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Uruguay took out the thorn with Korea

The light blue leaned on Sebastian Coates and Matias Vecino to obtain a victory that tastes like revenge

The memory of Uruguay being eliminated from the Qatar 2022 World Cup by Korea is still latent. And the charrúas used it this Tuesday to prevail 2-1 in the friendly in Seoul.

Jürgen Klinsmann still hasn't won his first victory in charge of Korea The former Germany and United States coach arrived last month and so far his balance is a 2-2 draw against Colombia and this setback.

Their matchup in Qatar ended tied 0-0. But this Tuesday it only took Sebastian Coates 10 minutes to open the scoring with a header.

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Six minutes into the second half, midfielder Hwang In-beom equalized from the six-yard box. But Matias Vecino scored the winning goal in minute 63.

With six minutes left, Kim Young-gwon hung up for 2-2. But the goal was canceled due to a foul on the goalkeeper.

In December Korea left Uruguay out of the round of 2 of the World Cup after beating Portugal 1-2 and seizing the last place in Group H. The sky-blue had beaten Ghana 0-XNUMX on that last day of the group stage, but that did not reached them.

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