Korean men secure semifinal spot with 4-3 win over Uzbekistan
For the second time at the Asian Games, Hwang Ui-jo scored a hat-trick to lead the U-23 Korean football team to a victory. The match was tied 3-3 at full time, and it wasn’t until the second half of overtime that Hwang Hee-chan was able to break the deadlock with Korea’s fourth goal.
With another hat trick, Hwang Ui-jo is the leading scorer of the tournament, with a total of eight goals at the Asian Games.
Korea will play its semifinal match on Wednesday against the winner of a match between Vietnam and Syria.
BY KANG YOO-RIM [email@example.com]
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
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