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2022 World Cup: South Korea eliminates Uruguay with win over Portugal to advance to knockout round

Dec 2, 2022

South Korea scored a goal in the first minute of stoppage time to defeat Portugal 2-1 on Friday and with it, ended Uruguay’s chances of advancing to the Round of 16 because of a goal differential.

Uruguay held a 2-0 lead over Ghana for most of their match, but a goal in the 91st minute of South Korea’s match against the eventual Group H winner forced a tiebreaker.

Uruguay would have advanced if South Korea either lost or drew their match, but Hwang Hee-chan’s stoppage-time goal gave them the second spot – meaning Uruguay would have needed to score again in order to move to the knockout round alongside Portugal.

Source: Fox News

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