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South Korea vs. Uruguay – Soccer Match Report – March 28, 2023

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Matias Vecino scored from shut vary within the second half as Uruguay earned a 2-1 win over South Korea in Seoul on Tuesday, handing Jurgen Klinsmann his first defeat in his second sport on the helm of the Taeguk Warriors.

The previous Germany and United States coach was appointed final month to interchange Paulo Bento and has not received in both of his first two video games in cost having seen his aspect draw 2-2 with Colombia on Friday.

Defender Sebastian Coates gave the Uruguayans the lead within the tenth minute when he rose above the Korean defence to move in Federico Valverde‘s nook.

However Hwang In-beom levelled six minutes after the interval when, with the Uruguayan defence in disarray, Lee Ki-je minimize the ball again for the midfielder to fit in.

Vecino restored his aspect’s lead within the 63rd minute when he pounced on a unfastened ball within the six-yard field after Jo Hyeon-woo had parried Joaquin Piquerez’s free kick from exterior the realm.

The Koreans thought that they had equalised once more when Kim Younger-gwon rose above goalkeeper Santiago Mele to move in with quarter-hour remaining, just for referee Yusuke Araki to evaluate the defender had dealt with the ball after a prolonged VAR examine.

Celtic striker Oh Hyeon-gyu then fell sufferer of a marginal offside name when he thought he had levelled seven minutes from time because the Uruguayans clung on.

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