France v Mexico, 17 June 2010

Score2-0 to Mexico
RefereeKhalil Al Ghamdi
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group A
VenuePeter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane
Attendance35,370
Kick-Off: 20:30 Local (19:30 BST) Man of the Match: Javier Hernández (Mexico) Assistant referees: Hassan Kamranifar (Iran) Saleh Al Marzouqi (United Arab Emirates) Fourth official: Peter O'Leary (New Zealand) Fifth official: Matthew Taro (Solomon Islands) Mexico's 2–0 victory over France in Polokwane was overshadowed by French striker Nicolas Anelka launching a tirade of abuse towards coach Raymond Domenech during the half-time interval. Anelka was subsequently dismissed from the squad, which resulted in many squad members, including captain Patrice Evra, boycotting training in the lead-up to the final group stage match against South Africa.

0  France

Manager: Raymond Domenech

2  Mexico

Manager: Javier Aguirre

Goals:

Goals:

Javier Hernández 64 G
Cuauhtemoc Blanco penalty 78 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris
Defender Eric Abidal
Defender William Gallas
Defender Bakary Sagna
Defender/Left back Patrice Evra (captain)
Midfielder Abou Diaby
Midfielder Franck Ribéry
Midfielder Jeremy Toulalan
Forward Nicolas Anelka
Forward Sidney Govou
Forward Florent Malouda

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Oscar Perez
Defender Efrain Juarez
Defender Héctor Moreno
Defender Ricardo Osorio
Defender Carlos Salcido
Defender/Midfielder Rafael Márquez (captain)
Midfielder Gerardo Torrado
Midfielder/Forward Giovani dos Santos
Forward Carlos Vela

Substitutions:

Andre-Pierre Gignac for Nicolas Anelka 45
Mathieu Valbuena for Sidney Govou 69

Substitutions:

Pablo Barrera for Carlos Vela 31
Javier Hernández for Efrain Juarez 55
Cuauhtemoc Blanco for Guillermo Franco 62

Cards:

Jeremy Toulalan 45 Y
Eric Abidal 81 Y

Cards:

Guillermo Franco 5 Y
Efrain Juarez 48 Y
Héctor Moreno 49 Y
Francisco Rodríguez 82 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Cedric Carrasso
Goalkeeper Steve Mandanda
Defender Marc Planus
Defender/Left back Gaël Clichy
Midfielder Alou Diarra
Midfielder Andre-Pierre Gignac
Midfielder Yoann Gourcuff
Midfielder Mathieu Valbuena
Forward Djibril Cisse
Forward Thierry Henry

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Luis Michel
Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa
Defender Israel Castro
Defender Jonny Magallon
Defender Jorge Torres
Midfielder Paul Aguilar
Midfielder Andres Guardado
Forward Pablo Barrera
Forward Adolfo Bautista
Forward Alberto Medina