(Reuters) – Highlights of Sunday’s World Cup Group F match which saw Italy and New Zealand draw 1-1 at the Mbombela stadium.
7 – GOAL – ITALY 0 NEW ZEALAND 1 – New Zealand take a shock lead when a long free kick into the box reaches Shane Smeltz who pokes the ball past Federico Marchetti in the Italian goal.
14 – YELLOW CARD – New Zealand forward Rory Fallon is booked for a foul on Fabio Cannavaro.
27 – Italy midfielder Riccardo Montolivo hits a low bending, long-range drive that beats stationary goalkeeper Mark Paston but the ball hits the inside of the post and bounces away.
28 – YELLOW CARD – New Zealand defender Tommy Smith is booked for pulling Daniele De Rossi’s shirt in the area and referee Carlos Batres points to the spot.
29 – GOAL – ITALY 1 NEW ZEALAND 1 – Italy striker Vincenzo Iaquinta sends Paston the wrong way as he confidently puts the ball into the back of the net.
45+2 – HALFTIME – ITALY 1 NEW ZEALAND 1 – The teams go in level at the break, although world champions Italy have dominated after New Zealand’s early goal.
46 – SUBSITUTION – Double change for Italy at the start of the second half with winger Mauro Camoranesi and forward Antonio Di Natale coming on for Simone Pepe and Alberto Gilardino.
61 – SUBSITUTION – Third and final change for Italy with striker Giampaolo Pazzini coming off the bench to replace midfielder Claudio Marchisio.
63 – SUBSTITUTION – New Zealand make a change with forward Chris Wood replacing Fallon.
70 – Italy’s Montolivo hits a fierce low drive from 25 meters and Paston pulls off an excellent one-handed save.
80 – SUBSTITUTION – Midfielder Jeremy Christie is brought on by New Zealand for defender Ivan Vicelich.
83 – New Zealand’s Wood turns his man on the edge of the box and hits a low left-foot shot that goes just wide.
87 – SUBSITUTION – New Zealand captain Ryan Nelson is cautioned for time wasting.
88 – Camoranesi hits a thunderous effort from about 30 meters but Paston pushes the ball behind for a corner.
90+3 – SUBSTITUTION – New Zealand bring on midfielder Andy Barron for forward Chris Killen.
90+5 – FULLTIME – ITALY 1 NEW ZEALAND 1 – New Zealand hang on for a shock 1-1 draw against world champions Italy.
(Writing by Michael Holden)