Mexico will clinch their place in the next round if Germany fail to beat Sweden in the other Group F game later on Saturday.
Mexico will face Sweden on Wednesday in Yekaterinburg with a chance to win Group F, a prospect that could set up a match against Brazil in the round of 16.
It's the 50th career global goal for Hernandez, known as "Chicharito".
Oddsmakers favor Mexico, most likely due to its stirring performance last Sunday in its upset win over Germany and overall World Cup pedigree - nine wins, seven draws and just two losses in its last 18 World Cup group-stage games.
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From there, in what was its first and until now only World Cup , Senegal went on a run to the quarterfinals. A few hours after Senegal's win, Egypt then also lost its second match, 3-1, against Russian Federation .
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Caitlyn Wallner told the paper a similar story. "There were all kinds of people running out", he said. Bailey said she told the woman to get into her vehicle and they escaped to a nearby auto wash.
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After Sergio Aguero gave Argentina a 1-0 lead inside of 20 minutes, Alfred Finnbogason equalized the game just moments later. A final free kick by Messi in the 95th minute appropriately sailed into a wall thick with Iceland players.
Korea saw an improvement from their opening defeat to Sweden although their main tactic consisted of searching for Son Heung-min with long balls behind the defensive line.
"We didn't listen to the criticism", said Javier Hernandez, one of the scorers against South Korea. The Mexicans were awarded the penalty after Jang Hyun-soo handled the ball while trying to stop a cross from Andres Guardado.
The Taeguk Warriors of South Korea enter the Mexico contest with a seven-game World Cup winless streak.
Not to be outdone, Cho was at his best soon after, South Korea's goalkeeper lunging to his right to tip Hernandez's goal-bound shot wide.
Javier Hernandez and Miguel Layun of Mexico celebrate their team's victory in the World Cup match against South Korea on June 23, 2018, in Russian Federation. He hit the ball low past goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo after collecting a pass from Hirving Lozano.