Korea earns 3-1 win over Japan in E.Asian tourney
Striker Lee Dong-kook was awarded a penalty kick in the 32nd minute in Tokyo. Lee Seung-yeol, a 21-year old rookie, scored five minutes later, while Kim Jae-sung added another goal in the second half.
It was the first victory over the island country since a friendship match held between the two countries on May 31, 2003.
Due to its Wednesday loss to China, which beat Hong Kong 2-0 in a match played earlier in the day, South Korea finished the nine-day game in second place after China. [Yonhap]
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