Goals and Highlights: New Zealand 1-0 Korea Republic 2 in Tokyo 2020 Match
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6:09 AM10 months ago

SEE YOU SOON!

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6:08 AM10 months ago

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6:07 AM10 months ago

THANKS, FAN!

Thanks for being with us for another LIVE on VAVEL Brazil. New Zealand beat South Korea 1-0 at the Ibarak Kashima Stadium early this morning. We're done here!
6:06 AM10 months ago

NEXT OPPONENT:

New Zealand and South Korea return to the field next Sunday (25). New Zealand faces Honduras, at 04:00 AM ET, while the South Koreans face Romania, at 07:00 AM ET. Both matches will be held at the Ibarak Kashima Stadium.
6:04 AM10 months ago

IN THE RANKING:

With the victory, New Zealand picked up its first three points in Group B. South Korea, defeated, did not score. Hondura and Romania have yet to play in the round. 
6:03 AM10 months ago

THE BEST OF MATCH!

Chris Wood scored the only goal of the match and made history by decreeing New Zealand's 1-0 victory over South Korea. The first by an Oceania team in Olympic history!
Chris Wood comemora o gol da vitória da Nova Zelândia. Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

 

5:59 AM10 months ago

TEAM STATISTICS:

New Zealand 1x0 Korea Republic:

Shots: 2x12

Shots on goal: 1x2

Fouls: 10x7

Corners: 2x4

Offsides: 3x1

Yellow Cards: 1

Possession: 37% x 63%

5:57 AM10 months ago

GAME END!

The referee blows his whistle. Game over at Ibarak Kashima Stadium. New Zealand make history by claiming their first victory in Olympic history. New Zealand 1-0 over South Korea.
5:56 AM10 months ago

90'+4'

South Korea abuses crosses and ball in the box, but New Zealand cuts it off. Jeong gets a header to Lee Dongjun, who can't reach it.
5:55 AM10 months ago

90'+3'

Lee Dongjun gets in the box, the defense cuts it off. It's all South Korea's left. A lot of pressure in these final moments.
5:54 AM10 months ago

90' + 2'

Jeong receives on the edge of the box, dribbles past two and shoots. The ball explodes in the defense. On the left side, Wane is fouled.
5:53 AM10 months ago

90' + 2'

Hwang receives a pass attempt in the attack, stretches out, but cannot reach it. Woud keeps the ball.
5:52 AM10 months ago

90'

Wane recovers the ball and arrests it in midfield, gets the full-back for New Zealand and loosens up the team.
5:51 AM10 months ago

+5"

We will have five more minutes of overtime in this second half. We will go to 95 minutes.
5:51 AM10 months ago

89'

Only South Korea wins. Maximum pressure from the Asian team in search of an equalizer, but Woud is out of the goal and keeps the ball.
5:50 AM10 months ago

88'

Reid returns to the field, now with a headgear.
5:49 AM10 months ago

87'

Lee tries to get the ball forward to cross into the box, but it's too strong and goes out. Ball with New Zealand.
5:48 AM10 months ago

86'

Ball rolling again! Reid is off the field, at least for now. South Korea goes for the all or nothing.
5:47 AM10 months ago

STOP GAME!

At the corner, Reid's head hits Wood and he is down. Play is stopped for player attention.
5:45 AM10 months ago

84'

Lee gets to the end line on the right and takes another corner kick.
5:44 AM10 months ago

82'

Lee Dong takes a pen, goes to the back line and crosses low into the middle of the area. Song appears alone, but doesn't believe in the play, fumbles and shoots very weakly. In Woud's hands.
5:43 AM10 months ago

81'

Lee Dongjun has a corner kick from the right. South Korea abuses the rising balls in the area. It is the team's main play now.
5:41 AM10 months ago

80'

Jeong gets higher than everyone, touches the ball, but misses. Out.
5:41 AM10 months ago

79'

Foul! Cacacce fouls Lee Doungjun on the baseline. A ball comes into the box.
5:40 AM10 months ago

78'

Jeong tries to cross from the left, but it explodes in the defense.
5:38 AM10 months ago

75'

Song spins the ball, it reaches Lee Dongjun, he crosses trying to find Song, but the defender cuts it off.
5:35 AM10 months ago

73'

South Korea was better, but failed where it couldn't. In defense. New Zealand had been waiting for this ball to Wood since the beginning of the match, and when it came, the top scorer did not falter and put it in the back of the net. New Zealand is in the lead!
5:33 AM10 months ago

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!!!

