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Match 23 -
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21 July
0:1 (0:1)
  • Sydney LEROUX (21')

Referee Bibiana STEINHAUS (GER)

Summary

USA win their group - yet again

USA win their group - yet again

USA won the battle of the top two teams in Group D thanks to their golden girl Sydney Leroux and it leaves them to face a quarter-final tie against Nigeria in Augsburg on Sunday. Korea Republic, who were already assured of their last-eight place, return to Dresden where they take on Mexico. The reigning champions needed to avoid defeat to be sure of going through while only a victory would ...

Highlights

Line-up

KOR
USA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
CHOI In Cheul (KOR)
(USA) Jill ELLIS
Officials
  • Referee: Bibiana STEINHAUS (GER)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Marina WOZNIAK (GER)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Inka MUELLER (GER)
  • Fourth official: Karolina RADZIK-JOHAN (POL)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Zakiya Bywaters of USA runs with the ball
  • Kristie Mewis of USA gestrures
  • Min A Lee (L) of South Korea challenges Kristie Mewis (R) of USA
  • Eun Som Kwon (back) of South Korea and Sydney Leroux (front) of USA compete for the ball
  • Eun Som Kwon (L) of South Korea and Christine Nairn (R) of USA compete for the ball
  • Sydney Leroux of USA reacts during the 2010 FIFA Women's World Cup Group D match between South Korea and USA
  • Eun Som Kwon (back) of South Korea and Sydney Leroux (front) of USA
  • BIELEFELD, GERMANY - JULY 21:  So Ri Moon, goalkeeper of South Korea tries to stop Sydney Leroux (R)
  • BIELEFELD, GERMANY - JULY 21: Eun Ha Jeoun (L) of South Korea and Kendall Johnson (R) of USA compete

Quotes

"Playing South Korea is such an outstanding opportunity and it helps us physically and mentally to prepare for future games because they are so good in possession," Jill Ellis, USA coach.

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    STATISTICS
    Korea RepublicStatisticsUSA
    7Shots9
    2Corner kicks7
    0Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    56%Possession (%)44%