Argentina Thursday defeated South Korea 4-1 in their 2nd Group B match at the 2010 World Cup tournament played at the Soccer City, Johannesburg.

Lionel Messi takes on the South Korea defence during the match. Photo: Getty Images

Live commentary

00min: Kick off

2mins:  Messi takes a corner kick but cleared

6mins: Argentina’s Higuain  is ruled offside

8mins: Higuain ruled offside

10mins: Ki-Hun Yeom Pu gets a yellow

14mins: Maxi Rodriguez with a clearance

16mins:  Chu-Young Park scores in his own net

Argentina 1-0 South Korea

19mins: Argentina’s goal kick

23mins: Walter Samuel is injured , Nicolas Burdisso replaces him

28mins:  Tevez takes a free kick, but shot goes wide

28mins: Korea’s goal kick

29mins: Chung-Yong Lee  heads wide

33mins: Higuain scores Argentina 2nd goal

38mins: Goal kick for South Korea

45 + 1mins:  Chung-Yong Lee scores for Korea

45+2mins: Half time

45mins: 2nd half begins

45mins: Korea’s kick off

47mins: Messi takes on the Koreans but his deflected shot saved for a corner

48mins: Messi fires a shot but misses the goal from outside the box

50mins:  Higuain is ruled offside

53mins: Tevez shot outside the box rebounds, cleared

55mins: Jonas Gutiérrez gets a yellow, Mascherano too

58mins: Ki-Hun Yeom with a chance to score but miss the target

61mins: A shot by Nam-Il Kim, but blocked

64mins: Argentina’s goal kick

66mins: Korea’s keeper saves Lionel Messi direct free kick

73mins:  Heinze gets a yellow

74mins: Tevez out, Sergio Agüero in

77mins: Higuain scores from Messi’s rebound

80mins:  Higuain scores a brace

83mins: Gonzalo Higuain out, Mario Bolatti in

90mins: 2mins extra time added

90 +2mins: Final whistle.

Argentina 4-1 South Korea

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