Matches

05/08/2011
1:0 (1:0)
  • MARIO RUI (31')

Summary

Portugal edge Kiwis to top group

Portugal have finished top of Group B to book their place in the Round of 16 with a narrow 1-0 victory over New Zealand in Cali at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

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Line-up

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Coaches

Ilidio VALE (POR)
(NZL) Chris MILICICH

Officials

Referee: KIM Dong Jin (KOR)Assistant Referee 1: LEE Jungmin (KOR)Assistant Referee 2: YANG Byoung Eun (KOR)Fourth official: Robert SCHOERGENHOFER (AUT)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
Carvalho47
06/08/2011 at 23:15
Carvalho47 (Brazil)
Itwas a very thin victory but enough to go ahead. Let's go Portugal!
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tvsoccer
06/08/2011 at 15:06
tvsoccer (USA)
By the stats, this match was not even close..suprised was only 1 nil
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LHCAFC212
05/08/2011 at 20:22
LHCAFC212 (New Zealand)
Come on NZ!!! Show them we're a football nation not a rugby nation!!!
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Statistics

12Shots7
2Corner kicks2
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
62%Possession (%)38%
  • Danilo of Portugal is carried from the pitch
  • Nuno Reis of Portugal in action
  • Dejection for Colin Murphy of New Zealand
  • Alex of Portugal in action
  • Anthony Hobbs of New Zealand argues with Referee Kim Dong Jin
  • Alex of Portugal battles with Anthony Hobbs of New Zealand
"We showed that we can face any opponent. I’m happy with the level of the football we’ve shown, but I’m sure we can improve," Portugal coach Ilidio Vale.