Frank de Bleeckere matches

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Date
2010-06-17
Match
Argentina-Korea Republic
 
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Result
4 - 1
Referee decisions
Yellow
3 - 2
Red
0 - 0
Penalty
0 - 0
Referee assessment
 
this match
overall
Reporters:
7.3
7.5
Members:
8.1
7.3
 
Matches Bio Did you know? Palmares
9.0
Control: Absolutely
7.0
Calls: Some free kicks a bit soft
9.0
Neutrality: Fair and entirely impartial
8.0
Style: Bit too much whistling
8.3
General assessment
 
Reports for this match (28)
1) report by Joel Andy Confessor
9.9
Control:
9.9
Calls:
9.9
Neutrality:
9.9
Style:
10.0
General assessment
Frank de Bleeckere matches
'11-11-23 Arsenal - Dortmund (2 - 1)'11-11-12 England - Spain (1 - 0)'11-10-19 Shakhtar - Zenit (2 - 2)'11-10-11 Slovenia - Serbia (1 - 0)'11-09-27 Napoli - Villarreal (2 - 0)'11-09-02 Bulgaria - England (0 - 3)'11-08-24 Rubin Kazan - Lyon (1 - 1)'11-05-03 Barcelona - Real Madrid (1 - 1)'11-03-09 Tottenham Hotspur - AC Milan (0 - 0)'10-11-23 Partizan - Shakhtar (0 - 3)'10-11-02 Hapoel Tel Aviv - Schalke 04 (0 - 0)'10-09-28 Chelsea F.C. - Marseille (2 - 0)'10-09-07 Russia - Slovakia (0 - 1)'10-08-17 Young Boys - Tottenham Hotspur (3 - 2)'10-06-29 Paraguay - Japan (0 - 0)'10-06-23 USA - Algeria (1 - 0)• '10-06-17 Argentina - Korea Republic (4 - 1)'10-04-28 Barcelona - Internazionale (1 - 0)'10-03-30 Bayern Munich - Manchester United (2 - 1)'10-03-09 Arsenal - Porto (5 - 0)'09-11-25 APOEL - Atlético de Madrid (1 - 1)'09-11-04 Lyon - Liverpool (1 - 1)'09-10-21 Real Madrid - AC Milan (2 - 3)'09-10-16 Ghana u20 - Brazil u20 (0 - 0)'09-10-03 Australia u20 - Brazil u20 (1 - 3)'09-09-28 Nigeria u20 - Spain u20 (0 - 2)'09-09-24 Egypt u20 - Trinidad and Tobago u20 (4 - 1)'09-09-05 Switzerland - Greece (2 - 0)'09-08-28 Barcelona - Shakhtar (1 - 0)'09-08-12 Russia - Argentina (2 - 3)'09-05-07 Hamburger SV - Werder Bremen (2 - 3)'09-04-16 Dynamo Kyiv - PSG (3 - 0)'09-03-28 Portugal - Sweden (0 - 0)'09-03-10 Liverpool - Real Madrid (4 - 0)'08-11-26 Bordeaux - Chelsea F.C. (1 - 1)'08-10-21 Manchester United - Celtic (3 - 0)'08-10-11 Romania - France (2 - 2)'08-09-17 Juventus - Zenit (1 - 0)'08-08-27 Atlético de Madrid - Schalke 04 (4 - 0)'08-06-26 Russia - Spain (0 - 3)'08-06-18 Russia - Sweden (2 - 0)'08-06-12 Croatia - Germany (2 - 1)'08-05-01 Fiorentina - Glasgow Rangers (0 - 0)'08-04-01 AS Roma - Manchester United (0 - 2)'08-02-19 Liverpool - Internazionale (2 - 0)'07-11-28 Valencia - Schalke 04 (0 - 0)'07-11-17 Macedonia - Croatia (2 - 0)'07-11-07 Sporting - AS Roma (2 - 2)'07-10-17 Switzerland - USA (0 - 1)'07-10-03 Lazio - Real Madrid (2 - 2)'07-09-08 Sweden - Denmark (0 - 0)'07-08-29 Arsenal - Sparta Prague (3 - 0)'07-05-02 AC Milan - Manchester United (3 - 0)'07-04-04 Chelsea F.C. - Valencia (1 - 1)'07-03-28 Italy - Scotland (2 - 0)'07-02-20 Real Madrid - Bayern Munich (3 - 2)'06-11-22 Internazionale - Sporting (1 - 0)'06-10-18 Chelsea F.C. - Barcelona (1 - 0)'06-09-26 Benfica - Manchester United (0 - 1)'06-09-06 Northern Ireland - Spain (3 - 2)'06-08-09 Shakhtar - Legia Warszawa (1 - 0)'06-06-30 Italy - Ukraine (3 - 0)'06-06-25 England - Ecuador (1 - 0)'06-06-18 Japan - Croatia (0 - 0)'06-06-10 Argentina - Cote d'Ivoire (2 - 1)'06-03-09 Udinese - Levski Sofia (0 - 0)'06-02-21 Bayern Munich - AC Milan (1 - 1)'05-11-23 Real Madrid - Lyon (1 - 1)'05-11-16 Turkey - Switzerland (4 - 2)'05-11-02 Benfica - Villarreal (0 - 1)'05-10-18 Panathinaikos - Barcelona (0 - 0)'05-10-08 Denmark - Greece (1 - 0)'05-10-02 Mexico u17 - Brazil u17 (3 - 0)'05-09-29 Turkey u17 - Brazil u17 (3 - 4)'05-09-23 Qatar u17 - Brazil u17 (0 - 6)'05-09-20 Cote d'Ivoire u17 - Korea DPR u17 (0 - 3)'05-09-16 Peru u17 - Ghana u17 (1 - 1)'05-09-03 Sweden - Bulgaria (3 - 0)'05-08-09 Anorthosis - Glasgow Rangers (1 - 2)'05-06-08 Korea DPR - Japan (0 - 2)'05-04-05 Liverpool - Juventus (2 - 1)'05-02-23 Werder Bremen - Lyon (0 - 3)'04-11-24 AC Milan - Shakhtar (4 - 0)'04-11-17 Armenia - Romania (1 - 1)'04-10-09 Slovenia - Italy (1 - 0)'04-09-28 Manchester United - Fenerbahce SK (6 - 2)'04-09-15 Deportivo La Coruna - Olympiakos (0 - 0)'04-08-10 Dynamo Kyiv - Trabzonspor (1 - 2)'04-03-11 Villarreal - AS Roma (2 - 0)'04-02-26 Brøndby - Barcelona (0 - 1)'03-12-15 Spain u20 - Colombia u20 (1 - 0)'03-12-09 Ireland u20 - Colombia u20 (2 - 3)'03-12-04 Argentina u20 - Mali u20 (3 - 1)'03-12-01 Panama u20 - UAE u20 (1 - 2)'03-11-05 Internazionale - Lokomotiv Moskva (1 - 1)'03-10-21 Deportivo La Coruna - Monaco (1 - 0)'03-09-06 Macedonia - England (1 - 2)'03-08-27 Slavia - Celta de Vigo (2 - 0)'03-06-11 Greece - Ukraine (1 - 0)'03-04-30 Germany - Serbia and Montenegro (1 - 0)'03-04-10 Celtic - Boavista FC (1 - 1)'03-03-12 Dortmund - Lokomotiv Moskva (3 - 0)'03-02-26 Valencia - AS Roma (0 - 3)'02-12-11 Barcelona - Newcastle United (3 - 1)'02-10-30 Internazionale - Rosenborg (3 - 0)'02-10-02 Auxerre - Arsenal (0 - 1)'02-09-07 Latvia - Sweden (0 - 0)'02-08-28 Newcastle United - Zeljeznicar (4 - 0)'02-02-21 Lyon - Liberec (1 - 1)'01-12-06 Leeds United - Grasshopper (2 - 2)'01-10-17 Bayern Munich - Spartak Moskva (5 - 1)'01-10-06 Moldova - Turkey (0 - 3)'01-09-25 Fenerbahce SK - Lyon (0 - 1)'01-07-25 Torpedo Kutaisi - Kobenhavn (1 - 1)'01-03-24 Cyprus - Ireland (0 - 4)'00-10-26 Boavista FC - AS Roma (0 - 1)'00-09-12 Drnovice - 1860 Munchen (0 - 0)'00-08-02 Kaunas - Glasgow Rangers (0 - 0)1999-11-04 Juventus - Levski Sofia (1 - 1)1999-09-16 Celtic - Hapoel Tel Aviv (2 - 0)
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Other Encounters

