Hamburg winger Son Heungmin prodded home an injury-time winner as Korea Republic edged Qatar 2-1 to give their 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualification hopes a major boost.
Swansea stunned European champions Chelsea in their English League Cup semi-final at Stamford Bridge to take a two goal advantage back to Wales for the return leg.
Korea Republic keep their place at the top of Group A in the final stage of Asian 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying following an exciting 2-2 draw with Uzbekistan in Tashkent.
Ki Sungyueng has joined Swansea for an undisclosed club-record fee from Scottish champions Celtic.
FIFA.com looks back over the last two weeks of comings and goings as the summer transfer window comes to a close, with clubs in the Premier League in particular strengthening their squads.
FIFA.com looks at some of the players who, thanks to their performances at London 2012, have boosted their chances of becoming key men for their senior sides at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.