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Uruguay, Ghana set for epic rematch after 12 years

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Published: 13:24, 2 December 2022  
Uruguay, Ghana set for epic rematch after 12 years

South Korea will face Portugal while Ghana will face Uruguay in the final Group H matches of World Cup 2022 with both the games kicking off today at 9pm. FIFA  has worked out all the potential scenarios for every team in terms of qualifying and going out.

Uruguay and Ghana’s quarterfinal meeting at South Africa 2010 is widely viewed as one of the most iconic World Cup matches in history.

On a tense evening in Johannesburg, this was a game that had everything; drama, controversy, heartbreak, a villain and a hero – incidentally, both played by the same person.

Luis Suárez’s role as Uruguay’s savior that night made him persona non grata in Ghana, even earning him the nickname ‘El Diablo,’ or ‘The Devil.’

Ghana can progress with a win against Uruguay. If they draw they would go through if South Korea does not beat Portugal. If the Asian side wins then second place would be decided by goal difference between them and Ghana.

Uruguay and South Korea will be out if they lose or draw. Uruguay can still go through with a win if South Korea does beat Portugal. If both teams triumph, then second spot will be decided between them by goal difference.