Olympics: IPark's Lee Bum-young the Hero vs. Britain

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Busan IPark keeper Lee Bum-young was an unlikely hero versus Great Britain in Korea's 2-1 Olympic football win vs. Great Britain.


LONDON, England -- Busan IPark keeper Lee Bum-young's save of Daniel Sturridge's penalty kick lifted Korea to a 2-1 upset over favored Great Britain. The 23-year-old was a mid-game substitute for keeper Jung Sung-ryong in the second half, who sustained an injury.

Celtic's Ki Seung-yung netted his attempt after Lee's huge save to help Korea advance to a semifinal battle with Brazil, to be played at Old Trafford in Manchester.

Ji Dong-won opened the scoring in the 29th minute before Aaron Ramsey equalized on a penalty kick in the 36th.


Visit Haps 2011 interview with Lee Bum-young here




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