SãO PAULO, Jun. 26, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : Belgium defeated South Korea by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Thursday afternoon at the Arena Corinthians in São Paulo.
South Korea made the Belgians doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen in the 78th minute.Belgium advance to the Round of 16. South Korea is eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Group H
South Korea at the World Cup
- 9 appearances (first in 1954)
- 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
- Statistics: Fourth Place (2002)
Belgium at the World Cup
- 12 appearances (first in 1930)
- 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
- Statistics: Fourth Place (1986)
- 26 June 2014
- São Paulo
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