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Higuain's hat-trick sinks South Koreans

Argentina went on a scoring spree against Korea Republic with Gonzalo Higuain firing the first hat-trick of this FIFA World Cup to take a huge step towards the last 16.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+KUN AGUERO (Argentina) sees an effort go off target.
90'+ROMERO (Argentina) blocks the shot.
90'+JISUNG (Korea Republic) sees his effort hit the target.
90'MASCHERANO (Argentina) is penalised after committing a foul.
86'BEOMSEOK (Korea Republic) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on KUN AGUERO (Argentina).
84'MESSI (Argentina) swings in the corner.
82' BOLATTI (in) comes off the bench to replace HIGUAIN (out) (Argentina)
81' DONGGOOK (in) comes off the bench to replace CHUYOUNG (out) (Korea Republic)
80' HIGUAIN (Argentina) scores!!
80'JISUNG (Korea Republic) commits a foul.
79'M. RODRIGUEZ (Argentina) is penalised after committing a foul.
78'SUNGRYONG (Korea Republic) blocks the shot.
78'HIGUAIN (Argentina) sees his effort hit the target.
76' HIGUAIN (Argentina) scores!!

Man of the Match

Forward

Statistics

Ball possession
56
%
44

Disciplinary

19Fouls Committed19
3Yellow cards2
0Red Cards0

Attacking

6Corners2
4Offsides0
0Free kicks0
1Saves7

Line-ups

Argentina
ArgentinaARG
Korea Republic
Korea RepublicKOR
22
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
82'
10
81'
11
75'
13
23'
(C)
46' HT
17
Misses next match if booked
19
SubstitutesSubstitutes
1
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
23'
46' HT
82'
12
75'
81'
22
23
CoachCoach
Diego MARADONA (ARG)Jungmoo HUH (KOR)

Match Facts

Johannesburg

Soccer City Stadium

  • Stadium nameSoccer City Stadium
  • CityJohannesburg

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 7° CTemperature
  • 43 m/sWind
  • 27 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Frank DE BLEECKERE
    Belgium
    BelgiumBEL
  • Assistant Referee 1: Peter HERMANS (BEL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Walter VROMANS (BEL)
  • Fourth official: Jerome Kelvyn DAMON (RSA)

Groups

Group B
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
Argentina
ARG
33007169
Korea Republic
KOR
311156-14
Greece
GRE
310225-33
Nigeria
NGA
301235-21