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10/08/2008
0:5 (0:2)
  • ANDERSON (3')
  • ALEXANDRE PATO (34')
  • RONALDINHO (55' 61' PEN)
  • RAFAEL SOBIS (90'+3)

Summary

Five-star Brazil crush Kiwis

Ronaldinho bagged a brace as Brazil turned on the style against New Zealand, firing five unanswered goals to book their place in the last eight.

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Line-up

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12
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Substitute(s)

9
1
12
4
14
11
15
13
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18

Coaches

Stu JACOBS (NZL)
(BRA) DUNGA

Officials

Referee: Stephane LANNOY (FRA)Assistant Referee 1: Eric DANSAULT (FRA)Assistant Referee 2: Frederic CANO (FRA)Fourth official: Jerome DAMON (RSA)

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  • Brazil star Ronaldinho celebrates his goal against New Zealand.
  • Shaun Van Rooyen of New Zealand (L) in action against Brazil.
  • Brazil's Diego (R) with Simon Elliott of New Zealand.
  • Brazil's Ronaldinho (L) evades the challenge of New Zealand's Cole Peverley.
  • Sobis of Brazil celebrates with teammate Anderson after scoring
"Everybody played well today, not just Ronaldinho. You could see that smile of his again today. Let's not forget that he hasn't played for four months, but talented players like him quickly find their way into a game," Carlos Dunga, Brazil coach