Matches

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Summary

Argentina stride towards quarters

Marcelo Salgueiro, Federico Hilaire and Cesar Leguizamon starred as Argentina beat United Arab Emirates to move towards the quarter-finals.

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Line-up

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12
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2
6
5
10
8
11
10

Substitute(s)

12
1
3
3
4
4
5
6
7
7
9
9
8
11

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)

Statistics

30Shots30
8Corner kicks12
1Overheads6
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
49%Possession (%)51%
  • 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

"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