Match statistics

RomaniaFrance

Goals scored0
 
0
Attempts on target0
1
Attempts off target4
 
8
Corners3
 
3
Fouls committed17
 
22
Yellow cards3
 
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 27/06/2012 11:56 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • 90+3
    Codrea (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    90+3
    Dică (in) - Rădoi (out) (Romania)
    Nicolae Dică races on for Mirel Rădoi in the hope of becoming a last-gasp hero but he can't get on the end of Chivu's free-kick and its the last chance of the match.
  • 90+2
    Makelele (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nicoliţă (Romania).
    Claude Makalele fouls Nicoliţă in frustration and may have handed Romania one last scoring chance. They have a free-kick near the touchline.
  • 90+1
    Tamaş (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 90
    Ribéry (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Contra (Romania).
  • 90
    Abidal (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 89
    M.Niculae (Romania) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Toulalan (France).
  • 88
    Lobonţ (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Ribéry (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Tamaş (Romania).
    France try to play their way into the area but Ribéry is thwarted by Gabriel Tamaş who reels away in agony after the Frenchman follows through on his foot.
  • 86
    Ribéry (France) delivers the corner.
  • 84
    Raţ (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 83
    Toulalan (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on D.Niculae (Romania).
  • 83
    Makelele (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 82
    Rădoi (Romania) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ribéry (France).
  • 82
    Tamaş (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 82
    Malouda (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Contra (Romania).
  • 81
    Raţ (Romania) misses the target.
  • 81
    Nicoliţă (Romania) delivers the corner.
  • 80
    Contra (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 80
    Makelele (France) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nicoliţă (Romania).
  • 80
    Gallas (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 79
    D.Niculae (Romania) is flagged for offside.
  • 79
    Tamaş (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 79
    Gallas (France) is penalised for a foul on M.Niculae (Romania).
  • Substitution
    78
    M.Niculae (in) - Mutu (out) (Romania)
    After sending a free-kick well over the bar Marius Nicolae replaces the disappointing Romania forward.
  • 78
    Chivu (Romania) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • Substitution
    78
    Nasri (in) - Benzema (out) (France)
    Benzema now makes way for Samir Nasri as Domenech hopes that some magic from the Olympique Marseille starlet might decide the contest.
  • 77
    Makelele (France) is penalised for a foul on D.Niculae (Romania).
  • 75
    Abidal (France) misses the target.
    Abidal tries his luck from distance and drives his left-footed shot wide from all of 30 metres. That would have been his first ever goal.
  • 74
    Contra (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Abidal (France).
  • Substitution
    72
    Gomis (in) - Anelka (out) (France)
    Anelka has not had the impact he would have hoped for and is replaced by AS Saint-Etienne striker Bafetimbi Gomis, a surprise inclusion in Domenech's 23.
  • 71
    Tamaş (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 71
    Abidal (France) is penalised for a foul on Nicoliţă (Romania).
  • 70
    Sagnol (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 70
    D.Niculae (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Thuram (France).
  • 68
    Mutu (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Toulalan (France).
  • 66
    Toulalan (France) has a shot blocked.
  • 65
    Thuram (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 65
    Makelele (France) is penalised for a foul on D.Niculae (Romania).
  • 64
    Benzema (France) misses the target.
    Benzema is looking the most threatening of the strikers and he works some space for the shot, only to drag it wide. Anelka, sliding in, comes centimetres from diverting the ball in.
  • Substitution
    64
    Codrea (in) - Cociş (out) (Romania)
    Răzvan Cociş makes way for Paul Codrea as Piţurcă opts for an experienced head. Codrea's no goals in 29 appearances for AC Siena last term suggests he is not expecting the midfielder to take the attack to Les Bleus.
  • 61
    Lobonţ (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 61
    Anelka (France) is penalised for a foul on Goian (Romania).
  • 60
    Makelele (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Contra (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 58
    Malouda (France) is penalised for a foul on Contra (Romania).
  • 57
    Lobonţ (Romania) makes a save.
  • 57
    Benzema (France) has an effort on goal.
    Ribéry hares down the right and centres the ball to Benzema but in his efforts to keep the ball down the Olympique Lyonnais striker can only hit the ball straight at Lobont from the edge of the area. Good chance.
  • 57
    Toulalan (France) misses the target.
    Hopeful shot from distance never looked like troubling either keeper or crossbar.
  • 54
    Abidal (France) is penalised for a foul on Nicoliţă (Romania).
  • 53
    Sagnol (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 53
