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Puyol sends Spain into the Final

Spain have advanced to their first FIFA World Cup™ Final, Carles Puyol's 74th-minute header securing a deserved 1-0 victory over Germany in Durban.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+ C.MARCHENA (in) comes off the bench to replace ALONSO (out) (Spain)
90'XAVI (Spain) takes a corner kick.
90'A.INIESTA (Spain) swings in the corner.
89'XAVI (Spain) swings in the corner.
87'ALONSO (Spain) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on KROOS (Germany).
86' SILVA (in) comes off the bench to replace PEDRO (out) (Spain)
85'SCHWEINSTEIGER (Germany) sees one of his shots blocked.
84'ALONSO (Spain) is penalised after committing a foul.
81' TORRES (in) comes off the bench to replace DAVID VILLA (out) (Spain)
81' GOMEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace KHEDIRA (out) (Germany)
77'KROOS (Germany) takes a corner kick.
76'ALONSO (Spain) commits a foul.
73' PUYOL (Spain) scores!!
73'XAVI (Spain) swings in the corner.

Man of the Match

Midfielder

Statistics

Ball possession
49
%
51

Attempts

5Attempts13
2On-Target5
1Off-Target7

Disciplinary

9Fouls Committed7
0Yellow cards0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

6Corners7
2Offsides1
0Free kicks0
4Saves2

Line-ups

Germany
GermanyGER
Spain
SpainESP
(GK)
(GK)(C)
81'
81'
8
11
62'
14
90'+3
16
(C)
15
16
52'
18
86'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
22
(GK)
23
(GK)
52'
4
90'+3
81'
Not eligible to play
13
18
62'
19
21
21
86'
23
81'
CoachCoach
Joachim LOEW (GER)Vicente DEL BOSQUE (ESP)

Match Facts

Durban

The city's "golden mile", a four kilometre stretch of beaches, restaurants and promenades, holds pride of place in culturally varied Durban.

Durban Stadium

  • Stadium nameDurban Stadium
  • CityDurban

Weather

  • Cloudy Night
  • 18° CTemperature
  • 13 m/sWind
  • 84 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Viktor KASSAI
    Hungary
    HungaryHUN
  • Assistant Referee 1: Gabor EROS (HUN)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Tibor VÁMOS (HUN)
  • Fourth official: Frank DE BLEECKERE (BEL)