Portugal, South Korea advance, tears for Uruguay & Ghana

Uruguay and Ghana are both knocked out of the World Cup, despite a 2-0 win for Uruguay.

Andre Ayew had the chance to give Ghana the lead from the spot after VAR awarded a penalty for a late challenge by Rochet, but his tame effort was saved.

Two goals in six minutes from De Arrascaeta then put Uruguay in the driving seat and they were heading into the last 16 until a late goal for South Korea in the other game gave them a win.

Uruguay were denied a penalty by VAR, and no matter how hard both sides pushed, they couldn’t find the back of the net in stoppage time.

Portugal vs South Korea

Portugal took the lead after just five minutes after Horta found the back of the net on his World Cup debut.

South Korea equalised 20 minutes later after Kim Young-gwon reacted quickest to a mistake from Ronaldo.

The first half was played at a very slow pace with both sides being very patient with their build-up play. Portugal were the more dominant side however, forcing Kim Seung-gyu into five saves.

The second half was relatively quiet for the most part until Son Heung-min countered forward and Hwang Hee-chan scored the winner in the 91st minute to put South Korea through to the knockout rounds.

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