Argentina v South Africa, 25 May 1998

Score2-0 to Argentina
RefereeGustavo Mendez Gonzalez
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueRiver Plate, Buenos Aires
Attendance40,000

2  Argentina

Manager: Daniel Passarella

0  South Africa

Manager: Philippe Trousier

Goals:

Gabriel Batistuta 50 G
Ariel Ortega 89 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper German Burgos
Defender Pablo Paz
Defender/Centre back Roberto Ayala
Defender/Midfielder Roberto Sensini
Midfielder Matias Almeyda
Midfielder Diego Simeone
Midfielder Javier Zanetti
Forward Claudio Lopez
Forward Ariel Ortega

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hans Vonk
Defender Willem Jackson
Defender David Nyathi
Defender/Centre back Mark Fish
Defender/Centre back Lucas Radebe
Midfielder Quinton Fortune
Midfielder Helman Mkhalele
Midfielder John Moshoeu
Forward Phil Masinga
Forward Benni McCarthy

Substitutions:

Nelson Vivas for 79

Substitutions:

Themba Mnguni for Willem Jackson 68
Delron Buckley for Brendan Augustine 77
Shaun Bartlett for 83

Cards:

Claudio Lopez Y
Juan Sebastian Veron Y

Cards:

Benni McCarthy Y
David Nyathi Y
Quinton Fortune Y
Phil Masinga Y
Helman Mkhalele 72 R

On the bench:

Defender/Full back Nelson Vivas

On the bench:

Defender Themba Mnguni
Forward Shaun Bartlett
Forward Delron Buckley