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22/06/201017 - WeatherPartly Cloudy Night
2:2 (1:1)
  • Kalu UCHE (12')
  • Yakubu AYEGBENI (69' PEN)
  • LEE Jung Soo (38')
  • PARK Chuyoung (49')

Summary

Koreans march on as Eagles crash

An up-and-down thriller in Durban eventually ended in a 2-2 draw between Korea Republic and Nigeria, sending the Asians into a last-16 meeting with Uruguay.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Lars Edvin LAGERBÄCK (SWE)
(KOR) Jung Moo HUH

Officials

Referee: Olegário BENQUERENÇA (POR)Assistant Referee 1: Jose Manuel SILVA CARDINAL (POR)Assistant Referee 2: Bertino MIRANDA (POR)Fourth official: Marco RODRIGUEZ (MEX)Fifth official: Jose Luis CAMARGO (MEX)

Have Your Say

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Latest Comments:
hyun-jun
18/12/2011 at 08:40
hyun-jun (Korea Republic)
I'm proud of Corea!
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9Cronaldo
10/08/2010 at 04:54
9Cronaldo (Canada)
Nigeria would have won if this was 12 years ago. But Korea have improved, while Nigeria have gone in the other direction
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david0309
13/07/2010 at 22:56
david0309 (Korea Republic)
wow
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Statistics

11Shots15
1Corner kicks7
3Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
45%Possession (%)55%
  • Park Ji-Sung of South Korea and Danny Shittu of Nigeria battle for the ball
  • Uwa Echiejile of Nigeria tackles Park Ji-Sung of South Korea
  • Obafemi Martins of Nigeria looks dejected
  • Huh Jung Moo head coach of South Korea celebrates
  • Victor Obinna of Nigeria (L) pulls a dejected Dickson Etuhu of Nige
  • Park Chu-Young of South Korea is tackled by Dickson Etuhu and Uwa Etuhu

I knew it would be difficult if we conceded an early goal, but the players reacted very well. And the penalty made it more difficult for us mentally as well. Asian football is on the up. But there's still a gap between us and the rest of the world, and we need to work harder to close the gap.
Huh Jung-Moo, Korea Republic coach