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Fulham Lose First Tour Game 1-0!

Fulham Lose First Tour Game 1-0!

Fulham suffered their first defeat in their pre-season matches today with a 1-0 reverse in their first game of the Korean tour.

The opposition were the Korean side, Busan l`Park and the winning goal came in the 57th minute when a deflected shot from Choi Ki Suk beat Pascal Zuberbuhler, who had replaced David Stockdale at half time.

The fixture, played in humid conditions, gave Roy Hodgson the perfect opportunity to give his signings the perfect chance to bond with their new team mates.

In a 4-4-2 formation David Stockdale, John Pantsil, Bobby Zamora and Andranik were all given the opportunity to shine.

For the opposition, Kim Seung Hyun went close early on with two efforts, the first was cleared off the line by Leon Andreasen whilst the second saw his header smack against the cross bar.

Lee Cook and Bobby Zamora both had chances to open the scoring but couldn`t make the best of limited chances. David Healy also went close as did Danny Murphy with a free kick.

With the home side winning Fulham went for broke in the last few minutes and both Eddie Johnson and Toni Kallio went close but it wasn`t to be.


Busan l'Park

Lee Bun Yung (GK), Hong Sung Yo, Kim Yoo Jin, Kim Seok Woo, Joo Seung Jin, Ahn Jung Hwan, Han Jung Hwa, Kang Seung Jo, Kim Seung Hyun, Pingoo, Jeong Shung Hoon

Fulham

David Stockdale, John Pantsil, Brede Hangeland, Toni Kallio, Leon Andreasen, Andranik, Danny Murphy, Seol Ki-Hyeon, Lee Cook, Bobby Zamora, David Healy

Subs

Jimmy Bullard, Aaron Hughes, Trialist (GK), Paul Konchesky, Zoltan Gera, Rob Milsom, Eddie Johnson



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Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Wednesday July 23 2008
Time: 5:24PM

Comments

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ahh h doesnt matter its only pre season good for this ot happen so we dont get in over our heads and to be honest we did not have the best team going hopefully things will be brighter against the other asian team
boca3
23/07/2008 17:56:00
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lets get the defeats out of our system before the season starts :-)
Putney
23/07/2008 19:28:00
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Who was the trialist goalie?
Backslash2010
23/07/2008 19:33:00
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pascal zuber something used to play for west brom plays for switzerland hes ok like hes bnig but we dontn eed another goalie wats the point
boca3
23/07/2008 20:51:00
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Niemi is off to Juve. need an experienced backup. I heard we looked jet-lagged and the humidity almost killed them. I like Zuberbuhler and Pantsil was very good apparently
oranje_emu
24/07/2008 02:42:00
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Do you think that once we finish the pre-season tour of Korea we can then release the useless Seol?
donfulham
24/07/2008 09:58:00
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NEVER! i mean never until LG clear off
Backslash2010
24/07/2008 11:11:00
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He aint all that bad, he is actuallya good player who could possibly flurish under Roy.
oranje_emu
24/07/2008 11:20:00
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he is good but hes not playing myuch they havnt sold him yet cuz they hope to incrase his value on the tour of asia
boca3
25/07/2008 16:11:00
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