Thomas Vermaelen played no part as 10-man Belgium maintained their 100 per cent record with a 1-0 win against South Korea to top Group H.
Steven Defour was sent off two minutes before half-time but despite their endeavour, South Korea failed to make their numerical advantage count.
With 13 minutes to go, Divock Origi's shot fell into Jan Vertonghen's path and the defender slotted home the rebound to clinch a third straight win for the Red Devils and set up a clash with USA in the last 16.
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