Matches

30/09/2008
1:0 (1:0)
  • GRANA (14'55" PEN)

Summary

Italy claim narrow win
A Grana penalty and some good goalkeeping from Alexandre Feller gave Italy a 1-0 victory over Thailand in the opening match of Group B. More »

Line-up

1
12
4
3
6
6
7
10
13
13

Substitute(s)

12
1
2
2
5
4
8
5
9
8
10
9
14
14
3
7
11
11

Coaches

Alessandro NUCCORINI (ITA)
(ESP) Jose PAZOS

Officials

Referee: KHAN Asselam (MOZ)Second referee: KADARA Said (EGY)Third referee: GHIBAUDI Sergio (ARG)Timekeeper: LOPEZ Fabian (COL)

Statistics

31Shots23
12Corner kicks5
0Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card1
0Red Cards0
64%Possession (%)36%
  • Brazilian's fans awaits the begining of the match between Italy and Thailand
  • Italy's Adriano Foglia tries to shot on goal against Thailand
  • Thailand's goalkeeper Surapong Tompa gestures
  • Thailand's goalkeeper Surapong Tompa gestures
  • Italy's Patrick Nora passes the ball
  • Italy's goalkeeper Alexandre Feller watches

"We're happy with the win although we know we need to play better. I think we can do that in our next game though," Alessandro Nuccorini, Italy coach.