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24/06/201017 - WeatherClear
3:2 (1:0)
  • Robert VITTEK (25' 73')
  • Kamil KOPUNEK (89')
  • Antonio DI NATALE (81')
  • Fabio QUAGLIARELLA (90'+2)

Summary

Slovakia advance, eliminate Italy

Slovakia held on for a dramatic 3-2 victory over Italy at Ellis Park that sent them into Round of 16 and eliminated Marcello Lippi's world champions.

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Coaches

Vladimir WEISS (SVK)
(ITA) Marcello LIPPI

Officials

Referee: Howard WEBB (ENG)Assistant Referee 1: Darren CANN (ENG)Assistant Referee 2: Michael MULLARKEY (ENG)Fourth official: Stéphane LANNOY (FRA)Fifth official: Eric DANSAULT (FRA)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
kuba.zbieg
03/11/2010 at 17:11
kuba.zbieg (Poland)
italy losers 2006 champions bad luck for there ranking
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martinrmcf7
27/07/2010 at 09:57
martinrmcf7 (Slovakia)
SLOVAKIA 4 EVER
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charizard05
03/07/2010 at 12:49
charizard05 (Bangladesh)
italy is a good football team but i never expected italy to win the world cup this time but this lose and 2 draws was never expected by me.
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Statistics

7Shots13
6Corner kicks3
4Yellow cards4
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
50%Possession (%)50%
  • Robert Vittek of Slovakia celebrates
  • Robert Vittek, Martin Skrtel and Radoslav Zabavnik of Slovakia celebrate
  • Martin Skrtel of Slovakia celebrates with his national flag in the players tunnel
  • Slovakia players celebrate
  • Vladimir Weiss head coach of Slovakia gestures
  • Robert Vittek of Slovakia celebrates victory with team mates

"I offer my apologies to Italian sport, the players, the football association – everyone. I’m very sad that my adventure with the Italian football association has come to an end in this fashion," Marcello Lippi, Italy coach.