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14/10/2008
5:5 (2:3)
  • Masoud DANESHVAR (10'38" 35'30")
  • Ebrahim MASOUDI (12'23")
  • Mohammad HASHEMZADEH (26'30")
  • Ali HASSANZADEH (28'29")
  • GRANA (1'17" 8'06")
  • Patrick NORA (13'57")
  • FABIANO (30'56")
  • Edgar BERTONI (39'09")

Summary

Italy seal semi spot
Edgar Bertoni struck a last-gasp equaliser to secure a place in the last four as Italy came from behind to clinch a thrilling 5-5 draw with Iran. More »

Line-up

12
1
3
2
5
6
7
10
13
14

Substitute(s)

1
12
14
3
2
4
6
5
8
8
10
9
11
13
4
7
9
11

Coaches

Hossein SHAMS (IRN)
(ITA) Alessandro NUCCORINI

Officials

Referee: KIDSON Scott (AUS)Second referee: TOROK Karoly (HUN)Third referee: KALAM Badrul (MAS)Timekeeper: KRNAC Jason (USA)

Statistics

23Shots53
7Corner kicks19
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
62%Possession (%)38%
  • Italy's Patrick Nora and Alexandre Feller celebrate
  • Iran's Ebrahim Masoudi shows his dejection
  • Iran's Javad Asghari shows his dejection
  • Italy's Edgar Bertoni celebrates
  • Italy's Alexandre Feller and Patrick Nora celebrate
  • Italy's Grana celebrates

“What was really good is that we continued to believe we’d win right to the end. We had to overcome a few setbacks during the game, but now we’re just overjoyed at going through,” Alessandro Nuccorini, Italy coach