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Summary

Centurion Forlan downs Nigeria
Diego Forlan marked his 100th appearance for Uruguay with a memorable goal in a 2-1 win over Nigeria, putting his side in a strong position to qualify from FIFA Confederations Cup Group B. More »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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12
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Coaches

Stephen KESHI (NGA)
(URU) Óscar TABÁREZ

Officials

Referee: Bjorn KUIPERS (NED)Assistant Referee 1: Sander VAN ROEKEL (NED)Assistant Referee 2: Erwin ZEINSTRA (NED)Fourth official: Pedro PROENCA (POR)Fifth official: Bertino MIRANDA (POR)

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Man of the Match

UruguayURU

Diego FORLAN

Forward
has been elected
MAN OF THE MATCH

Statistics

13Shots9
8Corner kicks6
2Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
57%Possession (%)43%
  • Diego Forlan of Uruguay takes a corner
  • Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria challenges Luis Suarez of Uruguay
  • Diego Forlan of Uruguay is presented with the man of the match award
  • Diego Lugano of Uruguay tackles Brown Ideye of Nigeria
  • Uruguay's coach Oscar Washington Tabarez is pictured before the start of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B football match against Nigeria
  • Cristian Rodriguez of Uruguay (7) tackles Michel Babatunde of Nigeria
“We could have killed the game off earlier but we’re very pleased all the same. Since the draw was made we’ve been saying this was our big game. We’ve taken a step towards the semi-finals.” Oscar Tabarez, Uruguay coach.