Uruguay Advances to World Cup Quarterfinals

By KARL RITTER
|  Saturday, Jun 26, 2010  |  Updated 12:15 PM CDT
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Uruguay Advances to World Cup Quarterfinals

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PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 26: Luis Suarez (#9) of Uruguay celebrates scoring his second goal in the driving rain during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Round of Sixteen match between Uruguay and South Korea at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on June 26, 2010 in Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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Luis Suarez scored twice as Uruguay beat South Korea 2-1 on Saturday and advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 40 years.  Playing in swirling wind and rain, Suarez scored the winner in the 80th minute after sidestepping two defenders and curling a right-footed shot off the post from the edge of the area.

Lee Chung-yong had tied the game in the 68th on a header after goalkeeper Fernando Muslera left his line attempting to punch away a looping ball.
Uruguay took the lead in the eighth when Diego Forlan's cross from the left flank went across the goal mouth and Suarez put the ball in the net with a one-timer from a tight angle.Uruguay will play a quarterfinal against the United States or Ghana, who play later Saturday

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