Matches

15/06/201017 - WeatherClear Night
2:1 (0:0)
  • MAICON (55')
  • ELANO (72')
  • JI Yun Nam (89')

Summary

Brazil beat resilient Koreans

Brazil secured an opening 2-1 victory over Korea DPR through goals from Maicon and Elano but the Asian outsiders made them work hard for their win.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Carlos Caetano BLEDORN VERRI (BRA)
(PRK) KIM Jong Hun

Officials

Referee: Viktor KASSAI (HUN)Assistant Referee 1: Gabor EROS (HUN)Assistant Referee 2: Tibor VAMOS (HUN)Fourth official: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)Fifth official: Yuxin MU (CHN)

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Latest Comments:
soccer129
21/06/2010 at 14:44
soccer129 (Sri Lanka)
After watching the Portugal DPR match I'm surprised Brazil didn't do better. Waiting for the Brazil Portugal match!!!
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GreyDark
21/06/2010 at 01:37
GreyDark (Canada)
I'm supprised that Korea DPR even got a goal in
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gobrazil28
18/06/2010 at 13:28
gobrazil28 (Syria)
BRAZIL YOUR THE BEST TEAM EVER ILL ALWAYS CHEER U EVEN IF U LOOSE BUT U WONT AND U WILL WIN THIS WORLD CUP :)
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Statistics

19Shots10
7Corner kicks3
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
63%Possession (%)37%
  • Kaka of Brazil and his team mates wait in the tunnel
  • Robinho (L) and Ramires of Brazil walk past the North Korean players
  • Carlos Dunga head coach of Brazil celebrates
  • Players of North Korea acknowledge the fans
  • Jong Tae-Se of North Korea lies on the pitch
  • Ji Yun-Nam of North Korea is congratulated by Kim Jong-Hun head coach of North Korea

“Every team has to play efficiently, in attack and in defence. Generally speaking, we played well, especially in the second half, because in the first half we didn’t get our game together and didn't manage to pass the ball quickly,” Dunga, Brazil coach