Uruguay hits the woodwork twice as South Korea held the two-time World Cup winners to a 0-0 draw in their World Cup Group H opener at Education City Stadium in Doha.
Federico Valverde bended it towards the goal in the 90th minute only to be denied by the post.
Edinson Cavani came in for Luis Suarez in the 64th minute but did not threat Korea goalkeeper Seung-gyu Kim.
Both teams have a big chance each in the first 45 minutes.
Uruguay almost led as Diego Godin, their captain and most capped player, had a powerful header off the woodwork two minutes from the first-half whistle.
Korea were a threat in the first half, with their biggest chance came in the 34th minute as Ui-jo Hwang shot just over the bar from near the penalty spot.
Son did not show up as much.
The 30-year-old Tottenham forward did made several crosses into the Uruguayan box from the left, including one in the 26th minute, only to be headed away by Mathías Olivera.
The former Asian champion dominated a lot of the ball in the first half in front of the 40,000-strong crowd.
South Korea play Ghana next on the 28th of November.