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Overview

Match summary

Torres stars in Spanish stroll

An 11-minute Fernando Torres hat-trick was the highlight as Spain opened their South Africa 2009 campaign with a 5-0 win over New Zealand.

Statistics

Ball possession
41
%
59

Attempts

8Attempts21
5On-Target9
2Off-Target10

Disciplinary

12Fouls Committed12
0Yellow cards0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

1Corners7
3Offsides5
15Free kicks17
0Saves0

Line-ups

New Zealand
New ZealandNZL
Spain
SpainESP
12
(GK)
(GK)(C)
(C)
8
54'
76'
70'
10
85'
11
27'
14
15
54'
18
18
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
23
(GK)
13
12
27'
16
76'
19
54'
20
54'
21
85'
21
70'
22
22
CoachCoach
Ricki Lloyd HERBERT (NZL)Vicente DEL BOSQUE (ESP)

Match Facts

Phokeng

SSI Err

Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace

  • Stadium nameRoyal Bafokeng Sports Palace
  • CityPhokeng

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 17° CTemperature
  • 28 m/sWind
  • 59 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Coffi Bonaventure CODJIA
    Benin
    BeninBEN
  • Assistant Referee 1: Komi KONYOH (TOG)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Alexis FASSINOU (BEN)
  • Fourth official: Massimo BUSACCA (SUI)

Groups

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