    Mutu (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Sagnol (France).
  • 53
    Sagnol (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 53
    Chivu (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Ribéry (France).
  • 52
    Mutu (Romania) has a shot blocked.
    Mutu picks himself up dusts himself down and fires his free-kick straight at the defensive wall. A chance wasted by his standards.
  • Yellow Card
    51
    Sagnol (France) is cautioned by the referee.
    Willy Sagnol hacks down Mutu from behind as he runs towards the area and becomes the fourth player of the match to be booked.
  • 51
    Sagnol (France) is penalised for a foul on Mutu (Romania).
  • 50
    Toulalan (France) is penalised for a foul on Cociş (Romania).
  • 49
    Malouda (France) misses the target.
    Excellent wing-play by Florent Malouda, who weaves one way and then another before sashaying past Contra and sending his angled shot over the bar from 15 metres.
  • 48
    Mutu (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 47
    Thuram (France) is penalised for a foul on D.Niculae (Romania).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45
    Mutu (Romania) takes the corner.
  • 45
    Mutu (Romania) takes the corner.
  • 45
    Chivu (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 44
    Malouda (France) is penalised for a foul on Cociş (Romania).
  • 44
    Ribéry (France) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    43
    Goian (Romania) is shown a yellow card.
    A cynical bodycheck by Dorin Goian stops the lively Ribéry in his tracks. The referee has no option but to issue another yellow card.
  • 43
    Goian (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Ribéry (France).
  • 43
    Lobonţ (Romania) makes a save.
  • 41
    Chivu (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 40
    Makelele (France) is penalised for a foul on Nicoliţă (Romania).
  • Yellow Card
    40
    Contra (Romania) is shown a yellow card.
    Cosmin Contra commendably chases a lost cause, but he is booked for kicking the ball away to buy some time getting back.
  • 38
    Chivu (Romania) has a shot blocked.
  • 37
    Anelka (France) misses the target.
    Great feet by Anelka creates space on the right. But as he cuts in from the wing he attempts an ambitious shot from an impossible angle rather than laying the ball back to Benzema - and it flies into the side-netting.
  • 33
    Anelka (France) misses the target.
    It isn't an easy chance but poor defending allows Anelka a header on goal, which the Chelsea FC man can only head over.
  • 33
    Ribéry (France) takes the corner.
    Răzvan Raţ slices Eric Abidal's cross over his own bar as France begin to turn the screw in Zurich.
  • 31
    Sagnol (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 31
    Raţ (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Benzema (France).
  • 31
    Sagnol (France) is penalised for a foul on D.Niculae (Romania).
  • 31
    Mutu (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 30
    Malouda (France) has a shot blocked.
  • 29
    Chivu (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Benzema (France).
  • 28
    Raţ (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 28
    Sagnol (France) is penalised for a foul on Mutu (Romania).
  • 27
    Coupet (France) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    27
    D.Niculae (Romania) is shown a yellow card.
    Daniel Nicolae handles the ball in the opposition's penalty area when rising to meet a cross under pressure from William Gallas. First booking of the match.
  • 27
    D.Niculae (Romania) fouls.
  • 24
    Toulalan (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 24
    Cociş (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Makelele (France).
  • 23
    Malouda (France) takes the corner.
    Silky skills by Franck Ribéry on the right wing coaxes a corner but it comes to nothing.
  • 22
    Thuram (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 22
    Coupet (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 20
    Anelka (France) is penalised for a foul on Goian (Romania).
  • 19
    Goian (Romania) takes the free-kick.
  • 19
    Anelka (France) is flagged for offside.
  • 16
    D.Niculae (Romania) misses the target.
    After a fine one-two with Bănel Nicoliţă, Daniel Niculae fired low and wide from distance. Fine exchange. Meanwhile, at the other end Bogdan Lobont had to come smartly off his line to clear the ball with Florent Malouda bearing down on him.
  • 14
    Anelka (France) is penalised for a foul on Tamaş (Romania).
  • 11
    Mutu (Romania) misses the target.
    At the other end Mutu gets his shot away this time but it's tame and well wide.
  • 10
    Benzema (France) misses the target.
  • 10
    Sagnol (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 10
    Raţ (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Ribéry (France).
  • 9
    Anelka (France) misses the target.
  • 9
    Mutu (Romania) has a shot blocked.
  • 6
    Ribéry (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 6
    Nicoliţă (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Abidal (France).
  • 4
    Makelele (France) takes the free-kick.
  • 4
    Contra (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Anelka (France).
  • 2
    Nicoliţă (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Abidal (France).
  • 2
    Mutu (Romania) is penalised for a foul on Thuram (France).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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