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Overview

Match summary

Deadlock as Iraq hold hosts

South Africa dominated possession in the opening match of this year's FIFA Confederations Cup, but a resolute Iraq held the hosts to a goalless draw.

Statistics

Ball possession
51
%
49

Attempts

11Attempts2
6On-Target1
4Off-Target0

Disciplinary

15Fouls Committed15
4Yellow cards2
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners4
3Offsides0
18Free kicks15
0Saves0

Line-ups

South Africa
South AfricaRSA
Iraq
IraqIRQ
16
(GK)
(GK)
2
(C)
7
76'
12
(C)
74'
14
17
85'
78'
88'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
22
(GK)
(GK)
88'
85'
74'
76'
19
19
78'
23
CoachCoach
Joel SANTANA (BRA)Velibor MILUTINOVIC TOMIC (YUG)

Match Facts

Johannesburg

Ellis Park Stadium

  • Stadium nameEllis Park Stadium
  • CityJohannesburg

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 19° CTemperature
  • 60 m/sWind
  • 43 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Jorge LARRIONDA
    Uruguay
    UruguayURU
  • Assistant Referee 1: Pablo Javier FANDINO ABATE (URU)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Mauricio ESPINOSA (URU)
  • Fourth official: Martin HANSSON (SWE)

Groups

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