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  • Uruguay 2-3 Germany: Forlan great-strike, Khedira winner-header

    Germany managed to repeat the successful previous edition of the World Cup title with a third place. This time, the "Bronze" comes thanks to the victory over Uruguay.

    Germany overcome Uruguay 3-2 in a match that lasted draw in Port Elizabeth on Saturday (10/07/2010) . In the first half both teams share a 1-1 score. German first superior through Thomas Mueller before equated by Edisnson Cavani.

    Diego Forlan great-strike took Uruguay before equalized by Marcell Jansen. Sami Khedira appear as a hero when his header succeeded in hacking into the goalpost La Celeste 82 minutes .

    This is the fourth time Germany took third place in the World Cup once before in 1934, 1970, and 2006.

    The match

    Struggles against Uruguay in the third place, there was little change in the line-up Germany. European representatives to appear without Miroslav Klose, Philipp Lahm, Lukas Podolski, and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

    Germany took control of the game so game starts.

    Even so precisely that Uruguay has the first ripe opportunities in this fight. Diego Forlan is still a free kick on the right side of the German goalkeeper.

    Friedrich! Minutes of the ninth, receiving feedback from Mesut Oezil soccer corner of this German gore ball defender. But Jabulani still hit the Fernand Muslera crossbar .

    Furthermore, an interesting battle. Both teams attack each other.

    Goals in the match was finally born in the 18th minute. Germany belongs to the goal that was recorded by Thomas Mueller.

    Gol started from a hard kick from Bastian Schweinsteiger outside the penalty box. The ball is able ignored by Fernando Muslera. But Mueller grabbed the rebound and swiftly to the Uruguay nets. This is the fifth goal Bayern Munich's players at the World Cup in 2010.

    Opportunities for La Celeste present in minute 24. Luis Suarez ball over headed by Diego Forlan. However, before leading wicket, Per Mertesacker efficiently inhibit invasion of Uruguay.

    German superiority did not last long. Edinson Cavani hacked goalkeeper Hans Jorg Butt and make the score became 1-1.

    This goal was born in the 27th minute. Starting from the success of Diego Perez steal the ball from Bastian Schweinsteiger, 15 players were numbered back then passes to Luis Suarez.

    Then the Ajax Amsterdam player off the ball to the left side. Cavani there who do not get a tight guard and then drove the ball into the penalty box. Although subsequently overshadowed Per Mertesacker, who, dropping self Cavani hacked in the German goal.

    Suarez! Four minutes into the intermission, the players are numbered the back nine has a ripe opportunity. Getting the bait breakthrough, Suarez is not guarded opened fire towards the pole away. But the ball still deviated from the right of goalkeeper Hans Jorg Butt.

    Both teams continued to create chances with each other. But until intermission no additional goals are created.

    Two minutes after the restart, Uruguay presents a threat. Cavani had escaped from German custody and live face to face with goalkeeper Hans Jorg Butt. Bayern Munich's goalkeeper managed to overcome the movement of Cavani. Furthermore Cavani sent the ball to Luis Suarez who directly off the execution, but could still ignored by Butt.

    Gol! Uruguay turned around to lead 2-1 in the 51st minute thanks to Diego Forlan action.

    Egidio Arevalo inspired birth of this goal. Bait from the right wing received Forlan who did not get tight escort. Ex-Manchester United was fired the next volley. The ball had bounced before the nesting ground to the goalkeeper Hans Jorg Butt. This is the fifth goal, which was recorded Forlan in this tournament.

    It did not take long for Germany to equalize the score. Marcell Jansen who is successfully balancing scoring position.

    Goals were created through feedback from Jerome Boateng from the right. Muslera effort to ward off the ball failed. Jabulani Marcell Jansen in fact lead to further successful Uruguay netted the ball into the goal. Turned into a 2-2 score.

    Score draw to make the game more exciting. 62 minute kick from the right Luis Suarez successfully blocked by Butt.

    More aggressively attack the Germans afterward. But the assault launched by Jansen, Cacau, or any Schweinsteiger still not entirely meet the target.

    Kiessling! Germany is a direct substitute despite launching a new assault on the field for about five minutes. But kicking the back nine numbered players can still be ignored Muslera.

    Entering the final ten minutes, Der Panzer more often launched raids into the opponent's penalty box. Thomas Kiessling entry of more young blood menghidpukan European vice attacks.

    Joachim Loew team effort fruitful results of eight minutes to disperse. Sami Khedira is that listed his name on the scoreboard.

    This goal started from a corner just Mesut Oezil. The ball that led to the penalty box could lead to chaos. A ball thrown by Diego Lugano try it leads to Khedira. These six players back numbered ball that failed to direct gore Muslera prevented.

    Both teams continued to launch mutual pressure. Until the final whistle there was no goals are created. Uruguay last chance to save themselves from defeat aground when Diego Forlan's free kick in the injury time goal against the Germans

    Team Line-up:

    Uruguay: 1-Fernando Muslera; 2-Diego Lugano, 3-Diego Godin, 4-Jorge Fucile, 16-Maximiliano Pereira, 15-Diego Perez (5-Walter Gargano 76 '), 17-Egidio Arevalo, 7-Edinson Cavani ( 13-Sebastian Abreu 88 '), 22-Martin Caceres, 9-Luis Suarez, 10-Diego Forlan.

    Germany: 22-Hans-Joerg Butt; 2-Marcell Jansen (18-Toni Kroos 81 '), 3-Arne Friedrich, 17-Per Mertesacker, 20-Jerome Boateng, 13-Thomas Mueller, Dennis Aogo four-, six-Sami Khedira, 7-Bastian Schweinsteiger, 19-Cacau (9-Stefan Kiessling 73 '), 8-Mesut Ozil (5-Serdar Tasci 90').


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