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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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ohahCantona4168d ago

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

zico4168d ago

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

ohahCantona4168d ago

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

GJ234168d ago

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

GJ234168d ago

South korea need to practice penalties.