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Group D of the 2010 FIFA World Cup began on 13 June and ended on 23 June 2010.[1] The group consisted of Germany, Australia, Serbia and Ghana. Along with Group G, it was considered to be a group of death.[2]

Contents

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Germany 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 6 Advance to knockout stage
2   Ghana 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
3   Australia 3 1 1 1 3 6 −3 4
4   Serbia 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 3
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Tie-breaking criteria


MatchesEdit

All times local (UTC+02)

Serbia vs GhanaEdit

Serbia  0–1  Ghana
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Serbia[4]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana[4]
GK 1 Vladimir Stojković
RB 6 Branislav Ivanović
CB 13 Aleksandar Luković   54'   74'
CB 5 Nemanja Vidić
LB 3 Aleksandar Kolarov
CM 11 Nenad Milijaš   62'
CM 10 Dejan Stanković (c)
RW 17 Miloš Krasić
LW 14 Milan Jovanović   76'
SS 9 Marko Pantelić
CF 15 Nikola Žigić   19'   69'
Substitutions:
MF 22 Zdravko Kuzmanović   83'   62'
FW 8 Danko Lazović   69'
DF 20 Neven Subotić   76'
Manager:
Radomir Antić
 
GK 22 Richard Kingson
RB 4 John Paintsil
CB 15 Isaac Vorsah   26'
CB 5 John Mensah (c)
LB 2 Hans Sarpei
CM 6 Anthony Annan
CM 23 Kevin-Prince Boateng   90+1'
RW 12 Prince Tagoe   89'
AM 21 Kwadwo Asamoah   73'
LW 13 André Ayew
CF 3 Asamoah Gyan   90+3'
Substitutions:
MF 10 Stephen Appiah   73'
DF 19 Lee Addy   90+1'
MF 20 Quincy Owusu-Abeyie   90+3'
Manager:
  Milovan Rajevac
 
Serbia vs Ghana

Man of the Match:
Asamoah Gyan (Ghana)

Assistant referees:
Ricardo Casas (Argentina)[3]
Hernán Maidana (Argentina)[3]
Fourth official:
Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh (Malaysia)[3]
Fifth official:
Jeffrey Gek Pheng (Singapore)[3]

Germany vs AustraliaEdit

Germany  4–0  Australia
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Germany[5]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia[5]
GK 1 Manuel Neuer
RB 16 Philipp Lahm (c)
CB 3 Arne Friedrich
CB 17 Per Mertesacker
LB 14 Holger Badstuber
CM 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger
CM 6 Sami Khedira
RW 13 Thomas Müller
AM 8 Mesut Özil   12'   74'
LW 10 Lukas Podolski   81'
CF 11 Miroslav Klose   68'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Cacau   90+2'   68'
FW 23 Mario Gómez   74'
MF 21 Marko Marin   81'
Manager:
Joachim Löw
 
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
RB 8 Luke Wilkshire
CB 3 Craig Moore   24'
CB 2 Lucas Neill (c)   46'
LB 11 Scott Chipperfield
CM 16 Carl Valeri   58'
CM 13 Vince Grella   46'
RW 7 Brett Emerton   74'
AM 5 Jason Culina
LW 19 Richard Garcia   64'
CF 4 Tim Cahill   56'
Substitutions:
FW 14 Brett Holman   46'
FW 17 Nikita Rukavytsya   64'
MF 15 Mile Jedinak   74'
Manager:
  Pim Verbeek

Man of the Match:
Lukas Podolski (Germany)

Assistant referees:
José Luis Camargo (Mexico)[3]
Alberto Morín (Mexico)[3]
Fourth official:
Martin Hansson (Sweden)[3]
Fifth official:
Henrik Andrén (Sweden)[3]

Germany vs SerbiaEdit

Serbia went ahead in the 38th minute with a goal from winger Milan Jovanović. In the 59th minute, Serbia centre-back Nemanja Vidić was booked for a handball in the penalty box, but the ensuing penalty kick from Lukas Podolski was saved by goalkeeper Vladimir Stojković.[6]

Germany  0–1  Serbia
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Germany[8]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Serbia[8]
GK 1 Manuel Neuer
RB 16 Philipp Lahm (c)   32'
CB 3 Arne Friedrich
CB 17 Per Mertesacker
LB 14 Holger Badstuber   77'
CM 6 Sami Khedira   22'
CM 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger   73'
RW 13 Thomas Müller   70'
AM 8 Mesut Özil   70'
LW 10 Lukas Podolski
CF 11 Miroslav Klose   12'   37'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Cacau   70'
MF 21 Marko Marin   70'
FW 23 Mario Gómez   77'
Manager:
Joachim Löw
 
GK 1 Vladimir Stojković
RB 6 Branislav Ivanović   18'
CB 20 Neven Subotić   57'
CB 5 Nemanja Vidić   59'
LB 3 Aleksandar Kolarov   19'
DM 22 Zdravko Kuzmanović   75'
CM 18 Miloš Ninković   70'
CM 10 Dejan Stanković (c)
RW 17 Miloš Krasić
LW 14 Milan Jovanović   79'
CF 15 Nikola Žigić
Substitutions:
MF 4 Gojko Kačar   70'
MF 19 Radosav Petrović   75'
FW 8 Danko Lazović   79'
Manager:
Radomir Antić

Man of the Match:
Vladimir Stojković (Serbia)

Assistant referees:
Fermín Martínez (Spain)[7]
Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez (Spain)[7]
Fourth official:
Martín Vázquez (Uruguay)[7]
Fifth official:
Carlos Pastorino (Uruguay)[7]

