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PHOTOS: Uruguay denied woodwork in 0-0 draw with South Korea | qatar world cup 2022

Uruguay defender Diego Godin and midfielder Federico Valverde hit the woodwork as the South Americans were held to a South Korea played out a 0-0 draw In their opening World Cup Group H game.

wearing a black mask to protect against facial fractures, Son Hyung-min Thursday started for the South Koreans, yet it was teammate Hwang Ui-jo who came closest to breaking the impasse, but he scooped his shot over the bar with the goal at his mercy.

The best chance to pulsate in the first half fell to Uruguay captain Godin, whose glancing header from a corner hit the foot of the left-hand post just before the break.

Valverde fired a stinging shot in the final minute of regulation time that hit the top of the post as the two sides battled to a stalemate in front of a crowd of 41,663, with group rivals Portugal meeting Ghana later in the evening.

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