With third matchups underway for the World Cup group stage, it’s time to look into how each team can advance to the Round of 16.
The four teams in Group H are Portugal, Ghana, South Korea, and Uruguay. All four teams are still alive to qualify for the Round of 16.
Current Group H Standings
|Portugal||6 points (+3 goal differential)|
|Ghana||3 points (0 goal differential)|
|South Korea||1 point (-1 goal differential)|
|Uruguay||1 point (-2 goal differential)|
Results Through Two Games
Uruguay 0, South Korea 0
Portugal 3, Ghana 2
Ghana 3, South Korea 2
Portugal 2, Uruguay 0
Portugal vs. South Korea (10:00 a.m. ET)
Uruguay vs. Ghana (10:00 a.m. ET)
How Each Group H Team Can Advance to Round of 16
- Portugal has already advanced to the Round of 16, but they still have plenty to play for in their final matchup with South Korea. They’ll clinch the group with a win or tie.
- Ghana has a chance to advance in their matchup with Uruguay, which has them moving on if they win or tie that game. They can also win Group H if they defeat Uruguay while also having a better goal differential than Portugal.
- South Korea can advance to the Round of 16 if they defeat Portugal while also needing Uruguay to beat Ghana. In addition, they’ll also need to have a better goal differential than Uruguay.
- Uruguay will advance if they defeat Ghana, along with Portugal beating South Korea. Uruguay will also need to hold a better goal differential than South Korea.