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2013 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A

Group A of the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup took place from 15 to 22 June 2013. Brazil won the group, and advanced to the second round, along with Italy. Mexico and Japan failed to advance.

StandingsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 3 0 0 9 2 +7 9
  Italy 3 2 0 1 8 8 0 6
  Mexico 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 3
  Japan 3 0 0 3 4 9 −5 0

All times listed are Brasília official time (UTC−03:00).[1]

Brazil vs JapanEdit

Brazil  3–0  Japan
Neymar   3'
Paulinho   48'
  90+3'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil[2]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan[2]
GK 12 Júlio César
RB 2 Dani Alves
CB 3 Thiago Silva (c)
CB 4 David Luiz
LB 6 Marcelo
DM 17 Luiz Gustavo
CM 18 Paulinho
AM 11 Oscar
RW 19 Hulk   75'
LW 10 Neymar   74'
CF 9 Fred   81'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Lucas Moura   74'
MF 8 Hernanes   75'
FW 21   81'
Manager:
Luiz Felipe Scolari
 
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima
RB 6 Atsuto Uchida
CB 22 Maya Yoshida
CB 15 Yasuyuki Konno
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo
CM 17 Makoto Hasebe (c)   45+1'
CM 7 Yasuhito Endō   78'
RW 8 Hiroshi Kiyotake   51'
AM 4 Keisuke Honda   88'
LW 10 Shinji Kagawa
CF 9 Shinji Okazaki
Substitutions:
FW 18 Ryoichi Maeda   51'
MF 13 Hajime Hosogai   78'
MF 19 Takashi Inui   88'
Manager:
  Alberto Zaccheroni

Man of the Match:
Neymar (Brazil)[3]

Assistant referees:
Bertino Miranda (Portugal)
Tiago Trigo (Portugal)
Fourth official:
Felix Brych (Germany)
Fifth official:
Mark Borsch (Germany)

Mexico vs ItalyEdit

Mexico  1–2  Italy
Hernández   34' (pen.) Report Pirlo   27'
Balotelli   78'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico[4]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy[4]
GK 12 José de Jesús Corona
RB 22 Gerardo Flores
CB 2 Francisco Javier Rodríguez (c)
CB 15 Héctor Moreno   47'
LB 3 Carlos Salcido
CM 17 Jesús Zavala   86'
CM 6 Gerardo Torrado
RW 11 Javier Aquino   53'
AM 10 Giovani dos Santos   58'
LW 18 Andrés Guardado
CF 14 Javier Hernández
Substitutions:
DF 21 Hiram Mier   53'
FW 19 Raúl Jiménez   86'
Manager:
José Manuel de la Torre
 
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon (c)
RB 20 Ignazio Abate
CB 15 Andrea Barzagli   34'
CB 3 Giorgio Chiellini
LB 5 Mattia De Sciglio
RM 16 Daniele De Rossi   81'
CM 21 Andrea Pirlo
LM 18 Riccardo Montolivo
AM 8 Claudio Marchisio   68'
AM 22 Emanuele Giaccherini   88'
CF 9 Mario Balotelli   79'   86'
Substitutions:
MF 17 Alessio Cerci   68'
FW 11 Alberto Gilardino   86'
MF 7 Alberto Aquilani   88'
Manager:
Cesare Prandelli

Man of the Match:
Andrea Pirlo (Italy)[5]

Assistant referees:
Sergio Román (Chile)
Carlos Astroza (Chile)
Fourth official:
Djamel Haimoudi (Algeria)
Fifth official:
Redouane Achik (Morocco)

Brazil vs MexicoEdit

Brazil  2–0  Mexico
Neymar   9'
  90+3'
Report
Attendance: 57,804
Referee: Howard Webb (England)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil[6]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico[6]
GK 12 Júlio César
RB 2 Dani Alves   76'
CB 3 Thiago Silva (c)   44'
CB 4 David Luiz
LB 6 Marcelo
DM 17 Luiz Gustavo
CM 18 Paulinho
CM 11 Oscar   62'
RW 19 Hulk   78'
LW 10 Neymar
CF 9 Fred   82'
Substitutions:
MF 8 Hernanes   62'
MF 7 Lucas Moura   78'
FW 21   82'
Manager:
Luiz Felipe Scolari
 
GK 12 José de Jesús Corona
RB 21 Hiram Mier
CB 2 Francisco Javier Rodríguez (c)   90'
CB 15 Héctor Moreno
LB 20 Jorge Torres Nilo   70'
CM 3 Carlos Salcido
CM 6 Gerardo Torrado   88'
RW 22 Gerardo Flores   58'
AM 10 Giovani dos Santos
LW 18 Andrés Guardado   21'
CF 14 Javier Hernández
Substitutions:
MF 16 Héctor Herrera   89'   58'
MF 7 Pablo Barrera   70'
FW 19 Raúl Jiménez   88'
Manager:
José Manuel de la Torre

Man of the Match:
Neymar (Brazil)[7]

Assistant referees:
Mike Mullarkey (England)
Darren Cann (England)
Fourth official:
Enrique Osses (Chile)
Fifth official:
Carlos Astroza (Chile)

