Photos: Heartbreak for Uruguay after World Cup elimination | In Pictures News

Giorgian de Arrascaeta scored twice for Uruguay of their 2-0 victory over Ghana, however it was not sufficient to maintain them within the World Cup after South Korea tapped them to the Group H runners-up spot with victory over Portugal.

Ghana, who famously missed an extra-time spot-kick in a quarter-final in opposition to Uruguay in South Africa 12 years in the past, spurned the possibility to take the lead within the twenty first minute when Andre Ayew’s tame penalty was simply saved by Sergio Rochet.

Uruguay made them pay with their first purpose of the event as de Arrascaeta headed the ball over the road from shut vary after a shot from Luis Suarez within the twenty sixth minute. They doubled their lead with an excellent volley by de Arrascaeta after Suarez was once more concerned within the buildup six minutes later.

The win lifted Uruguay to 3rd place on 4 factors, the identical as South Korea, who squeaked by with extra targets scored within the event after netting a late winner in a 2-1 victory over Portugal. Ghana completed backside of the group with three factors.

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