Another away game, another shock defeat. Korea’s gradual regression under Uli Stielike continues, with a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Qatar. Korea fail to extend their lead over Uzbekistan and the gap between the two nations for the final direct qualifying spot remains at 1 point. Despite a starting lineup light on physicality and high on fan favorites (Hwang Heechan starting up top with Lee Jaesung playing as a central midfielder), Stielike’s defensive picks were woeful once more, and it seems very likely that Uli Stielike will be sacked by the end of the week by the KFA.
Jinseok Yang will be here later to recap the encounter properly, but for now, content yourselves with these highlights: