Matches

13/11/2008
2:1 (2:0)
  • HO Un Byol (19')
  • JON Myong Hwa (44')
  • Rebecca JANE (75')

Summary

Koreans edge brave England

Korea DPR became the first side to book their place in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup final with a 2-1 win over England in Christchurch.

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Line-up

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1
2
2
3
3
5
5
6
7
8
8
9
9
10
10
11
11
12
12
18
16

Substitute(s)

20
13
21
21
4
14
7
15
13
17
15
18
16
19
17
20
19
4
14
6

Coaches

RI Ui Ham (PRK)
(ENG) Lois FIDLER

Officials

Referee: Michelle PYE (CAN)Assistant Referee 1: Emperatriz AYALA (SLV)Assistant Referee 2: Mayte CHAVEZ (MEX)Fourth official: Kirsi HEIKKINEN (FIN)

Statistics

15Shots6
5Corner kicks2
3Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • England's Isobel Christiansen shows her dejection after losing against Korea DPR
  • Players of Korea DPR celebrate winning against England
  • Players of Korea DPR celebrate during the semi-final against England
  • England's Lauren Bruton shows her dejection after losing against Korea DPR
  • Jon Myong Hwa wheels away after scoring Korea DPR's second goal against England.
  • England fans cheer on their team during the semi-final against Korea DPR.

"We've had a lot of criticism here for coming out on top in games when we've not been the better side, but on this occasion I think it was the other way round," Lois Fidler, England coach.