Korea beat Portugal 2-1 in the 91st minute and qualified in extremis
Portugal and South Korea in the round of 16 of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Uruguay and Ghana eliminated. These are the verdicts of Group H after the races of the third and final day. South Korea qualified in extremis by beating Portugal 2-1 from behind.
Lusitanians ahead with Ricardo Horta in the 5th minute, Asian equalizer in the 27th minute with Kim Young-Gwon and decisive goal in the 91st minute by Hwang. The success allows Korea to climb to 4 points, 2 lengths from leaders Portugal, and to overcome Uruguay on goal difference. The South Americans beat Ghana 2-0 with two goals from De Arrascaeta (26′ and 32′) but the victory proved useless.
KOREA-PORTUGAL – The Lusitanians unlock the result in the 5th minute. Dalot runs away to the left and puts a low ball into the middle, Ricardo Horta comes in tow and scores. Korea equalized in the 27th minute on action from a corner: Ronaldo as a defender proved harmful, the ball caromed on CR7 and became an assist for Kim Young-Gwon who hit the target from two steps away. At the end, the decisive goal: Hwang finalizes the Korean counterattack, 2-1 and won in the second round.
GHANA-URUGUAYT – Ghana wastes the best chance at the start. Penalty in the 19th minute, Ayew shoots badly and Rochet rejects. Uruguay scores twice through De Arrascaeta, who scores in the 26th and 32nd minutes. The 2-0 is not enough to get through the round, the finale is a useless assault on the African goal: Celeste is eliminated.