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22/07/2008500 - WeatherClear
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  • Alexey MAKAROV (6'01")
  • Egor SHAYKOV (6'02" PEN 26'04")
  • Dmitrii SHISHIN (23'03")
  • Yury GORCHINSKIY (27'05")

Summary

Dominant Russia march on

Russia emerged victorious in their winner-takes-all match with United Arab Emirates to march into the knockout phase as Group C runners-up.

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Line-up

12
1
2
4
5
7
8
8
10
9

Substitute(s)

1
12
3
2
4
3
6
5
7
6
9
10
11
11

Coaches

Marcelo MENDES (BRA)
(RUS) Nicolay PISAREV

Officials

Referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)Second referee: SLYVA Sergejus (LTU)Third referee: LOPEZ LOPEZ Juan (ESP)Timekeeper: MOREIRA Alberto (BRA)

Statistics

32Shots34
4Corner kicks6
1Overheads1
0Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
52%Possession (%)48%
  • Russia's Yury Gorchinskiy celebrates after scoring against UAE during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Alexey Makarov competes UAE's Ali Albloushi during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Anton Shkarin competes UAE's Ali Albloushi during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Anton Shkarin competes UAE's Ibrahim Albalooshi during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Russia's Rustam Shakmelyan tries a overhead kick in front of UAE's Ali Karim during their...
  • Russia's Yury Gorchinskiy competes UAE's Ali Karim during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008

"I'm very frustrated because I was expecting more from my players in this tournament. We committed far too many errors to achieve anything and we need to improve before we host the World Cup next year," Marcelo Mendes, United Arab Emirates coach

"We were extremely nervous going into this game and struggled to get going. The heat made it difficult for us too but, even so, we're delighted we kept our shape while managing to put a few more goals away. It's a good sign," Egor Shaykov, Russia forward