Hangzhou: Japan escaped with a narrow 4-3 win over hosts China PR to book their spot in Friday’s final of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou where Michihisa Kano’s side will take on DPR Korea after they handed Uzbekistan an 8-0 defeat.
The showdown promises to be a thriller with both teams having impressed en route to the final.
An Myong Song’s header gave DPR Korea a 3-0 lead in first half injury time and they extended their lead further seconds after the restart when Kim scored her second with a volley from above shoulder height.
The goals kept coming for DPR Korea, Ri Hak claiming the fifth via a deflection in the 50th minute and Kim completed her hat trick 13 minutes later with a header. .....
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