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DPRK beat China 3-0 at Asian Games

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09-15-2014 22:01 BJT

Full coverage: 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014

2014 Incheon Asian Games kicks off later this week, but the football matches are already underway. Several games must be played before the opening ceremonies so the tournament is completed before the end of the Games. 

China

China's sloppy defense cost them another goal when Ri Hyok-Choi got a through ball from So, and sent the ball into the net to secure a 3-0 opening game victory.

The Chinese national team was one of the teams in action, on Monday, as they faced the DPRK, who prevailed 3-0. That means China must beat Pakistan in their next match in order to qualify for the knockout stage.

China were not in their best form, leaving the defense exposed quite often. the DPRK took the lead after nine minutes. Sim Hyon-Jin taking the pass just inside the area and fired it into the corner of the net. 

They doubled their lead minutes into the second half. So Kyong-Jin fired a grazing shot from distance to beat China's goalkeeper. 

China's sloppy defense cost them another goal when Ri Hyok-Choi got a through ball from So, and sent the ball into the net to secure a 3-0 opening game victory. China will face Pakistan next Monday, and need a win to have any chance of advancing.

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