Great Britain Out on Penalties

In spectactularly unsurprising fashion, Team Great Britain crashed out of the Olympics tonight on penalties, losing 1-1 (5-4) to the Korean Republic on a day that saw resounding success for the host nation across a number of other competitions. The four penalty takers on each side netted successfully to start, leaving it down to Chelsea's Daniel Sturridge for Great Britain in a storyline he couldn't have better drafted for himself if he tried. His stuttering run-up failed to deceive substitute goalkeeper Lee Bumyoung, however, and Ki Sungyeung blasted past Jack Butland to send Korea Republic into the semifinals against Brazil.
Craig Bellamy played most of regulation and was again at the heart of a number of threatening attacks for Great Britain, including the delivery of the ball...

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