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USA get rub of the Green

A terrible mistake from England’s Robert Green gave USA a share of the spoils in Group C’s opening match played in front of a passionate crowd in Rustenburg.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+BUDDLE (USA) commits a foul.
90'+DEMPSEY (USA) sees an effort go off target.
90'+CROUCH (England) is penalised after committing a foul.
90'DONOVAN (USA) takes a corner kick.
89'DONOVAN (USA) sees an effort go off target.
87'CROUCH (England) sees an effort go off target.
86' HOLDEN (in) comes off the bench to replace ALTIDORE (out) (USA)
86'BRADLEY (USA) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ROONEY (England).
84'LAMPARD (England) sees one of his shots blocked.
83'A COLE (England) commits a foul.
83'ONYEWU (USA) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ROONEY (England).
82'ALTIDORE (USA) is penalised after committing a foul.
81'BUDDLE (USA) sees one of his shots blocked.
79' CROUCH (in) comes off the bench to replace HESKEY (out) (England)

Man of the Match

USAUSA
Goalkeeper

Statistics

Ball possession
53
%
47

Disciplinary

12Fouls Committed14
3Yellow cards3
0Red Cards0

Attacking

8Corners4
5Offsides2
0Free kicks0
3Saves7

Line-ups

England
EnglandENG
USA
USAUSA
12
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
(C)
10
13
16
31'
20
46' HT
86'
21
79'
77'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
79'
11
11
86'
14
14
77'
15
16
31'
18
46' HT
19
19
23
CoachCoach
Fabio CAPELLO (ITA)Bob BRADLEY (USA)

Match Facts

Rustenburg

In the heart of the savannah bushveld is the city of Rustenburg, brimming with natural beauty at the foot of the Magaliesburg Mountains.

Royal Bafokeng Stadium

  • Stadium nameRoyal Bafokeng Stadium
  • CityRustenburg

Weather

  • --Temperature
  • --Wind
  • --Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Carlos Eugenio SIMON
    Brazil
    BrazilBRA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Altemir HAUSMANN (BRA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Roberto BRAATZ (BRA)
  • Fourth official: Eddy Allen MAILLET (SEY)

Groups

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