South African player celebrate Mphela equalization goals in action
against Spanish yesterday.
RUSTENBURG, South Africa - Spanish frustration cured.
Success finish competition in third place in football championship Konfederasi Cup 2009 at least provide relief after loses in struggling to final match to United States, last Thursday.
In determination action for third place and fourth yesterday, Spanish win 3 2 on South Africa host.
Like that, they do not given easy passage by the Africa giant because forced to struggle until to extra time.
At the beginning rival, South Africa like already prepared to fete victory but opening goal scored by Katlego Mphela in 73rd minute effaced by Daniel Guiza score minute equalization goals 87th.
One minute after that, Spanish also in front of when lead 2 1, also through Guiza network.
Two the fast network continue to switch off South Africa move which regards their mission already ended.
However, otherwise occur. when game enter injury minute, Mphela equalized through free kick failed to parry by Spanish goalkeeper, Casillas.
With the equalization goals, beautiful which protracted into extra time used.
In 18th minute the extra time, Spanish get free kick and it perfected nicely by Xabi Alonso to gave victory 3 2 to his team.
Action both teams in that match quite balanced.
Respectively own opportunity to slip off self but viscous defence line to deny every attempt.
Although failed at ending campaign in third but South African place already proved that they now already prepared to stage World Cup next year.
Apart from owning every facility sophisticated, their national squad's training also seen great as displayed Konfederasi Cup's length this.