Lots of fouls

FIFA WC 2010 group stage:
Argentina - Korea Republic, 4 - 1. Soccer City, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2010-06-17

This was an open, flowing and throughly enjoyable match, and though South Korea was thoruoghly beaten in the end, for much of the second half they were pushing Argentina. As such I was very surprised to look at the match statistics and see that de Bleeckere had awarded 38 free kicks...

Too many free kicks?
I am not so sure we can crticise de Bleeckere too much here. While a good number of them were 'soft' there was almost always contact and so I will disagree with those suggesting a lot of 'phatom fouls'. Since it did not spoil the flow of the game, and did not make it dry or dull, I am left to conclude that it was an effective method from de Bleeckere and it worked today.

Discipline
Five yellow cards, all absolutely correct. He used them well to combat cynical tackling, and did protect the more attacking players; an early booking for Kihun signalling that no messing about would be allowed. Heinze could have no complaints about being booked for a stupid and deliberate handball. The only potential mistake was a touch of offside to Higuain's second goal, although it was very hard to judge.

(Frank on this match
The Belgians wore yellow, Frank's favorite colour. They were not nervous, just a little tensed. Frank tactics were to show his experience to the (Argentinian) stars. 5 cards to very little complaints. Afterwards Maradonna shakes his hand and thanks him. In their dressing room the Belgians had to let of steam by yelling loudly. Frank gets the match ball.)

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