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2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A

Play in Group A of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup completed on 20 June 2009. Spain won the group, and advanced to the second round, along with South Africa. Iraq and New Zealand failed to advance.

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StandingsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Spain 3 3 0 0 8 0 +8 9
  South Africa (H) 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
  Iraq 3 0 2 1 0 1 −1 2
  New Zealand 3 0 1 2 0 7 −7 1
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.

South Africa vs IraqEdit

South Africa  0–0  Iraq
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Africa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
GK 16 Itumeleng Khune
RB 2 Siboniso Gaxa
CB 14 Matthew Booth
CB 4 Aaron Mokoena (c)
LB 3 Tsepo Masilela
RM 6 MacBeth Sibaya   81'
CM 5 Benson Mhlongo
CM 13 Kagisho Dikgacoi
LM 12 Teko Modise
CF 18 Thembinkosi Fanteni   2'   78'
CF 17 Bernard Parker   85'
Substitutions:
FW 21 Katlego Mashego   78'
MF 10 Steven Pienaar   85'
Manager:
  Joel Santana
 
GK 12 Mohammed Gassid
RB 14 Salam Shaker
CB 2 Mohammed Ali Karim
CB 4 Fareed Majeed
CB 15 Ali Rehema
LB 3 Bassim Abbas
RM 18 Mahdi Karim   88'
CM 5 Nashat Akram   74'
LM 13 Karrar Jassim   74'
CF 10 Younis Mahmoud (c)
CF 7 Emad Mohammed   76'
Substitutions:
MF 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed   74'
FW 17 Alaa Abdul-Zahra   76'
MF 6 Salih Sadir   88'
Manager:
  Bora Milutinović

Man of the Match:
Teko Modise (South Africa)

Assistant referees:
Pablo Fandiño (Uruguay)
Mauricio Espinosa (Uruguay)
Fourth official:
Martin Hansson (Sweden)
Fifth official:
Henrik Andrén (Sweden)

New Zealand vs SpainEdit

New Zealand  0–5  Spain
Report Torres   6'14'17'
Fàbregas   24'
Villa   48'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spain
GK 12 Glen Moss
RB 17 Dave Mulligan
CB 18 Andrew Boyens
CB 6 Ivan Vicelich
LB 3 Tony Lochhead
DM 7 Simon Elliott
RM 11 Leo Bertos
LM 15 Jeremy Brockie   27'
AM 8 Tim Brown (c)
SS 10 Chris Killen   85'
CF 9 Shane Smeltz   76'
Substitutions:
MF 14 Jeremy Christie   27'
MF 16 Chris James   76'
FW 21 Kris Bright   85'
Manager:
Ricki Herbert
 
GK 1 Iker Casillas (c)
RB 15 Sergio Ramos   54'
CB 2 Raúl Albiol
CB 5 Carles Puyol
LB 11 Joan Capdevila
DM 14 Xabi Alonso
RM 8 Xavi   54'
LM 18 Albert Riera
AM 10 Cesc Fàbregas
SS 7 David Villa
CF 9 Fernando Torres   70'
Substitutions:
DF 19 Álvaro Arbeloa   54'
MF 20 Santi Cazorla   54'
MF 21 David Silva   70'
Manager:
Vicente del Bosque

Man of the Match:
Fernando Torres (Spain)

Assistant referees:
Komi Konyoh (Togo)
Alexis Fassinou (Benin)
Fourth official:
Massimo Busacca (Switzerland)
Fifth official:
Matthias Arnet (Switzerland)

Spain vs IraqEdit

Spain  1–0  Iraq
Villa   55' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spain
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
GK 1 Iker Casillas (c)
RB 15 Sergio Ramos
CB 3 Gerard Piqué
CB 4 Carlos Marchena   53'
LB 11 Joan Capdevila
DM 14 Xabi Alonso   38'
RM 20 Santi Cazorla   67'
CM 8 Xavi   82'
LM 22 Juan Mata
SS 7 David Villa   74'
CF 9 Fernando Torres
Substitutions:
MF 21 David Silva   67'
FW 17 Dani Güiza   74'
MF 12 Sergio Busquets   82'
Manager:
Vicente del Bosque
 
GK 12 Mohammed Gassid
RB 14 Salam Shaker
CB 2 Mohammed Ali Karim
CB 4 Fareed Majeed
CB 15 Ali Rehema
LB 3 Bassim Abbas   29'
DM 22 Muayad Khalid   74'
RM 20 Samer Saeed   76'
CM 5 Nashat Akram (c)   88'
LM 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed
CF 17 Alaa Abdul-Zahra
Substitutions:
MF 18 Mahdi Karim   74'
MF 13 Karrar Jassim   76'
MF 10 Younis Mahmoud   88'
Manager:
  Bora Milutinović

Man of the Match:
Xabi Alonso (Spain)

Assistant referees:
Matthew Cream (Australia)
Ben Wilson (Australia)
Fourth official:
Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)
Fifth official:
Bechir Hassani (Tunisia)