Wood was well positioned. The VAR signaled and validated it. It is New Zealand's goal. 1-0 against South Korea.
5:32 AM10 months ago

GOOOOOOAL, BUT IT WAS NO GOOD!

New Zealand's shot bounces off the defense and into the hands of Wood, who is face to face with Song, and opens the scoring. Flag flag flagged offside, VAR is checking.
5:29 AM10 months ago

66'

ON THE LINE! Lee Donggyeong receives the ball on the edge of the box and shoots dangerously. Woud drops to save, but Reid, on the line, cuts it back. It would be the first goal of the match.
5:27 AM10 months ago

65'

On the penalty kick, Song gets the ball after a good header.
5:26 AM10 months ago

64'

Wood receives the ball in the attack, keeps possession and is fouled. A ball comes into the Korean penalty area.
5:23 AM10 months ago

62'

In a very close shot, Song deflects and almost gets complicated. On the left, Cacace finishes and plays to the side.
5:22 AM10 months ago

61'

A corner for New Zealand! The cross from the left was blocked by the South Korean defense.
5:21 AM10 months ago

BIG CHANGES!

Outgoing: UM Wonsang, KWON Changhoon, LEE Kangin

Entered: LEE Donggyeong, LEE Dongjun 

5:19 AM10 months ago

58'

New Zealand comes in with a cross from the left and Jeong cuts it off.
5:18 AM10 months ago

56'

South Korea has much more possession than New Zealand, looks to attack from the right, but stretches the ball too far. A Wonsang is not enough.
5:16 AM10 months ago

55'

South Korea is coming forward and causing more danger. When they arrive in the box, the attack can't define and loses possession.
5:13 AM10 months ago

52'

At the corner, Song rose superbly and got the ball. No danger to the South Korean goal.
5:13 AM10 months ago

51'

A corner kick is awarded to New Zealand on the left side of the attack. An attempt is made to throw the ball into the box.
5:12 AM10 months ago

49'

New Zealand gets tangled up in the South Korean attack, Um Wonsang tries to finish but is stopped. Won Dujae's shot is wide of the post.
5:10 AM10 months ago

48'

Kown tries to turn possession over, but it goes too long. Ball with New Zealand.
5:09 AM10 months ago

46'

New Zealand exchanges passes, but is aimless in attack. They keep the ball in defense and South Korea scores.
5:07 AM10 months ago

45'

Korea starts the second half with a great attack and keeps possession of the field of attack. New Zealand defends as best they can.
5:06 AM10 months ago

GAME RESTARTS!

The ball is rolling for the second half. The ball is in South Korea's possession.
5:05 AM10 months ago

PLAYERS RETURN!

Everything is ready for the ball to roll for the second half of New Zealand vs. Expectations are for goals in the second half.
5:04 AM10 months ago

TEAM STATISTICS

New Zealand 0x0 Korea Republic

Shots: 0x6

Shots on goal: 0x2

Fouls: 5x3

Corners: 0x2

Offside: 2x1

Possession: 36% x 64%

4:59 AM10 months ago

OTHER GAMES!

Ongoing:

Group A:

Egypt 0x0 Spain - Live here

Mexico 0x0 France - Live here


Group D:

Ivory Coast 0x0 Saudi Arabia 

4:55 AM10 months ago

TARDY GAME

South Korea and New Zealand failed to open the scoring in the first half. The South Koreans tried, but Woud was the only one to stop them. The New Zealanders were not able to get in as much danger. The expectation is for a second half that is better than the first.
Woud saves New Zealand's shot from Kwon. 
(Photo by Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images)

 

4:50 AM10 months ago

HALF TIME!

