Matches

SSI Err

Summary

Benjamin bullets ease Brazil through

Benjamin scored three goals, including two piledrivers from distance, to help Brazil cruise to victory over Mexico and advance as Group D winners.

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Line-up

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9

Substitute(s)

12
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2
4
3
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4
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11

Coaches

Alexandre SOARES (BRA)
(MEX) Ramon RAYA

Officials

Referee: POSTMA George (NED)Second referee: BEREZKIN Alexander (RUS)Third referee: IVANOV Petro (UKR)Timekeeper: GENG Zhiwei (CHN)

Statistics

36Shots33
3Corner kicks4
2Overheads4
0Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • Brazil's Bruno controls the ball next to Mexico's Israel Santoyo during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Brazil's players celebrate after beating Japan during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Brazil's Bueno competes against Mexico's Isaac Rodriguez during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Brazil's Bruno competes against Mexico's Adrian Alvarado (4) and Jose Luis Navarrete (6) during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Goalkeeper Miguel Estrada waves to the fans after Mexico got beated by Brazil during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Mexico's goalkeeper Miguel Estrada saves a ball against Brazil during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008

"We haven't had an easy win in this group phase. We have shown a lot of respect to all the teams we've played," Mao, Brazil goalkeeper

"We lacked the experience to challenge Brazil. Hats off to them, though. They really are a cut above everyone else," Ricardo Villalobos, Mexico player