Confident win at the start
On Monday, 19 October the Russian U17 team (players born in or after 1998) played their opening match at the FIFA U17 World Cup 2015 Chili against Korea DPR. Russia claimed 2:0 victory.
Korea DPR – Russia 0:2 (0:1)
Goals: Galanin, 3 (0:1). Chalov, 52 (0:2).
Korea DPR: Chol Song, Wi Song, Ye Bom, Yong Gwan, Jun Hyok (Chang Bom, 59), Kwang Song, Song Hyok (Kuk Hyon, 90+2), Jin Nam, Yong Saeng, Song Il (c), Hyon Ju.
Russia: Maximenko, Krugovoy, Tataev, Zakharov, Matvijchuk, Makhatadze, Galanin (Kuchaev, 79), Anisimov, Pletnev (Prudnikov, 73), Lomovitskiy, Chalov (Denisov, 63).
Cautions: Matvijchuk, 17. Zakharov, 20. Song Il, 61.
Referees: Wilson Lamouroux, Alexander Guzman, Wilmar Navarro (all - Colombia)
19 October. Concepcion. Estadio Municipal Ester Roa.