Italy vs JapanEdit

Italy  4–3  Japan
De Rossi   41'
Uchida   50' (o.g.)
Balotelli   52' (pen.)
Giovinco   86'
Report Honda   21' (pen.)
Kagawa   33'
Okazaki   69'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy[8]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan[8]
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon (c)   20'
RB 2 Christian Maggio   59'
CB 15 Andrea Barzagli
CB 3 Giorgio Chiellini
LB 5 Mattia De Sciglio
DM 21 Andrea Pirlo
RM 18 Riccardo Montolivo
LM 16 Daniele De Rossi   36'
AM 7 Alberto Aquilani   30'
AM 22 Emanuele Giaccherini   68'
CF 9 Mario Balotelli
Substitutions:
FW 10 Sebastian Giovinco   30'
DF 20 Ignazio Abate   59'
MF 8 Claudio Marchisio   68'
Manager:
Cesare Prandelli
 
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima
RB 6 Atsuto Uchida   73'
CB 22 Maya Yoshida
CB 15 Yasuyuki Konno   90'
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo
CM 17 Makoto Hasebe (c)   52'   90+2'
CM 7 Yasuhito Endō
RW 9 Shinji Okazaki
AM 4 Keisuke Honda
LW 10 Shinji Kagawa
CF 18 Ryoichi Maeda   79'
Substitutions:
DF 21 Hiroki Sakai   73'
FW 11 Mike Havenaar   79'
MF 14 Kengo Nakamura   90+2'
Manager:
  Alberto Zaccheroni

Man of the Match:
Shinji Kagawa (Japan)[9]

Assistant referees:
Hernán Maidana (Argentina)
Juan Pablo Belatti (Argentina)
Fourth official:
Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)
Fifth official:
William Torres (El Salvador)

Italy vs BrazilEdit

Italy  2–4  Brazil
Giaccherini   51'
Chiellini   71'
Report Dante   45+1'
Neymar   55'
Fred   66'89'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy[10]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil[10]
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon (c)
RB 20 Ignazio Abate   30'
CB 19 Leonardo Bonucci
CB 3 Giorgio Chiellini
LB 5 Mattia De Sciglio
CM 18 Riccardo Montolivo   26'
CM 7 Alberto Aquilani
RW 6 Antonio Candreva
AM 8 Claudio Marchisio   40'
LW 23 Alessandro Diamanti   72'
CF 9 Mario Balotelli
Substitutions:
MF 22 Emanuele Giaccherini   26'
DF 2 Christian Maggio   30'
FW 14 Stephan El Shaarawy   72'
Manager:
Cesare Prandelli
 
GK 12 Júlio César
RB 2 Dani Alves
CB 3 Thiago Silva (c)
CB 4 David Luiz   8'   33'
LB 6 Marcelo
CM 8 Hernanes
CM 17 Luiz Gustavo   44'
RW 19 Hulk   76'
AM 11 Oscar
LW 10 Neymar   28'   69'
CF 9 Fred
Substitutions:
DF 13 Dante   33'
MF 20 Bernard   69'
MF 5 Fernando   76'
Manager:
Luiz Felipe Scolari

Man of the Match:
Neymar (Brazil)[11]

Assistant referees:
Abdukhamidullo Rasulov (Uzbekistan)
Bahadyr Kochkarov (Kyrgyzstan)
Fourth official:
Yuichi Nishimura (Japan)
Fifth official:
Toru Sagara (Japan)

Japan vs MexicoEdit

Japan  1–2  Mexico
Okazaki   86' Report Hernández   54'66'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan[12]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mexico[12]
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima
RB 21 Hiroki Sakai   38'   58'
CB 16 Yuzo Kurihara
CB 15 Yasuyuki Konno
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo   77'
CM 13 Hajime Hosogai
CM 7 Yasuhito Endō (c)
AM 4 Keisuke Honda
RW 9 Shinji Okazaki
LW 10 Shinji Kagawa
CF 18 Ryoichi Maeda   65'
Substitutions:
DF 6 Atsuto Uchida   58'
DF 22 Maya Yoshida   65'
MF 14 Kengo Nakamura   77'
Manager:
  Alberto Zaccheroni
 
GK 1 Guillermo Ochoa   90+5'
RB 21 Hiram Mier
CB 4 Diego Reyes
CB 15 Héctor Moreno
LB 20 Jorge Torres Nilo
CM 6 Gerardo Torrado (c)
CM 17 Jesús Zavala
RW 10 Giovani dos Santos   78'
LW 18 Andrés Guardado   71'
CF 19 Raúl Jiménez   90'
CF 14 Javier Hernández
Substitutions:
DF 3 Carlos Salcido   71'
MF 7 Pablo Barrera   78'
MF 11 Javier Aquino   90'
Manager:
José Manuel de la Torre

Man of the Match:
Javier Hernández (Mexico)[13]

Assistant referees:
Stefan Lupp (Germany)
Mark Borsch (Germany)
Fourth official:
Howard Webb (England)
Fifth official:
Mike Mullarkey (England)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Match Schedule – FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association.
  2. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Brazil-Japan" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 15 June 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Brazil v Japan – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 15 June 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Mexico-Italy" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Mexico v Italy – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Brazil-Mexico" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  7. ^ "Brazil v Mexico – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  8. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Italy-Japan" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  9. ^ "Italy v Japan – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  10. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Italy-Brazil" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 22 June 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  11. ^ "Italy v Brazil – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 22 June 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  12. ^ a b "Tactical Line-up – Group A – Japan-Mexico" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 22 June 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  13. ^ "Japan v Mexico – Man of the Match". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 22 June 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2013.

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