FIFA World Cup: South Korea and Uruguay are tied at 0-0 after an eventful first half.

South Korea and Uruguay were goalless in the first half of their World Cup group H game . South Korea had a real chance to score in the 38th minute, but Hwang In-beom missed it .

Al-Rayyan (Qatar), November 24 : In a group H game, South Korea and Uruguay were goalless in the first half.Both teams went all out against each other in the first half, pouncing on opportunities to invade each others penalty area and coming close to scoring several times, with the stadium bursting with cheers from the crowd.Right after the match, South Korea tried to put pressure on the South-American team, but the ball fell out for a Uruguay throw-in.Uruguay had their first big chance in the 22nd minute when Jose Maria Gimenez headed the ball across from the right, catching Korea off guard.

Luis Suarez was too timid at it to miss the mark.Son Heung-min, the Korean star, made a brilliant run in the 25th minute, looking threatening as he ran past the Uruguian defenders.Oliviera put his stamina to use and made a spectacular run to the South Korean box, passing the ball to Nunez at the edge of the box, but Loiviera could not latch onto it.Both teams pumped up their game at a brisk pace, attacking one after another.South Korea had a real chance to score in the 38th minute, but Hwang In-beom missed it as the opportunity went begging.

The team could have taken the lead, but Hwang missed a sitter, leaving him in disbelief.In the 43rd minute, Uruguay captain Diego Godin almost found the back of the net after heading the ball off a penalty corner, but the ball ricocheted off the post.South Korean Son was the standout player for his squad, causing all sorts of challenges for Uruguay's defence with his lightning speed and willy footwork.Nunez was the top pick among Uruguay's players, and he seemed to have scored more than once and would be ruining his missed chances to take the lead.

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