Matches

20/06/201017 - WeatherClear
1:1 (1:1)
  • Vincenzo IAQUINTA (29' PEN)
  • Shane SMELTZ (7')

Summary

Italy humbled by All Whites

New Zealand caused the biggest shock so far in South Africa by holding Italy to a 1-1 draw, Vincenzo Iaquinta's penalty cancelling out Shane Smeltz's early goal.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Marcello LIPPI (ITA)
(NZL) Ricki Lloyd HERBERT

Officials

Referee: Carlos Alberto BATRES GONZALEZ (GUA)Assistant Referee 1: Leonel LEAL (CRC)Assistant Referee 2: Carlos Enrique PASTRANA MENDOZA (HON)Fourth official: Koman COULIBALY (MLI)Fifth official: Redouane ACHIK (MAR)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
craigus-NZL
27/06/2010 at 09:57
craigus-NZL (New Zealand)
I still smile when I think of what the boys did and the great ambasadors they have been for NZ. We'll be back in Brazil to build on the great performances.. Bring on 2014!!
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OURANIA13
24/06/2010 at 14:56
OURANIA13 (USA)
Congratulation Italy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
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DECLAN22
24/06/2010 at 11:54
DECLAN22 (India)
LUCK FAVOURS THE BRAVE - And that's what the ALL WHITES has shown the World....GO KIWI
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Statistics

17Shots3
15Corner kicks0
0Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
56%Possession (%)44%
  • Chris Killen of New Zealand tackles Giorgio Chiellini of Italy
  • The Italy team line up
  • Football fans enjoy the atmosphere
  • Shane Smeltz of New Zealand celebrates after scoring
  • Tommy Smith and Chris Wood of New Zealand celebrate with team mates
  • Vincenzo Iaquinta of Italy reacts

"It's an incredible result for football in New Zealand. It's historic and greater than anything else we've ever achieved when you consider the standing of our opponents," Ricki Herbert, New Zealand coach.