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Oranje edge five-goal thriller

The Netherlands are through to the Final of South Africa 2010 after seeing off Uruguay 3-2 in an incident-packed semi-final at Cape Town’s Green Point Stadium.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+V. PERSIE (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on M.PEREIRA (Uruguay).
90'+ V. BOMMEL (Netherlands) is cautioned.
90'+CAVANI (Uruguay) illegally handles the ball.
90'+AREVALO RIOS (Uruguay) sees one of his shots blocked.
90'+ M.PEREIRA (Uruguay) scores!!
90'V. BOMMEL (Netherlands) commits a foul.
89' ELIA (in) comes off the bench to replace ROBBEN (out) (Netherlands)
89'CAVANI (Uruguay) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
88'GARGANO (Uruguay) swings in the corner.
88'CAVANI (Uruguay) sees one of his shots blocked.
88'MUSLERA (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
88'VAN DER VAART (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
86'MUSLERA (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
86'ROBBEN (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.

Man of the Match

Midfielder

Statistics

Ball possession
47
%
53

Attempts

12Attempts11
6On-Target7
3Off-Target3

Disciplinary

15Fouls Committed16
2Yellow cards3
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners5
4Offsides5
0Free kicks0
4Saves4

Line-ups

Uruguay
UruguayURU
Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
10
(C) 84'
7
78'
15
11
89'
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
16
(GK)
23
(GK)
(GK)
Not eligible to play
Not eligible to play
Not eligible to play
13
Not eligible to play
78'
17
89'
Injured
19
19
84'
46' HT
CoachCoach
Oscar TABAREZ (URU)Bert VAN MARWIJK (NED)

Match Facts

Cape Town

Cape Town, at the foot of iconic Table Mountain, is a cosmopolitan city with beautiful natural surrounds.

Cape Town Stadium

  • Stadium nameCape Town Stadium
  • CityCape Town
  • Overall capacity0

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 11° CTemperature
  • 50 m/sWind
  • 65 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Ravshan IRMATOV
    Uzbekistan
    UzbekistanUZB
  • Assistant Referee 1: Rafael ILYASOV (UZB)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Bakhadyr KOCHKAROV (KGZ)
  • Fourth official: Yuichi NISHIMURA (JPN)