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19/08/2007102 - WeatherPartly cloudy

Summary

Ambitious Argentina held by Syria
Syria sprung a surprise in the final game of the first round of Group C matches, holding FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007 contenders Argentina to a 0-0 draw at the Ulsan Complex Stadium on 19 August. More »

Line-ups

1
1
2
3
3
5
5
9
6
10
7
11
9
12
10
14
11
15
14
16
19
19

Substitute(s)

12
20
21
21
4
2
8
4
13
6
15
7
16
8
17
13
18
17
20
18

Coaches

Miguel Angel TOJO (ARG)
(SYR) Mohamad ALJOMAA

Officials

Referee: Bertrand LAYEC (FRA)Assistant Referee 1: Eric DANSAULT (FRA)Assistant Referee 2: Stephane DUHAMEL (FRA)Fourth official: Min Hu LEE (KOR)

Statistics

15Shots14
6Corner kicks2
1Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
60%Possession (%)40%
  • Argentina - Syria
  • Argentina - Syria
  • Argentina - Syria
  • Argentina - Syria
  • Argentina - Syria
  • Argentina - Syria

Miguel Tojo (ARG), Argentina coach
"The emotional burden on the opening game of a World Cup always makes it difficult to play, but the way the game developed prevented us from repeating our good first-half display. We'd controlled the tempo but weren't able to find the opening goal that would have calmed us down a bit."