FIFA World Cup 2010 has now come to a near end with only 4 matches remaining in the tournament. After the end of the quarter final round, there are only 4 teams left in the competition. There are two matches in the semi final round scheduled to take place on 6 July and 7 July.
Four teams got out of the tournament in the quarter final. The highlights of the quarter final were the eliminations of two hot favorites
Out of 4 quarter final matches, 3 were decided in 90 minutes. The match which was not decided after full time was the match between
The highlight of the match was Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez’s controversial save by his hands in what saved his team from elimination. Suarez used his hands to stop a goal-bound ball and received marching order. He could now miss both of
Here is the schedule of the semi final round of FIFA World Cup 2010:
The semi final line up is pretty much surprising as it is missing the teams like
For the drawn matches, extra time, penalty shootout and sudden death would come into effect respectively in the semi final, alike the previous knockout rounds. If any match ends in a draw after 90 minutes, then both teams will play for extra 30 minutes. If the tie still remains, then each side would be allowed to take five penalties from the penalty mark.
If the stalemate is still not broken, then each side would be allowed to take one penalty alternatively, and this process is called ‘Sudden Death’ which would continue until the tie is broken.