South Korea remain unbeaten in FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Suwon (South Korea), Nov 13 (IANS) South Korea beat Myanmar 4-0 on Friday at home to remain undefeated in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian zone qualifying tournament.

South Korea scored two goals in each half, improving to a perfect 5-0-0 in Group G in the second round of the Asian World Cup qualification at Suwon World Cup Stadium here, reports Xinhua.

As expected, South Korea dominated possession from the opening whistle against the 161st-ranked Myanmar. The first goal came in the 18th minute with Lee Jae-sung passing by Ki Sung-yueng from just behind the halfway line.

Koo Ja-cheol headed home to give South Korea a 2-0 lead at the half-hour mark. South Korea kept pressing in the second half but didn’t find the back of the net again until the 82nd minute when Jang atoned for his missed penalty with a header.

Son Heung-min set up South Korea’s fourth and last goal four minutes later, flicking one through the defence to find streaking Nam Tae-hee, who calmly struck it past Kyaw Zin Phyo to round out the scoring.

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