CUIABá, Jun. 17, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : Russia tied 1-1 with South Korea (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Tuesday night at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiabá.
No goals in the first half and one each in the second, Kerzhakov ('74) for Russia, Keun-ho ('68) for South Korea.
The result left both teams tied in the second place of Group H with one point. In their next game, South Korea will meet Algeria at the Arena Pantanal on June 22, while Russia will face Belgium.
Fixtures and Results : Group H
Russia at the World Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 1994)
- 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)
South Korea at the World Cup
- 9 appearances (first in 1954)
- 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
- Statistics: Fourth Place (2002)
- 17 June 2014
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