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Match 14 Suwon - SUWON
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21 August
2:0 (0:0)
  • Marcos URENA (85')
  • Jessy PERALTA (90'+1)

Referee Grzegorz GILEWSKI (POL)

Summary

Ticos take a giant step

Ticos take a giant step

Costa Rica recorded a vital 2-0 win over Korea Republic in their Group A fixture in Suwon. The result edges the Ticos ever closer to a place in the last 16, while severely denting the hosts' chances of making a splash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007. With two defeats in two games, the prospects look bleak indeed for the Koreans.And yet it had all started so promisingly for the boys in ...

Highlights

Line-up

CRC
KOR
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Manuel URENA (CRC)
(KOR) PARK Kyung Hoon
Officials
  • Referee: Grzegorz GILEWSKI (POL)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Maciej WIERZBOWSKI (POL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Rafal ROSTKOWSKI (POL)
  • Fourth official: Rakesh VARMAN (FIJ)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Not eligible to play

Photos

  • Costa Rica's Coach Manuel Ureña during the match between
Costa Rica and Korea Republic at the FIFA...
  • Costa Rica - Korea Republic
  • Costa Rica - Korea Republic
  • Costa Rica - Korea Republic
  • Costa Rica - Korea Republic
  • Costa Rica - Korea Republic
  • Costa Rica - Korea Republic
  • Costa Rica - Korea Republic
  • Costa Rica - Korea Republic

Quotes

Manuel Urena (CRC), Costa Rica coach: "We struggled in the first half. We didn't see much of the ball and they dominated. We managed to tighten up in midfield after the restart though, and get some control back. I have to say we were a bit lucky too and our keeper was in excellent form. Nevertheless, we took our chances when they came and that was what won us the game."

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    STATISTICS
    Costa RicaStatisticsKorea Republic
    21Shots17
    3Corner kicks16
    2Yellow cards3
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    52%Possession (%)48%