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Match summary

Mali bounce back to see off Ecuador

Mali put right their disappointing scoreless draw against Belgium to secure a deserved win over Ecuador, though the Africans made life tougher than needed in Talca.

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Quotes

"The key to the win today was our pressing. Ecuador are a very good team and we wanted to put them under pressure from the beginning. That worked well - especially in the first half. That was the basis of our victory," Baye Ba, Mali coach.

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Statistics

Ball possession
46
%
54

Attempts

9Attempts22
1On-Target8
3Off-Target9
5Blocked5

Disciplinary

11Fouls Committed14
0Yellow cards2
1Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

3Corners9
1Offsides2
16Free kicks12
6Saves0

Line-ups

Ecuador
EcuadorECU
Mali
MaliMLI
(GK)
(GK)
46' HT
(C)
(C)
62'
60'
75'
Misses next match if booked
15
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
20
20
74'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
16
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
75'
62'
60'
15
16
14
74'
19
46' HT
CoachCoach
Jose RODRIGUEZ (ECU)Baye BA (MLI)

Match Facts

Talca

Estadio Fiscal

  • Stadium nameEstadio Fiscal
  • CityTalca
  • Year constructed1937
  • Address-
  • Overall capacity8324

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 18° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 49 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Martin STROMBERGSSON
    Sweden
    SwedenSWE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mehmet CULUM (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Daniel GUSTAVSSON (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Oscar REYNA (GUA)

Groups

Group D
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-FPPPts
Mali
MLI
3210514-57
Ecuador
ECU
3201633-56
Belgium
BEL
311123-1-44
Honduras
HON
300328-6-80

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