Pohang Steelers kept their two-point lead at the top of the K-League intact thanks to a late Lee Myungjoo goal, with Suwon Bluewings remaining in pursuit thanks to a 4-1 win over Daejeon Citizen courtesy of a Jong Tae-Se hat-trick.
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Korea DPR international striker Jong Tae-Se is to join Korea Republic's Suwon Bluewings from Germany's Koln.
Cologne have completed the signing of Korea DPR international Jong Tae-Se from German second division side Bochum for an undisclosed fee.
Arguably the toughest group in Asian qualifying, Group C features Japan, who will have to be at their best to ensure qualification ahead of Korea DPR, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.