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Marquez equaliser frustrates South Africa

Rafael Marquez denied South Africa a dream start to their FIFA World Cup when he cancelled out Siphiwe Tshabalala's fine strike in the Opening Match.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+C SALCIDO (Mexico) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
90'C SALCIDO (Mexico) sees one of his shots blocked.
90'MPHELA (South Africa) is denied by the post.
89'C BLANCO (Mexico) sees one of his shots blocked.
88'J HERNANDEZ (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.
87'R OSORIO (Mexico) illegally handles the ball.
85'LETSHOLONYANE (South Africa) commits a foul.
85'MOKOENA (South Africa) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on F RODRIGUEZ (Mexico).
83' PARKER (in) comes off the bench to replace PIENAAR (out) (South Africa)
83'MODISE (South Africa) is ruled offside.
80'O PEREZ (Mexico) blocks the shot.
80'GAXA (South Africa) sees his effort hit the target.
79' R MARQUEZ (Mexico) scores!!
78'C BLANCO (Mexico) swings in the corner.

Man of the Match

Statistics

Ball possession
42
%
58

Attempts

9Attempts14
5On-Target5
4Off-Target7

Disciplinary

17Fouls Committed13
2Yellow cards2
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners5
3Offsides6
0Free kicks0
4Saves3

Line-ups

South Africa
South AfricaRSA
Mexico
MexicoMEX
16
(GK)
(GK)
2
(C)
83'
(C)
11
73'
11
69'
55'
15
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
46' HT
69'
73'
14
17
83'
55'
19
CoachCoach
Carlos Alberto GOMES PARREIRA (BRA)Javier AGUIRRE (MEX)

Match Facts

Soccer City Stadium

  • Stadium nameSoccer City Stadium
  • CityJohannesburg

Officials

  • Referee: Ravshan IRMATOV
    Uzbekistan
    UzbekistanUZB
  • Assistant Referee 1: Rafael ILYASOV (UZB)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Bakhadyr KOCHKAROV (KGZ)
  • Fourth official: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)