Korea republic under huge pressure from fans back home after winning the World Cup.
The Republic scored 10 goals in four games, but the 2-1 victory over China in the group stage raised the bar for the Koreans.
The two sides meet again on October 19 in South Korea.
Sydney FC head coach John van’t Schip: “To me, it was a real test against China who obviously are one of the best teams in the world.
“We played quite a bit without one player for half an hour.
“We have seen enough and we would like to go on a winning run."
China: Zhang Jiahao (left)
Rookie Hong Jie (right)
Goals: Dong Cheng, Jun Lin
Dong Cheng, Jun Lin Player-of-the-match – Dong Cheng
- Dong Cheng Player-of-the-match – Dong Cheng Player-of-the-match – Lee Jisheng
- Lee Jisheng Penalty – Shen Zuo
Goals: Feng Jun, Wei Zheng, Xu Ji
Feng Jun, Wei Zheng, Xu 김해출장마사지Ji Player-of-the-match – Yi Jie
- Yi Jie Player-of-the-match – Yi Jie Player-of-the-match – Yan Chen
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“It was tough on the whole, to be honest. We had a few chances but they weren’t accurate and it was tough to get out of the semi-final to go to the final.
“But at the same time, it’s a great opportunity."
Japan: Yamanaka Inoue (left)
Rookie Yajiro Takayama (right)
Goals: Ryo Matsumoto, Chiromichi Fuda, Junji Takakawa
Ryo Matsumoto, Chiromichi Fuda, Junji Takakawa Player-of-the-match – Yaman룰렛aka Inoue
- Yamanaka Inoue Penalty – Jibin Kim
Goals: Chiromichi Takara, Shusaku Yuki
Chiro영양출장마사지michi Takara, Shusaku Yuki Player-of-the-match – Yajiro Takara
- Yajiro Takar