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FIFA world cup 2022: South Korea Vs Uruguay game in QATAR.

South Korea Vs Uruguay game

Another day, another draw in a World Cup that’s seen many of these games. This one was not over without some fireworks.

FIFA world cup 2022: South Korea Vs Uruguay game in QATAR.
AL RAYYAN, QATAR – NOVEMBER 24: Diego Godin #3 of Uruguay and Cho Gue-sung #9 of Korea Republic compete for the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group H match between Uruguay and Korea Republic at Education City Stadium on November 24, 2022 in Al Rayyan, Qatar. USA TODAY and TOMORROW (Photo by Liu Lu/VCG via Getty Images)


Both South Korea and Uruguay had their moments of attack danger. In the first half, Uruguayan center-back Diego Godin crashed a header against the inside of the goal. In the 90th minute Federico Valverde (midfielder) was almost able to send home a brilliant effort that crashed off the post. South Korea, whose Son Heung-min, the talisman, suffered an orbital fracture earlier in the month, and was wearing a protective mask, had its fair share of missed chances.

The most notable example is an open view at the six-yard box that Hwang Uijo skied over the goal. Ultimately, a draw isn’t a bad result for either side. South Korea held possession, with limited chances for the match’s duration. Uruguay came close to taking the three points. This first match in Group H was a close one. The race for two of the coveted knockout stage spots remains open.

South Korea Vs Uruguay
AL RAYYAN, QATAR – NOVEMBER 24: Diego Godin #3 of Uruguay and Cho Gue-sung #9 of Korea Republic compete for the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group H match between Uruguay and Korea Republic at Education City Stadium on November 24, 2022 in Al Rayyan, Qatar. USA TODAY and TOMORROW (Photo by Liu Lu/VCG via Getty Images)

Son’s status in the opening match was uncertain, but South Korea’s captain got the start. He was on his first pitch since November 1, when he sustained an injury in the first match of a Champions League tie against Marseille.

The South Korean star winger, Luis Suarez, took two corners in the opening 10 minutes. However, his side prevented Uruguay from utilizing its attacking talents. Luis Suarez, the striker, was restricted to three touches during the first phase.

Uruguay worked itself into the match, creating an excellent scoring opportunity. Darwin Nunez couldn’t find the ball after a ball was sent across to the box. Although the Liverpool forward was lively, he didn’t get the final product. This is often the case with his club. Opta reports that he was one of three Uruguayan outfield players who did not touch the opposition box during the first half.

South Korea Vs Uruguay
AL RAYYAN, QATAR – NOVEMBER 24: Rodrigo Bentancur #6 of Uruguay and Hwang Ui-Jo #16 of Korea Republic compete for the ball during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group H match between Uruguay and Korea Republic at Education City Stadium on November 24, 2022 in Al Rayyan, Qatar. USA TODAY and TOMORROW, (Photo by Liu Lu/VCG via Getty Images)

After a time of pressure, South Korea regained its composure and settled in. The ball was thrown at Hwang Uijo, just outside the six-yard box. It was Korea’s turn to lose a considerable scoring opportunity. The Olympiacos striker sailed it over the bar.

With minutes left, the most significant chance of the first period came. Uruguay won a corner, and Diego Godin (36), the most-capped player in Uruguay, took advantage of it to score a goal. The ball struck the outside of the post and was tossed away. Another missed chance, another grand plan, and the tie were over without a goal.

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The second half of South Korea was much the same as the first. Long possession periods and potentially dangerous attacking moves, but no Uruguayan testing goalkeeper Sergio Rochet. The pressure created problems. Referee Clement Turpin does not respond to a shout for a penalty kick in 52 minutes after a push on a South Korean player.

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Uruguay was once again under pressure, and Nunez’s pace only allowed it to threaten through the counter. It responded by bringing Edinson Cavani, 35, to take over for Suarez. He found some space and shot, but it was blocked.

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Nunez struggled to make himself feel in the final third of the match and saw his best goal in the 80th minute. The dangerous shot, whipped from the 18-yard box’s edge, went wide. After being under South Korean pressure for a while, Uruguay managed to get back into the game’s flow.

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It was a stop-and-go game that ended in a frenzy of failed attempts. Federico Valverde nearly capitalized on the Uruguayan pressure. With just minutes remaining, Federico Valverde was sent off for a powerful drive from outside the box. This is something that has become a hallmark of the Real Madrid midfielder.

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Son almost had a special moment during the counterattack. The mask-wearing man reached for the ball and placed his feet on the top of the box. He then made a heroic attempt to curl his arms just wide.

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