Park Helps South Korea to 2-1 win over UAE
Arsenal striker Park Chu-young scored his seventh goal in four
games for South Korea as the hosts defeated the United Arab
Emirates 2-1 on Tuesday in an Asian Group B qualifier for the 2014
The Koreans have seven points from three games, while the UAE
has lost three straight.
Seo Jung-jin, making his first full appearance for South Korea,
threaded a pass through the middle of the UAE defense and Park
rolled the ball past the goalkeeper from the edge of the area after
South Korea extended its lead after 64 minutes as Ismail Hamdan
headed a Ki Sung-yung corner into his own net.
Ismai Matar scored from close range in the 92nd minute for the
visitors. South Korea travels to UAE for the next match in the
group in November.