Kim Bo-kyung's 91st-minute equaliser gave Cardiff City a hard-fought point in a 2-2 draw with Manchester United, while Manchester City dazzled on their return from the international break to see off Tottenham Hotspur 6-0.
2014 FIFA World Cup hosts Brazil secured a tenth win in their past 11 games with a 2-0 victory over Zambia in an international friendly in Beijing's iconic 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium, while Japan slipped to a second consecutive defeat.
Park Chuyoung and Kim Bokyung were on target for Korea Republic as the Taeguk Warriors moved joint-top of Group B with an impressive 2-1 win over Switzerland.
The Japanese and South Korean media saluted their respective team’s start to the final round of Asian Zone qualifying, but the Australians and Iranians came in for criticism.
Korea Republic were the big winners on Matchday 3 of Asian qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, while Australia and Japan fought out a delicious 1-1 draw in a replay of last year's AFC Asian Cup final.
Kim Bo-Kyung scored twice as Korea Republic eased to a 3-0 win over Lebanon in Goyang to take them a step closer to their eighth consecutive FIFA World Cup™ finals.