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Defoe strike sends England through

A lone goal from Jermain Defoe proved enough for England to edge past Slovenia in a tough contest and advance to the Round of 16, while the result left the Slovenians heartbroken.

Man of the Match

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Line-ups

Slovenia
SloveniaSVN
England
EnglandENG
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
(C)Misses next match if booked
(C)
62'
72'
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked 79'
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
86'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
62'
72'
Misses next match if booked
86'
79'
Not eligible to play
Absent
Injured
CoachCoach
Matjaz KEK (SVN)Fabio CAPELLO (ITA)

Match Facts

Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth

SSI Err

Port Elizabeth Stadium

SSI Err

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 19° CTemperature
  • 42 m/sWind
  • 55 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Wolfgang STARK
    Germany
    GermanyGER
  • Assistant Referee 1: Jan-Hendrik SALVER (GER)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Mike PICKEL (GER)
  • Fourth official: Joel AGUILAR (SLV)

Games

  • World Cup Fantasy

  • Castrol's Predictor Challenge

  • Your 11

  • Dream Team

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