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Japan 2-2 South Korea (AET, 3-0 Pens): Kawashima The Shootout Hero As Blue Samurai Reach Final

Japan booked a place in the final after a dramatic win on penalties over South Korea...

Japan's composure from the penalty spot ensured that they reached the Asian Cup final after South Korea had netted a dramatic equaliser in the final minute of extra-time. Eiji Kawashima saved twice in the shoot-out as Yasuyuki Konno, who gave away a penalty in normal time, put the winning spot-kick away.

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ohahCantona2145d ago

Fantastic match, well done Japan. Hope you beat Australia in the final.

zico2145d ago

The penalty against­ Korea was a wrong decision. It`s time for video­ ref FIFA!

ohahCantona2145d ago

Japan was overall a better team. They deserved to win.

GJ232145d ago

Shame sepp blatter is the boss. it'll Never happen with him there despite everyone else wanting it

GJ232145d ago

South korea need to practice penalties.