In the final game of the first round of the World Cup in Brazil, in Group H, Russia and South Korea played a 1-1 draw. Match similar to one between Iran and Nigeria drew an equal number of viewers, nearly 40,000, and in the first part of the match probably the visitors were questioning why they bought a ticket.
Fabio Capello’s team made up entirely of players from the domestic league didnt opened their first appearance at the World Cup 2014. very well.
In the first half hour only one shot on goal was seen, and until the end of the first half there was nothing worth mentioning. Korea took the lead in the 68th minute after a goal of Keun-Ho Lee who’s shot the Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfejev fall to catch as the ball slipped out of his hands and into the goal. Russian goalkeeper the whole game showed uncertainty and even three times had problems with catching the ball. Lee came off the bench or ten minutes earlier.
Russians equalized in the 74th minute with a goal of Zenit’s Alexander Keržakov who entered the game just three minutes earlier.
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