The Ulsan Complex Stadium provides the setting for Wednesday's all-important Group C showdown between Argentina and Honduras. After making disappointing starts to the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007, both sides will be desperate for three points.
Following an unexpected stalemate with Syria, the Albicelestes know only a win will do if they are to keep their challenge on course. Despite plenty of possession against the Middle Easterners, the Argentinians flagged in the latter stages and let themselves down with some slack finishing.
The Catrachos acquitted themselves well in their group opener and gave Spain something of a fright. A 4-2 defeat has left them with little margin for error, though. On the bright side Christian Martinez terrorised the Spanish defence and a repeat showing from the barnstorming striker against the South Americans could help cause an upset.
Argentina front man Nicolas Mazzola has shaken off his muscle problems and is available for selection once more. Honduras midfielder Ronald Martinez trained with the rest of the squad and is set to make his first appearance in Korea.
The two sides have met twice with Argentina winning both times: a 4-2 victory at the FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005, and 3-1 friendly win in 2003.
Argentina will be making the 150th appearance by a CONMEBOL team in a FIFA U-17 World Cup finals on Wednesday and their 40th in the tournament overall.
The birthday boy
Honduras defender Kevin Castro will celebrate his 17th birthday on the day of the game.
"I hope Honduras come out and play against us, as that will give us more space to move the ball around and attack them. All the same we need to be on our guard in defence and keep a close eye on their forwards." Santiago Fernandez, Argentina player.
"We took a look at the goals we conceded and I spoke to my team-mates about the mistakes we made. We need to make one or two little changes and keep faith with the way we play. Let's hope we get our reward against Argentina." Christian Martinez, Hondurasplayer.