S.Korea Beat Turkmenistan in World Cup Qualifier

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    September 11, 2019 11:50

    South Korea defeated Turkmenistan 2-0 on Tuesday in the opening match of the second round of Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

    Na Sang-ho of FC Tokyo scored the first goal 13 minutes into the game, while Jung Woo-young of Al Sadd scored another in the 82nd minute.

    Na Sang-ho (left) reacts with Son Heung-min after scoring a goal against Turkmenistan in Ashgabat on Tuesday in the second round of Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. /Yonnhap

    The victory propels Korea a step closer to the World Cup.

    South Korea is in the same group as Turkmenistan, Lebanon, North Korea and Sri Lanka. It faces Sri Lanka on Oct. 10 and North Korea on Oct. 15.

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