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Match summary

Record crowd watch hosts hold Ukraine

A 25,000 crowd have cheered New Zealand on to a goalless draw with Ukraine in the opening match of the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

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Quotes

"It took us 45 minutes to get into the game but we sharpened up in the second half. I saw a lot of positives today; we played with a lot of heart and courage. But we need a little bit more," Darren Bazeley, New Zealand coach.

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16:50
The final whistle sounds.
16:50
90'+New Zealand swing in the corner.
16:48
90'+ YAREMCHUK (in) comes off the bench to replace BIESIEDIN (out) (Ukraine)
16:48
90'+Ukraine has a shot blocked.
16:48
90'+Ukraine swing in the corner.
16:47
90'+New Zealand try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
16:46
90'+New Zealand try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
16:46
90'A player from Ukraine commits a foul.
16:45
90' NEMTINOV (in) comes off the bench to replace TATARKOV (out) (Ukraine)
16:42
86'New Zealand try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.

Statistics

Ball possession
46
%
54

Attempts

6Attempts17
1On-Target3
5Off-Target9
0Blocked5

Disciplinary

11Fouls Committed8
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners7
0Offsides3
11Free kicks11
3Saves1

Line-ups

New Zealand
New ZealandNZL
Ukraine
UkraineUKR
1
(GK)
(GK)(C)
2
(C) 81'
73'
90'+3
8
90'
64'
10
18
82'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
14
73'
82'
81'
90'+3
17
Absent
19
64'
90'
CoachCoach
Darren BAZELEY (NZL)Oleksandr PETRAKOV (UKR)

Match Facts

Auckland

North Harbour Stadium

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 16° CTemperature
  • 11 m/sWind
  • 63 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Mauro VIGLIANO
    Argentina
    ArgentinaARG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Ezequiel BRAILOVSKY (ARG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Ivan NUNEZ (ARG)
  • Fourth official: Roddy ZAMBRANO (ECU)

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