1997 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B

Group B of the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup took place between 13 and 17 December 1997. Uruguay won the group, and advanced to the knockout stage, along with group runners-up Czech Republic. United Arab Emirates and South Africa failed to advance.[1]

StandingsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Uruguay 3 3 0 0 8 4 +4 9
  Czech Republic 3 1 1 1 9 5 +4 4
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 0 2 2 8 −6 3
  South Africa 3 0 1 2 5 7 −2 1

ResultsEdit

United Arab Emirates v UruguayEdit

United Arab Emirates  0–2  Uruguay
Report Olivera   45+2'
Pacheco   90+2'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Arab Emirates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
 
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:
GK 17 Muhsin Musabah
DF 5 Hassan Mubarak
DF 6 Ismail Rashid Ismail
DF 20 Mohamed Obaid
MF 7 Saad Bakheet Mubarak
MF 13 Abdulsalam Jumaa   84'
MF 15 Abdulaziz Mohamed   73'
MF 16 Ahmed Saeed
MF 19 Gholam Ali   73'
FW 8 Ahmed Adel   28'
FW 11 Yaser Salem Ali
Substitutions:
FW 10 Adnan Al Talyani   73'
FW 14 Khamees Saad Mubarak   73'
DF 3 Munther Abdullah   84'
Manager:
  Milan Máčala
 
URUGUAY:
GK 12 Claudio Flores
DF 2 Diego López
DF 3 Paolo Montero
DF 4 Gustavo Méndez
DF 6 Edgardo Adinolfi
MF 5 Gonzalo de los Santos
MF 7 Pablo García
MF 8 Líber Vespa   89'
MF 20 Álvaro Recoba   54'
FW 9 Marcelo Zalayeta
FW 10 Nicolás Olivera   75'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Darío Silva   54'
FW 19 Antonio Pacheco   75'
DF 13 Pablo Hernández   89'
Manager:
Víctor Púa

South Africa v Czech RepublicEdit

South Africa  2–2  Czech Republic
Augustine   39'
Mkhalele   86'
Report Šmicer   19', 40'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Africa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Czech Republic
 
SOUTH AFRICA:
GK 1 Andre Arendse
DF 2 Sizwe Motaung
DF 4 Willem Jackson
DF 5 Mark Fish
DF 9 Neil Tovey
MF 10 John Moshoeu
MF 11 Helman Mkhalele
MF 15 Doctor Khumalo   37'
MF 18 John Moeti
FW 6 Phil Masinga   45'
FW 12 Brendan Augustine   74'
Substitutions:
MF 8 Dumisa Ngobe   37'
MF 14 Mark Williams   74'
Manager:
Clive Barker
 
CZECH REPUBLIC:
GK 1 Pavel Srníček
DF 5 Michal Horňák
DF 12 Karel Rada
DF 13 Petr Vlček   9'
DF 15 Edvard Lasota
MF 4 Pavel Nedvěd
MF 6 Zdeněk Svoboda
MF 7 Jiří Němec   75'   82'
MF 11 Radek Bejbl
MF 17 Vladimír Šmicer   83'
FW 9 Pavel Kuka   90'
Substitutions:
FW 8 Karel Poborský   83'
MF 14 Radek Slončík   90'
Manager:
Dušan Uhrin

United Arab Emirates v South AfricaEdit

United Arab Emirates  1–0  South Africa
H. Mubarak   5' Report
Attendance: 11,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Arab Emirates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Africa
 
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:
GK 17 Muhsin Musabah   81'
DF 5 Hassan Mubarak
DF 6 Ismail Rashid Ismail
DF 20 Mohamed Obaid   44'
MF 7 Saad Bakheet Mubarak
MF 15 Abdulaziz Mohamed   70'
MF 16 Ahmed Saeed
MF 19 Gholam Ali   81'
FW 8 Ahmed Adel
FW 10 Adnan Al Talyani   70'
FW 11 Yaser Salem Ali
Substitutions:
MF 13 Abdulsalam Jumaa   70'
FW 14 Khamees Saad Mubarak   70'
DF 3 Munther Abdullah   81'
Manager:
  Milan Máčala
 
SOUTH AFRICA:
GK 1 Andre Arendse
DF 2 Sizwe Motaung
DF 4 Willem Jackson   46'
DF 5 Mark Fish
DF 9 Neil Tovey
MF 8 Dumisa Ngobe
MF 10 John Moshoeu
MF 11 Helman Mkhalele
MF 18 John Moeti   82'
FW 6 Phil Masinga
FW 12 Brendan Augustine   75'
Substitutions:
DF 3 David Nyathi   46'
MF 14 Mark Williams   75'
FW 13 Pollen Ndlanya   82'
Manager:
Clive Barker

