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0:3 (0:3)
  • LUIS FABIANO (37', 43')
  • Andrea DOSSENA (45' OG)

Referee Benito ARCHUNDIA (MEX)

Summary

Irresistible Brazil eliminate Italy

Irresistible Brazil eliminate Italy

Brazil produced a stunning first-half display en route to a 3-0 defeat of Italy that thrust them into the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup and eliminated the reigning world champions. A Luis Fabiano double put them in firm command before an Andrea Dossena own goal completed the scoring on the stroke of the interval. Brazil will now take on South Africa in the second semi-final in ...

Highlights

Line-up

ITA
BRA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Marcello LIPPI (ITA)
(BRA) DUNGA
Officials
  • Referee: Benito ARCHUNDIA (MEX)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Hector VERGARA (CAN)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Marvin TORRENTERA (MEX)
  • Fourth official: Coffi CODJIA (BEN)
  • Fifth official: Alexis FASSINOU (BEN)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Kaka of Brazil battles with Mauro Camoranesi of Italy
  • Robinho #11 of Brazil and Andrea Dossena #22 of Italy vie for the ball
  • Felipe Melo #5 of Brazil celebrates
  • Brazil and Italy teams line up
  • Fabio Cannavaro #5 of Italy holds a Brazilian shirt as he walks off the pitch followed by teammate Daniele De Rossi #10 and Julio Batista #19 of Brazil
  • Kaka of Brazil lines up for the National Anthem
  • Kleberson of Brazil tackles Simone Pepe of Italy
  • Gilberto Silva of Brazil and Vincenzo Iaquinta of Italy
  • Brazil team poses for photgraphers

Quotes

"We played well today. We showed we were better physically and tactically than a great team. It's always important to get off to a good start and we did that. South Africa are an emerging team but we know they will give us a difficult test. They're strong, quick and they will have the crowd behind them," Dunga, Brazil coach.

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    STATISTICS
    ItalyStatisticsBrazil
    18Shots20
    7Corner kicks6
    2Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    45%Possession (%)55%