Jul 3, 2013 at 7pm UK at ​colombia
Colombia
1-1
South KoreaSouth Korea
South Korea win 8-7 on penalties

Result: South Korea beat Colombia on penalties

Colombia score a 94th-minute equaliser before going on to lose on penalties to South Korea, who reach the quarter-finals of the Under-20 World Cup.

South Korea have booked their place in the last eight of the Under-20 World Cup thanks to a win on penalties against Colombia this evening.

South Korea's Song Juhun celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Colombia in the U20 World Cup on July 3, 2013© AP Photos

Colombia were the first to test the opposition keeper, doing so after 11 minutes when Lee Changgeun was forced to pull off a decent stop.

It proved to be a vital save as Korea took the lead just five minutes later courtesy of a Song Joo-Hoon strike.

Colombia pushed forward for an equaliser but were denied by a string of saves from Changgeun as Korea held on until half time.

The second half followed a similar pattern as the Korean keeper was by far the busier of the two, but he remained in stubborn form as he saved shot after shot from Colombia.

Colombia finally did find a way past Lee in the 89th minute, but the effort bounced back off the post as Korea survived another scare.

The South American side did finally find an equaliser in the 94th minute, however, Juan Fernando Quintero getting the goal with virtually the last kick of the match to force extra time.

Neither side could find a goal during extra time, so the match went to penalties where Song missed with Korea's second spot kick to hand Colombia the initiative.

Felipe Aguilar missed for Colombia in the next round of penalties to draw things level again before the contest entered sudden death.

Neither side let up as 11 flawless penalties followed until Colombian defender Deivy Balanta finally brought an end to the shootout with a miss that sent Korea through to the last eight.

Share this article now:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Read Next:
Result: Portugal held by South Korea
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Bundesliga
Serie A
Ligue 1
League One
League Two
National League
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Segunda Division
2.Bundesliga
Serie B
Ligue 2
Liga MX
Uruguayan Primera Division
Australian A-League
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Indian I-League
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Turkish Super Lig

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Leicester CityLeicester2899104041-136
8Burnley279992124-336
9Everton2797113246-1434
10Bournemouth2787123141-1031
11Watford2786133747-1030
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
18Southampton27511112840-1226
19Stoke CityStoke2868142854-2626
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand