'The best among all Asians', South Korea trust in Son against Mexico

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Mexico striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez was delighted after netting his 50th global goal on Saturday in the 2-1 victory over South Korea, but he still wants more from El Tri at the World Cup. The Mexicans will be bearing in mind some of the poor results they have suffered in the last couple of years, in particular a humiliating 7-0 hammering at the hands of Chile.

"I think it had an impact on us and now we are very much united having gone through very hard moments", midfielder Andres Guardado told a news conference on Friday. Both personally and on behalf of the entire team I want to thank all of you, but we want to ask you to give us rest.

Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio, who is known for his policy for changing personnel between games, is making only one change for Mexico's World Cup match against Korea.

South Korea threatened again nine minutes later, Son breaking clear of Mexico's line before letting rip with a low drive that Hector Moreno did well to keep out.

He said: "Well, I think as a group, we admire Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina because [of their] quality, the way they play football".

It was Spurs man Son Heung-Min who looked the most unsafe for South Korea, who otherwise played a more defensive game, picking up only a fraction of possession.

Mexico will qualify for the last 16 if they win and Germany fail to beat Sweden. If the team could not work well, I think that's because I didn't do my best in my role.

Telemundo Deportes' complete Saturday coverage averaged 3.1 million television viewers ranking as the most-watched Saturday daytime in Telemundo history, topping by 72% the prior record set during last Saturday's World Cup coverage.

It was Mexico's turn to apply some pressure, and they were awarded a fortuitous penalty in the 24th when Korean defender Jang Hyun-soo was called for a handball violation in the box.

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how defending champions Germany got their title defence off to a losing start after bowing to Mexico in their opening Group F encounter at the Luzhniki Stadium. Carlos Vela calmly struck the ensuing penalty kick to the left of goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo, sending the crowd into hysterics and huge quantities of beer into the air above the stands.

"We did explain the strong points and weak points of the Mexican team".

Lozano burst forward as Mexico caught South Korea on the break and he teed up the West Ham striker, who cut inside before scuffing home to double the lead and bring up a half-century of goals for his country in the process.

Son, the team's star player, was left with too much to do up front.

A win gave Mexico six points in Group F - and it's looking likely that Mexico can emerge as the victor of the group and avoid a Round of 16 showdown with Brazil.

"It's very disappointing", Son said after the match.

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