The referee blows the whistle. End of the first half at Ibarak Kashima Stadium. No goals for New Zealand and South Korea in the opening game of the Tokyo Olympics.
4:48 AM10 months ago

46'

Lee opens with Um, who spins and tries to cross, but gets the corner.
4:47 AM10 months ago

+3"

3 minutes of overtime! We will go to 48 minutes in this first half.
4:46 AM10 months ago

44'

Attempted throw-in to Chris Wood in the South Korea area, but New Zealand can only get the lateral.
4:45 AM10 months ago

42'

Kang crosses from the left to Kwon. He takes it first time and plays it over the goal, what a chance South Korea had!
4:43 AM10 months ago

40'

SAVE WOUD! 
A cross ball from the right, right on the head of Hwang, who finishes closer to the center of the goal and Woud drops to save. It would be the first goal of the game
4:40 AM10 months ago

38'

Cacace receives Stensess on the left but is caught offside.
4:39 AM10 months ago

37'

Cacace sets up the counterattack for New Zealand, but loses the ball in the attack and Korea sets off at speed. Lee Youhyeon mistimes the ball and fails to cross.
4:37 AM10 months ago

35'

Lee Youhyeon's lift into the box, but the ball goes too high. Out.
4:36 AM10 months ago

33'

South Korea's rehearsed play is fumbled by Clayton Lewis and the Asian team just packs up the side.
4:34 AM10 months ago

32'

Foul on Kim Donghyun. South Korea exchanged passes, but without much objectivity until they received the foul. The game is still a little slow in the first half.
4:33 AM10 months ago

30'

Pijnaker tries to open up with a long ball on the left, but it's too strong and goes over the line. Possession for South Korea.
4:32 AM10 months ago

29'

New Zealand ups the ante and gets all up in South Korea's attacking camp. They exchange passes, while the South Koreans watch and mark from a distance.
4:30 AM10 months ago

28'

Just tries to attack from the left, New Zealand moves all the way into the attack field and tries to put pressure on South Korea.
4:28 AM10 months ago

26'

Lee's shot, Kown rises higher than everyone and heads the ball away.
4:28 AM10 months ago

25'

Korea tries another attack, but New Zealand's Elijah Just gets in the way again. In the next move, he fouls the ball on the edge of the box. The ball is cleared for South Korea.
4:25 AM10 months ago

24'

South Korea is animated by the throw and goes forward. They close their lines and look to attack, and have more dangerous chances than New Zealand.
4:24 AM10 months ago

22'

WOOOOOOOOUD! New Zealand saves!

South Korea play well down the left, Kwon is thrown into the box, and the New Zealand defender gets a hole in his chest and comes face to face with Woud, who grows on the No.7 and saves!

4:22 AM10 months ago

20'

McCowatt tries to attack for the New Zealanders, but the South Korea pession manages to get the ball back. New Zealand exchanges passes in defense now.
4:20 AM10 months ago

17'

From a corner kick, Lewis gets in a hole and the defense clears it. Lee's left-footed shot is dangerously tipped over the New Zealand goal.
4:19 AM10 months ago

17'

Backtracked to Woud, the goalkeeper fails to prevent the clearance and it's a corner for South Korea.
4:18 AM10 months ago

16'

Kang is thrown into the box, fights for the ball and is down for a foul. The referee sends the ball on and New Zealand has possession.
4:17 AM10 months ago

15'

Game is a bit more contested right now, loss of possession on both sides, but South Korea is slightly better. They had the best attacking chances.
4:15 AM10 months ago

13'

Hwang is flicked out on the right, but the New Zealand defense cuts him off. Lee tries a long throw-in to Yoon Seong, but the ball goes too high.
4:13 AM10 months ago

11'

Chris Woud is lifted up to head the ball, but is fouled. The referee stops the throw-in.
4:12 AM10 months ago

10'

Now it was New Zealand's turn. Elliot receives the ball on the edge of the box, but his weak shot is saved by Song. It was offside, but the referee did not call it.
4:11 AM10 months ago

08'

Isolated! Hwang is fouled in the box. Over the goal, but the shot was already offside.
4:10 AM10 months ago

07'

