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25/09/2009
8:0 (4:0)
  • Aaron NIGUEZ (11' 15')
  • Emilio NSUE (17' 32')
  • Fran MERIDA (74')
  • KIKE (79' 86')
  • Ander HERRERA (89')

Summary

A great eight for Spain
Spain recorded their biggest win at the FIFA U-20 World Cup by scoring eight times without reply against Tahiti at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo. More »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Luis MILLA (ESP)
(FRA) Lionel CHARBONNIER

Officials

Referee: Mohamed BENOUZA (ALG)Assistant Referee 1: Nasser ABDEL NABI (EGY)Assistant Referee 2: Angesom OGBAMARIAM (ERI)Fourth official: Ivan BEBEK (CRO)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 39)


Latest Comments:
LOROUSA
29/09/2009 at 13:54
LOROUSA (USA)
Lionleo: I trusted you but...you let me down: I'm a diehard Spain fan, the Nigeria-Spain match has been played and I'm still smiling... :)
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LOROUSA
27/09/2009 at 23:57
LOROUSA (USA)
hey_its_seth: didn't you see the :) at the end of my post? I watched the same game you did my friend.
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celledangelo
27/09/2009 at 21:06
celledangelo (England)
This was a complete whitewash, Spanish youth sides never disssapoint and this also shows the disparity or gap btw the two regions when it comes to football.
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Statistics

24Shots2
3Corner kicks1
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
76%Possession (%)24%
  • Ander Herrera of Spain beats Tehevarii Ludivion of Tahiti
  • Emilio Nsue of Spain celebrates with Aaron Niguez
  • Spain line up
  • Lorenzo Tehau of Tahiti controls the ball
  • Alvin Tehau of Tahiti beats Fran Merida of Spain
  • Emilio Nsue of Spain

"It was important to start off with a win. We went out with the right attitude and kept attacking despite being ahead. The players fought for every ball and showed great team spirit," Luis Milla, Spain coach.