Korea Republic have virtually secured their place in the Final Round of the Preliminary Joint Qualification for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup China 2023.
Paulo Bento’s side defeated Sri Lanka 5-0 in the penultimate Group H match at Goyang Stadium on Wednesday. Bento’s charges had claimed another comprehensive win by the same scoreline against Turkmenistan four days earlier.
The Taegeuk Warriors are now on top of Group H with 13 points (4W 1D), with their final group game against Lebanon to take place at the same venue on Sunday. Second-placed Lebanon, for their part, lost 3-2 against Turkmenistan earlier in the afternoon and failed to close the gap behind the leaders. With a seemingly unassailable advantage on goal difference, Korea Republic are almost certain to reach the final round as group winners unless they lose to Lebanon by a considerable margin. .....
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