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22/06/2011
1:0 (0:0)
  • Leonardo PAIS (90'+5)

Summary

Stingy Uruguay break Rwandan hearts

African debutants Rwanda were seconds away from earning their first point at a FIFA finals, but Uruguay had their say with the final action in Pachuca to win out 1-0 and move on to the knockout rounds.

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Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Fabian COITO (URU)
(FRA) Richard TARDY

Officials

Referee: Svein Oddvar MOEN (NOR)Assistant Referee 1: Kim HAGLUND (NOR)Assistant Referee 2: Erwin ZEINSTRA (NED)Fourth official: Bas NIJHUIS (NED)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 23)


Latest Comments:
Kensea
24/06/2011 at 14:35
Kensea (Nigeria)
Poor Rwandans, they tried but...
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ZZZRaider
23/06/2011 at 05:20
ZZZRaider (Uruguay)
Uruguay deserved the win , but most important we WON!!! GO URUGUAY!!! I don't know why anyone will hate Uruguay.We play our hearts and guts out Every single game and showed time and time again that underdogs can go very far. Uruguay's history should inspire you...not make you unconfortable.
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martinazo
23/06/2011 at 01:49
martinazo (USA)
Uruguay = Fair play. 1/4 of Ruanda's fouls. 2 times the number of shots on goal.
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Statistics

20Shots20
8Corner kicks4
1Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
48%Possession (%)52%
  • Leonard Pais of Uruguay celebrates his goal with Gianni Rodriguez during the FIFA U-17 World Cup Group C match between Uruguay and Rwanda
  • Jean Marie Rusingizandekwe of Rwanda battles with Elbio Alvarez of Uruguay
  • Dejection for Robert Ndatimana of Rwanda
  • Leonard Pais of Uruguay celebrates
  • Leonard Pais of Uruguay celebrates his goal
  • A fan of Rwanda enjoys the game
"Fortune was surely a factor in the game today and it played a part in us winning the game. Even so, we showed great character," Uruguay coach Fabian Coito.