World Cup: Match day statistics

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TEAM OF

THE DAY

BAD BOYS (SAW RED) WORLD CUP XI

Pavel Pardo (Mexico)

Raymond Kalla (Cameroon)

Mohammed Al-Khlaiwi (Saudi Arabia)

Gert Verheyen (Belgium)

Morten Wieghorst (Denmark)

Alfred Phiri (South Africa)

Zinedine Zidane (France)

Anatoli Nankov (Bulgaria)

Miklos Molnar (Denmark)

Ha Seok-ju (South Korea)

Patrick Kluivert (Netherlands)

HIGHS AND

LOWS

Highest scoring matches

Spain 2 Nigeria 3; Netherlands 5 South Korea 0; Argentina 5 Jamaica 0

Lowest scoring matches

Paraguay 0 Bulgaria 0; Netherlands 0 Belgium 0; Spain 0 Paraguay 0

Earliest goal

4 min - Cesar Sampaio, Brazil (v Sco)

Most cards in a match

10 - S Africa v Denmark (3 red, 7 yellow)

Fewest cards in a match

1 - Morocco v Norway (1 yellow); Germany v Yugoslavia (1 yellow)

Highest Attendance

80,000 - Brazil v Scotland (St Denis)

Lowest Attendance

27,650 - Paraguay v Bulgaria (Montpellier)

STATISTICS OF THE DAY

14 THE NUMBER of consecutive games that Dennis Bergkamp has scored in when he has started matches in World Cup finals

15 THE NETHERLANDS' biggest ever winning margin in a World Cup finals, secured against South Korea on Saturday. The last time they scored five goals was against Austria in 1978, when they won 5-1

12 THE TOTAL number of goals scored by England and Romania in their nine previous meetings to date. England have won two games, Romania one, and there have been six draws

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