Korea Republic v Mexico, 23 June 2018

Score2-1 to Mexico
RefereeMilorad Mažić
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group F
VenueRostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don
Attendance43,472
Kick-off: 6.00pm local Korea Republic v Mexico was Match 28 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Refereeing team: Referee: Milorad Mažić (Serbia) Assistant Referee 1: Milovan Ristić (Serbia) Assistant Referee 2: Dalibor Djurdjević (Serbia) Fourth Official: John Pitti (Panama) Reserve AR: Gabriel Victoria (Panama) VAR: Daniele Orsato (Italy) With two wins from their first two games, Mexico were now close to reaching the last 16 for the seventh consecutive World Cup finals since 1994. Mexico had now won consecutive games at the World Cup finals for the first time since winning their first two games in 2002. Javier Hernández became the first player to score 50 goals in international games for Mexico. Korea Republic had now lost their last four games at the World Cup finals; their joint-longest losing sequence at the World Cup, also between 1986 and 1990. There had now been 14 penalties awarded at this World Cup finals; one more than in the entire 2014 tournament in Brazil. Excluding shoot-outs, the record for most penalties in at a World Cup finals is 18 (1990, 1998 and 2002).

1  Korea Republic

Manager: SHIN Tae Yong

2  Mexico

Manager: Juan Carlos Osorio

Goals:

SON Heung-min 90 G

Goals:

Carlos Vela penalty 26 P
Javier Hernández 66 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper JO Hyeon-woo
Defender JANG Hyun-soo
Defender LEE Yong
Defender KIM Young-gwon
Midfielder LEE Jae-sung
Midfielder KIM Min-woo
Midfielder JU Se-jong
Midfielder MOON Seon-min
Midfielder KI Sung-yueng (captain)
Midfielder/Forward SON Heung-min
Forward HWANG Hee-chan

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa
Defender Miguel Layún
Defender Héctor Moreno
Defender Carlos Salcedo
Defender/Midfielder Edson Álvarez
Defender/Midfielder Jesús Gallardo
Midfielder Andrés Guardado (captain)
Midfielder Héctor Herrera
Midfielder Hirving Lozano
Forward Carlos Vela

Substitutions:

LEE Seung-woo for JU Se-jong 64
JUNG Woo-young for MOON Seon-min 77
HONG Chul for KIM Min-woo 84

Substitutions:

Rafael Márquez for Andrés Guardado 68
Jesús Corona for Hirving Lozano 71
Giovani dos Santos for Carlos Vela 77

Cards:

KIM Young-gwon 58 Y
LEE Yong 63 Y
LEE Seung-woo 72 Y
JUNG Woo-young 80 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper KIM Jin-hyeon
Goalkeeper KIM Seung-gyu
Defender OH Ban-suk
Defender HONG Chul
Defender JUNG Seung-hyun
Defender GO Yo-han
Defender YUN Young-sun
Midfielder KOO Ja-cheol
Midfielder LEE Seung-woo
Midfielder JUNG Woo-young
Forward KIM Shin-wook

On the bench:

Goalkeeper José Corona
Goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera
Defender Hugo Ayala
Defender/Midfielder Rafael Márquez
Midfielder Javier Aquino
Midfielder Jonathan dos Santos
Midfielder Marco Fabián
Midfielder Erick Gutiérrez
Midfielder/Forward Jesús Corona
Midfielder/Forward Giovani dos Santos
Forward Raúl Jiménez
Forward Oribe Peralta