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Japan moved within one victory of lifting a record fourth Asian Cup as Alberto Zaccheroni’s side defeated South Korea 3-0 in a shootout to reach the final on Tuesday evening.

After a 2-2 draw over an intense 120 minutes, Yasuyuki Konno struck the winning penalty as Eiji Kawashima kept out South Korea’s first two shots before Hong Jeong Ho fired wide.

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