Juan Carlos Osorio’s team goals scored by Carlos Vela through a penalty execution in the 26th minute and Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez in the 66th minute. Meanwhile, South Korea to minimize lagging through goals Son Heung-Min.
Mexico continued to dominate the game in the second half. Juan Carlos Osorio’s lead scorer plays quite comfortably over the midfield.
South Korea also played more relying on fast counter-attacks so could seize the ball.
Entering the 51st minute, Mexico got a golden opportunity. Kick Hirving Lozano utilizing feedback from Carlos Vela, still bouncing high above Cho Hyun-Woo’s goal.
Pause a minute later, South Korea’s turn threatens Mexico through a quick counterattack scheme. Moon Seon-Min’s kick was still blocked by Mexican defender Carlos Salcedo.
Entering the 59th minute, Mexico almost breaking into South Korea goalkeeper. Andres Guardado’s hard kick can still be pushed over Hyun-Woo.
Mexico seems like just waiting for another goal to see the opportunities they created in the second half. Sure enough, South Korean goalkeeper again conceded in the 66th minute.
Former Manchester United player Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez scored to double Mexico’s lead. He successfully outwit the South Korean defender after receiving feedback from Hirving Lozano, then fired hard inside the penalty box and the ball lodged in Hyun-Woo’s goal.
The Mexican goal process stems from a quick counterattack through long-range Carlos Salcedo in the El Tri defense. Ball greeted Lozano who ran, then took the bait to Chicharito who continued with a goal.
Behind 0-2, making South Kora was whipped up to keep pressing the Mexican defense. The 75th minute, The Taegeuk Warriors got a chance to score after Mexico defender Rafael Marquez made a blunder.
Marquez returns the ball to Guillermo Ochoa. Bait responsibility was diserobot Hwang Hee-Chan who directly pass the ball to Son Heung-Min. However, Heung-Min is in an unprepared position and throws away scoring chances in front of goal Ochoa.
Opportunities that are the biggest chance South Korea failed to maximize. The new Taegeuk Warriors can score to minimize the lag to 1-2 thanks to Son Heung-min’s goal when the game has entered three additional minutes of second-half time. Ochoa was unable to ward off Heung-Min’s kick from outside the penalty box that went into the top right corner of Mexico’s goalkeeper.
There is little time for South Korea to equalize and the game ends for Mexico’s 2-1 victory.