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Match 5 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
18 July
3:5 (1:1, 0:1, 2:3)
  • Ilya LEONOV (6'56")
  • Egor SHAYKOV (25'43")
  • Dmitry SHISHIN (26'10")
  • Ezequiel HILAIRE (11'11" PEN)
  • Federico HILAIRE (15'14", 29'25", 35'59")
  • Facundo MINICI (27'12" PEN)

Referee George POSTMA (NED)

Summary

Federico treble undoes Russia

Federico treble undoes Russia

Argentina came from behind twice to beat Russia 5-3 in their Group C opener. Federico Hilaire was the hero for Hector Petrasso's side, scoring twice in the final period to complete his hat-trick. After a quiet start, Russia captain Ilya Leonov broke the deadlock. The goal prompted Argentina to attack, and they were rewarded when Ezequiel Hilaire equalised from the penalty spot on 11 ...

Highlights

Line-up

RUS
ARG
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Nicolay PISAREV (RUS)
(ARG) Hector PETRASSO
Officials
  • Referee: POSTMA George (NED)
  • Second referee: WALDER Roman (SUI)
  • Third referee: GENG Zhiwei (CHN)
  • Timekeeper: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)
  • Not eligible to play

Photos

  • Russia's team pose before their group-phase match against Argentina at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's coach Nikolai Pisarev watches his players in their group-phase match against Argentina at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's coach Hector Petrasso watches his players in their group-phase match against Russia at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Luciano Franceschini and Santiago Hilaire compete against Russia's Anton Shkarin during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Rustam Shakmelyan (R) battles for the ball with Argentina's Gustavo Casado
  • Russia's Dmitry Shishin battles for the ball with Argentina's Santiago Hilaire
  • Russia's Rustam Shakmelyan battles for the ball with Argentina's Santiago Hilaire
  • Argentinas Ezequiel Hilaire celebrates against Russia
  • Russia's Rustam Shakmelyan tries a bicycle kick in front of Argentina's Santiago Hilaire during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008

Quotes

Nikolai Pisarev (RUS): My feeling is that we were the better side today. Even so Argentina have a tremendous amount of experience.

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    STATISTICS
    RussiaStatisticsArgentina
    31Shots21
    7Corner kicks5
    3Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    51%Possession (%)49%