World Cup 2018 : Mexico defeats South Korea 2-1

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Jun. 23, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Mexico defeated South Korea by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Saturday night at the Rostov Arena.

Mexico dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by forward Carlos Vela in the 26th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Mexicans further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Hernández in the 66th minute.

The result put the Mexicans top of Group F with 6 points. South Korea is bottom with no points. In their last game, Mexico will meet second-placed Sweden at the Rostov Arena on June 27, while South Korea will face Germany.

Fixtures and Results : Group F

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Overview

South Korea at the World Cup

  • 10 appearances (first in 1954)
  • 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
  • Statistics: Fourth Place (2002)

Mexico at the World Cup

  • 16 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
2018 World Cup Poster
South Korea
1:2
Mexico
1:2 (0:1)
  • 23 June 2018
  • 18:00
  • Rostov-on-Don

Group F

TeamPts
Mexico6
Sweden3
Germany0
South Korea0

Matches

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