• Date: Thu 24 June 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Ellis Park

Slovakia vs Italy


Team Lineups

Slovakia

1 Mucha
2 Pekarik
3 Skrtel
16 Durica
5 Zabavnik
17 Hamsik
6 Strba
19 Kucka
15 Stoch
11 Vittek24"72"
18 Jendrisek
Substitutes
12 Pernis
4 Cech
7 Weiss
8 Kozak
9 Sestak
10 Sapara
13 Holosko
14 Jakubko
20 Kopunek88"
21 Salata
22 Petras
23 Kuciak

Italy

12 Marchetti
19 Zambrotta
5 Cannavaro
4 Chiellini
3 Criscito
8 Gattuso
6 De Rossi
22 Montolivo
7 Pepe
9 Iaquinta
10 Di Natale
Substitutes
1 Buffon
2 Maggio
11 Gilardino
13 Bocchetti
15 Marchisio
16 Camoranesi
17 Palombo
18 Quagliarella90"
20 Pazzini
21 Pirlo
23 Bonucci
14 De Sanctis

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide -

Slovakia

D L W L

Italy

D D L


Live Text Commentary
95:02 +5.02
 

Simone Pepe produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

93:49 +3.49
 

Erik Jendrisek goes off and Martin Petras comes on.

92:40 +2.4
 

Jan Mucha fouled by Giorgio Chiellini, the ref awards a free kick. Jan Mucha restarts play with the free kick.

91:18 +1.18
Goal
 

Fabio Quagliarella fires in a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Slovakia 3-2 Italy.Assist by Daniele De Rossi.

88:12
Goal
 

Kamil Kopunek scores a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Slovakia 3-1 Italy.Peter Pekarik provided the assist for the goal.

87:31
 

The ball is swung over by Simone Pepe, Jan Mucha makes a save.

85:54
 

(Slovakia) makes a substitution, with Kamil Kopunek coming on for Zdenko Strba.

84:54
 

Fabio Quagliarella is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Jan Mucha.

84:21
 

Simone Pepe delivers the ball.

83:40
 

Antonio Di Natale takes a shot. Peter Pekarik gets a block in.

83:23
 

The ball is sent over by Antonio Di Natale, Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.

82:10
 

Fabio Quagliarella goes into the referee's book for dissent.

81:45
 

Jan Mucha goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

80:10
Goal
 

Fabio Quagliarella takes a shot. Save made by Jan Mucha. Antonio Di Natale grabs a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Slovakia 2-1 Italy.Fabio Quagliarella provided the assist for the goal.

79:55
 

The ball is swung over by Miroslav Stoch, clearance by Giorgio Chiellini.

78:36
 

Foul by Zdenko Strba on Antonio Di Natale, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Antonio Di Natale. The offside flag is raised against Antonio Di Natale. Free kick taken by Jan Mucha.

75:16
 

Simone Pepe challenges Miroslav Stoch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jan Durica.

75:05
 

The ball is crossed by Simone Pepe, blocked by Marek Hamsik.

74:48
 

The ball is sent over by Simone Pepe, Peter Pekarik manages to make a clearance.

71:53
Goal
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Miroslav Stoch, Fabio Cannavaro manages to make a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Marek Hamsik, clearance made by Giorgio Chiellini. Marek Hamsik crosses the ball, Robert Vittek gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Slovakia 2-0 Italy.Assist by Marek Hamsik.

70:35
 

A cross is delivered by Vincenzo Iaquinta, Jan Durica makes a clearance.

68:43
 

Miroslav Stoch produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

68:25
 

The ball is swung over by Simone Pepe, clearance made by Jan Durica.

66:41
 

Giorgio Chiellini receives a caution for dissent.

65:55
 

The ball is crossed by Simone Pepe, blocked by Marek Hamsik. Simone Pepe decides to take a short corner. Effort from 12 yards by Fabio Quagliarella. Martin Skrtel gets a block in.

65:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Miroslav Stoch on Cristian Maggio. Free kick taken by Federico Marchetti.

63:14
 

Outswinging corner taken by Miroslav Stoch, Headed effort from inside the area by Juraj Kucka misses to the left of the target.

62:27
 

Effort from long distance by Juraj Kucka goes wide right of the target.

62:00
 

Antonio Di Natale takes a shot from 25 yards. Save by Jan Mucha.

60:35
 

Foul by Marek Hamsik on Andrea Pirlo, free kick awarded. Giorgio Chiellini takes the free kick.

59:24
 

Unfair challenge on Cristian Maggio by Robert Vittek results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Federico Marchetti.

58:45
 

The ball is sent over by Fabio Quagliarella, save made by Jan Mucha.

56:51
 

Foul by Cristian Maggio on Marek Hamsik, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Miroslav Stoch, clearance made by Giorgio Chiellini.

55:06
 

Effort from inside the area by Antonio Di Natale misses to the right of the target. Andrea Pirlo on for Riccardo Montolivo.

53:32
 

Juraj Kucka has an effort at goal. Blocked by Fabio Cannavaro.

51:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marek Hamsik on Fabio Cannavaro. Fabio Cannavaro restarts play with the free kick.

48:09 +3.09
 

The ball is crossed by Antonio Di Natale, Shot by Riccardo Montolivo from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

49:56
 

Centre by Simone Pepe, Headed effort from inside the area by Vincenzo Iaquinta misses to the left of the target.

49:26
 

Peter Pekarik challenges Fabio Quagliarella unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Pekarik goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Daniele De Rossi takes the free kick.

48:15
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Robert Vittek. Free kick taken by Federico Marchetti.

