Relive Egypt’s 1-1 Draw With New Zealand (London 2012)

Egypt drew 1-1 with New Zealand in their second Group C game at the London Olympic Games. Relive the game.

The referee blows his final whistle, Egypt 1-1 New Zealand

90 It’s Meteb again!! He shoots over the bar with the goal gaping.

88 Egypt make their second and third substitution. Striker Marwan Mohsen replaces Abou-Treika and midfielder Shehab Ahmed replaces Saleh Gomaa.

87 What a chance for Meteb!! He sidesteps a defender inside the area but his low shot is saved by the keeper from inside the area.

85 Another curling shot from Salah misses the target.

84 The second substitution for New Zealand, Marco Rojas is replaced with Cameron Howieson.

83 Ahmed Fathi squanders Egypt’s best opportunity!! He goes clear on goal after a one-two with Meteb but he dithers on the ball to allow New Zealand’s defence to clear the danger.

80 Smeltz receives a yellow card for a challenge on Egypt’s Ahmed Magdy.

80 A rare chance for New Zealand! A free header from Shane Smeltz is blocked by Egypt keeper Ahmed El-Shennawy following a left-wing cross.

75 Fathi tries his luck from the edge of the area but it goes high over. Will Egypt be able to end the resistance of New Zealand?

71 Another neatly-worked counter attack from Egypt!! Abou-Treika latches onto a through ball from Mohamed Salah but his subsequent shot is not accurate enough.

70 Fathi, making a darting run, skips past a defender inside the area but his shot goes over the bar.

69 An Egyptian counter attack ends with Meteb hitting a low shot that was blocked by a defender.

68 The first substitution for Egypt, attacking midfielder Ahmed Magdy replaces holding midfielder Mohamed El-Nenny.

66 New Zealand slightly improved, but Egypt are still having the upper hand.

62 The first substitution for New Zealand, Ian Hogg is replaced with James Musa.

60 Egypt defender Mahmoud Alaa is booked for a challenge on Chris Wood.

58 A powerful right-foot shot from Egypt’s right-back Ahmed Fathi goes over the bar.

57 A curling shot from Mohamed Salah goes over the crossbar. Total Egyptian dominance.

54 Egypt’s forwards are trying shots from the edge of the area.

50 Another opportunity for Egypt! A glancing Meteb header is tipped over by O’Keeffe, who is producing an impressive display.

47 The first second-half chance for Egypt! A deflected shot by Fathi following a one-two with Meteb goes just wide.

The second half is underway

The referee blows his half-time whistle, Egypt 1-1 New Zealand

45 The referee adds one minute of stoppage time.

41 Egypt are almost ahead!! A towering header by lone striker Emad Meteb narrowly misses the target.

40 Salah escapes his marker to connect with a pinpoint Abou-Treika cross and slots home at the far post although O’Keeffe got a hand to it.

Ahram