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Koreans crash to ten-man Belgium

Stand-in captain Jan Vertonghen scored the only goal in Sao Paulo as Belgium beat Korea Republic 1-0 to dump the Taeguk Warriors out of the FIFA World Cup.

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Quotes

“It’s no easy task to finish the group stage with nine points. It’s a truly historic achievement for Belgium, and I’d like to congratulate the staff and all the players. We’re here to win, not to play beautiful football, and we’ve accomplished our mission,” Marc Wilmots, Belgium coach.

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18:52
The final whistle sounds.
18:52
90'+Y LEE (Korea Republic) commits a foul.
18:51
90'+J C KOO (Korea Republic) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:49
90'+S G KIM (Korea Republic) blocks the shot.
18:49
90'+ORIGI (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
18:48
90'+C Y LEE (Korea Republic) swings in the corner.
18:48
90'+COURTOIS (Belgium) blocks the shot.
18:48
90'+K H LEE (Korea Republic) sees his effort hit the target.
18:48
90'+C Y LEE (Korea Republic) takes a corner kick.
18:48
90'+COURTOIS (Belgium) blocks the shot.
18:48
90'+VAN BUYTEN (Belgium) blocks the shot.
18:48
90'+Y LEE (Korea Republic) sees his effort hit the target.
18:46
90'S G KIM (Korea Republic) blocks the shot.
18:46
90'E.HAZARD (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
18:46
89'C Y LEE (Korea Republic) is penalised after committing a foul.

Man of the Match

Defender

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Line-ups

Korea Republic
Korea RepublicKOR
Belgium
BelgiumBEL
(GK)
(GK)
(C)Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked 73'
88'
12
Misses next match if booked
60'
(C)Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked 46' HT
16
16
Misses next match if booked
66'
60'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
13
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
Absent
Absent
66'
Misses next match if booked
46' HT
88'
17
60'
19
73'
22
60'
23
CoachCoach
HONG Myungbo (KOR)Marc WILMOTS (BEL)

Match Facts

Sao Paulo

The financial and business hub of Brazil, not only is Sao Paulo the biggest city in the country, it also ranks among the most populous in the world, with just over 11 million inhabitants within its area of 1,523 square kilometers (588 sq mi).

Arena de Sao Paulo

  • Stadium nameArena de Sao Paulo
  • CitySao Paulo
  • Year constructed2014
  • Overall capacity62601

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 24° CTemperature
  • 11 m/sWind
  • 46 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Ben WILLIAMS
    Australia
    AustraliaAUS
  • Assistant Referee 1: Matthew CREAM (AUS)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Hakan ANAZ (AUS)
  • Fourth official: Victor CARRILLO (PER)

Groups

Group H
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
BEL
33004139
ALG
31116514
RUS
302123-12
KOR
301236-31