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04/11/2007500 - WeatherRain
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  • AMARELLE (13'01")
  • JAVIER TORRES (18'04" PEN)
  • JAVI ALVAREZ (21'05")
  • NICO (35'10")
  • BILRO (22'06")
  • MADJER (29'07")

Summary

Spain march on

La Furia Roja whipped up a sandstorm to beat Portugal 4-2 in Group B and become the first side to take their place in the last eight of Rio 2007.

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Line-up

1
1
2
3
6
6
8
7
10
8

Substitute(s)

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

Coaches

JOAQUIN (ESP)
(POR) Ze Miguel MATEUS

Officials

Referee: POLITO Fabio (ITA)Second referee: SLYVA Sergejus (LTU)Third referee: QUESADA Franklin (CRC)Timekeeper: MORSI Mohamed (EGY)

Statistics

26Shots40
2Corner kicks7
6Overheads2
2Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
50%Possession (%)50%
  • Spain - Portugal
  • Spain - Portugal
  • Spain - Portugal
  • Spain - Portugal
  • Spain - Portugal
  • Spain - Portugal

We really kept our shape and managed to keep Alan and Madjer under control, which was vital to what is a great result for us. Today was our first final and we came through in the end. Nico, Spain player