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Overview

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Slovakia advance, eliminate Italy

Slovakia held on for a dramatic 3-2 victory over Italy at Ellis Park that sent them into Round of 16 and eliminated Marcello Lippi's world champions.

Match Highlights

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+PEPE (Italy) sees an effort go off target.
90'+ PETRAS (in) comes off the bench to replace JENDRISEK (out) (Slovakia)
90'+CHIELLINI (Italy) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MUCHA (Slovakia).
90'+ZABAVNIK (Slovakia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on PEPE (Italy).
90'+ SESTAK (in) comes off the bench to replace VITTEK (out) (Slovakia)
90'+ QUAGLIARELLA (Italy) scores!!
90'+DE ROSSI (Italy) sees one of his shots blocked.
89' KOPUNEK (Slovakia) scores!!
87' KOPUNEK (in) comes off the bench to replace STRBA (out) (Slovakia)
85'QUAGLIARELLA (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
84'DI NATALE (Italy) sees one of his shots blocked.
83' QUAGLIARELLA (Italy) is cautioned.
82' MUCHA (Slovakia) is yellow carded.
81' DI NATALE (Italy) scores!!

Man of the Match

Forward

Statistics

Ball possession
50
%
50

Disciplinary

20Fouls Committed17
4Yellow cards4
0Red Cards0

Attacking

6Corners3
1Offsides3
0Free kicks0
4Saves1

Line-ups

Slovakia
SlovakiaSVK
Italy
ItalyITA
(GK)
(GK)
46' HT
(C)
Misses next match if booked 87'
11
90'+2
7
15
46' HT
16
Misses next match if booked
17
(C)
90'+4
19
56'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
23
(GK)
(GK)
4
46' HT
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked 90'+2
10
Misses next match if booked
46' HT
87'
21
21
56'
22
90'+4
CoachCoach
Vladimir WEISS (SVK)Marcello Romeo LIPPI (ITA)

Match Facts

Johannesburg

Ellis Park Stadium

  • Stadium nameEllis Park Stadium
  • CityJohannesburg

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 17° CTemperature
  • 25 m/sWind
  • 18 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Howard WEBB
    England
    EnglandENG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Darren CANN (ENG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Michael MULLARKEY (ENG)
  • Fourth official: Stéphane LANNOY (FRA)