REUTERS: Australia midfielder Massimo Luongo scored a stoppage-time equaliser to earn a 1-1 draw with South Korea in an entertaining friendly at a rain-drenched Lang Park in Brisbane on Saturday.Hwang Ui-jo’s 22nd minute goal for the visitors against the run of play had looked like winning the re-match of the 2015 Asian Cup final, when the Socceroos won the title they will defend in the United Arab Emirates early next year.The home side laid siege to the South Korea goal as the seconds ticked away, however, and Luongo – player of the tournament four years ago – was on hand to tap the ball into the net after a goalmouth scramble.Australia, playing their first home match under their new coach Graham Arnold, had started the game at a frantic pace in an attacking formation that created a flurry of early chances.The hosts had seven shots on goal before the visitors managed a first but it was the Taeguk Warriors, now unbeaten in five matches under new coach Paulo Bento, who made theirs count.Defender Kim Min-jae launched a long pass out of defence which caught Trent Sainsbury flat-footed and Hwang was able to race onto the ball and take his time… Read full this story
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