Football: S. Korea beat China 2-0 in Men's East Asian Cup

Football: S. Korea beat China 2-0 in Men's East Asian Cup
South Korea 's Lee Jongho (L) vies with China's Zheng Zhi during the men's East Asian Cup football match between China and South Korea at the Sports Center Stadium in Wuhan on August 2, 2015.
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BEIJING - South Korea beat hosts China 2-0 in the Men's East Asian Cup in Wuhan Sunday, with goals from Kim Seung Dae and Lee Jong-Ho.

Few opportunities presented themselves for either team in the first half, until, with just a minute to go, midfielder Kim Seung Dae put South Korea into the lead.

Lee Jong-Ho added the crucial second in the 57th minute.

"South Korea's stamina and willpower limited us. The loss is a warning - we are not well prepared," said China's French coach Alain Perrin, according to state news agency Xinhua.

"We have seen the gap between us and South Korea - we will take the next two games seriously."

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