Doha: Goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo said Korea Republic’s refusal to give up sealed them a place in the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ quarter-finals on Tuesday.
Trailing 1-0 to Saudi Arabia with the match in stoppage time, Cho Gue-sung drew Korea Republic level in the ninth minute with the tie eventually decided by penalties.
Jo, who took over on Matchday Two of the group stage following a tournament-ending injury suffered by first choice keeper Kim Seung-gyu, was the hero in the shoot-out as he kept out Sami Al Naji and Abdulrahman Ghareeb's spot-kicks, with Hwang Hee-chan netting the deciding penalty for a 4-2 win at the Education City Stadium. .....
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