S. Korea beat Iran 2-1 to clinch QF berth at Olympic men's football qualifying tournament
Updated: 2020-01-13 10:07:25 KST
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South Korea's U-23 men's national football team beat Iran 2-1 on Sunday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U-23 AFC Championships in Thailand.
South Korea took control of the match in the first half, finding the back of the net through Lee Dong-jun and Cho Kyu-sung in the 21st and 34th minute, respectively.
With the win, South Korea advances to the final eight to face off against Uzbekistan on Wednesday night.
The U-23 tournament doubles as an Olympic qualifier.
The top three finishers will qualify for a place in Tokyo.