FIFA World Cup Germany 2006

Season 1 Episode 48

Group G: Togo vs. France

Aired Unknown Jun 23, 2006 on FIFA



  • Trivia

    • Patrick Vieira scored France's goal on his birthday and became the sixth player in World Cup history to have scored a goal on their birthday.

  • Quotes

    • France coach Raymond Domenech: I said before the World CUp started that Patrick Viera would be one of the most important players - he showed that with his performance.

    • Togo coach, Otto Pfiste: The pressure was clearly on France. They missed a lot of passes and wasted many chances but in the second half they were really better and deserved to win.

  • Notes

    • Stats:

      Arena: FIFA World Cup Stadium, Cologne Attendance: 45,000

      Possession : Togo 44% France 56% 
      Shots on Target : Togo 1 France 12
      Shots off Target: Togo 6 France 8
      Offside : Togo 3 France 5
      Fouls : Togo 22 France 12
      Corners : Togo 1 France 9
      Freekicks : Togo 15 France 24

      Claude Makelele (France) 30'
      Yao Aziawonou (Togo) 38'
      Cherif Toure Mamam (Togo) 44'
      Moustapha Salifou (Togo) 88'
      Referee: Jorge Larrionda (Uruguay)
      Man of the Match: Patrick Vieira (France)

  • Allusions