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Japan fume over ref howler as Koreans see off China

Saitama (Japan) (AFP) – Japan were left fuming over a refereeing howler after a shock defeat to UAE rocked their World Cup qualifying campaign on Thursday, while South Korea held off China to win 3-2. Asian champions Australia overcame a nervy start to beat Iraq 2-0 as Asia’s third round of 2018 World Cup qualifying got under way, with 12 teams vying for four automatic berths.
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