Matches

24/06/2009101 - WeatherweatherCode11
0:2 (0:1)
  • Jozy ALTIDORE (27')
  • Clint DEMPSEY (74')

Summary

The American dream realised
USA made history on Wednesday, beating European champions Spain 2-0 in Bloemfontein to book a place in the final of South Africa 2009. More »

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Coaches

Vicente DEL BOSQUE (ESP)
(USA) Bob BRADLEY

Officials

Referee: Jorge LARRIONDA (URU)Assistant Referee 1: Pablo FANDINO (URU)Assistant Referee 2: Mauricio ESPINOSA (URU)Fourth official: Coffi CODJIA (BEN)Fifth official: Alexis FASSINOU (BEN)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
usafan9
12/12/2009 at 17:31
usafan9 (USA)
its ok Brazil will knock off Spain in the round of sixteen next year at the world cup.
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VicMex13
17/09/2009 at 02:30
VicMex13 (Mexico)
Spain123 has a point spain will murder the us if they played again.
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Chivista101
26/08/2009 at 20:12
i also agree with spain123 besides im part spaniard and part mexican so wen the us beat spain i was pretty mad but hopefully spain can learn from this either way spain is still my pick to win the world cup next year
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29Shots9
17Corner kicks3
2Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards1
56%Possession (%)44%
  • Jozy Altidore (R) of USA celebrates scoring his sides opening goal with his teammate Charlie Davies
  • Cesc Fabregas of Spain (C) tackles Ricardo Clark of the USA (L)
  • Cesc Fabregas #10 of Spain is tackled by Michael Bradley #12 of USA
  • Landon Donavan #10 of USA brings down Xavi of Spain
  • Jozy Altidore of USA celebrates after scoring
  • Spanish coach Vicente del Bosque gestures during the Spain-USA semi-final.
"We just beat the best team in the world, so we're going to be very fired up no matter who we meet in the final. It's great to reach a FIFA final for the first time, but we've played a lot of finals in our region. We won't feel any new pressure in this final here. We'll be ready to go," Landon Donovan, USA forward