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Match summary

Serbia see off Mali, leave group wide open

Serbia saw off Mali with a 2-0 win, courtesy of a superb first half free-kick by Sergej Milinkovic and a close-range effort from substitute Stanisa Mandic that left Group D wide open going into the final round of fixtures.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"I’m thrilled not just about the three points but also about the understanding between my players on the pitch,” Veljko Paunovic, Serbia coach.

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22:50
The final whistle sounds.
22:49
90'+Mali concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from Serbia.
22:48
90'+A player from Serbia is adjudged to be in an offside position.
22:46
90'+Serbia are penalised after committing a foul.
22:46
90'+Serbia are penalised after committing a foul.
22:45
90'The goalkeeper of Serbia pulls off a save.
22:45
90'A player from Mali sees his effort hit the target.
22:44
88'A player from Serbia is adjudged to be in an offside position.
22:43
88' JOVANOVIC (in) comes off the bench to replace ZIVKOVIC (out) (Serbia)
22:42
87' A. DOUMBIA (Mali) is cautioned.

Statistics

Ball possession
41
%
59

Attempts

9Attempts6
3On-Target0
5Off-Target6
1Blocked0

Disciplinary

11Fouls Committed3
1Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

3Corners1
1Offsides0
9Free kicks23
0Saves2

Line-ups

Serbia
SerbiaSRB
Mali
MaliMLI
(GK)(C)
16
(GK)
(C)
Misses next match if booked
71'
Misses next match if booked 64'
83'
88'
57'
20
69'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
(GK)
64'
Not eligible to play
88'
57'
16
69'
17
17
71'
19
83'
CoachCoach
Veljko PAUNOVIC (SRB)Fanyeri DIARRA (MLI)

Match Facts

Dunedin

Otago Stadium

Weather

  • Rain
  • 7° CTemperature
  • 27 m/sWind
  • 84 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Roddy ZAMBRANO
    Ecuador
    EcuadorECU
  • Assistant Referee 1: Luis VERA (ECU)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Juan Carlos MACIAS FRANCO (ECU)
  • Fourth official: Armando CASTRO (HON)

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