Two-time winners Uruguay open their 2022 World Cup campaign against South Korea at the Education City Stadium on Thursday.
La Celeste have been in excellent form since Diego Alonso took over from Oscar Tabarez at the end of last year.
45 minNunez is up front now, which makes sense – he’s wasted on the wing and Suarez is no longer the one-man forward-line he was. And Nunez runs at Inbeom, who stretches out to make sure the foul is correctly adminstered. Uruguay make nothing of the free-kick.
FULL-TIME: Uruguay 0-0 South Korea
Uruguay came closer to scoring, hitting the woodwork twice, but Uijo should also have scored for Korea; the truth is neither side showed enough quality to score, and Group H looks like being a tighty.
In the last world Cup, we had one goalless draw in 63 games; so far here, we’ve had four. I don’t think any of them have been stinkers, but there’s been too little attacking zest and basic competence