Matches

29/07/2011

Summary

Korea DPR hold wasteful England

Despite dominating possession and having 16 shots on goal, England were unable to find a breakthrough in a disappointing goalless draw with Asian underdogs Korea DPR in their Group F opener at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Brian EASTICK (ENG)
(PRK) JO Tong Sop

Officials

Referee: Wilson SENEME (BRA)Assistant Referee 1: Emerson DE CARVALHO (BRA)Assistant Referee 2: Alessandro ROCHA (BRA)Fourth official: Jose BUITRAGO (COL)

Have Your Say

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Noelito
02/08/2011 at 04:19
Noelito (Colombia)
And after another 0-0 against the Argies, (pretty even game with the Argies slightly shading it) I'd say it's the early bus homne for England. Plus I would definitely echo the comments about the quality of the england players...terrible!!!
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Sherzod_UZB
01/08/2011 at 18:31
Sherzod_UZB (Uzbekistan)
Wow... i expected more from the English...
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dinger43
30/07/2011 at 17:45
dinger43 (Colombia)
After watching England , i was quite shocked at the standed of play from 20 yr olds fromm England . No wonder the premier leauge is full of foreigners .The game that followed between ARG and MEX was a deferent class .
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Statistics

16Shots5
8Corner kicks2
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
59%Possession (%)41%
  • Fans watch the FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011 group F match between England and Korea DPR
  • England's player Saido Berahino (L) vies for the ball with North Korea's Ri Hyong Mu
  • Dean Parret of England reacts
  • Head coach Brian Eastick of England reacts
  • Head coach Lee Kwang Jong of Korea DPR instructs his players
  • Detail picture taken as North Korea player Ri Hyong Mu (red sock) vies with England's Jason Lowe dur

"We can be happy because we didn’t lose to England, who was clearly the favourite in this game. But we can also have some regrets because we didn’t win, even though we had the opportunity to do so," Korea DPR coach Jo Tong Sop.