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OFFICIAL: Federico Valverde named Man of the Match for Uruguay vs South Korea

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The Real Madrid star Federico Valverde is named Man of the Match on his World Cup debut.

Uruguay and South Korea battled to a goalless draw in their Group H opener in the 2022 World Cup, when midfielder Valverde gave a perfect performance.

Fede Valverde's game by numbers vs. South Korea:

- 11 passes into final third

- 8 passes into opp. box (most)

- 5 x possession won

- 4 duels won

- 3 crosses

- 3 shots (most)

- 2 chances created

- 2 tackles made

- 0 x dribbled past

Federico Valverde is as irreplaceable for Uruguay as he is for Real Madrid and is central to his country's World Cup hopes as a player with youth and experience on his side in a squad blessed with an abundance of both.