World Cup Daily: South Korea upsets Portugal to advance to Round of 16

For the primary time since 1994, no staff received all three of its World Cup group-stage matches. Thankfully for South Korea, all it wanted was one win in opposition to an unbeaten Portugal aspect to shake up Group H.

Here is the whole lot that occurred within the World Cup on Friday and what to observe for on Saturday.

South Korea 2, Portugal 1

South Korea handed Portugal its first lack of the event to advance to the World Cup knockout stage for simply the third time because it grew to become a member of FIFA in 1948. South Korea shall be trying to pull of one other upset on Monday: Brazil (2 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports activities app). Portugal, which had nothing to lose on Friday, will play Switzerland on Tuesday (2 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports activities app).

South Korea vs. Portugal Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

South Korea and Portugal confronted off of their ultimate group stage matches.

Uruguay 2, Ghana 0

Uruguay received its recreation in opposition to Ghana; it additionally evened up its purpose differential with South Korea; however in the long run, it wanted to a win a tiebreaker based mostly on objectives scored and South Korea scored extra in its three video games. Each Uruguay and Ghana had been eradicated with the end result.

Ghana vs. Uruguay Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Ghana vs. Uruguay Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Ghana and Uruguay confronted off of their third matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Switzerland 3, Serbia 2

Switzerland and Serbia each performed like groups that wished to maintain their tournaments going, however Switzerland proved to be the higher staff in the long run and a win was sufficient to ensure its spot within the knockout stage. It can play Portugal on Tuesday.

Serbia vs. Switzerland Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Serbia vs. Switzerland Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Serbia and Switzerland confronted off of their third matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Cameroon 1, Brazil 0

Cameroon wanted a win to advance, nevertheless it additionally wanted Serbia to beat Switzerland so it may go to a tiebreaker with Serbia. It is a good factor that tiebreaker would not have been a good play tiebreaker as a result of Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar received his second yellow and was despatched off for taking his shirt off whereas celebrating. Now that would have been a narrative.

Cameroon vs. Brazil Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Cameroon vs. Brazil Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Cameroon and Brazil confronted off within the ultimate match of the group stage within the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

GOAL OF THE DAY

The always-reliable Xherdan Shaqiri pulled by way of for Switzerland once more on Friday, this time with a shot that flew previous the keeper and the close to publish.

Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri scores purpose vs. Serbia in 19′

Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri scores goal vs. Serbia in 19'

ASSIST OF THE DAY

Son Heung-min waited till the proper second to put the ball off to Hwang Hee-Chan for what would finally be the match-winner.

SAVE OF THE DAY

It wasn’t the distinction between qualifying or not qualifying in the long run, nevertheless it was the distinction between a win and a loss for Cameroon. Had issues gone in a different way between Switzerland and Serbia, Devis Epassy would have been a hero.

MUST-SEE MOMENT

Friday’s match meant nothing to Portugal, as there was no approach for it to get eradicated. For South Korea, it meant the whole lot, and that feelings got here pouring out from the staff after the ultimate whistle.

Netherlands vs. United States, 10 a.m. ET on FOX

Groups have had a tough time scoring in opposition to The Netherlands, however the Dutch have additionally had no points scoring objectives on their opposition thanks largely to breakout star Cody Gakpo, whose three objectives in three video games are tied for many within the event up to now — it is also greater than america scored (2) within the group stage.

If the U.S. goes to upset The Netherlands and advance to the quarterfinals for the primary time in 2002, it might want to put the ball at the back of the web in regulation or be able to do it in a penalty shootout, as there are not any ties on this stage of the event.

Argentina vs. Australia, 2 p.m. ET on FOX

Australia is again within the Round of 16 for the primary time since 2006 after ending forward of Denmark and Tunisia in Group D. If it desires to advance any additional than that — one thing it is by no means finished earlier than — it must get previous Lionel Messi’s Argentina. It is a tall activity, however not an not possible one, as Saudi Arabia discovered in its group stage opener.

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