Son Heung-min needs his South Korea aspect to tug off "one totally different miracle" and beat Brazil on Monday contained in the World Cup closing 16 after their last-gasp heroics in opposition to Portugal.

The Koreans' match over till substitute Hwang Hee-chan popped up in harm time to attain the winner in a 2-1 victory over already licensed Portugal on Friday in Qatar.

That propelled them into the knockout rounds and a frightening date with Brazil, definitely considered one of many pre-tournament favourites.

However skipper Son, who has been having enjoyable with in a masks following surgical course of closing month for a fracture spherical his left eye, talked about they don't seem to be ready to go dwelling merely nonetheless.

After what has been a match of surprises, the Koreans now wish to tug off one totally different one.

"That is sweet nonetheless our match will not be over," Spurs attacker Son talked about following the feelings of the dramatic win over Portugal.

"We have regularly talked about reaching the spherical of 16 as our purpose nonetheless we must always at all times on a regular basis now attempt to transcend that," Son, who shed tears of enjoyment, educated Korean media in Doha.

"I hope we'll script one totally different miracle," he added, having put together Hwang with a searing run and threaded cross by way of the legs of a Portuguese defender.

Some in South Korea are starting to enchantment to parallels with the nationwide aspect of 2002 who shocked the world as co-hosts by reaching the semi-finals.

Present assistant coach Sergio Costa, who took value from the sidelines for the Group H battle with Portugal due to coach Paulo Bento was suspended, resisted such speak about.

"I can not take a look at due to I watched the World Cup in 2002 on TV and did not know them personally," talked about Costa, having masterminded the win over his native Portugal in his boss's absence. 

"I've seen a number of video video video games from the sooner nonetheless I can not make a comparability due to I did not know the Korean workers as soon as extra then.

"I can let what it's now -- it is a workers which will very properly be very trustworthy.

"That's one issue that we're very proud of, we see these avid players with a robust character and so they additionally deserve what we have now achieved," he added.