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Match 17 Ulsan - Ulsan Complex Stadium
Cloudy
22 August
1:2 (0:0)
  • Solaiman SOLAIMAN (70' PEN)
  • Fran MERIDA (56')
  • Daniel AQUINO (90'+1)

Referee Craig THOMSON (SCO)

Summary

Spain suffer but seal passage

Spain suffer but seal passage

A stoppage-time winner from Daniel Aquino earned Spain a dramatic 2-1 win over Syria at the Ulsan Complex Stadium on 22 August and with it a place in the last 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007.Syria began their second Group C match playing with the same uninhibited football as their first, while still competing for every ball. With a good spell of early possession, the Asian side at ...

Highlights

Line-up

SYR
ESP
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Mohamad ALJOMAA (SYR)
(ESP) Juan SANTISTEBAN
Officials
  • Referee: Craig THOMSON (SCO)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Martin CRYANS (SCO)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Tom MURPHY (SCO)
  • Fourth official: KWON Jong Chul (KOR)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Syria - Spain
  • Syria - Spain
  • Syria - Spain
  • Syria - Spain
  • Syria - Spain
  • Syria - Spain
  • Syria - Spain
  • Syria - Spain
  • Syria - Spain

Quotes

Juan Santisteban (ESP), Spain coach
"
It was a very tough game. We played well against a side that really kept their shape, had some good individual players and who were impressive physically. However, I think Spain had more goal-scoring opportunities and so deserved the win."

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    STATISTICS
    SyriaStatisticsSpain
    8Shots22
    4Corner kicks9
    5Yellow cards2
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    40%Possession (%)60%