Uruguay, South Korea Open Group H Play With Scoreless Draw

Uruguay, South Korea Open Group H Play With Scoreless Draw originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

Another day, another scoreless draw in Qatar.

Uruguay and South Korea ended their Group H opener with a final score of 0-0, marking the fourth such contest so far at the 2022 World Cup. Both sides had chances to break the stalemate, but nobody was able to get a goal across.

Uruguay’s opportunities were especially close. Diego Godín and Federico Valverde both hit the post, with Godín’s shot coming on a first-half header and Valverde drilling an 89th-minute rocket with his right foot.

South Korea was in position to steal three points a couple of times during the match. Hwang Ui-Jo missed a point blank chance in the 34th minute and Son Heung-Min went wide of the net in the 90th minute.

Uruguay and South Korea each come away with a point in Group H with the result.

Next up for Uruguay is a highly anticipated contest against Portugal on Monday, while South Korea will battle Ghana.