• Date: Tue 22 June 2010
  • Kick-off: 19:30
  • Venue: Peter Mokaba Stadium

Greece vs Argentina


Team Lineups

Greece

12 Tzorvas
16 Kyrgiakos
11 Vyntra
8 Papadopoulos
15 Torosidis
6 Tziolis
19 Papastathopoulos
5 Moras
10 Karagounis
21 Katsouranis
7 Samaras
Substitutes
1 Chalkias
2 Seitaridis
3 Patsatzoglou
4 Spyropoulos
9 Charisteas
14 Salpingidis
17 Gekas
18 Ninis
20 Kapetanos
22 Malezas
13 Sifakis

Argentina

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

Possession Stats

39%
61%

Form Guide -

Greece

D D L

Argentina

D D W W L


Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

91:49 +1.49
 

Georgios Samaras takes a shot. Save by Sergio Romero.

91:36 +1.36
 

Martin Palermo is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Alexandros Tzorvas.

90:51 +0.51
 

Shot by Georgios Samaras from just outside the area goes over the net.

90:22 +0.22
 

Socratis Papastathopoulos takes a shot. Save by Sergio Romero.

88:27
Goal
 

Leo Messi takes a shot. Save by Alexandros Tzorvas. Martin Palermo scores a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Greece 0-2 Argentina.Assist by Leo Messi.

87:23
 

Leo Messi fouled by Sotirios Kyrgiakos, the ref awards a free kick. Nicolas Otamendi restarts play with the free kick.

85:10
 

Effort from inside the area by Martin Palermo strikes the post.

83:36
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Martin Palermo misses to the left of the goal.

80:05
 

Corner taken short by Leo Messi.

79:36
Substitution
 

Martin Palermo is brought on as a substitute for Diego Milito.

76:43
Goal
 

Outswinging corner taken by Leo Messi, Martin Demichelis takes a shot. Diego Milito gets a block in. Martin Demichelis finds the back of the net with a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Greece 0-1 Argentina.

75:41
Yellow card
 

Socratis Papastathopoulos fouled by Mario Bolatti, the ref awards a free kick. Mario Bolatti receives a yellow card. Javier Pastore replaces Sergio Aguero. Sotirios Kyrgiakos takes the free kick.

74:54
 

Leo Messi decides to take a short corner.

74:04
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Leo Messi played to the near post, clearance made by Avraam Papadopoulos.

71:34
 

The offside flag is raised against Diego Milito. Alexandros Tzorvas restarts play with the free kick.

68:41
 

Corner taken by Juan Veron, Mario Bolatti takes a shot. Save by Alexandros Tzorvas.

67:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Diego Milito by Sotirios Kyrgiakos. Leo Messi shoots direct from the free kick, save by Alexandros Tzorvas.

62:36
 

Angel Di Maria comes on in place of Rodriguez Maxi.

62:04
 

Leo Messi takes a shot. Blocked by Avraam Papadopoulos.

61:36
 

Rodriguez Maxi takes a shot. Sotirios Kyrgiakos gets a block in.

60:42
 

Nikos Spyropoulos fouled by Mario Bolatti, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Loukas Vyntra.

59:47
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Georgios Samaras goes wide of the right-hand upright.

59:21
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Georgios Samaras by Sergio Aguero. Loukas Vyntra takes the free kick.

57:16
 

Shot from just outside the box by Christos Patsatzoglou misses to the left of the target.

56:09
 

Clemente Rodriguez takes a shot. Save by Alexandros Tzorvas.

54:16
 

Christos Patsatzoglou comes on in place of Vassilis Torosidis.

53:51
Substitution
 

Sotiris Ninis is brought on as a substitute for Kostas Katsouranis.

52:50
 

The ball is crossed by Leo Messi.

47:31
 

Georgios Samaras has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide right of the target.

45:59 +0.59
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Juan Veron.

45:37 +0.37
 

Leo Messi takes a shot. Alexandros Tzorvas makes a save.

45:07 +0.07
 

The ball is swung over by Clemente Rodriguez, Rodriguez Maxi takes a shot. Save by Alexandros Tzorvas.

45:01
Substitution
 

Nikos Spyropoulos joins the action as a substitute, replacing Giorgos Karagounis.

42:37
 

Kostas Katsouranis produces a cross, save by Sergio Romero.

41:52
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kostas Katsouranis by Clemente Rodriguez. Giorgos Karagounis crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Sergio Romero.

41:08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kostas Katsouranis by Juan Veron. Free kick taken by Loukas Vyntra.

37:52
 

Rodriguez Maxi sends in a cross, clearance made by Avraam Papadopoulos.

37:39
 

Rodriguez Maxi crosses the ball, Alexandros Tzorvas makes a save.

37:03
 

Unfair challenge on Juan Veron by Alexis Tziolis results in a free kick. Leo Messi takes the free kick.

34:43
 

Inswinging corner taken by Rodriguez Maxi.

34:33
 

The ball is crossed by Clemente Rodriguez, clearance by Vassilis Torosidis.

33:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Diego Milito by Avraam Papadopoulos. Nicolas Otamendi takes the free kick.

32:21
 

Outswinging corner taken by Leo Messi from the left by-line.

31:43
 

Diego Milito produces a cross, Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Loukas Vyntra gets a block in.

30:53
 

Juan Veron takes a shot.

29:42
 

Kostas Katsouranis challenges Sergio Aguero unfairly and gives away a free kick. Caution for Kostas Katsouranis. Leo Messi takes the free kick.

25:08
 

A cross is delivered by Clemente Rodriguez.

23:11
 

Mario Bolatti produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

22:06
 

Foul by Socratis Papastathopoulos on Leo Messi, free kick awarded. Juan Veron takes the direct free kick.

19:56
 

Foul by Avraam Papadopoulos on Sergio Aguero, free kick awarded. Mario Bolatti restarts play with the free kick.

18:40
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Leo Messi, Loukas Vyntra makes a clearance.

18:20
 

Juan Veron takes a shot. Save made by Alexandros Tzorvas.

17:59
 

Outswinging corner taken by Leo Messi.

17:37
 

Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Alexandros Tzorvas makes a save.

15:30
 

Georgios Samaras challenges Martin Demichelis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martin Demichelis takes the direct free kick.

13:40
 

Corner taken by Giorgos Karagounis from the left by-line, clearance by Nicolas Otamendi.

11:40
 

Clemente Rodriguez takes a shot. Avraam Papadopoulos gets a block in.

10:51
 

Socratis Papastathopoulos gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leo Messi. Leo Messi takes the direct free kick.

9:48
 

Nicolas Otamendi concedes a free kick for a foul on Socratis Papastathopoulos. Kostas Katsouranis takes the free kick.

6:56
 

Juan Veron concedes a free kick for a foul on Giorgos Karagounis. Direct free kick taken by Alexandros Tzorvas.

1:34
 

Foul by Alexis Tziolis on Juan Veron, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Juan Veron.

:49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leo Messi by Sotirios Kyrgiakos. Nicolas Burdisso takes the free kick.

Kick off
 

The game kicks-off.

Half time
 

The ref blows to signal half-time.