On this day in Football: North Korea v Italy 1-0
19/07/1966, North Korea and Italy played for the World Cup.
Italy was one of the best team of the World at that time, with no outstanding players but with some great names like Giacinto Facchetti, Giacomo Bulgarelli, Gianni Rivera and Sandro Mazzola.
North Korea was considered one of the worst team of the World Cup 1966, a team of amateurs.
The worst defect of Italy in the World Cup ever
In Italy this match is still considered one of the worst defeat in the World Cup.
Italy had good chances to score at the beginning of the match.
But at the minute 42 the North Korean Pak Doo Ik scored and Italy can’t react.
North Korea v Italy 1-0 World Cup 1966
GOALS 41′ 1-0 Doo-Ik Pak (assist – Yong-Won Ha)
REFEREE Pierre Schwinte (France)
LINESMEN John Adair (Northern Ireland), Jack Taylor (England)
1 GK Chan-Myung Lee
3 DF Yung-Kyoo Shin
5 DF Zoong-Sun Lim
7 MD Doo-Ik Pak
11 MD Bong-Zin Han
13 MD Yoon-Kyung Oh
14 MD Yong-Won Ha
6 FW Seung-Hwi Im
8 FW Seung-Zin Pak (c)
15 FW Seung-Kook Yang
17 FW Bong-Hwan Kim
Coach: Rye-Hyun Myung
1 GK Enrico Albertosi
6 DF Giacinto Facchetti
9 DF Francesco Janich
7 MD Romano Fogli
8 MD Aristide Guarneri
11 MD Spartaco Landini
14 MD Alessandro Mazzola
19 MD Gianni Rivera
3 FW Paolo Barison
4 FW Giacomo Bulgarelli (c)
17 FW Marino Perani
Coach: Edmondo Fabbri