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Match summary

Finns edged by Korea DPR

Korea DPR, champions in 2006, were made to work hard for a 2-1 win over Finland in the opening match of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014 in Toronto.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"I’m very happy to have won the first game; everybody know how important it is to have a good start in a tournament. However, I’m not fully satisfied with the way we played," Hwang Yong-Bong, Korea DPR coach.

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18:54
The final whistle sounds.
18:53
90'+Finland swing in the corner.
18:51
90'+Korea DPR are penalised after committing a foul.
18:49
90'Finland concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from Korea DPR.
18:48
88'Finland are penalised after committing a foul.
18:48
88' LAAKSONEN (Finland) is yellow carded.
18:46
87'Korea DPR try a shot on goal, but it is off-target.
18:44
85' TUNTURI (in) comes off the bench to replace ÖLING (out) (Finland)
18:44
85'Finland concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from Korea DPR.
18:42
82'The goalkeeper of Korea DPR pulls off a save.

Statistics

Ball possession
42
%
58

Attempts

12Attempts13
7On-Target10
5Off-Target3

Disciplinary

9Fouls Committed8
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

5Corners7
2Offsides4
12Free kicks11
6Saves5

Line-ups

Finland
FinlandFIN
Korea DPR
Korea DPRPRK
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
77'
(C)
63'
73'
46' HT
85'
56'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
46' HT
77'
73'
85'
56'
63'
CoachCoach
Marianne MIETTINEN (FIN)HWANG Yong Bong (PRK)

Match Facts

Toronto

With a spectacular setting on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto is Canada's largest city, the capital of the province of Ontario, and the central hub of the country’s commercial, financial, industrial, academic and cultural life.

National Soccer Stadium

  • Stadium nameNational Soccer Stadium
  • CityToronto
  • Opening2007
  • Overall capacity20716

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 23° CTemperature
  • 10 m/sWind
  • 63 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Quetzalli ALVARADO
    Mexico
    MexicoMEX
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mayte CHAVEZ (MEX)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Shirley PERELLO (HON)
  • Fourth official: Margaret DOMKA (USA)

Groups

Group A
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
PRK
32015236
CAN
32014316
GHA
320134-16
FIN
300347-30

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