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18/11/2009
3:3 a.e.t. 3:4 PSO (2:1, 1:0, 0:2, 0:0)
  • Egor SHAYKOV (2'20" 12'03")
  • Rustam SHAKHMELYAN (4'15")
  • Luciano FRANCESCHINI (2'59")
  • Federico HILAIRE (25'36" 35'30")

Summary

Argentina win, but fall short

Argentina turned in an impressive fightback against section leaders Russia, but the result on penalties was not enough to overtake Italy and qualify.

 

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Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Nicolay PISAREV (RUS)
(ARG) Hector PETRASSO

Officials

Referee: AKCER Serdar (TUR)Second referee: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)Third referee: MASSOUD Amein (SYR)Timekeeper: BENTANCOR Javier (URU)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 3)


Latest Comments:
Argentino92
18/11/2009 at 20:53
Argentino92 (Argentina)
Ok sonai1. He had a wrong guess...Where's USA in this tournament? Oh yeah you didnt qualify so you should not be even speaking in these articles!
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Sonai1
18/11/2009 at 18:16
Sonai1 (USA)
Ha ha ha ,wrong guess(arg.boy),Russia and Italy qualified.....
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arg_boy
18/11/2009 at 04:28
arg_boy (Argentina)
this should be a huge game for argentina..bec not only will this qualify them and put them most likly in first place but also if we come first we wouldnt have to play brazil in our first querter finals which will probably beat swiss tomrw
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Statistics

32Shots31
2Corner kicks5
2Overheads0
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards1
50%Possession (%)50%
  • Marcelo Salgueiro of Argentina in action
  • Cesar Mendoza of Argentina is congratulated by coach Hector Petrasso
  • The ball is teed up for a free kick
  • Alexey Makarov of Russia gets in a tangle trying an overhead kick
  • Marcelo Salgueiro of Argentina in action
  • Alexey Makarov of Russia tries an overhead kick

“Our victory was very hard fought. We all know Russia are a very strong team. We played well and without fear, and we never gave up. We got our reward with a goal in the dying seconds.” -Luciano Franceschini, Argentina player