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Korea v Croatia – the live tweets

The as-it-happened commentary on South Korea’s defeat at the hands of Croatia, live on Twitter (Craven Cottage wi-fi permitting)…

2:09pm #koreaVcroatia kicks off… Come on Korea!
2:11pm A rainy but lively Craven Cottage:
2:14pm Son Heung min with a wide long shot which makes the crowd go wild!
2:14pm A narrow misses header from Ivica Olic… Sloppy defending
2:15pm Ki Sung-yueng header cleared off the line! Great move down the right for Korea
2:18pm Croatia fans in good voice here
2:20pm Olic with another narrow miss.. Sloppy defending in the box again
2:22pm LKL tweeting LIVE from craven cottage for #koreaVcroatia
LKL tweeting LIVE from Craven Cottage
2:26pm Captain Kwak Tae-hwi blasts the ball into Row Z for a decent Korean counter attack
2:30pm Very good turn out for this friendly. Koreans in good voice as are the Croatians
2:31pm Korea definitely more composed down the right than the left. Lee Chung-yong experience showing
2:33pm Simunic blasts the ball out of the whole stadium to the delight of all the Korean fans… How did he do that??
2:35pm Kwak Tae-Hwi nearly fluffs his lines with another defensive mistake but saves his blushes with a last ditch tackle
2:39pm GOAL Croatia 1-0
2:41pm Set pieces are once again Korea’s outdoing as Mario Mandzukic scores the header from the free kick
2:42pm For me the biggest problem has been Fulham’s wifi…
2:43pm Plenty of energy from the wingers but no final product yet…
2:46pm GOAL Croatia 2-0
2:50pm Korean defence looking extremely poor today
2:52pm Half time: Korea 0-2 Croatia
2:54pm Been a pretty poor first half from Korea and the crowd are getting more and more silent… Lets hope for more luck
3:18pm Second half kicks off but the wifi is yet to kick in…
3:21pm GOAL Croatia 3-0
3:22pm Jelavic shows his class up front, and the Korean defence show theirs…
3:26pm Chance after chance for Croatia now. This could be a cricket score…
3:28pm Lee Dong-gook snatches at a long shot which goes just wide
3:36pm Koo Ja-cheol toe pokes at a shot in the box but keeper saves it. Best move for Korea in a long time
3:38pm Park Chu-young attempted header deflected away
3:46pm Korea have got plenty of the ball but Croatia look more dangerous on the counter attack
3:49pm GOAL Croatia 4-0
3:50pm A simple through ball and Petric chips Jung Sung-ryong. It was always on the cards
3:51pm Korea fans leaving…
3:52pm It’s been men vs boys today
4:00pm Full time: Korea 0-4 Croatia
4:01pm A very poor performance from Korea today lets hope they can learn from it
5:10pm Kim Shin-wook at the mixed zone:
Kim Shin-wook at the mixed zone
5:12pm @thekey16 Ki Sung-yueng at the mixed zone. Got the chance to speak to him, interview coming soon
@thekey16 Ki Sung-yueng at the mixed zone
5:13pm @Asinnandakoo Koo Ja-cheol at the post match mixed zone
Koo Ja-cheol at the post match mixed zone

More coverage coming soon.

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