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Match 21 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
Clear
06 September
1:1 a.e.t. 0:1 PSO (1:0, 0:0, 0:1, 0:0)
  • Anton BUTKO (5'41")
  • Francisco CATI (32'29")

Referee Tomasz WINIARCZYK (POL)

Summary

Mexico sneak through, eliminate Ukraine

Mexico sneak through, eliminate Ukraine

Mexico edged Ukraine on penalties to clinch a quarter-final berth and eliminate their opponents from the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Ravenna/Italy 2011. The result ensured Brazil are guaranteed to go through as Group D winners ahead of their final outing with Japan, and secured El Tri a meeting with Russia in the last eight. Mexico were unable to break down their opponents in the opening period, ...

Highlights

Line-up

UKR
MEX
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Sergiy KUCHERENKO (UKR)
(MEX) Ramon RAYA
Officials
  • Referee: WINIARCZYK Tomasz (POL)
  • Second referee: VELASQUEZ Oscar (SLV)
  • Third referee: MAT HASSAN Suhaimi (MAS)
  • Timekeeper: WONGSUWAN Suwat (THA)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Injured

Photos

  • Ukraine huddle
  • Andrii Borsuk of Ukraine challenges Morgan Plata of Mexico
  • Francisco Cati (#4) of Mexico celebrates
  • iguel Estrada (#12) of Mexico reads from a prayer book
  • Miguel Estrada (#12) of Mexico in action
  • Igor Borsuk of Ukraine and Morgan Plata of Mexico battle for the ball
  • Angel Rodriguez of Mexico takes a corner
  • Ukraine huddle
  • The Beach Babe cheerleaders dance

Quotes

“I like to speak to my players before a game – I enjoy motivating them and helping them find the best approach for each match. A coach’s job is to keep his players, and himself, calm,” Mexico coach Ramon Raya.

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    STATISTICS
    UkraineStatisticsMexico
    30Shots30
    5Corner kicks7
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    47%Possession (%)53%