Manchester United winger Facundo Pellistri put in a very good shift for Uruguay of their opening recreation of the World Cup, coming off within the 88th minute.
Former Crimson Satan Edinson Cavani additionally made an look coming off the bench within the sixty fourth minute to attempt to change the sport and discover a winner for the South American aspect.
Sadly, regardless of various possibilities created, the sport ended 0-0.
Pellistri triggered issues for South Korea as he linked up nicely with Luis Suarez particularly within the first-half, delivering some good balls into the field.
Uruguay hit the bar twice as South Korea pissed off them. Tottenham’s Son Heung-min was stored quiet for a lot of the match however the Koreans did have their fair proportion of possibilities.
20-year outdated Pellistri is but to make his senior debut for the Reds after arriving on the membership again in 2020.
In the present day he confirmed he’s a disciplined and devoted participant as, enjoying on the fitting, he bought some good blocks and tackles in as he helped his staff defend within the first-half.
When he misplaced possession he labored rapidly and successfully to win it again across the seventieth minute mark.
Statistics present he had 78% go accuracy, 31 touches and made two key passes. One nice cross ought to have been turned dwelling by Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez however he made a hash of the simple probability.
📈 | Facundo Pellistri’s stats versus the Korean Republic:
⏱ 88 Minutes performed
🤺 31 Touches
🛰 77.8% Go accuracy (14)
💥 Pictures (0)
🔑 Key passes (2)
👻 Possession misplaced (12)
🤤 Dribbles makes an attempt (4)
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He provided width to the Uruguay staff and put in some promising balls into the hazard zone however sadly South Korea have been stable of their defence too and neither aspect might discover the breakthrough.
Uruguay will now face Portugal on Monday the place Pellistri will face team-mates Diogo Dalot and Bruno Fernandes.
This tough earned level leaves Group H broad open with it anticipated to be a three-way battle between Portugal, Uruguay and South Korea all in good kind coming into the competitors.
After Pellistri’s efficiency in his World Cup debut right now, he seems set to function all through the competitors.