DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The 0-0 draw between Uruguay and South Korea on Thursday was the fourth scoreless recreation of this 12 months’s World Cup — already greater than half the event report by means of the primary set of matches.
The report for scoreless attracts within the World Cup is seven, accomplished 4 instances, in 1982, 2006, 2010 and 2014. The 2018 event in Russia had just one 0-0 draw, between Denmark and France.
By means of the 16 video games accomplished Thursday, the Mexico-Poland, Denmark-Tunisia, Croatia-Morocco and South Korea-Uruguay matches all went scoreless.
There have been no scoreless attracts in 1930, 1934, 1938, 1950 or 1954. Earlier than the beginning in Qatar, the World Cup averaged greater than two targets per recreation. The best common got here in 1954, when 140 targets had been scored in 26 video games at 5.38 per recreation.
The least prolific scoring World Cup was the 1990 event when 115 targets had been scored at solely 2.21 targets per recreation.
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