Premier League

Son scores to help South Korea advance at Asian Games

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Tottenham forward Son Heung-min took matters into his own hands to ensure defending champion South Korea progressed to the knockout stage at the Asian Games.

Son scored in the 63rd minute in a 1-0 win over Kyrgyzstan on Monday to set up a Round of 16 match against Iran, the other four-time Asian Games champion.

The South Koreans placed second in Group E following a surprising 2-1 loss to Malaysia last Friday, when Son made his debut at the tournament.

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