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Overview

Match summary

Villa seals semi spot

David Villa scored the decisive goal as Spain booked their place in the South Africa 2009 semi-finals with a 1-0 win over Asian champions Iraq.

Statistics

Ball possession
60
%
40

Attempts

21Attempts5
6On-Target1
12Off-Target4

Disciplinary

14Fouls Committed13
4Yellow cards2
0Red Cards0

Attacking

6Corners1
3Offsides3
17Free kicks16
0Saves0

Line-ups

Spain
SpainESP
Iraq
IraqIRQ
(GK)(C)
(GK)
74'
8
82'
(C)Misses next match if booked
69'
14
15
80'
67'
60'
22
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
23
(GK)
(GK)
7
12
82'
80'
69'
74'
18
60'
19
21
67'
CoachCoach
Vicente DEL BOSQUE (ESP)Velibor MILUTINOVIC TOMIC (YUG)

Match Facts

Mangaung/Bloemfontein

SSI Err

Free State Stadium

  • Stadium nameFree State Stadium
  • CityMangaung/Bloemfontein

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 17° CTemperature
  • 55 m/sWind
  • 55 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Matthew Christopher BREEZE
    Australia
    AustraliaAUS
  • Assistant Referee 1: Matthew CREAM (AUS)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Benjamin David WILSON (AUS)
  • Fourth official: Eddy Allen MAILLET (SEY)

Groups

Group A
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
South Africa
RSA
31112204
Iraq
IRQ
30210102
New Zealand
NZL
30120701
Spain
ESP
33008009