The first howler of the tournament helps the Koreans get a result
The second draw of the day, this time between an Asian power, South Korea, and a mid-level European team, Russia. You won’t watch this one again in ten years, so just check out our GIFs from the match in Cuiaba.
Yellow for Ki Sung-Yueng for this peach of a tackle.
“Uh, Mom, where’s the restroom? I need to wash out my helmet.” I imagine that’s how this conversation went. And then, someone found it, and everyone was happy.
The spillage, the howlers these goalkeepers have been making have resulted in some real damage. Lee Keun-Ho rips a shot from about 30 yards out—a shot that should have been easily dealt with by Akinfeev. But, no. It was not dealt with. Akinfeev basically can’t catch the ball and that’s a problem for a goalkeeper. Now it’s 1-0 South Korea.
Fabio Capello is slowly losing his mind. This happens when your de facto boss is a shirtless guy who rides around on a bear and does judo with random people, even though he’s a grown-ass man who doesn’t need to be doing martial arts anymore.