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Iniesta puts Spain on top of the world

Spain lifted the FIFA World Cup for the first time after Andres Iniesta's 116th-minute goal secured a 1-0 victory for the European champions over the Netherlands at Soccer City.

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The referee blows for the end of the second period of extra time.
120'+ XAVI (Spain) is booked by the referee.
120'+A.INIESTA (Spain) illegally handles the ball.
120'BRAAFHEID (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on A.INIESTA (Spain).
118'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) sees an effort go off target.
118' A.INIESTA (Spain) is booked by the referee.
117' MATHIJSEN (Netherlands) is yellow carded.
116' A.INIESTA (Spain) scores!!
115'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) strikes his free-kick wide.
114'FABREGAS (Spain) is penalised after committing a foul.
114'TORRES (Spain) commits a foul.
113'ROBBEN (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
112'J.NAVAS (Spain) sees an effort go off target.
111' VAN DER WIEL (Netherlands) is cautioned.
111'VAN DER WIEL (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on A.INIESTA (Spain).

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Line-ups

Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Spain
SpainESP
(GK)
(GK)(C)
(C) 105'
106'
8
7
71'
99'
14
87'
15
16
11
18
60'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
16
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
23
(GK)
13
106'
105'
87'
17
71'
13
19
21
99'
60'
CoachCoach
Bert VAN MARWIJK (NED)Vicente DEL BOSQUE (ESP)

Match Facts

Soccer City Stadium

  • Stadium nameSoccer City Stadium
  • CityJohannesburg

Officials

  • Referee: Howard WEBB
    England
    EnglandENG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Darren CANN (ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Michael MULLARKEY (ENG)
  • Fourth official: Yuichi NISHIMURA (JPN)

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