Player Ratings | South Korea 2-1 Portugal

South Korea defeated Portugal 2-1 after Hwang Hee-Chan’s dramatic 91st minute winner which ensured their qualification through to the round of 16. Despite losing, Portugal advance as Group H winners.

Key Performers:

Diogo Dalot, 8 – The Manchester United full-back assisted the opening goal after his precise cut-back found Horta. His endeavour down the right-hand side created a number of opportunities.

K. Young-gwon, 7 – After equalising for South Korea, the centre-back was forced into making a number of crucial blocks.

Ricardo Horta, 7 – The 28-year-old opened the scoring with a superb finish and was a persistent threat throughout the match.

Hwang Hee-Chan, 8 – His winning goal secured South Korea’s place in the knockout stages for only the third time in their history.

South Korea – 1

Kim Seung Gyu, 7

Kim Moon-hwan, 6

K. Kwon, 6

K. Young-gwon, 7

Jin-su Kim, 6

Hwang In-beom, 6

Jung Woo-young, 6

Lee Kang-in, 6

Jae-sung Lee, 6

Son Heung-min, 6

Cho Gue-sung, 6

Others: Hwang Hee-chan 8.

Portugal – 1

Diogo Costa, 5

Diogo Dalot, 8

Pepe, 5

António Silva, 5

João Cancelo, 6

Matheus Nunes , 5

Rúben Neves, 5

João Mário, 5

Vitinha, 7

Ricardo Horta, 8

Cristiano Ronaldo, 6

Others: João Palhinha 5, André Silva 5, Rafael Leão 5.

Mark Marston | GWFN

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