Main article: 2010 FIFA World Cup

Play in Group A of the 2010 FIFA World Cup will take place from 11 June to 22 June 2010. The group consists of host South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, and France. France and Uruguay previously met at the 2002 FIFA World Cup; the match ended 0–0. This is also the second time that France, Mexico, and Uruguay have been drawn in the same group with the host nation; the last time was in 1966, with England and Uruguay advancing to the next round.

The winners of this group will advance to face the runners-up in Group B. The runners-up of this group will face the winners of Group B.

Group Table

v  d  e
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 7
Flag of Mexico.png Mexico 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
Flag of South Africa.png South Africa 3 1 1 1 3 5 -2 4
Flag of France.png France 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3 1


11 June 2010
South Africa Flag of South Africa.png1 – 1 Flag of Mexico.png Mexico Soccer City, Johannesburg
Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif0 – 0 Flag of France.png France Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town
16 June 2010
South Africa Flag of South Africa.pngMatch 17 Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria
17 June 2010
France Flag of France.pngMatch 20 Flag of Mexico.png Mexico Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane
22 June 2010
Mexico Flag of Mexico.pngMatch 33 Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg
France Flag of France.pngMatch 34 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

Match details

South Africa v Mexico

Uruguay v France

South Africa v Uruguay

France v Mexico

Mexico v Uruguay

France v South Africa

External links

2010 FIFA World Cup

Group A  · Group B  · Group C  · Group D  · Group E  · Group F  · Group G  · Group H

Knockout stage  · Quarter-finals  · Semi-finals  · Third place play-off  · Final


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