Ghana vs AustraliaEdit

Ghana  1–1  Australia
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Ghana[9]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia[9]
GK 22 Richard Kingson (c)
RB 4 John Paintsil
CB 8 Jonathan Mensah   79'
CB 19 Lee Addy   40'
LB 2 Hans Sarpei
DM 6 Anthony Annan   84'
CM 23 Kevin-Prince Boateng   87'
RW 12 Prince Tagoe   56'
AM 21 Kwadwo Asamoah   77'
LW 13 André Ayew
CF 3 Asamoah Gyan
Substitutions:
MF 20 Quincy Owusu-Abeyie   56'
MF 11 Sulley Muntari   77'
FW 14 Matthew Amoah   87'
Manager:
  Milovan Rajevac
 
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
RB 8 Luke Wilkshire   84'
CB 2 Lucas Neill (c)
CB 3 Craig Moore   85'
LB 21 David Carney
CM 5 Jason Culina
CM 16 Carl Valeri
RW 7 Brett Emerton
AM 14 Brett Holman   68'
LW 23 Mark Bresciano   66'
CF 10 Harry Kewell   24'
Substitutions:
DF 11 Scott Chipperfield   66'
FW 9 Joshua Kennedy   68'
FW 17 Nikita Rukavytsya   84'
Manager:
  Pim Verbeek

Man of the Match:
Asamoah Gyan (Ghana)

Assistant referees:
Paolo Calcagno (Italy)[7]
Stefano Ayroldi (Italy)[7]
Fourth official:
Carlos Simon (Brazil)[7]
Fifth official:
Altemir Hausmann (Brazil)[7]

Ghana vs GermanyEdit

Ghana  0–1  Germany
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Attendance: 83,391
Referee: Carlos Simon (Brazil)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana[10]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany[10]
GK 22 Richard Kingson
RB 4 John Paintsil
CB 5 John Mensah (c)
CB 8 Jonathan Mensah
LB 2 Hans Sarpei
DM 6 Anthony Annan
CM 23 Kevin-Prince Boateng
CM 21 Kwadwo Asamoah
RW 12 Prince Tagoe   64'
LW 13 André Ayew   40'   90+2'
CF 3 Asamoah Gyan   82'
Substitutions:
MF 11 Sulley Muntari   64'
FW 14 Matthew Amoah   82'
FW 18 Dominic Adiyiah   90+2'
Manager:
  Milovan Rajevac
 
GK 1 Manuel Neuer
RB 16 Philipp Lahm (c)
CB 17 Per Mertesacker
CB 3 Arne Friedrich
LB 20 Jérôme Boateng   73'
CM 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger   81'
CM 6 Sami Khedira
RW 13 Thomas Müller   43'   67'
AM 8 Mesut Özil
LW 10 Lukas Podolski
CF 19 Cacau
Substitutions:
MF 15 Piotr Trochowski   67'
MF 2 Marcell Jansen   73'
MF 18 Toni Kroos   81'
Manager:
Joachim Löw

Man of the Match:
Mesut Özil (Germany)

Assistant referees:
Altemir Hausmann (Brazil)
Roberto Braatz (Brazil)
Fourth official:
Martín Vázquez (Uruguay)
Fifth official:
Carlos Pastorino (Uruguay)

Australia vs SerbiaEdit

Australia  2–1  Serbia
Report
Attendance: 37,836
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Australia[11]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Serbia[11]
GK 1 Mark Schwarzer
RB 8 Luke Wilkshire   50'   82'
CB 6 Michael Beauchamp   49'
CB 2 Lucas Neill (c)
LB 21 David Carney
CM 5 Jason Culina
CM 16 Carl Valeri   66'
RW 7 Brett Emerton   67'
AM 4 Tim Cahill
LW 23 Mark Bresciano   66'
CF 9 Joshua Kennedy
Substitutions:
DF 11 Scott Chipperfield   66'
FW 14 Brett Holman   66'
MF 19 Richard Garcia   82'
Manager:
  Pim Verbeek
 
GK 1 Vladimir Stojković
RB 6 Branislav Ivanović
CB 5 Nemanja Vidić
CB 13 Aleksandar Luković   18'
LB 16 Ivan Obradović
DM 22 Zdravko Kuzmanović   77'
CM 10 Dejan Stanković (c)
CM 18 Miloš Ninković   59'
RW 17 Miloš Krasić   62'
LW 14 Milan Jovanović
CF 15 Nikola Žigić   67'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Zoran Tošić   62'
FW 9 Marko Pantelić   67'
FW 8 Danko Lazović   77'
Manager:
Radomir Antić

Man of the Match:
Tim Cahill (Australia)

Assistant referees:
Pablo Fandino (Uruguay)
Mauricio Espinosa (Uruguay)
Fourth official:
Carlos Batres (Guatemala)
Fifth official:
Leonel Leal (Costa Rica)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Match Schedule 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa" (PDF). FIFA.com (Press release). FIFA. Retrieved 6 December 2009.
  2. ^ "Germany face early test of mettle". FIFA.com. FIFA. Archived from the original on 17 April 2010. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Referee designations for matches 1-16" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 5 June 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group D – Serbia-Ghana" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 13 June 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
  5. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group D – Germany-Australia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 13 June 2010. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 July 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
  6. ^ "Play-by-Play". FIFA.com. FIFA. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Referee designations for matches 17-24" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 14 June 2010. Archived (PDF) from the original on 4 July 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2010.
  8. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group D – Germany-Serbia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 18 June 2010. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 July 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2010.
  9. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group D – Ghana-Australia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 19 June 2010. Retrieved 19 June 2010.
  10. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group D – Ghana-Germany" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 23 June 2010. Retrieved 23 June 2010.
  11. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group D – Australia-Serbia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 23 June 2010. Retrieved 23 June 2010.