Matches

29/06/201017 - WeatherPartly Cloudy Night
1:0 (0:0)
  • David VILLA (63')

Summary

Villa ends Portuguese dreams

Spain booked a quarter-final date with Paraguay by beating Portugal 1-0 in Cape Town, a 63rd-minute David Villa goal proving the difference between the two sides.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Vicente DEL BOSQUE GONZALEZ (ESP)
(POR) Carlos Manuel BRITO LEAL DE QUEIROZ

Officials

Referee: Hector Walter BALDASSI (ARG)Assistant Referee 1: Ricardo CASAS (ARG)Assistant Referee 2: Hernan MAIDANA (ARG)Fourth official: Carlos Alberto BATRES GONZALEZ (GUA)Fifth official: Carlos Enrique PASTRANA MENDOZA (HON)

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Latest Comments:
avinaash2003
25/08/2012 at 12:51
avinaash2003 (Germany)
Villa was blasting spain to quarter finals
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Mr.adudy
12/07/2012 at 02:05
Mr.adudy (Canada)
boring game :(
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avinaash
17/03/2012 at 09:10
avinaash (Malaysia)
villa was blasting spain
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Statistics

15Shots7
6Corner kicks3
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards1
60%Possession (%)40%
  • Spain fans enjoy the atmosphere
  • Fabio Coentrao of Portugal tackles Sergio Ramos of Spain
  • Xavi Hernandez of Spain is challenged by Pepe of Portugal
  • Carlos Queiroz head coach of Portugal looks on
  • Deco of Portugal looks on
  • David Villa of Spain celebrates scoring

"We looked comfortable out there today. When we're in that form it's difficult to stop us. This is a team that wants to make history and we'll just have to wait and see if luck's on our side. At least we're through to the last eight now," Vicente del Bosque, Spain coach.