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10MA TOPICS! [KOREA REP FA] Semi-final: Korea Republic cruise past Qatar

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November 6, 2018

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Bogor: Korea Republic booked their place in the AFC U-19 Championship Indonesia 2018 final on Thursday with an impressive 3-1 win over Qatar at the Pakansari Stadium in Bogor.

A superb display and two goals from Jeon Se-jin laid the foundations for the victory, one which sees Korea Republic continue their quest to claim a 13th title at this level.

The Koreans will now face Saudi Arabia - who defeated Japan 2-0 in the other semi-final - in Sunday’s title showdown, leaving Qatar to reflect on what could have been at the end of a campaign which saw them - along with the other three semi-finalists - qualify for next year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.

In damp conditions, the game began brightly but without a genuine threat on goal until Khaled Mohammed drove a shot from distance into the welcoming arms of Korea Republic goalkeeper Lee Gwang-yeon on 16 minutes......

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