FIFA Cup 2018: Mexico hold off South Korea as Hernández brings up his 50

Hernandez, Vela strikes see off Korea

Hernandez, Vela strikes see off Korea

Javier Hernandez hit his 50th global objective as Mexico edged nearer to movement from World Cup Group F with a 2-1 triumph over South Korea.

Mexico’s record-breaking driving scorer was very much marshaled by South Korea’s resistance for quite a bit of Saturday’s conflict in Rostov-on-Don, however took his risk when it came in the 66th moment, opening home in formed mold at the climax of an awesome counter-assault.

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Hernandez’s objective was nothing not as much as Mexico, who beat guarding champion Germany 1-0 last time out, merited after another expert execution, with South Korea having energized following Carlos Vela’s 26th-minute punishment.

It was not generally smooth cruising for Juan Carlos Osorio’s side, however, with Lee Yong and Son Heung-min leaving behind respectable open doors in the beginning periods.

Be that as it may, Jang Hyun-soo’s handball gave ref Milorad Mazic minimal decision however to point to the spot – the quantity of punishments granted in Russia therefore outperforming the 13 over the sum of the past World Cup – and Vela, who reported the passing of his granddad following the prevail upon Germany, changed over.

Hernandez’s strike implies Mexico will advance to the last 16 if Germany neglect to beat Sweden, with Son Heung-min’s additional time shocker insufficient to stop South Korea gazing at a potential gathering stage exit.

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