South Africa vs New ZealandEdit

South Africa  2–0  New Zealand
Parker   21'52' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Africa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand
GK 16 Itumeleng Khune
RB 2 Siboniso Gaxa
CB 14 Matthew Booth
CB 4 Aaron Mokoena (c)
LB 3 Tsepo Masilela
CM 13 Kagisho Dikgacoi
CM 6 MacBeth Sibaya
RW 10 Steven Pienaar   80'
AM 17 Bernard Parker   81'
LW 12 Teko Modise
CF 18 Thembinkosi Fanteni   62'
Substitutions:
FW 21 Katlego Mashego   62'
FW 8 Siphiwe Tshabalala   81'
Manager:
  Joel Santana
 
GK 12 Glen Moss
RB 17 Dave Mulligan
CB 18 Andrew Boyens   72'
CB 6 Ivan Vicelich   90+3'
LB 3 Tony Lochhead
DM 7 Simon Elliott
RM 11 Leo Bertos   66'
LM 14 Jeremy Christie   53'
AM 8 Tim Brown (c)   55'
CF 9 Shane Smeltz   85'
CF 10 Chris Killen   75'
Substitutions:
MF 4 Duncan Oughton   55'
MF 16 Chris James   66'
FW 20 Chris Wood   75'
Manager:
Ricki Herbert

Man of the Match:
Bernard Parker (South Africa)

Assistant referees:
Marvin Torrentera (Mexico)
Héctor Vergara (Canada)
Fourth official:
Pablo Pozo (Chile)
Fifth official:
Patricio Basualto (Chile)

Iraq vs New ZealandEdit

Iraq  0–0  New Zealand
Report
Attendance: 23,295
Referee: Howard Webb (England)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iraq
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand
GK 12 Mohammed Gassid
RB 2 Mohammed Ali Karim
CB 15 Ali Rehema
CB 14 Salam Shaker
LB 3 Bassim Abbas
RM 18 Mahdi Karim   67'
CM 5 Nashat Akram
CM 11 Hawar Mulla Mohammed   46'
LM 13 Karrar Jassim
CF 7 Emad Mohammed   56'
CF 10 Younis Mahmoud (c)
Substitutions:
MF 4 Fareed Majeed   46'
MF 17 Alaa Abdul-Zahra   56'
MF 6 Salih Sadir   67'
Manager:
  Bora Milutinović
 
GK 12 Glen Moss
RB 2 Aaron Scott   85'
CB 5 Ben Sigmund   71'
CB 6 Ivan Vicelich
LB 3 Tony Lochhead
DM 7 Simon Elliott
RM 15 Jeremy Brockie   61'   68'
CM 8 Tim Brown (c)   35'
LM 11 Leo Bertos
SS 9 Shane Smeltz
CF 10 Chris Killen
Substitutions:
MF 14 Jeremy Christie   68'
MF 18 Andrew Boyens   71'
FW 17 Dave Mulligan   85'
Manager:
Ricki Herbert

Man of the Match:
Shane Smeltz (New Zealand)

Assistant referees:
Peter Kirkup (England)
Michael Mullarkey (England)
Fourth official:
Jorge Larrionda (Uruguay)
Fifth official:
Mauricio Espinosa (Uruguay)

Spain vs South AfricaEdit

Spain  2–0  South Africa
Villa   52'
Llorente   72'
Report
Attendance: 38,212
Referee: Pablo Pozo (Chile)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spain
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
South Africa
GK 23 Pepe Reina
RB 5 Carles Puyol (c)
CB 3 Gerard Piqué   56'
CB 2 Raúl Albiol   24'
LB 19 Álvaro Arbeloa
DM 12 Sergio Busquets
RM 10 Cesc Fàbregas
LM 18 Albert Riera   81'
AM 8 Xavi
SS 7 David Villa   60'
CF 9 Fernando Torres   60'
Substitutions:
MF 6 Pablo Hernández   60'
FW 16 Fernando Llorente   60'
MF 20 Santi Cazorla   81'
Manager:
Vicente del Bosque
 
GK 16 Itumeleng Khune
RB 2 Siboniso Gaxa
CB 4 Aaron Mokoena (c)
CB 14 Matthew Booth
LB 3 Tsepo Masilela
CM 5 Benson Mhlongo
CM 6 MacBeth Sibaya   5'   83'
RW 10 Steven Pienaar
AM 13 Kagisho Dikgacoi   54'
LW 12 Teko Modise   53'
CF 17 Bernard Parker   90+3'
Substitutions:
FW 21 Katlego Mashego   83'
FW 8 Siphiwe Tshabalala   90+3'
Manager:
  Joel Santana

Man of the Match:
Xavi (Spain)

Assistant referees:
Patricio Basualto (Chile)
Francisco Mondria (Chile)
Fourth official:
Eddy Maillet (Seychelles)
Fifth official:
Bechir Hassani (Tunisia)

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