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The World United Through Football Tuesday June 11th, 2002

Travel to Senegal Senegal vs Travel to Uruguay Uruguay in Suwon (3:3)

Senegal Hold On To Go Through

Uruguay fielded an attacking line-up but it was Senegal who showed the early attacking initiative.

Leading Goalscorers 1:0
Khalilou Fadiga puts Senegal in the lead, from the penalty spot, after El Hadji Diouf is brought down by Fabian Carini - 19 mins.

Leading Goalscorers 2:0
Pape Bouba Diop extends the lead after being set up by Henri Camara. Uruguay are in dire straits - 26 mins.

Leading Goalscorers 3:0
Pape Bouba Diop scores his second goal of the game, and Senegal's third, to leave Uruguay with a mountain to climb - 38 mins.

Half-time: Senegal 3 - Uruguay 0

Leading Goalscorers 3:1
Uruguay try to get back into the game as substitute Richard Morales is at hand to tap in Tony Sylva's fumble from Dario Silva.

Leading Goalscorers 3:2
Manchester United's Diego Forlan pulled another one back for Uruguay in the 69th minute, with a superb volley.

Leading Goalscorers 3:3
Plenty of yellow cards in this game, and goals to match, as Uruguay pull level in Suwon - Alvaro Recoba making sure of the penalty, two minutes from time.

After seeing their three-goal lead pulled back, Senegal managed to cling to the point that takes them into the Second Round.

Final Score:
Travel to Senegal Senegal 3 - Travel to Uruguay Uruguay 3

Other Group A Match:
Denmark vs France

Man of the Match:
Jan Wegereef - Does the Dutch referee get bonus points for booking half of the players on the pitch?

Red and Yellow Cards in the 2002 World Cup Yellow Cards:
Henri Camara (3 mins)
Omar Daf (4 mins)
Clever Romero (8 mins)
Hect�r Carini (19 mins)
Pablo Garc�a (36 mins)
Ferdinand Coly (39 mins)
Dario Rodriguez (40 mins)
Papa Bouba Diop (70 mins)
Paolo Montero (82 mins)
El Hadji Diouf (82 mins)
Khalilou Fadiga (87 mins)
Habib Beye (88 mins)

The Teams

1 Tony Sylva; 6 Aliou Cisse, 17 Ferdinand Coly (21 Habib Beye - 63 mins), 2 Omar Daf, 13 Lamine Diatta, 4 Papa Malick Diop, 5 Alassane Ndour (12 Amdy Faye - 76 mins); 19 Papa Bouba Diop, 10 Khalilou Fadiga; 7 Henri Camara (14 Moussa N'Diaye - 76 mins), 11 El Hadji Diouf.

1 Hect�r Carini; 3 Daniel Alejandro Lembo, 4 Paolo Montero, 6 Dario Rodriguez, 14 Gonzalo Sorondo (17 Mario Regueiro - 31 mins); 5 Pablo Garc�a, 16 Clever Marcelo Romero (21 Diego Forlan - 46 mins); 13 Sebasti�n Abreu (18 Richard Morales - 46 mins), 20 Alvaro Recoba, 9 Dario Silva, 8 Gustavo Varela.

Referee: Jan Wegereef Travel to Holland

Teams by Group

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Korea
In Korea

Group A
Travel to Denmark Denmark, Travel to France France, Travel to Senegal Senegal, Travel to Uruguay Uruguay.

Group B
Travel to Paraguay Paraguay, Travel to Slovenia Slovenia, Travel to Spain Spain, Travel to South Africa South Africa.

Group C
Travel to Brazil Brazil, Travel to China China, Travel to Costa Rica Costa Rica, Travel to Turkey Turkey.

Group D
Travel to Poland Poland, Travel to Portugal Portugal, Travel to South Korea South Korea, Travel to USA United States.

Korea First Round Matches.

2002 FIFA World Cup matches in Japan
In Japan

Group E
Travel to Cameroon Cameroon, Travel to Germany Germany, Travel to Ireland Republic of Ireland, Travel to Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia.

Group F
Travel to Argentina Argentina, Travel to England England, Travel to Nigeria Nigeria, Travel to Sweden Sweden.

Group G
Travel to Croatia Croatia, Travel to Ecuador Ecuador, Travel to Italy Italy, Travel to Mexico Mexico.

Group H
Travel to Belgium Belgium, Travel to Japan Japan, Travel to Russia Russia, Travel to Tunisia Tunisia.

Japan First Round Matches.

The Road to the Final

2002 World Cup Finals - Knockout Stage.

Group Tables - Leading Goalscorers.

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Group Matches

Friday, May 31
France vs Senegal

Saturday, June 1
Ireland vs Cameroon
Uruguay vs Denmark
Germany vs S. Arabia

Sunda, June 2
Argentina vs Nigeria
Paraguay vs S. Africa
England vs Sweden
Spain vs Slovenia

Monday, June 3
Croatia vs Mexico
Brazil vs Turkey
Italy vs Ecuador

Tuesday, June 4
China vs Costa Rica
Japan vs Belgium
S. Korea vs Poland

Wednesday, June 5
Russia vs Tunisia
USA vs Portugal
Germany vs Ireland

Thursday, June 6
Denmark vs Senegal
Cameroon vs S. Arabia
France vs Uruguay

Friday, June 7
Sweden vs Nigeria
Spain vs Paraguay
Argentina vs England

Saturday, June 8
S. Africa vs Slovenia
Italy vs Croatia
Brazil vs China

Sunday, June 9
Mexico vs Ecuador
Costa Rica vs Turkey
Japan vs Russia

Monday, June 10
South Korea vs USA
Tunisia vs Belgium
Portugal vs Poland

Tuesday, June 11
Denmark vs France
Senegal vs Uruguay
Cameroon vs Germany
S. Arabia vs Ireland

Wednesday, June 12
Sweden vs Argentina
Nigeria vs England
South Africa vs Spain
Slovenia vs Paraguay

Thursday, June 13
Costa Rica vs Brazil
Turkey vs China
Mexico vs Italy
Ecuador vs Croatia

Friday, June 14
Tunisia vs Japan
Belgium vs Russia
Portugal vs S. Korea
Poland vs USA

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Second Round

The last 16 continued on the Road to Yokohama, with four games in South Korea and four games in Japan.

Group A winner and runner-up went to Japan.

Group B winner and runner-up stayed in Korea.

Group C winner and runner-up went to Japan.

Group D winner and runner-up stayed in Korea.

Group E winner and runner-up went to Korea.

Group F winner and runner-up stayed in Japan.

Group G winner and runner-up went to Korea.

Group H winner and runner-up stayed in Japan.

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