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26/10/2009
2:1 (2:1)
  • BORJA (22')
  • Pablo SARABIA (30')
  • Jack McINERNEY (4')

Summary

Depleted Spain overcome USA
European heavyweights Spain displayed their pedigree in Kano to defeat USA 2-1 despite playing virtually the entire match a man down. More »

Line-up

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1
3
2
4
3
5
4
6
5
7
6
8
7
9
8
10
9
17
10
20
11

Substitute(s)

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12
21
21
2
13
11
14
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15
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15
17
16
18
18
19
19
20

Coaches

Gines MELENDEZ (ESP)
(COL) Wilmer CABRERA

Officials

Referee: Viktor KASSAI (HUN)Assistant Referee 1: Gabor EROS (HUN)Assistant Referee 2: Tibor VAMOS (HUN)Fourth official: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 17)


Latest Comments:
mexerican
02/11/2009 at 17:08
mexerican (USA)
England's goal was lonely hahaha. Go USA and Mexico!
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TheLegend100
31/10/2009 at 20:47
Spain was lucky. USA just lost a little bit of concentration, that's all.
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Soccernewz
27/10/2009 at 18:41
England. Great fans. Very average teams.
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Statistics

11Shots17
3Corner kicks6
2Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
1Red Cards0
40%Possession (%)60%
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"I want to stress what a great welcome the people of Kano have given all the teams. In my six World Cups, I've never seen such a full stadium with such passionate fans." Gines Melendez, Spain coach