Wednesday, February 07, 2007

South Korea beats Greece in London friendly

Lee Chun-soo scored a late goal Tuesday to help South Korea beat Greece 1-0 in an international friendly. Lee sent a hard free kick past the diving Antonis Nikopolidis in the 78th minute in a front boisterous, pro-South Korea crowd at Craven Cottage, the London home of English Premier League team Fulham. Lee, who plays for Ulsan in the K-League, scored a similar goal against Togo in the first round of the World Cup. "He wanted to show everybody he could play," South Korea coach Pim Verbeek said.

South Korea: Kim Young-dae, Kim Jin-kyu, Lee Young-pyo (Kim Chi-woo, 46), Kim Sang-sik, Kim Nam-il (Kim Jung-woo, 58), Lee Ho, Lee Chun-soo (Oh Jang-eun, 90), Seol Ki-hyeon, Oh Beom-seok, Park Ji-sung (Yeom Ki-hun, 81), Cho Jae-jin (Kim Do-heon, 76).

Greece: Antonis Nikopolidis (Costas Halkias, 46), Yiourkas Seitaridis, Takis Fyssas (Loukas Vyntra, 46), Sotiris Kyrgiakos (Vangelis Mantzios, 83), Giorgios Anatolakis (Yannis Goumas, 46), Angelos Basinas, Kostas Katsouranis, Giorgios Karagounis, Fanis Gekas (Ioannis Amanatidis, 46), Giorgios Samaras (Stelios Giannakopoulos, 46), Angelos Charisteas.

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