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Bafana beat Bleus, both bow out

South Africa gave everything to try and stay in their own FIFA World Cup™ but in the end their victory was in vain as they and France both exit the competition.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+TSHABALALA (South Africa) hits a free kick into the wall.
90'+GOVOU (France) is penalised after committing a foul.
90'+MODISE (South Africa) sees an effort go off target.
90'+LLORIS (France) blocks the shot.
90'+TSHABALALA (South Africa) sees his effort hit the target.
90'+MODISE (South Africa) sees an effort go off target.
90'SQUILLACI (France) commits a foul.
90'HENRY (France) is penalised after committing a foul.
89'MPHELA (South Africa) is penalised after committing a foul.
88'MASILELA (South Africa) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on GOVOU (France).
86'PIENAAR (South Africa) commits a foul.
84'HENRY (France) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
83'SIBAYA (South Africa) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MALOUDA (France).
82' GOVOU (in) comes off the bench to replace A. DIARRA (out) (France)

Man of the Match

Statistics

Ball possession
50
%
50

Attempts

10Attempts21
4On-Target10
6Off-Target9

Disciplinary

10Fouls Committed12
1Yellow cards0
1Red Cards0

Attacking

3Corners5
6Offsides3
0Free kicks0
7Saves3

Line-ups

France
FranceFRA
South Africa
South AfricaRSA
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
(C)
Misses next match if booked
55'
55'
11
46' HT
Misses next match if booked
(C) 82'
17
68'
19
22
78'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
16
(GK)Not eligible to play
(GK)Injured
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
2
55'
11
78'
10
82'
12
55'
Not eligible to play
13
Misses next match if booked
14
Not eligible to play
15
46' HT
68'
19
21
Absent
CoachCoach
Raymond DOMENECH (FRA)Carlos Alberto GOMES PARREIRA (BRA)

Match Facts

Free State Stadium

  • Stadium nameFree State Stadium
  • CityMangaung/Bloemfontein

Officials

  • Referee: Oscar Julian RUIZ ACOSTA
    Colombia
    ColombiaCOL
  • Assistant Referee 1: Abraham GONZALEZ (COL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Humberto CLAVIJO (COL)
  • Fourth official: Hector BALDASSI (ARG)