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10MA TOPICS! [KOREA REP FA] Skipper Son steers Korea Republic to win

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May 29, 2018

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Daegu: Korea Republic defeated Honduras 2-0 in a pre-2018 FIFA World Cup Russia friendly match in Daegu on Monday, with Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-min delivering a picture-perfect opener in the second half.

Son broke the scoreless deadlock near the hour mark at Daegu Stadium, some 300 kilometres southeast of Seoul, firing a shot off his left foot from just outside the top of the circle. Then substitute Moon Seon-min, in his international debut, netted the insurance goal in the 71st.

This was the first of two tune-up matches for the FIFA World Cup-bound Korea Republic. They'll next face Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday in Jeonju, before head coach Shin Tae-yong whittles down his training camp roster of 26 to the squad of 23.

Korea Republic extended their undefeated home streak to 16 matches, with 13 wins and three draws, a run that dates back to March 2015.....

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