kreiszeitung Syke newspaper. Who did Italy beat in the last four? Mauro Camoranesi gets a booking despite getting the ball. 111 mins: The ball just will not come down for Alessandro Del Piero in the box. Germany head to Jurgen Klinsmann's home town of Stuttgart for the match nobody wants to play - the 3rd/4th place play-off. 115 mins: These 22 players are giving their all in the end-to-end search for a winner. 72. That was when germany lost against Italy. The second is inch perfect but Lukas Podolski fails to test Gianluigi Buffon with a header. By comparison at least Germany are still in this game but Italy are increasingly dominant. 36 mins: Miroslav Klose and Bernd Schneider link up again. He has previously said he still feels 100% Argentine and playing for Italy was purely a footballing decision. In the end it doesn't matter whether he had one touch or 10 - the flag was up for offside. hide. Internationals. They have won 13 of the 14 internationals played there, scoring 59 goals and conceding just seven. 95 mins: Now Germany have a corner. Tue 4 Jul 2006 19.40 EDT Italy: Buffon, Zambrotta, Cannavaro, Materazzi, Grosso, Camoranesi, Perrotta, Gattuso, Pirlo, Totti, Toni. They have eight goals between them but will have to do something no other forward has done - score against Italy. "Chris Waddle, BBC Five Live Sport, "Italian captain Fabio Cannavaro looked pumped up as he jumped up and down at the end of his country's national anthem. Miroslav Klose goes off. "I believe it will be a very close game, Germany are on a high, but this will be a real test and Italy are a classic team on the counterattack and I'll whisper it, but I think Italy will win. 118 mins: Andrea Pirlo chances his arm from distance. 89 mins: Simone Perrotta loops a long ball forward to Alberto Gilardino. Italy vs Germany. Germany coach Jurgen Klinsmann is in no doubt about his best team with nine of his squad starting all of their previous World Cup matches, but he springs a surprise and that list is now down to seven with Torsten Frings suspended and Bastian Schweinsteiger dropped. "There are huge roars as the German team is announced as the players finish off their warm up in the sweltering heat and humidity. It's the best they have played since the opening game against Ghana. Italy welcome Marco Materazzi back into the heart of their defence after the Inter Milan man's one-match suspension following a red card against Australia. It is the second play in the coach's regular three-card trick of substitutions. 48 mins: Italy are taking a bit of time to hit the tempo and rhythm they found in the first half. These countries have met 28 times with Italy winning 13 to Germany's seven. "Chris Waddle, BBC Five Live Sport. 99 mins: Fabio Cannavaro is infuriated to concede a free-kick deep on the left. Bernd Schneider trots off. Italy vs France (World Cup 2006 Final) Full Match Download VS . Bosses are hitting the stop switch on the production line at DaimlerChrysler, Volkswagen, Porsche and BMW for the match. Determination alone could not make the Germany players the equal of stars that Italy and others brought to the World Cup. 1950 BST: The teams are gathered in the tunnel. As it was, Italy needed luck after 81 minutes when the referee awarded a free-kick some 20 yards out for an offence that Fabio Cannavaro had committed on Lukas Podolski inside the area. Who will score first? 24 mins: Another great chance for Italy but neither Luca Toni or Marco Materazzi can get their head on the end of Andrea Pirlo's whipped free-kick from the right. What can they do now with a free-kick by the corner flag? Germany were tenacious and another side might have buckled in the face of that intensity. Yet again Jens Lehmann is the man on the end of the corner as Italy waste another good opportunity in the attacking third. June 15, ... July 04, 2006 Germany vs. Italy. More like Mauro Camora-mercenary. "In 1990 they won the World Cup on our territory," he has said. In the Olympic diving pool he'd have got good marks. Germany started at 100-mile-an-hour and have kept it going, while Italy have stuttered before a comfortable win over Ukraine and they seem to have a thing over Germany. We don't want to go down that route. Hamburg featured a Soccer theme in their local history museum which provided. There is space all over the place. "Mandeep Sanghera, BBC Sport in Dortmund. "Chris Waddle, BBC Five Live Sport. Simone Perrotta is the man who is replaced by Alessandro Del Piero so Italy and Marcello Lippi are going for it. Will they be remembering this day for a famous German win years down the line?