Carlos Vela gave Mexico the lead with that penalty after Korean defender Jang Hyun-soo blocked Andres Guardado's cross with his arm inside the area, before the nation's all-time leading goalscorer Javier Hernandez doubled their lead in the second half with his 50th global goal.
Mexico will reach the last 16 should Sweden beat Germany in Saturday's final game, kicking-off at 19:00 BST. Heung-Min Son scored in the stoppage time to half the deficit but in the end it was no more than a consolation.
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Mexico opened its World Cup by upsetting defending champion Germany 1-0.
Javier Hernandez hit his 50th worldwide goal as Mexico edged closer to progression from World Cup Group F with a 2-1 victory over South Korea. Chicharito's first goal in the competition was the insurance marker his team eventually needed to vanquish South Korea. Vela converted from the penalty spot in the 26th minute after Jang Hyun-soo handled the ball while trying to stop a cross from Andres Guardado.
The South Koreans managed successive counterattacks by targeting striker Son Heung-min but caused few problems for Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.
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"We didn't listen to the criticism", said Javier Hernandez, one of the scorers against South Korea. He hit the ball low past goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo after collecting a pass from Hirving Lozano.
South Korea wanted a penalty of their own after the restart when Moon Seon-min's strike clipped Carlos Salcedo's arm, but the referee correctly waved away their appeals.
Hernandez added the second in the 66th, scoring his 50th goal for Mexico.
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- South Korea have lost their last four World Cup matches; their joint-worst losing run at the World Cup, also losing four between 1986 and 1990.