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Match summary

Saponjic strikes to send Serbia through

Ivan Saponjic scored a dramatic extra-time winner as Serbia beat Mali 2-1 at Auckland's North Harbour Stadium to set up a FIFA U-20 World Cup final with Brazil.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"I am proud of our achievement and it means a lot for our country, which is still rebuilding after a tough time. In every game, we've brought our own style and played with heart," Veljko Paunovic, Serbia coach.

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21:59
The referee blows for the end of the second period of extra time.
21:57
120'+Serbia try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
21:56
120'+A player from Serbia commits a foul.
21:55
120'+So close! A player from Serbia rattles the crossbar.
21:55
120'The goalkeeper of Mali pulls off a save.
21:55
120'A player from Serbia sees his effort hit the target.
21:54
119'Mali concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from Serbia.
21:52
117' JOVANOVIC (in) comes off the bench to replace SERGEJ (out) (Serbia)
21:50
116'Serbia are penalised after committing a foul.
21:50
115'Serbia concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from Mali.

Statistics

Ball possession
45
%
55

Attempts

13Attempts13
4On-Target4
7Off-Target6

Disciplinary

26Fouls Committed20
3Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card1
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners5
4Offsides4
24Free kicks30
3Saves2

Line-ups

Serbia
SerbiaSRB
Mali
MaliMLI
(GK)(C)
16
(GK)(C)
69'
76'
60'
17
100'
20
117'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
60'
Absent
76'
117'
69'
16
100'
17
Absent
19
CoachCoach
Veljko PAUNOVIC (SRB)Fanyeri DIARRA (MLI)

Match Facts

Auckland

North Harbour Stadium

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 8° CTemperature
  • 14 m/sWind
  • 88 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Mauro VIGLIANO
    Argentina
    ArgentinaARG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Ezequiel BRAILOVSKY (ARG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Ivan NUNEZ (ARG)
  • Fourth official: John PITTI (PAN)

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