Each squad had chances to break the tie in the final minutes of Thursday’s match, but failed to capitalize. While there were 17 combined shots in the game, there was only one shot on goal between the two teams.
Uruguay was able to create some traffic in the box, with two opportunities for shots off a cross. Both weren’t able to connect though with Darwin Nunez whiffing on the receiving end of a pass and Suarez unable to get to the ball first for the other.
34′: South Korea gets its chance, but also fails to take advantage
Several careful and precise passes set up an opportunity for Hwang Ui-Jo to score for the middle of the box. But the forward’s shot sailed over the net to keep the game scoreless.
43′: Uruguay close again!
Diego Godin’s header off the corner kick hit off the left post and remained in play, leaving the game scoreless going into halftime.
56′: Double whammy for Son leads to yellow card
The South Korean star was on the wrong end of a challenge from Uruguay’s Martín Cáceres, getting his foot and hand hit by the defender’s cleat. Cáceres received a yellow card.
67′: Keep your head in the game, coach!
Uruguay coach Diego Alonso got a ball to the face during a battle for possession along the sideline.
89′: Uruguay close again
Federico Valverde’s strike from outside the box looked like it had a strong chance to break the scoreless tie, but the shot hit off the left post.
Uruguay fans agonized over the missed opportunity.
The stars are in the building
Uruguay’s Luis Suarez begins his fourth World Cup appearance on Thursday while South Korea’s Son Heung-min is set to play in his third.
Previewing the match
Ian Darke and Landon Donovan discuss whether Son’s play will be affected by the mask or not among other topics entering Thursday’s game.
Urugauy vs. South Korea preview: Landon Donovan & Ian Darke discuss Heung-min Son & more
Landon Donovan and Ian Darke break down Uruguay’s powerful lineup, whether Son Heung-Min will be hindered by a mask, and more.
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