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  • Mohamed HOMOS (40')

Referee Martin HANSSON (SWE)

Summary

Famous win for Pharaohs

Famous win for Pharaohs

African champions Egypt showed no ill-effects from their dramatic 4-3 opening defeat against Brazil to record a memorable 1-0 win over world champions Italy at Ellis Park - the decisive goal coming via Mohamed Homos's pinpoint header. The victory takes the Pharaohs level on points with the Azzurri and sets up a dramatic finale to Group B. After a steady start to the game, it was Italy ...

Highlights

Line-up

EGY
ITA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Hassan SHEHATA (EGY)
(ITA) Marcello LIPPI
Officials
  • Referee: Martin HANSSON (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Henrik ANDREN (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Fredrik NILSSON (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Jorge LARRIONDA (URU)
  • Fifth official: Pablo FANDINO (URU)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Not eligible to play

Photos

  • Mohamed Zidan #9 of Egypt pulls his hamstring muscle
  • Essam El Hadary #1 goalie of Egypt gets a congratulatory hug from Gianluigi Buffon #1 of Italy
  • Mohamed Zidan #9 of Egypt is tackled by Fabio Cannavaro #5 of Italy
  • Luca Toni #9 of Italy vies for the ball with Wael Gomaa #20 of Egypt
  • Italy coach Marcello Lippi before their match against Egypt at Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Mohamed Aboutrika of Egypt and Fabio Cannavaro of Italy battle for the ball
  • Ahmed Eid of Egypt and Fabio Cannavaro of Italy battle
  • Essam El Hadary #1 goalie of Egypt celebrates
  • Riccardo Montolivo #20 of Italy jumps over a tackle by Ahmed Hassan #17 of Egypt

Quotes

"The match was a tactical battle and we should feel proud that we won. We managed to keep our concentration for the whole game and that was the key to controlling the game and to frustrating Italy. We were the better side and it's a great day in the history of Egyptian football," Shawky Gharib, Egypt assistant coach.

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    STATISTICS
    EgyptStatisticsItaly
    5Shots19
    3Corner kicks7
    3Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    45%Possession (%)55%