FIFA World Cup 2010: Round of 16 Day 1 Recap

June 26th, 2010 by Eugene Fogarty Leave a reply »
Uruguay Role Back the Years
     South Korea   1-2   Uruguay          Port Elizabeth

South Korea threw everything they had at Uruguay in the second half of the last 16 clash but in the end the Red Devils fell to a wonder goal from Ajax captain Luis Suarez.
La Celeste will now move on to face the last remaining African team for a place in the World Cup semi finals next Friday, in what is their first quarter final in 40 years.
The two time champions started the game the brighter. Diego Forlan was prominent in everything his team did in the opening minutes but once his team scored after eight minutes he reverted into his shell. 
The Atletico Madrid goal machine whipped in a teasing but easily manageable cross that Korean goalkeeper Jung Sung-ryong decided to let role past him. As the hole South Korean defensive line decided to stop playing Luis Suarez was popping up at the back post to stroke the Jabulani into an empty net. 
Considering Uruguay's form in the group stages one would be forgiven for thinking the game was already over. ...

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