Corner comes in and Godin reaches for it and heads it but the ball rattles the post!!! SO CLOSEE 39’ Moon Hwan gets a thrown in and finds Son on the far left. Son puts in a long lob, changing the line of play and finds Woo Yeong but nothing comes of it as he gets cut off 37’ Bentancur finds Suarez on the right, the former Barcelona forward makes a run for it but is dispossessed while doing so34’ CLOSEEE!!!! Hwang misses a sitter. The goal was wide open as Rochet was looking at the ball. Moon Hwan with a brilliant pass from the right picking Hwang perfectly but it goes in vein eventually 31’ Both teams take a breather and play one-twos.
Uruguay should have been in the lead if not for the mistakes from Nunez. 64’ Substitution for UruguaySuarez OUT, Cavani IN64’Nunez makes a mistake yet again. Godin sent it long on the left to Nunez and he runs deep into the Korean half, all he had to do was to find Suarez who was unmarked in the center but he took a bit too long to make his decision. Surely a chance missed Stat attack Only three Uruguay outfielders failed to have a touch in the opposition box in the first half against South Korea.
Uruguay’s anthem plays first followed by the Korean anthem. Almost there Just under 10 minutes to go for this exciting fixture. Uruguay start its hunt for its third World Cup title while South Korea, the most successful Asian nation, will hope to showcase a giant killing act. LINE-UPS! Uruguay: Rochet, Caceres, Godin, Gimenez, Oliviera, Valverde, Vecino, Bentancur, Pellistri, Nunez, Suarez South Korea: Seung Gyu Kim, Jin-su Kim, Young-Gwon Kim, Min-Jae, Tae-hwan Kim, Chang-Hoon Kwon, Woo-Yeong Jeong, In-Beom Hwang, Heung min-Son, Ui-Jo, Hee-Chan Son the trendsetter? South Korea fans seem to have taken a thing or two from Heung min-Son. | Photo Credit: AP Predicted XI Uruguay: Rochet; Varela, Godin, Gimenez, Olivera; Bentancur, Vecino, Valverde; De Arrascaeta, L Suarez, Nunez South Korea: Kim Seung-gyu; Kim Moon-hwan, Kim Young-gwon, Kim Min-jae, Kim Jin-su; Jung Woo-Young, Hwang In-beom, Lee Jae-sung; Hwang Hee-chan, Son Heung-min, Hwang Ui-jo Form guide Uruguay: W-W-D-W-L-W South Korea: W-D-W-D-W-W The Koreans are hyped up for Son! South Korea fans hold up a cutout of South Korea’s Son Heung-min.
Another Uruguay freekick after Nunez is tripped again, but by Jar Sung this time. Nothing comes off it 4’ In beom is brought down by Vecino and it is a free-kick for Korea. Quickly taken as Son collects the ball and tries for a through ball on the left flank but Godin is there to intercept it 2’ Corner for for Korea and Jae Sung runs in as if he is taking it but Sun takes the corner eventually. He puts in a lob but it is driven out of danger. KICK-OFF! Group H gets underway as Son gets the first kick on the ball. Korea creates pressure straight away but the ball eventually goes out for a Uruguay throwT-5The players have made their way into the middle and its now time for the national anthems.
The masked man takes it, but Rochet punches it away. South Korea players are appealing for a foul on Jin Su as he fell down from an apprent Bentancur tackle. Referee asks the VAR assistant and they come to a conclusion that the play can continue. 50’ Gimenez to the rescue!! The Koreans looked dangerous for a minute there as Son on the right dribbled past two defenders but Gimenez puts in a timely tackle.
LIVE Uruguay vs South Korea, FIFA World Cup score: Second half begins, game stays goalless; URU vs KOR updatesHello and welcome to Sportstar’s live coverage of the FIFA World Cup group H match between Uruguay and South Korea happening at the Education city stadium. 69’ A throw from Gimenez finds Bentancur who links up with Valverde. The Real Madrid man puts in a lob and finds Cavani, he receives it but is not able to complete the shot while turning 67’ A battle for possession in the center as both team loses the ball constantly.
Diego Alonso will have a chat with Nunez and will hope for him to step up in the next half while South Korea will look to emulate the kind of performance they delivered in the initial half hour. 45’ Just a minute added. A rather strange sight in this World Cup. In case you’re wondering Why so much injury time is added in Qatar WC? - Here is your answer42’ Bentancur finds Olivera on the left and he in turn puts in a superb ball to Pellistri. The Manchester United player crosses in an effort to find Suarez but Young Jung comes in with a slide to put the ball away for a Uruguay corner.
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Just perfect! 49’ Sang ho is down after a Bentancur tackle, Korean players protest but the official thinks otherwise. The play continues Second half beginsSuarez and Pellistri start the proceedings for Uruguay as both the teams hunt for a breakthrough. Godin’s men had a brisk 15-20 minutes towards the end of second half and will hope for the momentum to continue here HALF-TIMEAn electifying half comes to an end. Both teams had their chances, the biggest one came from Godin when his header hit the post.
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15 himself takes it. He dishes out a lob aiming Gimenez but Korean defenders are there to avert the danger. Corner for Uruguay but nothing comes off it. 23’ First big chance for Uruguay this game. Gimenez on the right puts in a cross and Korea is caught napping, Nunez runs towards the ball but fails to capitalise. Suarez tries to retireve it but the ball goes wide21’ Free kick for Uruguay as Oliviera is down after a tackle 18’ In Beon initiates a Korea attack and finds Hoon Kwon on the right. But the attack ends due to a miscommunication and Kown hits it out for a goal kick for Rochet16’ Jin Su on the left, runs in deep as Pellistri covers him but Jin Su puts in an attempted cross but it brushes past the crossbar for a goal kick. 13’ Oliviera recieves a brilliant long ball and his first touch is just what was needed. He then puts in a through ball in an attempt to find Nunez but Seung Gyu collects it comfortably12’ Uruguay players have properly man marked Son.
Darwin Núñez was one of those. (Via Opta)58’ YELLOW CARD Cacares is shown a yellow for the tackle on Son57’ Son is down in agony as Cacares brings him down. Looks like the Uruguay player stepped on Son’s boot. Son trips and falls, medical attention is required but the Tottenham star is back on his feet in a while. 55’ Throw for Uruguay on the near side. Cacares with the throw and he finds Suarez but Korean defenders converge on him and the ball is dispossessed 52’ Corner for South Korea.
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