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Match 29 Jeju - Jeju World Cup Stadium
Rain
25 August
0:2 (0:1)
  • Haani AL TAIAR (22')
  • Ahmad ALSALIH (80')

Referee Rakesh VARMAN (FIJ)

Summary

Syria celebrate as Honduras commiserate

Syria celebrate as Honduras commiserate

Syria booked their place in the Round of 16 on Saturday by virtue of a 2-0 victory over Honduras at a rain-soaked FIFA World Cup Stadium in Jeju.Honduras got out of the blocks quickly and as early as the third minute captain Alfredo Mejia tested Ahmad Madnia with a free-kick destined for the top corner. Two minutes later, Mejia went close again, this time flashing a right footed shot just ...

Highlights

Line-up

HON
SYR
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Miguel ESCALANTE (HON)
(SYR) Mohamad ALJOMAA
Officials
  • Referee: Rakesh VARMAN (FIJ)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Andrew ACHARI (FIJ)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Matthew TARO (SOL)
  • Fourth official: LEE Min Hu (KOR)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Not eligible to play

Photos

  • Honduras - Spain
  • Honduras - Syria
  • Honduras - Syria
  • Honduras - Syria
  • Honduras - Syria
  • Honduras – Syria
  • Honduras - Syria
  • Honduras - Syria
  • Honduras – Syria

Quotes

Mohamad Al Jomaa (SYR), Syria coach
"
Of course we are delighted to win the match today. We knew that we had to take the three points to qualify for the Round of 16 and I was delighted to see my team win. After losing in the final minute against Spain, I was looking for a reaction from my team - and I received it today."

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    STATISTICS
    HondurasStatisticsSyria
    21Shots9
    7Corner kicks4
    0Yellow cards2
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    59%Possession (%)41%