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Match 2 Marseille - Stade du Prado
weatherCode5
17 July
6:1 (3:0, 1:1, 2:0)
  • RICAR (2'49", 7'56", 21'42")
  • MARTIN (5'57")
  • PARRILLO (27'16")
  • FABIAN (30'25")
  • Mehdi DAVOUDI (19'29")

Referee Juan LOPEZ LOPEZ (ESP)

Summary

Uruguay make flying start

Uruguay make flying start

Uruguay made a statement of intent by overwhelming Iran 6-1 on their Marseille 2008 debut. The result was indebted to their brilliant No3 Ricar, who inspired the resounding victory with a well-taken treble. The Celeste swiftly took control and were 3-0 to the good inside eight minutes, Martin's effort sandwiched by goals from Ricar. The lively Mehdi Davoudi gave Iran a lifeline ...

Highlights

Line-up

URU
IRN
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Venancio RAMOS (URU)
(IRN) Farshad FALAHATZADEH
Officials
  • Referee: LOPEZ LOPEZ Juan (ESP)
  • Second referee: IVANOV Petro (UKR)
  • Third referee: POLITO Fabio (ITA)
  • Timekeeper: SALLAM Faisal (UAE)
  • Not eligible to play

Photos

  • FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Marseille 2008 - Day 1
  • FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Marseille 2008 - Day 1 (Uruguay vs Iran)
  • FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Marseille 2008 - Day 1
  • Uruguay's Diego (GK) and Coco competes against an unindentified player of Iran during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Uruguay's Martin competes against an unindentified player of Iran during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Iran goalkeeper Mahdi Bahrololoom during their first-phase match against Uruguay
  • Uruguay’s Martin competes against Hassan Abdollahi of Iran
  • Iran's Hassan Abdollahi competes against Uruguay's Martin during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008.
  • Iran's Farshad Abdollahi competes against Uruguay's Martin and Fabian during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008.

Quotes

Ricar (URU) : "I'm very happy with the result, especially as I scored three goals. The atmosphere was wonderful."

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    UruguayStatisticsIran
    36Shots28
    4Corner kicks8
    0Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    57%Possession (%)43%