Mexico v Italy, 13 June 2002

Score1-1
RefereeCarlos Eugenio Simon
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group G
VenueBig Eye Stadium, Ōita
Attendance39,291
Kick:Off: 20:30 Locasl (12:30 BST) Assistant referees: Jorge Oliveira (Brazil) Mat Lazim Awang Hamat (Malaysia) Fourth official: Terje Hauge (Norway) Man of the Match: Cuauhtémoc Blanco (Mexico) Substitute Alessandro del Piero scored a dramatic late equaliser as Italy earned a 1-1 draw with Mexico - ensuring both teams qualify for the last 16. With five minutes to go Italy's World Cup hopes were hanging in the balance. Trailing 1-0 following Jared Borgetti's brilliant first-half header for a slick Mexico side, the three-time winners seemed certain to crash to their second successive defeat. But Italy finally got their equaliser shortly before the final whistle.

1  Mexico

Manager: Javier Aguirre

1  Italy

Manager: Giovanni Trapattoni

Goals:

Jared Borguetti 34 G

Goals:

Alessandro Del Piero 85 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Oscar Perez
Defender Manuel Vidrio
Defender/Midfielder Rafael Márquez (captain)
Midfielder Braulio Luna
Midfielder Ramon Morales
Midfielder Joahan Rodriguez
Midfielder Gerardo Torrado
Forward Jesus Arellano
Forward Jared Borguetti

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon
Defender Paolo Maldini (captain)
Defender/Centre back Fabio Cannavaro
Defender/Centre back Alessandro Nesta
Defender/Midfielder Gianluca Zambrotta
Midfielder Damiano Tommasi
Midfielder Cristiano Zanetti
Forward Filippo Inzaghi
Forward Francesco Totti
Forward Christian Vieri

Substitutions:

Rafael Garcia for Ramon Morales 76
Gabriel Caballero for Joahan Rodriguez 76
Francisco Palencia for Jared Borguetti 80

Substitutions:

Vincenzo Montella for Filippo Inzaghi 55
Francesco Coco for Christian Panucci 63
Alessandro Del Piero for Francesco Totti 78

Cards:

Jesus Arellano 2 Y
Oscar Perez 84 Y

Cards:

Fabio Cannavaro 5 Y
Christian Panucci 10 Y
Francesco Totti 43 Y
Gianluca Zambrotta 55 Y
Vincenzo Montella 57 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jorge Campos
Goalkeeper Oswaldo Sanchez
Defender Melvin Brown
Midfielder Gabriel Caballero
Midfielder Rafael Garcia
Midfielder Alberto Garcia Aspe
Midfielder Sigifredo Mercado
Midfielder German Villa
Forward Luis Hernandez

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Christian Abbiati
Goalkeeper Francesco Toldo
Defender/Centre back Mark Iuliano
Defender/Centre back Marco Materazzi
Midfielder Francesco Coco
Midfielder Luigi Di Biagio
Midfielder Angelo Di Livio
Midfielder Cristiano Doni
Midfielder Gennaro Gattuso