Group H was the final group of the Jmc World Cup Serbia 2014, and consists of Colombia, Ivory Coast, South Korea and Russia. Play began on January 18th 2015. The Group and entire Group Stage concluded on Sunday June 21 2015. Russia and Ivory Coast progressed to the next round.
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The group was opened up by South Korea and Colombia on January 18th 2015. In this game, South Korea's Park Chu Yong scored the first goal of the game in the 4th minute, giving South Korea an early lead. In the second half Cuadrado scored for Colombia in the 56th minute and again in the 78th minute, the latter giving Colombia a 2-1 lead. Falcao provided the finishing touch, 3-1 victory for Colombia in the 80th minute.
Russia and Ivory Coast played on January 25th 2015, where in the 2nd minute of the game Ivory Coast's superstar Didier Drogba provided a goal for Ivory Coast. That was the only goal for the whole game and Ivory Coast walked away with a 1-0 victory over Russia. This match concluded Round 1 of the Group Stage.
In Round 2, South Korea and Russia played on March 22 2015. In the 42nd minute, Russia scored their first goal in the whole tournament thanks to Artyom Dzyuba. In the 73rd minute of the game, Alan Dzagoev scored the second goal for Russia putting them ahead on 2 points. In the 90th minute, with 3 minutes of additional time to spare, Aleksandr Ryazantsev scored Russia's third goal of the game. South Korea only scored one goal, in the 89th minute Kim Shin Wook provided this goal. With this defeat South Korea became the ninth country eliminated from the Group Stage.
Colombia and Ivory Coast met on March 26th 2015. In this game James Rodriguez scored a goal for Colombia in the 56th minute. This was their only goal as Ivory Coast won the game with Gradel scoring their first goal in the 33rd minute and in the 45th minute, with 1 minute of additional time, thanks to Gervinho. With this result, Ivory Coast has booked a place in the next round and Colombia are still fighting for a place in the Knockout Round.
Ivory Coast and South Korea played on Sunday June 14 2015. South Korea surprised everyone by defeating the Group winners with an astonishing 4-1 victory.
Russia and Colombia concluded this group and the entire Group Stage on June 21 2015. Russia scored only a point in the early minutes, a vital point which got them into the next round.