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Godin delights Uruguay, sends Italy home

Uruguay completed their Group D recovery and qualified for the FIFA World Cup knockout stages with a late 1-0 victory over Italy courtesy of Diego Godin's goal.

Match Highlights

Quotes

“We tried to play our very best football against a side who always looked to be our most difficult opponents, which they were. We changed the way we played in response to the team facing us,” Oscar Tabarez, Uruguay coach.

 

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14:54
The final whistle sounds.
14:53
90'+E. AREVALO RIOS (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on THIAGO MOTTA (Italy).
14:53
90'+L. SUAREZ (Uruguay) sees an effort go off target.
14:52
90'+A. GONZALEZ (Uruguay) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:49
90'+ F. MUSLERA (Uruguay) is cautioned.
14:48
90'+BARZAGLI (Italy) commits a foul.
14:43
85'CASSANO (Italy) takes a corner kick.
14:43
85'PIRLO (Italy) strikes his free-kick wide.
14:41
83'G. RAMIREZ (Uruguay) commits a foul.
14:39
81' D. GODIN (Uruguay) scores!!
14:39
81'G. RAMIREZ (Uruguay) swings in the corner.
14:37
79'L. SUAREZ (Uruguay) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:36
78' G. RAMIREZ (in) comes off the bench to replace C. RODRIGUEZ (out) (Uruguay)
14:35
77' DE SCIGLIO (Italy) is cautioned.
14:35
77'DE SCIGLIO (Italy) commits a foul.

Man of the Match

Goalkeeper

Line-ups

Italy
ItalyITA
Uruguay
UruguayURU
(GK)(C)
(GK)
(C)Misses next match if booked
63'
78'
Misses next match if booked 46' HT
46' HT
71'
21
75'
Misses next match if booked
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
13
(GK)
(GK)
75'
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
71'
11
63'
Injured
18
46' HT
46' HT
78'
CoachCoach
Cesare PRANDELLI (ITA)Oscar TABAREZ (URU)

Match Facts

Natal

On 25 December 1597, back when Brazil was a colony of the Portuguese crown, a group of Portuguese officials reached the Potengi River with the duty of reclaiming the captaincy of Rio Grande do Norte, which was then dominated by French buccaneers.

Estadio das Dunas

  • Stadium nameEstadio das Dunas
  • CityNatal
  • Year constructed1972
  • Overall capacity39971

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 33° CTemperature
  • 14 m/sWind
  • 45 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Marco RODRIGUEZ
    Mexico
    MexicoMEX
  • Assistant Referee 1: Marvin TORRENTERA (MEX)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Marcos QUINTERO (MEX)
  • Fourth official: Mark GEIGER (USA)

Groups

Group D
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
CRC
32104137
URU
32014406
ITA
310223-13
ENG
301224-21