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23/06/201017 - WeatherClear
0:1 (0:1)
  • Jermain DEFOE (23')

Summary

Defoe strike sends England through

A lone goal from Jermain Defoe proved enough for England to edge past Slovenia in a tough contest and advance to the Round of 16, while the result left the Slovenians heartbroken.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Matjaz KEK (SVN)
(ITA) Fabio CAPELLO

Officials

Referee: Wolfgang STARK (GER)Assistant Referee 1: Jan-Hendrik SALVER (GER)Assistant Referee 2: Mike PICKEL (GER)Fourth official: Joel Antonio AGUILAR CHICAS (SLV)Fifth official: William Alexander TORRES MEJIA (SLV)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
Acerjs
29/06/2010 at 20:11
Acerjs (Great Britain)
England through yes!!!
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rocket11
27/06/2010 at 12:56
rocket11 (Great Britain)
why is defoe down as scoring in the 23rd minute when he scored in the 22nd
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ronrocks
26/06/2010 at 19:36
ronrocks (India)
that was a super strike
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Statistics

9Shots12
2Corner kicks11
3Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
45%Possession (%)55%
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"This was the team that I know. We played together with spirit; we fought together and I am really, really happy with the result. I’m also happy that I re-found the team that I knew from the qualifiers," Fabio Capello, England coach.