Min flashed at the last moment: Korea entered the knockout
Doha (Qatar), December 2- With the help of Hwang Hee Chan Min’s superb goal with just a few seconds to go, South Korea won the match against Portugal 2-1 and entered the last 16 of the tournament. Despite the defeat, Portugal entered the knockout stage as the top team in Group H.
Portugal took the lead at the start of the match at the Education City Stadium here. Horta’s goal in the fifth minute gave Korea an early shock. But undeterred, Korea continued its struggle. At this time, the goal scored by Kim in the 27th minute of the first half helped Korea to equalize the game. Accordingly, the first half of the match was tied at 1-1. But in the second half, both the teams fought hard for the goal, but no one got the result. Both teams had many chances to score goals in this period but none of them failed to score. But Korea won the game with the help of Hwang Hee Chan Min’s amazing goal in the final stage of the extra period that was given after the end of the regular period of the match, and also gave an entry to the last 16 round of the World Cup tournament.