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FIFA: S Korea advance in shootout

CLOSE TIES:South Korea next face Iraq, who beat Paraguay when Farhan Shakor scored the only goal of the match in the fifth minute of extra-time


Nicolas Castillo finally broke the deadlock when he was set up by Sebastian Martinez and headed the ball backward over Croatia goalkeeper Oliver Zelenika in the 81st minute. Four minutes later, Croatia defender Jozo Simunovic sent a Christian Bravo cross past his own goalkeeper.

Chile finished third in 2007, but failed to qualify for the next two editions.

The other two quarter-finals see France face Uzbekistan and Uruguay take on favorites Spain.

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