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Overview

Match summary

Brazil triumph in Taranaki thriller

Brazil and Nigeria served up a classic encounter at New Plymouth's Taranaki Stadium, with the South Americans ultimately emerging with a 4-2 win.

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Quotes

"The first 45 minutes reflected what we're capable of. We simply made two mistakes that cost us dearly in the second period," Nigeria coach Manu Garba.

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16:48
The final whistle sounds.
16:48
90'+The goalkeeper of Nigeria pulls off a save.
16:48
90'+A player from Brazil sees his effort hit the target.
16:47
90'+Brazil swing in the corner.
16:46
90'+ JAJÁ (in) comes off the bench to replace JUDIVAN (out) (Brazil)
16:44
89'Brazil are penalised after committing a foul.
16:43
88'Nigeria try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
16:42
87'The goalkeeper of Nigeria pulls off a save.
16:42
87'A player from Brazil sees his effort hit the target.
16:41
86'A player from Nigeria commits a foul.

Statistics

Ball possession
45
%
55

Attempts

11Attempts17
4On-Target10
6Off-Target4
1Blocked3

Disciplinary

14Fouls Committed14
1Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

2Corners8
7Offsides0
14Free kicks21
6Saves2

Line-ups

Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
Brazil
BrazilBRA
(GK)
21
(GK)
(C)
(C)
75'
77'
11
73'
90'+1
16
17
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
6
46' HT
11
77'
75'
73'
14
17
19
90'+1
CoachCoach
Manu GARBA (NGA)Rogerio MICALE (BRA)

Match Facts

New Plymouth

Stadium Taranaki

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 13° CTemperature
  • 14 m/sWind
  • 76 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Daniele ORSATO
    Italy
    ItalyITA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mauro TONOLINI (ITA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Lorenzo MANGANELLI (ITA)
  • Fourth official: Liran LIANI (ISR)

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