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Japan 2-2 S Korea: Japan through after penalties

January 25, 2011
Japan 2-2 S Korea: Japan through after penalties

South Korea failed to convert any of their three penalties in the shoot out, so Japan progress to the final.
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Uruguay 2-1 South Korea: controlling the tempo and more clinical finishing sees Uruguay through

June 26, 2010
Uruguay 2-1 South Korea: controlling the tempo and more clinical finishing sees Uruguay through

Uruguay progress, but got away with sitting back for half the game. Korea took too long to get going, although were probably on top for much of the second half.
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World Cup second round preview (part one)

June 26, 2010
World Cup second round preview (part one)

The eight World Cup second round matches are spread over the course of four days. Here’s previews for the first half…
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Argentina 4-1 South Korea: Attacking talents overwhelm Korean defence

June 17, 2010
Argentina 4-1 South Korea: Attacking talents overwhelm Korean defence

A game that Argentina dominated from the first minute, and the scoreline is an accurate reflection of the balance of play. Diego Maradona changed Argentina’s shape slightly, resulting in a more balanced and dangerous side when going forward.
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South Korea lacking at both ends of the pitch

June 10, 2010
South Korea lacking at both ends of the pitch

Sometimes international teams simply produce too many of the same type of player. Portugal produce too many wingers and not enough strikers. Holland produce too many attackers and not enough defenders.
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