Confed Cup facts and figures

first_imgThe closing ceremony of the 2009 FifaConfederations Cup at Ellis Park Stadiumin Johannesburg on 28 June 2009.(Image: GCIS)Attended by well over half a million football fans, a total of 44 goals scored, the most goals scored by a team 14 – by tournament winners Brazil, of course – and the youngest goal scorer only 19 years old … These are Fifa’s final facts and figures for the 2009 Confederations Cup.Total attendance: 584 894Average attendance: 36 556Matches played: 16Number of goals: 44Goal average: 2.75Most goals scored: 14 BrazilFewest goals scored:• 0 Iraq• 0 New ZealandMost goals conceded: 9 USFewest goals conceded: 1 IraqNumber of penalties: 3 (2 converted, 1 missed)Number of own goals: 1 Andrea Dossena (Italy), 21 June 2009 (Brazil – Italy)Goals scored by substitutes: 8 (out of 44, 18.18%)Goals first half vs second half: 20 : 24• goals in additional time second half: 0• goals in additional time second half: 2Goals in first 10 minutes: 5 (11.36%)Goals in last 10 minutes: 8 (18.18%)Top goal scorer: 5 Luis Fabiano (Brazil)Youngest goal scorer: 19 years 7 months Jozy Altidore (US), 24 June 2009 (Spain – US)Fastest goal: 5 seconds Kaka (Brazil), 15 June 2009 (Brazil – Egypt)Highest number of assists:• 3 Mohamed Aboutrika (Egypt)• 3 Joan Capdevila (Spain)• 3 Elano (Brazil)• 3 Maicon (Brazil)Highest wins: 0 – 5, 14 June 2009 (New Zealand – Spain)Highest-scoring matches: 4 – 3, 15 June 2009 (Brazil – Egypt)Highest number of wins: 5 BrazilHighest number of defeats:• 3 South Africa• 3 USNumber of yellow cards: 50 (average per game 3.13)Number of red cards: 4 (average per game 0.25)Most yellow cards:• 10 South Africa• 10 SpainLeast yellow cards: 2 IraqDo you have queries or comments about this article? Email Mary Alexander at [email protected] linksFifaSouth Africa 2010last_img

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