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3:2 a.e.t. (2:2, 0:0)
  • Daniel GUIZA (88', 89')
  • XABI ALONSO (107')
  • Katlego MPHELA (73', 90'+3)

Referee Matthew BREEZE (AUS)

Summary

Spain edge the supersub show

Spain edge the supersub show

Spain claimed third place at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 with a dramatic 3-2 extra-time victory over host nation South Africa at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg. Bafana Bafana had come within minutes of winning the game thanks to Katlego Mphela's 73rd-minute opener, only for fellow substitute Daniel Guiza to find the net in both the 88th and 89th minute to leave the home ...

Highlights

Line-up

ESP
RSA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Vicente DEL BOSQUE (ESP)
(BRA) Joel SANTANA
Officials
  • Referee: Matthew BREEZE (AUS)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Matthew CREAM (AUS)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Ben WILSON (AUS)
  • Fourth official: Coffi CODJIA (BEN)
  • Fifth official: Alexis FASSINOU (BEN)

Photos

  • The Spanish team pose for photographers after winning the FIFA Confederations Cup 3rd Place play off against South Africa
  • Matthew Booth of South Africa appears dejected
  • Head coach Joel Santana of South Africa looks on
  • Katlego Mphela looks dejected
  • Katlego Mphela celebrates scoring
  • Xabi Alonso celebrates scoring
  • The Spanish team pose for photographers after winning the FIFA Confederations Cup 3rd Place Playoff
  • Xabi Alonso (2nd L) of Spain is congratulated by team mates
  • Kagisho Evidence Dikgacoi (R) of South Africa challenges Daniel Guiza of Spain

Quotes

"Today's was difficult for us, we were playing against a side that attacked us a lot. They played excelled football," Vicente del Bosque, Spain coach.

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    STATISTICS
    SpainStatisticsSouth Africa
    18Shots12
    3Corner kicks4
    4Yellow cards3
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    59%Possession (%)41%