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2005 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A

Group A of the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup took place between 15 June and 21 June 2005. Germany won the group, and advanced to the second round, along with Argentina. Tunisia and Australia failed to advance.

StandingsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 3 2 1 0 9 5 +4 7
  Argentina 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 7
  Tunisia 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
  Australia 3 0 0 3 5 10 −5 0

All times local (CEST/UTC+2)

Argentina v TunisiaEdit

Argentina  2–1  Tunisia
Riquelme   33' (pen.)
Saviola   57'
Report Guemamdia   72' (pen.)
Attendance: 28,033
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentina
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tunisia
GK 12 Germán Lux   71'
CB 16 Fabricio Coloccini
CB 13 Gonzalo Rodríguez   17'
CB 6 Gabriel Heinze
RM 19 Maxi Rodríguez
CM 17 Lucas Bernardi
LM 3 Juan Pablo Sorín (c)   79'
RW 22 Luciano Galletti
AM 8 Juan Román Riquelme
LW 18 Mario Santana
CF 9 Javier Saviola   66'
Substitutions:
FW 7 Carlos Tevez   66'
DF 4 Javier Zanetti   79'
Manager:
José Pékerman
GK 16 Khaled Fadhel
RB 6 Hatem Trabelsi (c)   32'   46'
CB 2 Karim Saidi
CB 15 Radhi Jaïdi   80'
LB 19 Anis Ayari
RM 12 Jawhar Mnari
CM 14 Adel Chedli
LM 18 Selim Benachour
RW 3 Karim Essediri
LW 7 Imed Mhedhebi   46'
CF 9 Haykel Guemamdia   78'
Substitutions:
DF 23 Amir Haj Massaoud   46'
FW 11 Francileudo Santos   46'
FW 5 Ziad Jaziri   78'
Manager:
  Roger Lemerre


Man of the Match:
Juan Román Riquelme (Argentina)[1]

Assistant referees:
Alessandro Griselli (Italy)
Cristiano Copelli (Italy)
Fourth official:
Manuel Mejuto González (Spain)

Germany v AustraliaEdit

Germany  4–3  Australia
Kurányi   17'
Mertesacker   23'
Ballack   60' (pen.)
Podolski   88'
Report Skoko   21'
Aloisi   31'90+2'
Attendance: 46,466
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
GK 1 Oliver Kahn
RB 3 Arne Friedrich   69'
CB 4 Robert Huth   20'
CB 17 Per Mertesacker
LB 16 Thomas Hitzlsperger
RM 19 Bernd Schneider   76'
CM 8 Torsten Frings
CM 13 Michael Ballack (c)   90+3'
LM 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger   51'   83'
CF 22 Kevin Kurányi   68'
CF 20 Lukas Podolski
Substitutions:
FW 14 Gerald Asamoah   68'
MF 10 Sebastian Deisler   76'
MF 15 Fabian Ernst   83'
Manager:
Jürgen Klinsmann
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
CB 2 Kevin Muscat
CB 3 Craig Moore (c)
CB 6 Tony Popovic   57'
DM 4 Lucas Neill
RM 7 Brett Emerton
CM 20 Ljubo Milicevic   38'
CM 8 Josip Skoko
LM 11 Scott Chipperfield   83'
SS 10 Tim Cahill   74'
CF 15 John Aloisi
Substitutions:
DF 17 Jonathan McKain   57'
MF 19 Jason Culina   74'
FW 22 Archie Thompson   83'
Manager:
Frank Farina


Man of the Match:
Michael Ballack (Germany)[2]

Assistant referees:
Amelio Andino (Paraguay)
Manuel Bernal (Paraguay)
Fourth official:
Mourad Daami (Tunisia)

Tunisia v GermanyEdit

Tunisia  0–3  Germany
Report Ballack   74' (pen.)
Schweinsteiger   80'
Hanke   88'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tunisia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
GK 1 Ali Boumnijel
RB 6 Hatem Trabelsi (c)
CB 4 Wisam El Abdy   73'
CB 15 Radhi Jaïdi   5'
LB 20 José Clayton
RM 8 Mehdi Nafti
CM 12 Jawhar Mnari
CM 10 Kaies Ghodhbane   59'
LM 14 Adel Chedli
CF 5 Ziad Jaziri   83'
CF 11 Francileudo Santos
Substitutions:
FW 13 Hamed Namouchi   59'
FW 17 Chaouki Ben Saada   83'
Manager:
  Roger Lemerre
GK 12 Jens Lehmann
RB 3 Arne Friedrich   22'
CB 4 Robert Huth
CB 17 Per Mertesacker
LB 16 Thomas Hitzlsperger   68'
RM 10 Sebastian Deisler
CM 8 Torsten Frings
CM 13 Michael Ballack (c)
LM 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger
CF 14 Gerald Asamoah   62'
CF 20 Lukas Podolski   87'
Substitutions:
FW 22 Kevin Kurányi   62'
MF 19 Bernd Schneider   68'
FW 9 Mike Hanke   87'
Manager:
Jürgen Klinsmann


Man of the Match:
Michael Ballack (Germany)[3]

Assistant referees:
Anthony Garwood (Jamaica)
Joseph Taylor (Trinidad and Tobago)
Fourth official:
Matthew Breeze (Australia)

