Asian Cup 2019 : South Korea beats Kyrgyzstan 1-0
AL-AIN, Jan. 11, 2019 (AMP) — Emirates 2019 : South Korea defeated Kyrgyzstan by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 1-0), in the Asian Cup first round on Friday night at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al-Ain.
The result put the Koreans second in Group C with 6 points. Kyrgyzstan is third with no points. In their last game, South Korea will meet group leaders China at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on January 16, while Kyrgyzstan will face the Philippines.
Fixtures and Results : Group C
Kyrgyzstan at the Asian Cup
- First appearance
- 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 1996)
South Korea at the Asian Cup
- 2 titles (1956, 1960)
- 14 appearances (first in 1956)
- 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1956)
- Statistics: Champions (1956, 1960) Runners-up (1972, 1980, 1988, 2015) Third Place (1964, 2000, 2007, 2011)
- 11 January 2019
Asian Cup History
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