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France 1-1 South Korea
Sunday, 18 June 2006

A South Korea fan in Leipzig

South Korean fans arrive at the Zentralstadion in Leipzig hoping to cheer their side on to a first-ever win over France

A French supporter in Leipzig

Supporters from France are praying their side will not go a record-equalling fifth World Cup game without scoring

South Korea supporters welcome their side onto the pitch

A cacophony of noise welcomes the Asian side onto the pitch as the South Korean fans get behind their side

Thierry Henry celebrates scoring France's opener against South Korea

But Thierry Henry momentarily silences the drums after taking Sylvain Wiltord's pass and opening the scoring for France

France goalscorer Thierry Henry (left) is congratulated by William Gallas (centre), Patrick Vieira (rear) and Zinedine Zidane

It is France's first World Cup goal since Emmanuel Petit's strike in the 3-0 win over Brazil in the 1998 final in Paris

Patrick Vieira (centre) heads Zinedine Zidane's corner goalwards, but South Korea goalkeeper Lee Woon-Jae claws the ball away

France should be 2-0 up when Patrick Vieira's header appears to cross the line, but the officials rule otherwise

Florent Malouda launches another attack for France

Midfielder Florent Malouda is at the centre of much of France's attacking play popping up all over the pitch

Lee Chun-Soo's progress down the wing is halted by French defender Willy Sagnol

South Korea struggle to unlock the French defence, but are still in the game at only 1-0 down at the break

Franck Ribery (centre) goes between South Korean midfielders Kim Nam-il (left) and Baek Ji-hoon

France appear content to sit on their lead, although the introduction of Franck Ribery injects some life into the game

France goalkeeper Fabien Barthez (left) is beaten by Park Ji-Sung's shot

However, the South Koreans snatch a shock late equaliser when Park Ji-Sung prods the ball over Fabien Barthez

France defender William Gallas (right) kicks the ball in anger as South Korean duo Park Ji Sung (centre) and Ahn Jung Hwan  celebrate

As South Korea celebrate their goal, French defender William Gallas unleashes his frustration on the ball

South Korea keeper Lee Woon-Jae (right) reacts after saving from Thierry Henry (left)

There is still time for France to win the game, but South Korea keeper Lee Woon-Jae saves Henry's low shot

The South Korea players applaud their fans

And the South Korea players acknowledge the amazing support of their fans after holding France to a 1-1 draw


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