Wang penalty gives China advantage over South Korea in Olympic playoff CNA

REUTERS: A second-half penalty by Wang Shuang secured China a 2-1 victory over South Korea on Thursday in the first leg of their playoff for a place in the women’s soccer tournament at the Tokyo Olympics.

China, Olympic silver medallists in 1996, took the lead 12 minutes before the end of the first half when Zhang Xin capitalised on a defensive error to side-foot home from close range in the Goyang Stadium in South Korea.…

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