Matches

16/10/2009
1:1 (0:0) 2:0 PSO
  • Vladimir KOMAN (90'+1 PEN)
  • Marcos URENA (81')

Summary

Hungary win battle for bronze
Penalties were needed to separate Hungary and Costa Rica in Cairo after a 1-1 draw, but in the end it was the Europeans who emerged victorious. More »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Sandor EGERVARI (HUN)
(CRC) Ronald GONZALEZ

Officials

Referee: Yuichi NISHIMURA (JPN)Assistant Referee 1: Toru SAGARA (JPN)Assistant Referee 2: JEONG Hae Sang (KOR)Fourth official: Alberto UNDIANO (ESP)Fifth official: Juan Carlos YUSTE JIMENEZ (ESP)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 93)


Latest Comments:
hunsoccer
07/11/2009 at 22:35
hunsoccer (Hungary)
Thank you guys, you made us really proud!
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Hun_Arrow
18/10/2009 at 13:23
Hun_Arrow (Hungary)
So far this was the biggest succes in hungarian football. I've watched all the games. I hope in a couple of years this guys will be the base of the adult team! Thanks!
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lexaah
17/10/2009 at 21:23
lexaah (Hungary)
Well done boys, well deserved, well played game what we seen. Keep going, and thanks to make us feel proud again.thanks boys.RIA RIA HUNGÁRIA :)
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Statistics

20Shots16
8Corner kicks4
2Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card1
0Red Cards0
43%Possession (%)57%
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"We have reached the latter stages of the tournament and it's to be expected that both sets of players should be tired. What helped us was the physical fitness and psychological strength of our players which allowed them to control the second half, just as they did against Ghana." Sandor Egervari, Hungary coach.