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Match 20 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
weatherCode10
05 September
4:3 (0:0, 2:2, 2:1)
  • Frank VELASQUEZ (18'13")
  • Agustin RUIZ (23'48")
  • Jose MEMBRENO (31'24")
  • Walter TORRES (35'18")
  • Luciano FRANCESCHINI (18'41")
  • Jonathan LEVI (18'56", 35'50")

Referee Jelili OGUNMUYIWA (NGA)

Summary

El Salvador clinch historic last-eight berth

El Salvador clinch historic last-eight berth

El Salvador clinched second spot in Group B to advance to the quarter-finals, defeating Argentina 4-3 in an all-or-nothing clash at Ravenna/Italy 2011. The win marked a historic occasion for the Salvadorans, who, prior to this tournament, had failed to collect a single win, while it sent the Argentinians home early. Agustin Ruiz, the last-gasp hero in El Salvador’s last outing against Oman, ...

Highlights

Line-up

SLV
ARG
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Rudis GONZALEZ (SLV)
(ARG) Hector PETRASSO
Officials
  • Referee: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)
  • Second referee: WONGSUWAN Suwat (THA)
  • Third referee: WINIARCZYK Tomasz (POL)
  • Timekeeper: EIRIZ Ruben (ESP)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Absent

Photos

  • Elias Ramirez of El Salvador and Javier Vivas of Argentina battle for the ball
  • Frank Velasquez of El Salvador and Javier Vivas of Argentina battle for the ball
  • Cheerleader performs
  • Walter Torres of El Salvador and Javier Vivas of Argentina battle for the ball
  • Goalkeeper, Jose Portillo of El Salvador dives on the ball in front of Sebastian Larreta of Argentina
  • Jonathan Levi of Argentina celebrates
  • Jose Membreno of El Salvador celebrates
  • Walter Torres of El Salvador celebrates
  • Cheerleader performs

Quotes

"A historic result! We’re a motivated and are a close-knit group. I’m very proud of every single member of my squad. This is a glorious success for all the people of El Salvador," El Salvador coach Rudis Gonzalez.

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    STATISTICS
    El SalvadorStatisticsArgentina
    30Shots36
    2Corner kicks9
    2Yellow cards2
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    43%Possession (%)57%