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2:3 (2:0)
  • Clint DEMPSEY (10')
  • Landon DONOVAN (27')
  • LUIS FABIANO (46', 74')
  • LUCIO (84')

Referee Martin HANSSON (SWE)

Summary

Seleção sink brave Americans

Seleção sink brave Americans

Brazil showed their undeniable class in the final of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 in Johannesburg, fighting back from two goals down at the interval to sink the courageous Americans 3-2. Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan grabbed goals in the first period, but the South American champions roared back with a Luis Fabiano brace and a Lucio header to pick up their third FIFA Confederations Cup ...

Highlights

Line-up

USA
BRA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Bob BRADLEY (USA)
(BRA) DUNGA
Officials
  • Referee: Martin HANSSON (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Henrik ANDREN (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Fredrik NILSSON (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Benito ARCHUNDIA (MEX)
  • Fifth official: Hector VERGARA (CAN)
  • Not eligible to play
  • Absent
  • Injured

Photos

  • Lucio of Brazil lifts the trophy
  • Pato of Brazil holds the trophy
  • Elano of Brazil lifts the trophy as his team mates celebrate
  • Clint Dempsey of the USA and Charlie Davies show their dejection
  • Robinho (L) of Brazil and team mate Josue celebrate
  • Landon Donovan of USA celebrates scoring
  • Kaka of Brazil celebrates his team's winning goal
  • The Brazil players line up for their national anthem
  • Oguchi Onyewu of USA shows his dejection

Quotes

"In 20 days together there has not been the slightest problem and that's something I've never seen from a team before. That shows you how professional my players are," Brazil coach Dunga.

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    STATISTICS
    USAStatisticsBrazil
    9Shots31
    5Corner kicks10
    1Yellow cards3
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    41%Possession (%)59%