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Last-gasp Donovan fires USA into final 16

An injury-time winner from Landon Donovan in Pretoria sent USA into the FIFA World Cup™ knockout rounds as Group C winners, as Algeria bowed out of the tournament.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+GUEDIOURA (Algeria) is penalised after committing a foul.
90'+ YAHIA (Algeria) is booked for the second time and receives a red card!
90'+YEBDA (Algeria) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on DEMERIT (USA).
90'+BELHADJ (Algeria) swings in the corner.
90'+ DONOVAN (USA) scores!!
90'+MBOLHI (Algeria) blocks the shot.
90'+DEMPSEY (USA) sees his effort hit the target.
90'+HOWARD (USA) blocks the shot.
90'+SAIFI (Algeria) sees his effort hit the target.
90' BEASLEY (USA) is yellow carded.
90'BEASLEY (USA) illegally handles the ball.
90'SAIFI (Algeria) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
89'HALLICHE (Algeria) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
88'DEMERIT (USA) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on GHEZZAL (Algeria).

Man of the Match

USAUSA
Midfielder

Statistics

Ball possession
51
%
49

Disciplinary

11Fouls Committed21
2Yellow cards2
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners6
1Offsides4
0Free kicks0
3Saves8

Line-ups

USA
USAUSA
Algeria
AlgeriaALG
(GK)
23
(GK)
(C)
Misses next match if booked
(C)
46' HT
Misses next match if booked
65'
80'
85'
Misses next match if booked
15
69'
19
Misses next match if booked
19
64'
21
SubstitutesSubstitutes
18
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
80'
65'
11
10
85'
13
14
64'
16
69'
Not eligible to play
20
46' HT
22
CoachCoach
Bob BRADLEY (USA)Rabah SAADANE (ALG)

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

  • Sunny
  • 19° CTemperature
  • 40 m/sWind
  • 26 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Frank DE BLEECKERE
    Belgium
    BelgiumBEL
  • Assistant Referee 1: Peter HERMANS (BEL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Walter VROMANS (BEL)
  • Fourth official: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)

Groups

Group C
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
USA
USA
31204315
England
ENG
31202115
Slovenia
SVN
31113304
Algeria
ALG
301202-21