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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 »

Line-up

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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

(Total comments 988)


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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Statistics

29Shots9
17Corner kicks3
2Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards1
56%Possession (%)44%
  • Cesc Fabregas #10 of Spain is tackled by Michael Bradley #12 of USA
  • USA players gather together
  • Fernando Torres of Spain is consoled by goalie Tim Howard #1 of USA
  • USA captain Carlos Bocanegra celebrates after USA defeat Spain
  • Jay DeMerit of USA tackles David Villa of Spain
  • USA coach Bob Bradley during the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 semi-final between Spain and USA.
"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