The teams created good actions and went close to scoring at different times. However, the goal came for neither of them.
South Korea restarted right where it left off at the end of the first half, pushing to score the first goal and gain the advantage.
Uruguay was suffering but still kept trying with their fast strikers using counterattacks.
Both teams were neutralizing each other, creating a few occasions each.
Valverde tried to gift Uruguay the advantage with a great shot from the distance. The midfielder was unlucky, though, as his shot hit the post and went out.