Doha: Korea Republic head coach Paulo Bento was impressed with his side’s 3-0 victory over Iraq in Group A of the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar, but insisted his men still had some work to do to secure qualification.
A sweeping attacking display from the Taeguk Warriors saw all of Hwang Hee-chan, Son Heung-min and Jeong Woo-young get on the scoresheet as Korea Republic tightened their grip on the second automatic qualification spot, moving eight points clear of their nearest chasers.
"I think it was a fair victory," said Bento.
"We had more difficulties in the first half than in the second half. In the second half, we were more aggressive with the ball and we used the space behind the opponent's defensive line in a good way. We should keep trying to improve our process and it's what we are going to do in the next training camp. .....
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