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05/07/2007
2:1 (0:0)
  • Giovani DOS SANTOS (48' PEN)
  • Pablo BARRERA (66')
  • ANTUNES (89')

Summary

Gio's Mexico sink Portugal
Smashing Mexico laid claim to an early place in the knockout rounds and set themselves up as one of the teams to beat in Canada with a comprehensive 2-1 win over Portugal. More »

Line-up

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12
2
4
3
6
5
7
6
8
7
9
9
11
10
13
13
14
16
18
18
20

Substitute(s)

12
1
21
21
4
2
8
3
11
5
14
10
15
15
17
16
19
17
20
19

Coaches

Jesus RAMIREZ (MEX)
(POR) Jose COUCEIRO

Officials

Referee: Howard WEBB (ENG)Assistant Referee 1: Darren CANN (ENG)Assistant Referee 2: Michael MULLARKEY (ENG)Fourth official: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)

Statistics

9Shots16
6Corner kicks11
5Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
52%Possession (%)48%
  • Portugal - Mexico
  • Portugal - Mexico
  • Portugal - Mexico
  • Portugal - Mexico
  • Portugal - Mexico
  • Portugal - Mexico

Carlos Vela: "We were never too nervous about the result. We played a good game and now we are thrilled to be in the next round. We are a calm team, we play football calm, we play with a smile and we will try to get better in every game as we look ahead."