Sports: South Korea survive China fightback

(From Fox Sports)

The hosts started the game brightly and put China under plenty of pressure as they went in search of an early breakthrough.

A sustained period of pressure finally took its toll on the visitors’ defense, as China skipper Zheng Zhi put the ball in his own net in the 20th minute.

The scoreline remained unchanged for the remainder of the first half as well as the opening stages of the second stanza. However, the match sprang to life just after the hour mark, with Crystal Palace midfielder Lee Chung-yong bagging the all-important goal.Read more

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