1997 FIFA Confederations Cup Final

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1997 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
Event 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup
Date 21 December 1997
Venue King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Referee Pirom Un-Prasert (Thailand)
Attendance 65,000
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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[edit]

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[edit]

21 December 1997
21:00
Brazil  6–0  Australia
Ronaldo Goal 15'27'59' (pen.)
Romário Goal 38'53'75'
(Report)
King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Pirom Un-Prasert (Thailand)
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 Paulista
AM 18 Denílson
CF 9 Ronaldo Booked 72'
CF 11 Romário
Substitutions:
GK 12 Rogério Ceni
FW 7 Bebeto
MF 8 Flávio Conceição
MF 10 Leonardo Araújo
DF 13 Zé Maria
DF 14 Gonçalves
DF 15 Zé Roberto
MF 17 Doriva
MF 20 Rivaldo
MF 21 Rodrigo Fabri
DF 22 Ricardo Soares Florêncio
Manager:
Brazil 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 Željko 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

MATCH RULES

  • 90 minutes
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level:
  • 3 (of 11) substitutions permitted

References[edit]

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