World Cup match report Korea Republic v Mexico 23 June 2018

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Nonetheless, Mexico did double their lead in the 66th minute with a counterattack that brought back memories of their victor against Germany.

Javier Hernandez scored his 50th global goal to help Mexico take a big step towards the last 16 of the World Cup with an impressive win over South Korea, despite Son Heung-min's stunning late strike.

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio said he prepared more for the match against South Korea than for the game against Germany.

Mexico, which upset defending champion Germany in its opening match, took the lead when Vela converted from the penalty spot in the 26th minute.

A win on the final matchday against Sweden would ensure Mexico finishes atop the group, and if Germany beats Sweden on Saturday as expected, a draw would also be enough for El Tri.

Let's look at the South Korea vs. Mexico betting lines.

"I think it had an impact on us and now we are very much united having gone through very hard moments", midfielder Andres Guardado told a news conference on Friday.




After failing to generate any offense in a 4-3-3 setting against Sweden, South Korea head coach Shin Tae-yong reverted to a more familiar 4-4-2, with two players, midfielders Moon Seon-min and Ju Se-jong, making their World Cup debuts. It's not breaking the equator, this tournament has already surpassed the Brazilian 2014 world Cup according to the number appointed 11-metre blows (14 vs 13).

The Korea Football Association said Sunday it will soon send a letter to FIFA to express its regret over a referee's decisions in South Korea's 2-1 loss to Mexico at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

It was heard, for instance, in the Mexico-Germany game in Moscow, and the team again received a fine of $10,000.

Son Heung-min scored in the injury time to reduce the lead but it was a bit too late and proved futile as well. The team insists it is focused because that's what it came to the World Cup to do - to win every game.

Despite their overall boisterousness, Mexico's fans didn't use their usual controversial "eh, puto!" chant during goal kicks taken by the South Korean goalkeeper. South Korea is ranked 57th.

The Taeguk Warriors are in dire need of a win if they are to remain in contention for the last 16, having lost 1-0 to Sweden in their tournament opener in Nizhny Novgorod. The match was foul-filled with South Korea committing 23 including two yellow cards.

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