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Italy humbled by All Whites

New Zealand caused the biggest shock so far in South Africa by holding Italy to a 1-1 draw, Vincenzo Iaquinta's penalty cancelling out Shane Smeltz's early goal.

Match Highlights

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+ZAMBROTTA (Italy) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on WOOD (New Zealand).
90'+ BARRON (in) comes off the bench to replace KILLEN (out) (New Zealand)
90'ZAMBROTTA (Italy) sees one of his shots blocked.
89'IAQUINTA (Italy) sees an effort go off target.
88'CAMORANESI (Italy) swings in the corner.
88'PASTON (New Zealand) blocks the shot.
88'CAMORANESI (Italy) sees his effort hit the target.
87' NELSEN (New Zealand) is yellow carded.
85'DI NATALE (Italy) swings in the corner.
83'WOOD (New Zealand) sees an effort go off target.
82'CHIELLINI (Italy) sees an effort go off target.
82'MONTOLIVO (Italy) swings in the corner.
81' CHRISTIE (in) comes off the bench to replace VICELICH (out) (New Zealand)
80'KILLEN (New Zealand) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CHIELLINI (Italy).

Man of the Match

Midfielder

Statistics

Ball possession
57
%
43

Attempts

23Attempts3
7On-Target1
10Off-Target2

Disciplinary

11Fouls Committed25
0Yellow cards3
0Red Cards0

Attacking

15Corners0
1Offsides1
0Free kicks0
0Saves5

Line-ups

Italy
ItalyITA
New Zealand
New ZealandNZL
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
4
Misses next match if booked
(C)
81'
(C)
7
46' HT
46' HT
10
90'+3
61'
11
14
63'
19
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)Absent
12
(GK)Not eligible to play
(GK)
(GK)
46' HT
13
90'+3
Misses next match if booked 46' HT
18
61'
20
63'
21
81'
CoachCoach
Marcello Romeo LIPPI (ITA)Ricki Lloyd HERBERT (NZL)

Match Facts

Nelspruit

Surrounded by some of the country's most spectacular game reserves and the famous Kruger National Park, Nelspruit offers more than just a world-class football stadium. Nelspruit is the capital of Mpumalanga Province.

Mbombela Stadium

  • Stadium nameMbombela Stadium
  • CityNelspruit

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 20° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 20 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Carlos Alberto BATRES GONZALEZ
    Guatemala
    GuatemalaGUA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Leonel LEAL (CRC)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Carlos Enrique PASTRANA MENDOZA (HON)
  • Fourth official: Koman COULIBALY (MLI)

Groups

Group F
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Paraguay
PAR
31203125
Slovakia
SVK
311145-14
New Zealand
NZL
30302203
Italy
ITA
302145-12