• Date: Sun 27 June 2010
  • Kick-off: 19:30
  • Venue: Soccer City

Argentina vs Mexico


Team Lineups

Argentina

22 Romero
15 Otamendi
2 Demichelis
4 Burdisso
6 Heinze
20 Maxi
14 Mascherano
7 Di Maria
11 Tevez51"
10 Messi
9 Higuain32"
Substitutes
1 Pozo
3 Rodriguez
5 Bolatti
8 Veron
12 Garce
13 Samuel
16 Aguero
17 Gutierrez
19 Milito
18 Palermo
23 Pastore
21 Andujar

Mexico

1 Perez
5 Osorio
2 Rodriguez
4 Marquez
3 Salcido
16 Juarez
6 Torrado
18 Guardado
17 Giovani
14 Hernandez70"
21 Bautista
Substitutes
13 Ochoa
8 Castro
7 Barrera
9 Franco
10 Blanco
11 Vela
12 Aguilar
15 Moreno
19 Magallon
22 Medina
20 Torres
23 Michel

Possession Stats

59%
41%

Form Guide -

Argentina

D D W W L

Mexico

D D L L

Live Text Commentary
92:41 +2.41
 

Guillermo Franco is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Martin Demichelis takes the indirect free kick.

92:31 +2.31
 

The referee gives a free kick against Javier Pastore for handball. Ricardo Osorio takes the free kick.

91:55 +1.55
 

Short corner taken by Juan Veron.

91:34 +1.34
 

Leo Messi takes a shot. Oscar Perez makes a save.

91:05 +1.05
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicolas Otamendi by Gerardo Torrado. Javier Pastore restarts play with the free kick.

90:20 +0.2
 

Unfair challenge on Javier Pastore by Gerardo Torrado results in a free kick. Javier Pastore takes the direct free kick.

89:36
 

Guillermo Franco challenges Nicolas Burdisso unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sergio Romero.

88:41
 

Ricardo Osorio sends in a cross, comfortable save by Sergio Romero.

87:07
 

Long range shot from Ricardo Osorio misses to the left of the target.

86:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Francisco Rodriguez by Leo Messi. Direct free kick taken by Carlos Salcido.

85:59
 

Carlos Salcido has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal. (Argentina) makes a substitution, with Javier Pastore coming on for Rodriguez Maxi.

84:02
 

Gerardo Torrado gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leo Messi. Juan Veron restarts play with the free kick.

82:40
 

Pablo Barrera takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Gabriel Heinze. Gabriel Heinze fouled by Rafael Marquez, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sergio Romero.

80:44
 

Gonzalo Higuain is ruled offside. Rafael Marquez takes the free kick.

79:55
 

The ball is delivered by Pablo Barrera, Gabriel Heinze manages to make a clearance.

79:39
 

Corner taken short by Pablo Barrera.

79:34
 

The ball is sent over by Carlos Salcido, blocked by Nicolas Otamendi.

78:12
 

Dos Santos Giovani concedes a free kick for a foul on Rodriguez Maxi. Jonas Gutierrez on for Angel Di Maria. Free kick taken by Juan Veron.

75:38
 

Javier Hernandez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicolas Otamendi. Juan Veron takes the direct free kick.

75:18
 

Foul by Javier Hernandez on Rodriguez Maxi, free kick awarded. Nicolas Otamendi takes the free kick.

70:40
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Javier Hernandez from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Argentina 3-1 Mexico.Assist by Gerardo Torrado.

70:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leo Messi on Gerardo Torrado. Francisco Rodriguez takes the direct free kick.

69:05
 

Pablo Barrera takes a shot. Clearance made by Gabriel Heinze.

67:57
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Angel Di Maria by Carlos Salcido. Juan Veron is brought on as a substitute for Carlos Tevez. Martin Demichelis restarts play with the free kick.

66:33
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Efrain Juarez on Nicolas Otamendi. Free kick taken by Nicolas Otamendi.

65:23
 

The ball is sent over by Dos Santos Giovani, Martin Demichelis makes a clearance.

63:17
 

Pablo Barrera decides to take a short corner.

62:23
 

The ball is delivered by Pablo Barrera, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Javier Hernandez goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

61:54
 

Carlos Salcido takes a shot. Save made by Sergio Romero. Short corner taken by Pablo Barrera from the left by-line.

60:41
 

Effort on goal by Andres Guardado from a long way out goes over the bar. Guillermo Franco comes on in place of Andres Guardado.

59:53
 

Shot from close range by Pablo Barrera misses to the left of the target.

56:47
 

Francisco Rodriguez concedes a free kick for a foul on Gonzalo Higuain. Free kick taken by Javier Mascherano.

55:44
 

The ball is crossed by Carlos Salcido.

55:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rodriguez Maxi on Andres Guardado. Direct free kick taken by Andres Guardado.

54:20
 

Foul by Gerardo Torrado on Javier Mascherano, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Nicolas Burdisso.

51:26
Goal
 

Carlos Tevez grabs a goal from outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Argentina 3-0 Mexico.

49:41
 

Pablo Barrera delivers the ball.

48:07
 

Pablo Barrera crosses the ball, Gabriel Heinze makes a clearance.

46:49
 

Carlos Salcido has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.

45:55 +0.55
 

The ball is delivered by Carlos Salcido, save made by Sergio Romero.

46:09
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Gerardo Torrado from the left by-line to the near post, Nicolas Otamendi makes a clearance.

45:39
 

Javier Hernandez fouled by Javier Mascherano, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andres Guardado.

45:11 +0.11
 

Rodriguez Maxi challenges Carlos Salcido unfairly and gives away a free kick. Carlos Salcido takes the free kick.

45:01
 

Pablo Barrera comes on in place of Adolfo Bautista.

44:38
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ricardo Osorio on Gabriel Heinze. Direct free kick taken by Leo Messi.

44:08
 

Efrain Juarez takes a shot. Blocked by Gabriel Heinze.

43:49
 

The offside flag is raised against Gonzalo Higuain. Rafael Marquez takes the free kick.

43:16
 

Rafael Marquez takes a shot. Sergio Romero makes a save.

42:48
 

The ball is crossed by Adolfo Bautista, Sergio Romero makes a save.

42:25
 

Javier Hernandez challenges Gabriel Heinze unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gabriel Heinze takes the free kick.

41:50
 

Rodriguez Maxi produces a cross, Headed effort from close range by Gonzalo Higuain goes wide left of the target.

40:20
 

Angel Di Maria takes a shot. Blocked by Francisco Rodriguez.

39:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Angel Di Maria by Efrain Juarez. Direct free kick taken by Leo Messi.

37:40
 

Javier Mascherano gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adolfo Bautista. Andres Guardado has an effort direct from the free kick.

37:20
 

Ricardo Osorio crosses the ball, blocked by Gabriel Heinze.

36:49
 

Gonzalo Higuain takes a shot. Save by Oscar Perez.

36:12
 

Ricardo Osorio challenges Javier Mascherano unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gabriel Heinze takes the direct free kick.

35:34
 

Carlos Tevez crosses the ball, Rafael Marquez manages to make a clearance.

34:19
 

Andres Guardado takes a shot. Blocked by Nicolas Burdisso.

33:49
 

Carlos Salcido takes a shot. Sergio Romero makes a save.

32:12
Goal
 

Gonzalo Higuain scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Argentina 2-0 Mexico.

30:57
 

Javier Hernandez is adjudged to have handled the ball. Martin Demichelis takes the indirect free kick.

29:52
 

Rafael Marquez challenges Carlos Tevez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Javier Mascherano takes the free kick.

29:23
 

Rafael Marquez fouled by Leo Messi, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ricardo Osorio.

27:52
 

Foul by Rafael Marquez on Leo Messi, free kick awarded. Rafael Marquez goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Rodriguez Maxi takes the free kick.

24:53
Goal
 

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Save made by Oscar Perez. Carlos Tevez finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Argentina 1-0 Mexico.Leo Messi provided the assist for the goal.

23:47
 

Andres Guardado concedes a free kick for a foul on Leo Messi. Direct free kick taken by Rodriguez Maxi.

18:51
 

Foul by Javier Hernandez on Gabriel Heinze, free kick awarded. Angel Di Maria takes the free kick.

15:42
 

Ricardo Osorio gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leo Messi. Direct free kick taken by Leo Messi.

13:38
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Javier Hernandez goes wide right of the target.

13:03
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Angel Di Maria goes wide right of the goal.

12:17
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Rodriguez Maxi from the right by-line to the near post, Javier Hernandez manages to make a clearance.

11:27
 

Leo Messi takes a shot. Save by Oscar Perez.

10:08
 

Unfair challenge on Efrain Juarez by Javier Mascherano results in a free kick. Rafael Marquez restarts play with the free kick.

9:30
 

Unfair challenge on Leo Messi by Gerardo Torrado results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Leo Messi.

9:19
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Carlos Salcido on Rodriguez Maxi. Rodriguez Maxi restarts play with the free kick.

8:32
 

Andres Guardado has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

7:57
 

Carlos Salcido takes a shot.

7:08
 

Leo Messi takes a shot. Blocked by Francisco Rodriguez.

4:46
 

Foul by Adolfo Bautista on Angel Di Maria, free kick awarded. Gabriel Heinze takes the free kick.

4:39
 

The ball is delivered by Carlos Salcido, Gabriel Heinze manages to make a clearance.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

Full time
 

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.