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Forlan silences South Africa

A Diego Forlan double silenced the crowd for the first time during South Africa 2010 as Uruguay dealt the host nation's chance of reaching the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup a major blow.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+ A.PEREIRA (Uruguay) scores!!
90'+FORLAN (Uruguay) takes a corner kick.
90'+FORLAN (Uruguay) sees one of his shots blocked.
90'+MPHELA (South Africa) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
90' GARGANO (in) comes off the bench to replace PEREZ (out) (Uruguay)
89' S.FERNANDEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace CAVANI (out) (Uruguay)
89'SUAREZ (Uruguay) sees one of his shots blocked.
88'MUSLERA (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
88'MPHELA (South Africa) sees his effort hit the target.
87'MUSLERA (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
87'TSHABALALA (South Africa) sees his effort hit the target.
86'JOSEPHS (South Africa) blocks the shot.
86'CAVANI (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
84'SUAREZ (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on DIKGACOI (South Africa).

Man of the Match

Forward

Statistics

Ball possession
50
%
50

Disciplinary

14Fouls Committed10
2Yellow cards0
1Red Cards0

Attacking

3Corners4
3Offsides2
0Free kicks0
3Saves3

Line-ups

South Africa
South AfricaRSA
Uruguay
UruguayURU
16
(GK)
(GK)
2
(C)Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
(C)
71'
89'
79'
10
11
57'
15
90'
Misses next match if booked
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK) 79'
(GK)
(GK)
23
(GK)
90'
Misses next match if booked
14
15
Not eligible to play
17
19
19
57'
71'
89'
CoachCoach
Carlos Alberto GOMES PARREIRA (BRA)Oscar TABAREZ (URU)

Match Facts

Tshwane/Pretoria

Tshwane/Pretoria's rich and colourful heritage makes the city come alive with a unique blend of new and old.

Loftus Versfeld Stadium

  • Stadium nameLoftus Versfeld Stadium
  • CityTshwane/Pretoria

Weather

  • Cloudy Night
  • 10° CTemperature
  • 20 m/sWind
  • 29 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Massimo BUSACCA
    Switzerland
    SwitzerlandSUI
  • Assistant Referee 1: Matthias ARNET (SUI)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Francesco BURAGINA (SUI)
  • Fourth official: Wolfgang STARK (GER)

Groups

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