Matches

10/07/201017 - WeatherRain
2:3 (1:1)
  • Edinson CAVANI (28')
  • Diego FORLAN (51')
  • Thomas MUELLER (19')
  • Marcell JANSEN (56')
  • Sami KHEDIRA (82')

Summary

Germany pip Uruguay to third place

Sami Khedira's 82nd-minute winner earned Germany their fourth FIFA World Cup bronze medal as they defeated Uruguay 3-2 in an exciting Port Elizabeth play-off.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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12
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Coaches

Oscar Washington TABAREZ SCLAVO (URU)
(GER) Joachim LÖW

Officials

Referee: Benito Armando ARCHUNDIA TELLEZ (MEX)Assistant Referee 1: Hector Osvaldo VERGARA (CAN)Assistant Referee 2: Marvin TORRENTERA (MEX)Fourth official: Marco RODRIGUEZ (MEX)Fifth official: Jose Luis CAMARGO (MEX)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
miladmessi10
20/06/2011 at 03:33
one of the best games in the world cup
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ozil_fanatic
25/10/2010 at 23:31
ozil_fanatic (Canada)
yes germany took the bronze home!
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england7702
10/09/2010 at 14:06
england7702 (Philippines)
good game by the underdogs
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Statistics

12Shots15
6Corner kicks12
1Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
47%Possession (%)53%
  • Diego Forlan of Uruguay celebrates scoring
  • Uruguay's striker Diego Forlan (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal against Germany
  • Maximiliano Pereira of Uruguay shields the ball from Dennis Aogo of Germany
  • Thomas Mueller of Germany in action
  • Joachim Loew head coach of Germany (L) and assistant Hans Dieter Flick (R) congratulate Bastian Schweinsteiger
  • The Germany team celebrate

"The last match at a tournament is always important, because it shapes the feelings you take home with you. After tonight, we’re not going home empty-handed. My team deserved to win, based on the second half alone. We played well and fought hard. Taking the tournament as a whole, my team has been magnificent,"
Joachim Low, Germany coach