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Match summary

Rampant Germany smash eight past Fiji

Germany begun their FIFA U-20 World Cup at a canter as the U-19 European champions brushed aside debutants Fiji 8-1, with Hany Mukhtar bagging himself a hat-trick.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"Playing Germany is a new level for my players, we knew it was always going to be difficult. There was a big improvement by my team in the second half," Frank Farina, Fiji coach.

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16:49
The final whistle sounds.
16:45
89' MUKHTAR (Germany) successfully converts the penalty!
16:44
88'A player from Germany is fouled inside the box by a player from Fiji.
16:42
86' MATANISIGA (in) comes off the bench to replace HUGHES (out) (Fiji)
16:37
82' RAO (in) comes off the bench to replace TUIVUNA (out) (Fiji)
16:36
80'Germany try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
16:35
80'Germany try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
16:35
80'A player from Fiji commits a foul.
16:31
76'Germany try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
16:31
76'Germany swing in the corner.

Statistics

Ball possession
75
%
25

Attempts

24Attempts6
11On-Target3
9Off-Target2
4Blocked1

Disciplinary

9Fouls Committed14
0Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

11Corners1
2Offsides0
14Free kicks11
2Saves3

Line-ups

Germany
GermanyGER
Fiji
FijiFIJ
(GK)
(GK)
(C) 59'
(C)
82'
65'
6
86'
11
66'
15
16
15
73'
17
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
20
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
Absent
73'
Absent
10
82'
86'
13
59'
13
14
14
Absent
16
Injured
65'
66'
19
CoachCoach
Frank WORMUTH (GER)Frank FARINA (AUS)

Match Facts

Christchurch

Christchurch Stadium

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 15° CTemperature
  • 11 m/sWind
  • 60 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: John PITTI
    Panama
    PanamaPAN
  • Assistant Referee 1: Juan BAINES (PAN)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Gabriel VICTORIA (PAN)
  • Fourth official: Jesús VALENZUELA (VEN)

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