Czech Republic v UruguayEdit

Czech Republic  1–2  Uruguay
Siegl   89' Report Olivera   26'
Zalayeta   88'
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Saad Mane (Kuwait)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Czech Republic
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
 
CZECH REPUBLIC:
GK 1 Pavel Srníček
DF 5 Michal Horňák   19'   70'
DF 12 Karel Rada   43'
DF 13 Petr Vlček
DF 15 Edvard Lasota   46'
MF 4 Pavel Nedvěd   88'
MF 6 Zdeněk Svoboda   72'
MF 8 Karel Poborský   40'
MF 11 Radek Bejbl
MF 17 Vladimír Šmicer
FW 9 Pavel Kuka   60'
Substitutions:
MF 19 Martin Frýdek   46'
FW 10 Horst Siegl   60'
DF 3 Luboš Kozel   70'
Manager:
Dušan Uhrin
 
URUGUAY:
GK 12 Claudio Flores
DF 2 Diego López
DF 3 Paolo Montero   22'
DF 4 Gustavo Méndez   45'
DF 6 Edgardo Adinolfi   54'
MF 5 Gonzalo de los Santos
MF 7 Pablo García
MF 8 Líber Vespa   87'
FW 9 Marcelo Zalayeta   69'
FW 10 Nicolás Olivera   65'
FW 11 Darío Silva   69'   77'
Substitutions:
MF 20 Álvaro Recoba   65'
MF 14 Christian Callejas   77'
DF 13 Pablo Hernández   87'
Manager:
Víctor Púa

United Arab Emirates v Czech RepublicEdit

United Arab Emirates  1–6  Czech Republic
Al Talyani   78' Report Obaid   11' (o.g.)
Nedvěd   22', 31'
Šmicer   42', 68', 71'
Attendance: 8,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
United Arab Emirates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Czech Republic
 
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:
GK 17 Muhsin Musabah
DF 5 Hassan Mubarak
DF 6 Ismail Rashid Ismail   23'
DF 20 Mohamed Obaid   46'
MF 7 Saad Bakheet Mubarak
MF 15 Abdulaziz Mohamed
MF 16 Ahmed Saeed
MF 19 Gholam Ali
FW 8 Ahmed Adel   8'   58'
FW 10 Adnan Al Talyani
FW 11 Yaser Salem Ali   46'
Substitutions:
MF 13 Abdulsalam Jumaa   46'
FW 14 Khamees Saad Mubarak   46'
DF 3 Munther Abdullah   84'   58'
Manager:
  Milan Máčala
 
CZECH REPUBLIC:
GK 1 Pavel Srníček
DF 5 Michal Horňák   65'
DF 12 Karel Rada
DF 13 Petr Vlček
MF 4 Pavel Nedvěd
MF 6 Zdeněk Svoboda
MF 7 Jiří Němec   21'
MF 11 Radek Bejbl
MF 17 Vladimír Šmicer   75'
FW 9 Pavel Kuka
FW 10 Horst Siegl   82'
Substitutions:
DF 15 Edvard Lasota   65'
DF 2 Ivo Ulich   75'
FW 16 Vratislav Lokvenc   82'
Manager:
Dušan Uhrin

Uruguay v South AfricaEdit

Uruguay  4–3  South Africa
Silva   12', 66'
Recoba   42'
Callejas   90'
Report Radebe   11'
Mkhalele   69'
Ndlanya   77'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Africa
 
URUGUAY:
GK 1 Carlos Nicola
DF 2 Diego López   69'
DF 15 Carlos Díaz
DF 16 César Pellegrín
DF 18 Martín Rivas
MF 13 Pablo Hernández
MF 14 Christian Callejas
MF 17 Fabián Coelho   79'
MF 20 Álvaro Recoba
FW 11 Darío Silva
FW 19 Antonio Pacheco   79'
Substitutions:
MF 5 Gonzalo de los Santos   69'
MF 7 Pablo García   79'
MF 8 Líber Vespa   79'
Manager:
Víctor Púa
 
SOUTH AFRICA:
GK 16 Brian Baloyi
DF 2 Sizwe Motaung   46'
DF 3 David Nyathi
DF 5 Mark Fish
DF 19 Lucas Radebe
MF 10 John Moshoeu   77'
MF 11 Helman Mkhalele
MF 18 John Moeti   20'
MF 20 Eric Tinkler   54'
FW 6 Phil Masinga
FW 14 Mark Williams   70'
Substitutions:
DF 4 Willem Jackson   46'
FW 13 Pollen Ndlanya   70'
MF 17 Jabulani Mnguni   77'
Manager:
Clive Barker

ReferencesEdit