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Australia, South Korea Clash For Asian Cup - Yahoo Sports

The match pits the tournament's most prolific attack against its meanest defence, with Australia looking to breach a Korean rearguard which has yet to concede a goal. South Korea beat Australia 1-0 in the group stage but the result will count for little when they meet in front of 80,000 to learn more fans at 8:00 pm (0900 GMT) in Sydney. Tens of thousands of Korean fans are expected at a sold-out Stadium Australia as the Taeguk Warriors look to end a title drought which stretches back to 1960. Television shows have been rescheduled and the match will be broadcast live on two free-to-air channels as Asian Cup fever grows in South Korea. The build-up in Australia, not traditionally a footballing nation, has (visit) been more measured and was disrupted by reports of opposition to the country's membership of the Asian confederation. View gallery Australia's Mathew Spiranovic (R) fights for the ball with Ali Mabkhout of United Arab Emirates But a home win could be hugely significant for the sport as football looks to challenge Australia's more established rugby codes, Australian rules and cricket.
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