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Switzerland 2-0 South Korea
Friday, 23 June 2006

Switzerland's Alexander Frei and Hakan Yakin

Switzerland 2-0 South Korea: Alexander Frei and Hakan Yakin loosen up knowing a draw will ensure progress from Group G

South Korean fans at the ground

While supporters of South Korea will be keeping an eye on the other Group G game in Cologne between France and Togo

Switzerland's Tranquillo Barnetta shoots

Switzerland's Tranquillo Barnetta tests the South Korean defence in the frenetic opening minutes in Hanover

Philippe Senderos and Cheul Jin Choi clash heads

Philippe Senderos rises to meet a Hakan Yakin free-kick and heads home on 22 minutes despite a nasty clash of heads

Philippe Senderos celebrates his opening goal

Senderos' header remains the difference at half-time, while France are yet to score against Togo in Cologne

Alexander Frei

Alexander Frei goes close as news arrives that France have scored, meaning the Koreans need an equaliser for survival

Referee Horacio Elizondo under pressure

Referee Horacio Elizondo shows a calm head to overrule his linesman and award the Swiss a second goal on 77 minutes

South Korea remonstrate with the referee

Tempers flare as Frei's goal stands but a second French goal in Cologne seals South Korea's first-round exit

Alexnader Frei celebrates his goal

Replays vindicate the referee's decision and Frei's goal means Switzerland join France from Group G in the knockout stages


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