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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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The final whistle sounds.
90'+J. TAE SE (Korea DPR) sees an effort go off target.
90'J. TAE SE (Korea DPR) sees an effort go off target.
89' J. YUN NAM (Korea DPR) scores!!
88' RAMIRES (Brazil) is cautioned.
88'RAMIRES (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
88'L. FABIANO (Brazil) is ruled offside.
86'H. YONG JO (Korea DPR) takes a corner kick.
85'R. MYONG GUK (Korea DPR) blocks the shot.
85'NILMAR (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
84' RAMIRES (in) comes off the bench to replace FELIPE MELO (out) (Brazil)
84'L. FABIANO (Brazil) is ruled offside.
83'LÚCIO (Brazil) sees one of his shots blocked.
83'ROBINHO (Brazil) takes a corner kick.
83'ROBINHO (Brazil) sees one of his shots blocked.

Man of the Match

Defender

Statistics

Ball possession
63
%
37

Attempts

26Attempts11
10On-Target3
9Off-Target7

Disciplinary

9Fouls Committed10
1Yellow cards0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

7Corners3
3Offsides1
0Free kicks0
2Saves8

Line-ups

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Korea DPR
Korea DPRPRK
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
4
84'
73'
(C)
80'
10
78'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
22
(GK)
(GK)Absent
73'
80'
Absent
17
Not eligible to play
84'
21
78'
Absent
Absent
CoachCoach
Carlos Caetano BLEDORN VERRI (BRA)KIM Jong Hun (PRK)

Match Facts

Johannesburg

Ellis Park Stadium

  • Stadium nameEllis Park Stadium
  • CityJohannesburg

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 3° CTemperature
  • 50 m/sWind
  • 52 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Viktor KASSAI
    Hungary
    HungaryHUN
  • Assistant Referee 1: Gabor EROS (HUN)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Tibor VÁMOS (HUN)
  • Fourth official: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)

Groups

Group G
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Brazil
BRA
32105237
Portugal
POR
31207075
Ivory Coast
CIV
31114314
Korea DPR
PRK
3003112-110