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Posted on 7 February 2007  - 12:00

Lee Young-Pyo's South Korea beat Greece 1-0 in front of 10,000 fans in Tuesday night's friendly at Fulham.

Lee Young-Pyo's South Korea beat Greece 1-0 in front of 10,000 fans in Tuesday night's friendly at Fulham.

The full-back played the first half at Craven Cottage as Lee Chun-Soo's 78th-minute free-kick toppled the reigning European champions.

Other friendlies

Didier Zokora played the full 90 minutes as Ivory Coast beat Guinea 1-0 in the friendly played in France while Dimitar Berbatov's Bulgaria bat Latvia 2-0 in the Cyprus Tournament. They now play the hosts in the final tonight after Cyprus beat Hungary 2-1.

Under-21/19 action

Tom Huddlestone played 51 minutes as England Under-21s came from 2-0 down to force a draw against Spain at Derby's Pride Park. David Nugent and Leroy Lita scored.

It wasn't the best of nights for Kieran McKenna as his Northern Ireland Under-21 side suffered a 4-0 defeat against Wales. However, at least the midfielder tested Welsh keeper Wayne Hennessey with a stinger from 25 yards in a rare NI attack.

David Button was an unused substitute as England Under-19s beat Poland 4-1 at Bournemouth with goals from Adam Hammill, Giles Barnes and a brace from James Vaughan. Sheffield United's Jamie Annerson played in goal.

Wednesday night's games

It will be a big day in the Hughton household as our coach and Martin Jol's assistant Chris watches his son and Academy defender Cian hopefully make his debut for the Republic of Ireland Under-18s in a friendly against Holland in Dublin. Chris won 52 caps for the Republic and was later assistant manager. Cian is joined by Academy team-mate David Hutton.

On the senior stage, Robbie Keane will skipper Ireland in a European Championship qualifier away to San Marino.

We have three players left on England duty, although neither Paul Robinson, Michael Dawson or Jermain Defoe are in the starting line-up in the friendly against Spain at Old Trafford.

Hossam Ghaly and Mido are in the Egypt squad for the friendly against Sweden while Dimitar Berbatov's Bulgaria take on Cyprus. Reto Ziegler, now on loan at Sampdoria, faces France Under-21s in a friendly for Switzerland.