Soccer-Iran beat South Korea as both qualify for World Cup (Reuters)

June 18 (Reuters) – Iran produced a resolute defensive display to beat South Korea 1-0 away in Ulsan on Tuesday as both sides booked a place in the World Cup finals in Brazil. Reza Ghoochannejhad scored the winner in the 60th minute to ensure Iran topped Group A of World Cup qualifying Asia and take one of the two places on offer. Korea joined them as runners-up after they edged Uzbekistan, 5-1 winners over Qatar on Tuesday, on goal difference. (Reporting by Patrick Johnston in Singapore, Editing by Mitch Phillips)

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