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Match 43 Jeju - Jeju World Cup Stadium
weatherCode10
30 August
3:1 (2:0)
  • Henri LANSBURY (17' PEN)
  • Krystian PEARCE (45'+2)
  • Rhys MURPHY (62')
  • Ziad AJOUZ (51')

Referee Jose BUITRAGO (COL)

Summary

Lions roar into quarters

Lions roar into quarters

England were made to work hard for a 3-1 victory over Syria in a Round of 16 match in Jeju on Thursday 30 August. The opening stages of the match were fairly even, with centre forwards Rhys Murphy and Mohammad Abadi both having half-chances. It wasn't until the 17th minute of the match until the deadlock was broken and that came from the penalty spot. Referee Hernando Buitrago saw that a ...

Highlights

Line-up

ENG
SYR
Substitute(s)
Coaches
John PEACOCK (ENG)
(SYR) Mohamad ALJOMAA
Officials
  • Referee: Jose BUITRAGO (COL)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Abraham GONZALEZ (COL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Rafael RIVAS (COL)
  • Fourth official: Joel AGUILAR (SLV)
  • Not eligible to play

Photos

  • England - Syria
  • England - Syria
  • England-Syria
  • England-Syria
  • England-Syria
  • England - Syria
  • England - Syria
  • England-Syria
  • England - Syria

Quotes

John Peacock (ENG), England coach
"I'm very pleased. It was a very hard fought win. It wasn't easy out there and I didn't expect it to be. I thought the Syrians played very strongly. They were always going to be difficult opponents, but thankfully we got through in the end."

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    STATISTICS
    EnglandStatisticsSyria
    12Shots17
    10Corner kicks4
    4Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    50%Possession (%)50%