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Mexico subs shoot down France

Substitutes Javier Hernandez and Cuauhtemoc Blanco were on target as Mexico claimed a thoroughly deserved 2-0 win over France in Polokwane.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+GIGNAC (France) commits a foul.
90'+GALLAS (France) is ruled offside.
89'VALBUENA (France) sees an effort go off target.
89'G DOS SANTOS (Mexico) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MALOUDA (France).
89'DIABY (France) commits a foul.
87'C SALCIDO (Mexico) commits a foul.
86'GIGNAC (France) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
85'TOULALAN (France) commits a foul.
84'LLORIS (France) blocks the shot.
84'J HERNANDEZ (Mexico) sees his effort hit the target.
84'G DOS SANTOS (Mexico) is penalised after committing a foul.
83'MALOUDA (France) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on F RODRIGUEZ (Mexico).
82' F RODRIGUEZ (Mexico) is cautioned.
82'F RODRIGUEZ (Mexico) is penalised after committing a foul.

Man of the Match

Statistics

Ball possession
53
%
47

Disciplinary

23Fouls Committed25
2Yellow cards4
0Red Cards0

Attacking

7Corners1
2Offsides4
0Free kicks0
3Saves4

Line-ups

France
FranceFRA
Mexico
MexicoMEX
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
Misses next match if booked
10
69'
Misses next match if booked
13
(C)Misses next match if booked
62'
Misses next match if booked
11
31'
19
Misses next match if booked 55'
21
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)Absent
(GK)
31'
62'
11
46' HT
55'
12
69'
22
CoachCoach
Raymond DOMENECH (FRA)Javier AGUIRRE (MEX)

Match Facts

Polokwane

Polokwane is often described as a vibrant, busy and colourful wonderland in a sea of grasslands, surrounded by scenic mountains. 

Peter Mokaba Stadium

  • Stadium namePeter Mokaba Stadium
  • CityPolokwane

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 5° CTemperature
  • 27 m/sWind
  • 63 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Khalil Ibrahim AL GHAMDI
    Saudi Arabia
    Saudi ArabiaKSA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Hassan KAMRANIFAR (IRN)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Saleh AL MARZOUQI (UAE)
  • Fourth official: Peter O'LEARY (NZL)

Groups

Group A
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Uruguay
URU
32104047
Mexico
MEX
31113214
South Africa
RSA
311135-24
France
FRA
301214-31