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  • DANI ALVES (88')

Summary

Daniel Alves fires Brazil into final

Daniel Alves rose from the bench to score the only goal of the game with a stunning free-kick that sent Brazil into the final at South Africa's expense.

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Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

DUNGA (BRA)
(BRA) Joel SANTANA

Officials

Referee: Massimo BUSACCA (SUI)Assistant Referee 1: Matthias ARNET (SUI)Assistant Referee 2: Francesco BURAGINA (SUI)Fourth official: Benito ARCHUNDIA (MEX)Fifth official: Hector VERGARA (CAN)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
Vumilli
28/06/2009 at 13:36
Vumilli (South Africa)
27/06/2009 at 14:45BiChO-BRA Thank you very much it shows that you are a true football supporter unlike other "fans" who stay in England but support brasil what happened to england? good thing they come to Mzantsi for 2010 Cameroon what the hell is wrong with you guys we want to see you in 2010 dont dissapoint me and tou our visitors hope to see you next year. take those vuvuzelas (horns) and practise hard
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Soccerkid77
28/06/2009 at 03:20
Soccerkid77 (Egypt)
I want Spain to win Third. I want Brazil in First. I want USA already out. South Africa GOOD JOB!!!!!!!!!!
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pizzaevino
27/06/2009 at 16:11
pizzaevino (Canada)
I love the way S.Africa plays, but being from europe I support Spain..
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Statistics

17Shots14
5Corner kicks4
3Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
53%Possession (%)47%
  • Maicon and Siphiwe Tshabalala during the 2009 Confederations Cup semi-final match between South Africa and Brazil
  • Itumeleng Khune of South Africa looks on
  • Kaka of Brazil shakes hands with Matthew Booth of South Africa
  • Lucio (R) of Brazil celebrates victory with teammate Luisao
  • Steven Pienaar looks dejected
  • Bernard Parker of South Africa and Andre Santos of Brazil compete

"I'm always practising free-kicks in training and it was all down to that. I made my little contribution to the victory and that's the main thing. The celebration was for my children. Everything I do is for them." Dani Alves, Brazil defender