46:28 +1.28
 

Unfair challenge on Robert Vittek by Giorgio Chiellini results in a free kick. Juraj Kucka takes the free kick. Effort from 25 yards by Jan Durica. Blocked by Giorgio Chiellini. Juraj Kucka takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

46:59
 

Foul by Vincenzo Iaquinta on Martin Skrtel, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jan Durica.

45:45 +0.45
 

Jan Durica fouled by Vincenzo Iaquinta, the ref awards a free kick. Jan Mucha takes the free kick.

45:01
Substitution
 

Fabio Quagliarella is brought on as a substitute for Gennaro Gattuso. Cristian Maggio comes on in place of Domenico Criscito.

40:00
 

The ball is sent over by Gennaro Gattuso, Martin Skrtel makes a clearance. Corner taken by Antonio Di Natale played to the near post, clearance by Miroslav Stoch. Outswinging corner taken by Antonio Di Natale, Giorgio Chiellini takes a shot. Save made by Jan Mucha.

38:57
 

Robert Vittek challenges Fabio Cannavaro unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Vittek is cautioned. Daniele De Rossi takes the direct free kick.

37:22
 

Riccardo Montolivo produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

36:34
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fabio Cannavaro by Erik Jendrisek. Giorgio Chiellini restarts play with the free kick.

35:03
 

Marek Hamsik crosses the ball, Gianluca Zambrotta manages to make a clearance.

34:23
 

Miroslav Stoch takes a inswinging corner.

33:29
 

Fabio Cannavaro concedes a free kick for a foul on Marek Hamsik. Free kick taken by Miroslav Stoch. Zdenko Strba has an effort at goal. Save made by Federico Marchetti.

31:17
 

Effort on goal by Miroslav Stoch from 25 yards. Blocked by Fabio Cannavaro. Zdenko Strba concedes a free kick for a foul on Simone Pepe. Riccardo Montolivo takes the direct free kick.

30:53
 

The ball is swung over by Robert Vittek, blocked by Domenico Criscito.

29:56
 

Unfair challenge on Juraj Kucka by Fabio Cannavaro results in a free kick. The referee books Fabio Cannavaro for unsporting behaviour. Radoslav Zabavnik takes the direct free kick.

28:27
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jan Durica on Riccardo Montolivo. Free kick taken by Daniele De Rossi. Antonio Di Natale challenges Miroslav Stoch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jan Mucha restarts play with the free kick.

27:07
 

Riccardo Montolivo concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Pekarik. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Miroslav Stoch, Vincenzo Iaquinta makes a clearance.

26:38
 

Corner taken right-footed by Miroslav Stoch from the right by-line to the near post, Vincenzo Iaquinta manages to make a clearance.

25:34
 

Simone Pepe fouled by Radoslav Zabavnik, the ref awards a free kick. Gennaro Gattuso restarts play with the free kick. Simone Pepe produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.

24:19
Goal
 

Robert Vittek finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Slovakia 1-0 Italy.Juraj Kucka provided the assist for the goal.

24:11
 

A cross is delivered by Radoslav Zabavnik, blocked by Giorgio Chiellini.

23:08
 

Unfair challenge on Vincenzo Iaquinta by Radoslav Zabavnik results in a free kick. Daniele De Rossi restarts play with the free kick.

22:15
 

Gennaro Gattuso gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Juraj Kucka. Miroslav Stoch restarts play with the free kick.

21:12
 

Outswinging corner taken by Miroslav Stoch.

18:13
 

Simone Pepe takes a shot. Save made by Jan Mucha.

17:14
 

Unfair challenge on Simone Pepe by Radoslav Zabavnik results in a free kick. Simone Pepe restarts play with the free kick.

16:31
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Giorgio Chiellini by Robert Vittek. Antonio Di Natale takes the direct free kick. Daniele De Rossi takes a shot. Erik Jendrisek gets a block in. The ball is swung over by Vincenzo Iaquinta, clearance made by Radoslav Zabavnik.

15:48
Yellow card
 

Zdenko Strba gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gennaro Gattuso. Zdenko Strba is shown a yellow card. Daniele De Rossi takes the direct free kick.

14:33
 

A cross is delivered by Marek Hamsik, save by Federico Marchetti.

14:00
 

Riccardo Montolivo concedes a free kick for a foul on Zdenko Strba. Direct free kick taken by Martin Skrtel.

13:11
 

Unfair challenge on Jan Durica by Vincenzo Iaquinta results in a free kick. Jan Durica takes the free kick.

11:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Vittek by Gennaro Gattuso. Miroslav Stoch delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, save by Federico Marchetti. Effort from long distance by Radoslav Zabavnik goes wide right of the target.

9:37
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Domenico Criscito by Zdenko Strba. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Antonio Di Natale from left wing, Foul by Vincenzo Iaquinta on Jan Durica, free kick awarded. Jan Mucha restarts play with the free kick.

8:39
 

Foul by Juraj Kucka on Giorgio Chiellini, free kick awarded. Fabio Cannavaro restarts play with the free kick.

7:07
 

Foul by Peter Pekarik on Gennaro Gattuso, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Giorgio Chiellini.

5:46
 

Effort on goal by Marek Hamsik from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

5:09
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Riccardo Montolivo on Erik Jendrisek. Direct free kick taken by Radoslav Zabavnik.

4:17
 

Peter Pekarik delivers the ball, save by Federico Marchetti.

2:57
 

Antonio Di Natale fouled by Marek Hamsik, the ref awards a free kick. Fabio Cannavaro restarts play with the free kick. Vincenzo Iaquinta produces a drilled left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

:11
 

Right-footed shot by Antonio Di Natale went wide left of the goal.

Kick off
 

The match begins.

Half time
 

The half-time whistle blows.

Full time
 

The referee blows his whistle to end the game.