[18] Replays of the goal were shown in the stadium but the decision to award the goal was not overturned. The US had chances to win the game thereafter, but they were unable to get past Ghana's goalkeeper Richard Kingson. .mw-parser-output .nat-fs-player th{background-color:inherit;border:0}.mw-parser-output .nat-fs-player td{text-align:center;border:0}. Matthew Taro (Solomon Islands), Spain defeated Portugal 1–0 in the Iberian derby to progress to the quarter finals where they were to play Paraguay. If the score was still level after extra time, the match would be decided by a penalty shootout. [5] Korean coach Huh Jung-moo claimed his side "controlled" the match and that Uruguay's goals were "lucky". The ghost goal incident in this match was a major factor in the 2012 IFAB decision to implement new rules allowing goal-line technology to be used in football. Enock Molefe (South Africa), On 3 July 2010, Spain defeated Paraguay 1–0, to secure entry to the semi-finals where they would meet Germany. Xabi Alonso's retake was saved by Paraguayan goalkeeper Justo Villar. Fourth official: On 3 July 2010, Germany beat Argentina 4–0 at the Cape Town Stadium, to reach the semi-finals. The knockout stage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup was the second and final stage of the World Cup, following the group stage. [84], After the match, Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque praised the "excellent performance" of his team, while Germany's coach Joachim Löw predicted that Spain would win the final. Fifth official: Had the goal been awarded, England would have equalised at 2–2. Jeong Hae-sang (South Korea) [53] Uruguay dominated the early periods of the match, but suffered an injury to captain Diego Lugano in the first half. Marco Rodríguez (Mexico) Argentina Team for World Cup 2010 Two-time World Champions Argentina makes it the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals after some of the most grueling matches during the qualifying rounds. Lionel Messi put his Barcelona troubles behind him to fire Argentina to an opening 1-0 victory over Ecuador in World Cup qualifying on Thursday.... more » 18.11.2019 23:06 The corner, taken by Xavi, was met by Carles Puyol, who headed the ball into the net as Manuel Neuer didn't do much to protect it to give Spain the lead. However, Spain ultimately managed to take the lead in the 82nd minute: David Villa collected a rebounded shot off the post from Pedro, to score himself off the post. Fifth official: Early in the second half, Argentina pressed Germany and came close to scoring on a number of occasions, but Germany hit back on a counter-attack in the 67th minute, when Miroslav Klose scored into an empty goal from a pass by Lukas Podolski. Frank De Bleeckere (Belgium) The Slovaks also had 2 big opportunities to equalize but forced 2 great saves from Maarten Stekelenburg. For the first time in World Cup history, all teams had at least one player from a European club (North Korea being the only team with just one, Hong Yong-jo). Germany took the lead in the 20th minute after English defenders Matthew Upson and John Terry were at fault in allowing Miroslav Klose to latch on to a long goal kick from Manuel Neuer and score. Bertino Miranda (Portugal) Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad. Fifth official: Rafael Ilyasov (Uzbekistan) [83], Assistant referees: We have to go by the rules. [38][39][40][41][42][43], Assistant referees: Javier Hernández scored for Mexico in the 71st minute but it turned out to be no more than a consolation goal, as Argentina held on to win 3–1. Number of caps, players' club teams and players' age as of 11 June 2010, the tournament's opening day. Martin Hansson (Sweden) [35], Assistant referees: Fourth official: [13] A controversial moment then occurred in the 39th minute: a shot by Frank Lampard was not awarded as a goal despite the ball bouncing off the crossbar and clearly crossing the line by at least a yard. Robinho himself sealed victory for Brazil in the second half, scoring following a long run with the ball by Ramires. Paraguay won the shootout and progressed to its first ever World Cup quarter-final. Although Russia, Turkey, and Scotland failed to qualify for the finals, their domestic leagues were represented by 14, 14, and 10 players respectively.