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Serbia seal top spot, Mexico sent home

Serbia reached the New Zealand 2015 Round of 16 after a 2-0 win over Mexico secured top spot in Group D and sent the Central Americans crashing out. 

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“We’re delighted. We’ve achieved history for our country and we’ve also managed to get out of the so-called ‘group of death’, which makes the achievement even greater. We’re very happy but we’d also like to congratulate all our rivals in the group,” Veljko Paunovic, Serbia coach.

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18:49
The final whistle sounds.
18:47
90'+Serbia concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from Mexico.
18:47
90'+The goalkeeper of Serbia pulls off a save.
18:47
90'+A player from Mexico sees his effort hit the target.
18:46
90'+A player from Serbia commits a foul.
18:44
89'The goalkeeper of Mexico pulls off a save.
18:44
89'A player from Serbia sees his effort hit the target.
18:43
87'The goalkeeper of Serbia pulls off a save.
18:43
87'A player from Mexico sees his effort hit the target.
18:41
86' GRUJIC (in) comes off the bench to replace SERGEJ (out) (Serbia)

Statistics

Ball possession
45
%
55

Attempts

14Attempts21
4On-Target9
5Off-Target4
5Blocked8

Disciplinary

17Fouls Committed11
2Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners9
1Offsides0
11Free kicks18
9Saves2

Line-ups

Serbia
SerbiaSRB
Mexico
MexicoMEX
(GK)(C)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
(C)Misses next match if booked
46' HT
64'
Misses next match if booked 55'
80'
Misses next match if booked
20
Misses next match if booked 86'
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked 64'
80'
46' HT
16
86'
46' HT
17
19
55'
CoachCoach
Veljko PAUNOVIC (SRB)Sergio ALMAGUER (MEX)

Match Facts

Dunedin

Otago Stadium

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 5° CTemperature
  • 6 m/sWind
  • 57 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Ricardo MARQUES
    Brazil
    BrazilBRA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Kleber GIL (BRA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Bruno BOSCHILIA (BRA)
  • Fourth official: Ghead GRISHA (EGY)

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