Kuala Lumpur: There was a win for Japan while Korea Republic and Saudi Arabia were held to draws as the three Asian giants finalised their Asian Qualifiers preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 on Thursday.
Japan defeated Paraguay 2-0, Korea Republic saw Georgia come from behind to force a 2-2 draw and Saudi Arabia fought back from a goal down for a 1-1 result with Mali.
JAPAN 2-0 PARAGUAY
Ibaraki: Yuya Osako opened the scoring for Japan in the 23rd minute and Takumi Minamino doubled their lead seven minutes later in a match the four-time AFC Asian Cup champions dominated throughout.
Head coach Hajime Moriyasu was pleased with the result, although he felt Japan could have won by a wider margin......
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