RELIVE: South Korea v Egypt (Friendly match)

Ahram Online , Tuesday 14 Jun 2022

Ahram Online provided a live coverage of Tuesday's friendly match between South Korea and Egypt

South Korea vs Egypt
South Korea s Hwang Ui-jo, left, fights for the ball against Egypt s Mostafa Mohamed during their friendly soccer match between South Korea and Egypt at Seoul World Cup Stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. AP

Full time: South Korea 4-1 Egypt

Scorers: Ui-jo Hwang 16, Kim Young-gwon 21, Cho Gue-sung 84, Kwon Chang-hoon 90+1/ Mostafa Mohamed 38

The referee blows his final whistle, Egypt suffer a heavy 4-1 loss to South Korea in a friendly in Seoul. Thanks for following our live updates! 

90+1' Egypt's central defenders are caught napping again as Kwon Chang-hoon rises unmarked to head home a cross from the left. 

90+1' Goal for Korea! 

86' Egypt make a substitution. Playmaker Mohamed Ibrahim replaces Ahmed Hamdi. 

84' Substitute Cho Gue-sung ends the game as a context, sending a superb curler into the far corner following a mis-placed pass from full-back Omar Gamal. 

84' Goal for Korea! 

83' A curling shot from Omar Gaber goes high over. 

82' South Korea substitute Kim Jin-Kyu receives a yellow card for tugging Amr El-Sulaya.

80' Egypt striker Mostafa Mohamed is booked. He is now replaced, making way for Future FC frontman Ahmed Atef. 

79' South Korea make a double substitution. Cho Gue-sung replaces Paik Seung-ho and Kim Dong-hyun replaces Hwang Ui-jo, scorer of the opening goal. 

75' South Korea's keeper fumbles at a tame free kick and El-Sulaya gathers the loose ball. He whips in a free kick to the far post but Egypt fail to make the most of it. 

72' South Korea can't find a way past Egypt's compact defence, but the Pharaohs need to up their attacking game if they are to equalise! 

69' South Korea also make a substitution. Jung Woo-young makes way for Um Won-sang.

68' Ahmed Refaat is injured. He will be replaced by Zamalek winger Zizo. 

66' Mostafa Mohamed just fails to connect with a teasing cross from Refaat in a rare Egypt effort! 

66' El-Shennawi makes a fine stop to save a far-post volley from South Korea's Kim Tae-hwan.

63' Egypt launch a counter attack but Refaat's eventual pass, intended to Mostafa Mohamed, is intercepted by the defence. 

61' South Korea are in total control of the ball as Egypt merely sit back. 

56' Egypt stick to their defensive strategy, restricting South Korea to some tame efforts. 

53' South Korea make a substitution. Ko Seung-Beom is injured, making way for Kim Jin-Kyu.

50' A pull-back from Son is intercepted by Egypt's defence.

48' Egypt keeper El-Shennawi palms away an angled free kick.

The second half is underway

The referee blows his halftime whistle 

45' The referee adds one minute of stoppage time. 

44' At the other end, Amr El-Sulaya goes close with a low shot from the edge of the area. 

43' A low, skidding shot from South Korea's Son goes wide. 

41' Egypt notably improve after narrowing the gap. They are still cautious at the back, relying on counter attacks to score. 

38' Striker Mostafa Mohamed blasts a loose ball home from inside the area after an initial effort strikes the defence and finds him. There were doubts that Omar Kamal handled the ball in the build-up but a VAR review confirmed the goal's legitimacy. 


37' South Korea move the ball around comfortably amid little resistance from Egypt. 

34' A header goes straight into the hands of keeper El-Shennawi after some good work from Son. 

33' Egypt's defenders are struggling to deal with South Korea's set-pieces! 

30' An attempted overhead kick from Egypt defender Yasser Ibrahim misses the target. 

28' Egypt are outnumbered every time they launch a breakaway! 

24' Egypt's counter attacks are so far unsuccessful as South Korea remain in control. 

21' South Korea increase their advantage! Kim Young-gwon is found unmarked at the far post to head home following a flick. 

21' Goal for South Korea! 

20' Egypt winger Ahmed Refaat darts down the left but his low cross goes begging! 

16' Striker Ui-jo Hwang puts South Korea ahead, rising unmarked to head home a left-wing cross. 

16' Goal for South Korea

16' South Korea gain more possession but 

14' A chance for Egypt! Mostafa Mohamed misses a sitter after a mistake from South Korea's keeper. 

12' No threats at both ends so far! 

6' Mostafa Mohamed fails to get on the end of a through pass from midfielder Mohanad Lasheen. 

5' A shot from Egypt winger Ibrahim Adel is deflected by the defence for a corner. 

2' Egypt winger Refaat whips in a cross that Korea's defence clears.

The match is underway 

Starting line-ups:

South Korea: Seung-gyu Kim, Tae-hwan Kim, Young-gwon Kim, Kyung-won Kwon, Jin-su Kim, Seung-beom Ko, Woo-young Jung, Chang-hoon Kwon, Seung-ho Paik, Ui-jo Hwang, Heung-min Son

Egypt: Mohamed El-Shenawi, Omar Gaber, Yasser Ibrahim, Mahmoud El-Wensh, Omar Kamal, Amr El-Sualya, Mohanad Lasheen, Ahmed Refaat, Ahmed Hamdi, Ibrahim Adel, Mostafa Mohamed

12:30 Tottenham Hotspur forward Heung-min Son leads South Korea's attack. 

12:20 Egypt coach Galal gives Canada-based forward Ahmed Hamdi his first cap in a much-changed line-up. Galatasaray striker Mostafa Mohamed is the only other foreign-based player in the starting 11. 

11:55 Today's game is a part of South Korea's preparations for the 2022 World Cup games.

11:50 “We will show the value of Egyptian players, as we want to put on a superb performance that suits the people of the two countries,” the Egypt added.

11:35 Galal announced that he is working with his players so that they may put on a superb performance against South Korea and show their true value and talents.

“We are working to introduce an organised plan as well as recalling the soul of the Pharaohs in the friendly against South Korea,” Galal said in the pre-game press conference.

11:15 Egypt will be missing several key players like Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, Aston Villa's Trezeguet, Stuttgart winger Omar Marmoush and Ittihad of Jeddah defender Ahmed Hegazi to add more woes on under-fire coach Galal. 

 Ahly duo Hamdi Fathi and Mohamed Abdel-Moneim and Zamalek duo Emam Ashour and Ahmed Fatouh have been ruled out with injuries.

11:00 Under Galal's guidance, the Pharaohs secured an unconvincing 1-0 win over Guinea in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers before conceding a humiliating 2-0 defeat against Ethiopia.

10:45 The 54-year-old Galal, who was appointed in May, has just been in charge of Egypt for two games, but he came under heavy criticism for the team's clear poor performance.

10:15 Egypt will face South Korea in a friendly in Seoul on Tuesday; a gam that could be the last one for the Pharaohs coach Ehab Galal.

South Korea v Egypt

Stay tuned as match is due to start at 13:00 Cairo time (GMT+2)


Venue: Seoul World Cup Stadium (Seoul)


Check the match preview HERE

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