Matches

18/07/2008500 - WeatherClear
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  • Ilya LEONOV (6'06")
  • Egor SHAYKOV (25'07")
  • Dmitrii SHISHIN (26'08")
  • Ezequiel HILAIRE (11'01" PEN)
  • Federico HILAIRE (15'02" 29'04" 35'05")
  • Facundo MINICI (27'03" PEN)

Summary

Federico treble undoes Russia

Federico Hilaire scored twice in the closing stages to complete his hat-trick and help Argentina twice come from behind to beat Russia 5-3.

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Line-up

1
1
4
2
7
6
8
10
9
11

Substitute(s)

12
12
2
3
3
4
5
5
6
7
10
9
11
8

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)

Statistics

31Shots21
7Corner kicks5
4Overheads1
3Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • 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

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