Chicharito records history with strike against South Korea

Chicharito records history with strike against South Korea

Chicharito records history with strike against South Korea

Osorio was heavily criticised leading up to the World Cup but the Mexico coach has been somewhat justified in his decisions by his side's victories in Russian Federation.

Carlos Vela put them ahead from the penalty spot in the 26th minute at Rostov Arena, which had been taken over by Mexico's sea of fanatical supporters.

But despite seeing Mexico follow a 1-0 defeat of world champions Germany with another narrow win, Osorio was unhappy with the refereeing from Serbian official Milorad Mazic, who booked four Korea players.

The momentum Mexico can build with another win might carry El Tri deep into the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The referee had no hesitation in awarding a penalty and, with similar conviction, Vela sent Cho Hyun-woo the wrong way from 12 yards to hand Mexico the lead. Hernandez added the second in the 66th, scoring his 50th goal for Mexico.

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Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio reacts as Javier Hernandez looks on on June 23, 2018. South Korea lost its opening match.

South Korea: Jo Hyeon-woo, Lee Yong, Son Heung-min, Ju Se-jong, Hwang Hee-chan, Kim Min-woo, Ki Sung-yueng, Kim Young-gwon, Jang Hyun-soo, Lee Jae-sung, Moon Seo-min. "They tend to relax, they tend to lose focus, so every weekend, every match, we insist on being fully focused on not losing that important message", Osorio said. A volley from Vela skimmed the bar minutes later.

South Korean forward Son Heung-min scored a scintillating consolation goal in injury time but it was too little too late for the East Asian nation, which now can not qualify for the first knockout stage of the tournament. Mexico relied on keeping possession and long-range shots, with a powerful attempt from Andreas Guardado forcing an athletic save from Jo in the second half.

Mexican fans avoided using a chant, which is considered to be homophobic by Federation Internationale de Football Association, against the opposing goalkeeper.

Mexico will advance to the last 16 for the seventh straight World Cup should Sweden beat Germany in Saturday's final game, which starts at 1 o'clock local time.

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