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Match 14 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
20 July
5:2 (1:1, 2:0, 2:1)
  • Santiago HILAIRE (5'20")
  • Cesar LEGUIZAMON (14'49", 33'40")
  • Federico HILAIRE (18'30", 29'01")
  • Rami AL MESAABI (10'58")
  • Ibrahim ALBALOOSHI (33'08" PEN)

Referee Sylvain PALHIES (FRA)

Summary

Argentina stride towards quarters

Argentina stride towards quarters

Argentina beat United Arab Emirates 5-2 to take a huge step towards progression from Group C. Federico Hilaire and Cesar Leguizamon both scored doubles for the Albiceleste, although their principal star was goalkeeper Marcelo Salgueiro. Santiago Hilaire broke the deadlock on five minutes, but Rami Al Mesaabi got United Arab Emirates on level terms with a forcefully-struck free-kick. Cesar ...

Highlights

Line-up

ARG
UAE
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Hector PETRASSO (ARG)
(BRA) Marcelo MENDES
Officials
  • Referee: PALHIES Sylvain (FRA)
  • Second referee: IVANOV Petro (UKR)
  • Third referee: ONODERA Tasuku (JPN)
  • Timekeeper: HAGHIGHATJOO Farshid (IRN)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Absent

Photos

  • Argentina's Federico Hilaire celebrates after scoring against UAE during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • UAE's Bakhit Alabadla competes against an unindentified player of Argentina during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • UAE's Rami Al Mesaabi competes against Argentina's Federico Hilaire during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • UAE's Ali Albloushi tries a bicycle kick in front of Argentina's Luciano Franceschini during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Marcelo Salgueiro saves a shot againt UAE during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Facundo Minici competes against UAE's Qambar Sadeqi during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Gustavo Casado competes against UAE's Hassan Aljesmi during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Facundo Minici competes against UAE's Bakhit Alabadla during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Ezequiel Hilaire competes against UAE's Rami Al Mesaabi during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008

Quotes

"Each player contributed to this success in their own way, and I'm pleased that I also played my part. It turned out to be a very difficult match, but we prepared really well for this competition and hope we'll go far," Marcelo Salgueiro, Argentina goalkeeper 

"We didn't have the luck today. Let's see what the outcome of the Cameroon-Russia match is. We still think we can get a result out of the Russians," Bakhit Alabadla, United Arab Emirates player 

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    STATISTICS
    ArgentinaStatisticsUnited Arab Emirates
    30Shots30
    8Corner kicks12
    0Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    49%Possession (%)51%