Good build-up by South Korea. New Zealand's ball in the box, but the defender cuts it back.
4:09 AM10 months ago

06'

Reid tries to get out of the game, but misses badly. He throws the ball to the South Korean attack and complicates things. South Korea attack with New Zealand off guard, on the finish worse for Reid, who took a ball in the face.
4:07 AM10 months ago

05'

New Zealand tries the first attack. But it starts again in the exchange of passes through the defense.
4:06 AM10 months ago

04'

South Korea apply pressure and force New Zealand's defense to make mistakes. Goalkeeper Woud getting plenty of action early in the game.
4:04 AM10 months ago

02'

Um presses Cacace on the back line, but the New Zealand defender just protects the ball.
4:02 AM10 months ago

01'

First attack by New Zealand, but already a foul by South Korea.
4:02 AM10 months ago

NEW ZEALANDCLIMBED!

Woud, Reid, Cacace, Pijnaker, Clayton Lewis, Elijah Just, Bell, Chris Wood, McCowatt, Ingham, Stensness.
3:59 AM10 months ago

HYMNS CHANTED!

At this moment the national anthems of each country are played. In a moment the ball rolls for New Zealand and South Korea in the Tokyo Olympics.
3:56 AM10 months ago

SOUTH KOREA CLIMBED!

Bum-keun, Lee Youthyeon, Taewook, Changhoon, Kangin, Donghyun, Dujae, Uijo, Wonsang, Yooseong, Sangmin.
3:53 AM10 months ago

Where and how to watch New Zealand vs. Korea Republic live on TV in real time?

Tokyo 2021 Olympics
Venue: Ibaraki Kashima Stadium in Kashima
Time: 04:00 AM ET
Where to watch: VAVEL, SporTV4.
3:48 AM10 months ago

When is New Zealand vs. Korea Republicgame and how to watch it LIVE and in real time?

The match will start at 4:00 am ET, being played at the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium, in Kashima and will be broadcast live on SporTV4, a subscription channel. You can check everything here on VAVEL.
3:43 AM10 months ago

SOCCER CALENDAR IN THE OLYMPICS:

  • Group stage: July 22, 25 and 28
  • Quarter-finals: July 31
  • Semifinals: August 3rd
  • Bronze medal match (third place): August 6th
  • Final - gold medal match: August 7
3:38 AM10 months ago

OTHER GROUPS!

Group A:
Mexico
France
Japan
South Africa

Group C:
Egypt
Spain
Argentina
Australia

Group D:
Brazil
Germany
Ivory Coast
Saudi Arabia

3:33 AM10 months ago

SUMMONED FROM KOREA REPUBLIC:

Chang-Hoon, Ui-jo, Kang-in, Ji-soo, Jin-Kyu, Yoon-sung, Jin-ya, You-hyeon, Jae-woo, Joon-soo, Du-jae, Dong-jun, Bum-keun, Dong-hyun, Won-sang, Dong-gyeong, An Changi, Seung-won, Sang-min, Min-Kyu, Young-woo, Jeong Taewook
3:28 AM10 months ago

SUMMONED FROM NEW ZEALAND:

Reid, Boxall, Chris Wood, Clayton Lewis, Ingham, Michael Woud, Joe Bell, George Stanger, Elijah Just, Joe Champness, Liberato Cacace, Ben Waine, McCowatt, Alex Paulsen, Callan Elliot, Pijnaker, Stamenic, Garbett, Stensness, Searle, Ben Old, Sam Sutton.
3:23 AM10 months ago

FORMAT!

There are 16 teams competing for the gold medal in men's soccer, while 12 teams are vying for medals in women's soccer. In men's soccer, only two teams advance from each group and go through the knockout stages.
3:18 AM10 months ago

GROUP B:

New Zealand and the Korea Republic are in Group B, which also includes Honduras and Romania.
3:13 AM10 months ago

OPENING THE OLYMPIC GAMES IN MEN'S SOCCER

New Zealand x Korea Republic live face this Thursday (22), at 4:00 AM ET, by the Tokyo Olympics. The clash is valid for the first round of the competition and opens the Group B of the sport at the Olympics.
3:08 AM10 months ago

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