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Match 22 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
22 July
0:3 (0:2, 0:0, 0:1)
  • Facundo MINICI (1'24" PEN, 2'44", 34'18")

Referee Tasuku ONODERA (JPN)

Summary

Minici completes maximum return

Minici completes maximum return

A Facundo Minici treble helped the already-qualified Argentina defeat Cameroon to stroll into the knockout phase on maximum points. The Albiceleste's 3-0 win also ensured the Africans will return home pointless. The Argentinians employed their technical superiority to good effect from the outset, and Minici fired them in front from the spot on 84 seconds. Before three minutes were up, ...

Highlights

Line-up

CMR
ARG
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Jean Pierre NGWE BAHABEGE (CMR)
(ARG) Hector PETRASSO
Officials
  • Referee: ONODERA Tasuku (JPN)
  • Second referee: BORISEVICS Eduards (LVA)
  • Third referee: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)
  • Timekeeper: CHAVARRIA Erick (CRC)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Absent

Photos

  • Argentina's Cesar Leguizamon competes against Cameroon's Djibril Abouem during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Luciano Franceschini competes against Cameroon's Bernard Nkolo during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Players of Cameroon and Argentina enter the pitch before their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Facundo Minici celebrates after scoring against Cameroon during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Ezequiel Hilaire competes against Cameroon's Bertrand Abissonono during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Gustavo Casado competes against Cameroon's Jean Kengne during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Ezequiel Hilaire competes against Cameroon's Eric Yopa during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Leandro Paradisi competes against Cameroon's Djibril Abouem during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Cesar leguizamon competes against Cameroon's Bertrand Abissonono during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008

Quotes

"Most of my players were desperately short of experience. We've learnt a lot, though, especially in terms of tactics," Jean-Pierre Ngwe Bahabege, Cameroon coach

"We're very pleased to have achieved our first objective of qualifying for the quarter-finals and finishing top of the group. We're now hoping to go all the way and lift the cup," Luciano Franceschini, Argentina defender
 

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    STATISTICS
    CameroonStatisticsArgentina
    30Shots24
    7Corner kicks3
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    44%Possession (%)56%