South Korea v Greece Result
World Cup 2010 - Group B
Saturday June 12th
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
|Korea Republic||2 - 0||Greece|
|Scorers||Lee, Jung-Soo 7|
Park, Ji-Sung 52
Sung-Yong Ki (NI Kim 75)
Chung-Yong Lee (JS Kim 90)
Chu-Young Park (SY Lee 87)
Giorgos Karagounis (C Patsatzoglou 46)
Georgios Samaras (D Salpingidis 59)
Angelos Charisteas (P Kapetanos, 61)
South Korea and Greece will clash in in their first matches at this Summer's World Cup in what could potentially be a crucial Group B match, both teams will be eager to pick up the win with the Greeks the favourites in this one. With Argentina playing Nigeria on the same day one of those teams will have the chance to take a step towards the knock-out stage at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. the Greeks of course are famous for winning Euro 2004 against the odds and they will be hoping for something close at the World Cup, they qualified via the play-off route after a win over Ukraine in November.
South Korea are no mugs though as they showed in easing through qualification and they are now a strong team that are regulars at the World Cup, they will fancy their chances of getting amongst the Greeks in their opener.
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Key Players and Squads
If either Greece or South Korea have designs on making it through Group B during the summer they will need their squad to be as strong as possible with all their star names fit and on form. The Greeks are full of experience and strength with the likes of Soto Kyrgiakos and Samaras of Celtic crucial to their chances in this one, we will be following the Greeks carefully in the build up to this one to bring all the latest team news for the match.
The South Koreans likewise will be hoping they can name a fully fit eleven for this match with players like Ji-Sung Park of Man United crucial to their chances of success. The South Koreans will be hoping they can match 2002 when they went all the way to the Semi-Finals under Guus Hiddink, they are not as strong on paper now but are still more than capable of ruffling a few feathers.
Past Meetings and Live Scores
This will be the first meeting between South Korea and Greece so there is no form for punters to follow in terms of trends at this stage. During the match the Greece South Korea Live Score will be worth keeping an eye on for both fans and punters.
The full result of the match will be made available following the conclusion of the match as both teams then turn their attentions to their second group games.