|August 14th, 2008|
|W15||Pool A||6:00pm||ESP - KOR||2 - 1 (2 - 0)||Final|
> This will be the fourth time these nations meet in the Olympic Games. Their first meeting saw Spain prevail in the semifinals of the Barcelona 1992 Games, with María del Carmen Barea Cobos' extra time winner bringing a state of delight to the home crowd.
> In 1996, Korea avenged that loss with a 2-0 triumph in the group phase. Their most recent run-in, a 2000 group phase match finished goalless.
> Korea and Spain are two of four teams that have lost their opening two matches in Beijing 2008. Korea have lost twice by a one goal margin and Spain have been defeated 3-0 by China and 6-1 by Australia.
> Korea have scoed from two of five penalty corner opportunities in Beijing. Spain have scored their only goal of the tournament from one of their eight penalty corners.
> Spain (9), South Africa (9) and Korea (8) are the teams that have conceded most goals in their first two matches in Beijing.
> Spain have lost nine successive Olympic matches and are winless in 12 consecutive Olympic matches.