• Kyodo


Japan’s bid to defend the Asian Games men’s soccer title came to an end in the quarterfinals after losing 1-0 to hosts South Korea on Sunday.

Japan paid the price of youth and inexperience against its archrival as captain Ryota Oshima gave away a late penalty, which his Korean counterpart Jang Hyun-soo converted to send Lee Kwang-jong’s side into Tuesday’s semifinal against Thailand, which beat Jordan 2-0 earlier.

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