Australia v ArgentinaEdit

Australia  2–4  Argentina
Aloisi   61' (pen.)70' Report Figueroa   12'53'89'
Riquelme   31' (pen.)
Attendance: 25,618
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentina
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
RB 2 Kevin Muscat   46'
CB 3 Craig Moore (c)   90+1'
CB 5 Tony Vidmar
LB 4 Lucas Neill   30'
CM 20 Ljubo Milicevic   56'
CM 8 Josip Skoko   74'
RW 7 Brett Emerton   43'
AM 10 Tim Cahill   49'
LW 11 Scott Chipperfield
CF 15 John Aloisi
Substitutions:
FW 9 Mark Viduka   46'
DF 17 Jonathan McKain   56'
MF 19 Jason Culina   74'
Manager:
Frank Farina
GK 12 Germán Lux
RB 4 Javier Zanetti
CB 16 Fabricio Coloccini   86'
CB 2 Walter Samuel   10'
LB 6 Gabriel Heinze
RM 18 Mario Santana   66'
CM 17 Lucas Bernardi
CM 8 Juan Román Riquelme
LM 3 Juan Pablo Sorín (c)
CF 21 Luciano Figueroa
CF 9 Javier Saviola   73'
Substitutions:
MF 5 Esteban Cambiasso   66'
MF 10 Pablo Aimar   73'
DF 13 Gonzalo Rodríguez   86'
Manager:
José Pékerman


Man of the Match:
Luciano Figueroa (Argentina)[4]

Assistant referees:
Prachya Permpanich (Thailand)
Bengech Allaberdyev (Turkmenistan)
Fourth official:
Manuel Mejuto González (Spain)

Australia v TunisiaEdit

Australia  0–2  Tunisia
Report Santos   26'70'
Attendance: 23,952
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia
 
 
 
 
 
Tunisia
GK 12 Michael Petkovic
RB 4 Lucas Neill
CB 3 Craig Moore (c)
CB 5 Tony Vidmar
LB 14 Simon Colosimo   39'
RM 19 Jason Culina
CM 8 Josip Skoko   61'
CM 17 Jonathan McKain   25'
LM 11 Scott Chipperfield   38'
CF 9 Mark Viduka   46'
CF 15 John Aloisi
Substitutions:
DF 20 Ljubo Milicevic   38'
FW 22 Archie Thompson   90'   46'
MF 10 Tim Cahill   62'   61'
Manager:
Frank Farina
GK 22 Hamdi Kasraoui
RB 6 Hatem Trabelsi (c)
CB 2 Karim Saidi
CB 12 Jawhar Mnari
LB 19 Anis Ayari   88'
RM 13 Hamed Namouchi
CM 8 Mehdi Nafti
CM 17 Chaouki Ben Saada   28'   69'
LM 14 Adel Chedli   55'
CF 11 Francileudo Santos   89'
CF 9 Haykel Guemamdia
Substitutions:
FW 21 Issam Jemâa   55'
MF 10 Kaies Ghodhbane   69'
FW 5 Ziad Jaziri   89'
Manager:
  Roger Lemerre


Man of the Match:
Francileudo Santos (Tunisia)[5]

Assistant referees:
Cristian Julio (Chile)
Mario Vargas (Chile)
Fourth official:
Herbert Fandel (Germany)

Argentina v GermanyEdit

Argentina  2–2  Germany
Riquelme   33'
Cambiasso   74'
Report Kurányi   29'
Asamoah   51'
Attendance: 42,088
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentina
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany
GK 12 Germán Lux
RB 4 Javier Zanetti
CB 16 Fabricio Coloccini
CB 2 Walter Samuel   28'   62'
LB 6 Gabriel Heinze
RM 8 Juan Román Riquelme
CM 17 Lucas Bernardi   41'   53'
CM 5 Esteban Cambiasso
LM 3 Juan Pablo Sorín (c)
CF 21 Luciano Figueroa
CF 7 Carlos Tevez   80'
Substitutions:
MF 10 Pablo Aimar   53'
MF 18 Mario Santana   62'
FW 11 César Delgado   80'
Manager:
José Pékerman
GK 23 Timo Hildebrand
RB 2 Andreas Hinkel
CB 4 Robert Huth
CB 17 Per Mertesacker
LB 16 Thomas Hitzlsperger
CM 15 Fabian Ernst
CM 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger   48'   70'
RW 14 Gerald Asamoah   58'
AM 10 Sebastian Deisler   40'
LW 19 Bernd Schneider (c)   46'
CF 22 Kevin Kurányi   7'
Substitutions:
MF 8 Torsten Frings   46'
FW 9 Mike Hanke   58'
MF 6 Marco Engelhardt   70'
Manager:
Jürgen Klinsmann


Man of the Match:
Juan Román Riquelme (Argentina)[6]

Assistant referees:
Roman Slyško (Slovakia)
Martin Balko (Slovakia)
Fourth official:
Roberto Rosetti (Italy)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ARG-TUN (Match 1), Anhauser Busch Man of the Match: Juan Roman Riquelme (ARG)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 15 June 2005. Archived from the original on 5 January 2006. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  2. ^ "GER-AUS (Match 2), Anhauser Busch Man of the Match: Michael Ballack (GER)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 15 June 2005. Archived from the original on 5 January 2006. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  3. ^ "TUN-GER (Match 5), Anheuser Busch Man of the Match: Michael Ballack (GER)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 18 June 2005. Archived from the original on 28 November 2005. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  4. ^ "AUS-ARG (Match 6), Anheuser Busch Man of the Match: Luciano Figueroa (ARG)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 18 June 2005. Archived from the original on 30 November 2005. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  5. ^ "AUS-TUN (Match 9), Anheuser Busch Man of the Match: Santos (TUN)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 June 2005. Archived from the original on 29 November 2005. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  6. ^ "ARG-GER (Match 10), Anheuser Busch Man of the Match: Juan Riquelme (ARG)". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 21 June 2005. Archived from the original on 5 January 2006. Retrieved 23 June 2013.