South Korea Takes 1-0 Lead Into Halftime Over Greece

An early set piece from South Korea has the Tigers of Asian up 1-0 early over Greece.

It was the Greeks that were supposed to have the advantages on set pieces, but is was defender Lee Jung-Soo put home a flicked-on ball at the far post to give Korea a 1-0 lead.

It was Lee’s third international goal.

South Korea controlled the remainder of the half, with Greece unable to generate a scoring chance. South Korea, however, put Park Chu-Young in on goal halfway through the period, goalkeeper Alexandros Tzorvos’s good read rushing the Korean forward, forcing a shot into the keeper and (deflected) over the cross bar.

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