Sweden beat south korea 1-0

South korea start their world cup with a loss to a spirited sweden side.The 2002 hosts had never lost any of their world cup opening games for the past 20 years a fact that changed inthe 65th minute when Min woo kim commited a foul by slide tackling his oponent inthe box swedish captain Andres granqvist calmly stroke the penalty past goalkeeper Hyun woo cho who had made some exeptional saves upto that point to keep his team in it. sweden return to the world cup after a 12 year absence and had never won their world cup opening game since the 1950s their coach andersson wasn’t born by then

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