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Match 19 Marseille - Stade du Prado
21 July
4:1 (1:0, 2:0, 1:1)
  • Gomis MBENGUE (8'45")
  • Pape KOUKPAKI (18'23", 33'03")
  • Victor DIAGNE (23'09")
  • Ali NADERI (25'20")

Referee Alberto MOREIRA (BRA)


Senegal pile pressure on France

Senegal pile pressure on France

Senegal strolled to a 4-1 win over Iran to pile the pressure on France. Les Bleus must now beat already-qualified Uruguay in normal time to qualify for the quarter-finals. Anything less and the Lions of Teranga will join the Celeste in the last eight. Gomis Mbengue fired Senegal in front in the first period, and goals from Pape Koukpaki and Victor Diagne sent them in at the end of the ...



Amadou DIOP (SEN)
  • Referee: MOREIRA Alberto (BRA)
  • Second referee: ALMEIDA Joao Carlos (POR)
  • Third referee: POLITO Fabio (ITA)
  • Timekeeper: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Not eligible to play


  • Senegal's Victor Diagne celebrates a goal against Iran with his team-mates
  • Senegal's Pape Koupaki vies with Iran's Alireza Rahimi
  • Senegal's Victor Diagne celebrates a goal against Iran
  • Senegal's Gomis Mbengue competes against Iran's Abbas Hashempour in their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Senegal's Badiane Mbengue attempts an overhead-kick against Iran
  • Senegal's Pape Koukpaki competes against Iran's Faroogh Dara in their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Senegal's Gomis Mbengue heads the ball under pressure from Iran's Farshad Absollahi
  • Senegal's Gomis Mbengue vies with Iran's Faroogh Dara
  • Gomis Mbengue celebrates his goal for Senegal against Iran


"This was a very important victory for us. Now we have to wait for the result of France-Uruguay. We did what we had to do and this win has made us very happy. I would like to thank our supporters, who pushed the team to victory," Amadou Diop, Senegal coach.

"We didn't manage to qualify for the second round. We are disappointed, especially because we feel we had the talent to progress from our group. I think the final will be Brazil-Uruguay, and for me Brazil will be the winner of this competition," Abbas Hashempour, Iran player.

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