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1997 FIFA Confederations Cup Final

1997 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
Event1997 FIFA Confederations Cup
Date21 December 1997
VenueKing Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
RefereePirom Un-Prasert (Thailand)
Attendance65,000
1995
1999

The 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup Final was a football match to determine the winners of the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup. The match was held at King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 21 December 1997 and was contested by Brazil and Australia. Brazil won the match 6–0.[1]

Route to the final

Brazil Round Australia
Opponent Result Group stage Opponent Result
 Saudi Arabia 3–0 Match 1  Mexico 3–1
 Australia 0–0 Match 2  Brazil 0–0
 Mexico 3–2 Match 3  Saudi Arabia 0–1
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 2 1 0 6 2 4 7
 Australia 3 1 1 1 3 2 1 4
 Mexico 3 1 0 2 8 6 2 3
 Saudi Arabia 3 1 0 2 1 8 –7 3
Final standing
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 2 1 0 6 2 4 7
 Australia 3 1 1 1 3 2 1 4
 Mexico 3 1 0 2 8 6 2 3
 Saudi Arabia 3 1 0 2 1 8 –7 3
Opponent Result Knockout stage Opponent Result
 Czech Republic 2–0 Semi-Final  Uruguay 1–0

Match details

Brazil 6–0 Australia
Ronaldo Goal 15'27'59'
Romário Goal 38'53'75' (pen.)
Report
Brazil
Australia
GK 1 Dida
RB 2 Cafu
CB 3 Aldair
CB 4 Júnior Baiano
LB 6 Roberto Carlos
CM 5 Dunga (c)
CM 16 César Sampaio
AM 19 Juninho
AM 18 Denílson
CF 9 Ronaldo Yellow card 72'
CF 11 Romário
Substitutions:
GK 12 Rogério Ceni
FW 7 Bebeto
MF 8 Flávio Conceição
MF 10 Leonardo
DF 13 Zé Maria
DF 14 Gonçalves
DF 15 Zé Roberto
MF 17 Doriva
MF 20 Rivaldo
MF 21 Rodrigo Fabri
DF 22 Russo
Manager:
Mário Zagallo
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GK 1 Mark Bosnich
SW 4 Milan Ivanović
RB 14 Tony Vidmar Substituted off 31'
CB 5 Alex Tobin (c)
CB 2 Steve Horvat Substituted off 55'
LB 3 Stan Lazaridis
CM 8 Craig Foster
CM 6 Ned Zelić
AM 10 Aurelio Vidmar Substituted off 31'
CF 9 Mark Viduka Red card 24'
CF 11 Harry Kewell
Substitutions:
GK 20 Zeljko Kalac
MF 7 Robbie Slater
DF 12 Matthew Bingley Substituted in 55'
DF 13 Robbie Hooker
MF 15 Josip Skoko
FW 16 Paul Trimboli
FW 17 Damian Mori
FW 18 John Aloisi Substituted in 31'
MF 19 Ernie Tapai
DF 21 Kevin Muscat Substituted in 31'
Manager:
England Terry Venables

OFFICIALS

  • Assistant referees:
    • Mohamed Al Musawi (Oman)
    • Jacques Poudevigne (France)

MATCH RULES

References

  1. ^ "Brazil 6 Australia 0". Football Database. Retrieved 28 November 2012.