Soccer-China hitback to hold Japan 3-3 in East Asian Cup (Reuters)

July 21 (Reuters) – Holders China scored twice in the final 10 minutes to hold Japan to a 3-3 draw in an entertaining East Asian Cup match in Seoul on Sunday. Goals from Wang Yongpo, his second of the game, and substitute Sun Ke earned China a point in their first game of the four-nation tournament. China, who have failed to qualify for the 2014 World Cup finals, took an early lead over the Asian champions with a fifth-minute penalty. Wang converted from the spot after Japan’s Yuzo Kurihara brought down Yu Dabao. …

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