South Korea and Uruguay opened their campaign in Group H of the FIFA World Cup with a goalless draw. For the Asian team, this result at the Education City Stadium will probably be beneficial. Due to the draw in this match, once again the strong contender team could not get the expected result in the initial matches. Argentina and Germany faced big Ulfater in their opening matches.
Throughout the match, the South Korean team came close to scoring against the more experienced Uruguay team. The team’s forward Son Heung Min wore a mask to protect his injured left eye socket. Two-time world champions Uruguay and 28th-ranked South Korea earned one point each after a zero-goal draw. Eight different teams have drawn matches (0-0) in the ongoing World Cup in Qatar. This includes Denmark, Tunisia, Mexico, Poland, Morocco, Croatia, Uruguay and South Korea.
The South Korean players were dynamic throughout the match and looked to score goals from the start. However, there were only a few chances on goal during the match, with Uruguay’s best chances coming through Diego Godin in the 43rd minute and Federico Valverde in the 89th minute. Uruguay will now face Portugal, while South Korea will face Ghana.
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Uruguay captain Godin hit a header just before the end of the first half but the ball hit the left pole of the goalpost. Valverde, on the other hand, tried to find the net in the last minute of official time, but the ball hit the top bar of the goalpost.