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Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018: South Korea vs Argentina, Live Match Updates

Korea 54-25 Argentina (FT)
Updated: 27 June 2018 20:54 IST - Published: 27 June 2018 19:50 IST
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South Korea 54-25 Argentina

Korea win their second match of the group stage as Hyun Il Park and Dong Gyu Kim score Super 10s to run riot on the Argentina defence. However, Nahuel Villamayor managed to get a Super 10 to his credit in a spirited showing. 

South Korea will take on India in the semi-finals on Friday 29th June.
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Franco Castro scores a tackle point with a slight touch on the shirt of a Korean defender in the last raid of the match.
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Nahuel Villamayor becomes the first Argentinian to score a Super 10 as he gets away from the advance tackle to reach the mid-line. Superb effort and a monumental moment for the raider.
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Another Super Tackle for Argentina as Dong Gyu Kim is held away from the line with an ankle hold by Gabriel Sacchi and Lopez secured the point.
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Matias Martinez is pushed off the court with a strong combined effort by the Korean defenders as the raider almost got his way to the mid-line.
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Dong Gyu Kim goes in against two defenders and gets tackled by Lopez with a strong bear hug as Argentina get a Super Tackle
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Dong Gyu Kim gets his Super 10 as well with an easy touch point on the right corner. Great effort by the raider taking pressure off Jang Kun Lee
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Acevedo is taken out with a back hold by Hyun Il Park and Jae Pil Jo. 
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Dong Gyu Kim scores two as he gets away from the combined tackle attempt on the right corner and stumbles across the mid-line.
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Franco Castro scores two as he manages to get away from the dash attempt and does well to just get his hand past the mid-line as he fell out of bounds.
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Canencia leaves it too late for the dash tackle as Dong Ju Hong scores an easy touch point for Korea.
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Jang Kun Lee scores an easy bonus point on the right corner as he scores his 6th raid point of the night so far.
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Nahuel Lopez makes Dong Gyu Kim work hard for the final raid point before the all-out as he scrambles his way to the mid-line showing good persistence.
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Villamayor is sent out of bounds with a strong dash as Jae Pil Jo comes with an incredible attempt.
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Hyun Il Park adds two more points to his tally as he gets away from the ankle hold tackle and the dash attempt to get to the mid-line.
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Super Raid!! And it is worth a massive five points!!
Oh wait...The ref has changed the decision as Argentina get the Super Tackle instead on Dong Gyu Kim.
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Hyun Il Park scores his Super 10 as he gets two men out with a touch and escape on the left corner. Great effort from the young man!!
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VIllamayor strikes again!! Two points for the Argentine raider as he wrestles his way past Kim and Ko to get his hand past the mid-line. Just one point away from his Super 10 now.
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Dong Ju Hong gets a running hand touch and uses the lobby well to get to the mid-line and score the point.
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Hyun Il Park does well to get away from the diving tackle attempt by Canencia as Park jumps high to get to the mid-line.
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The second half is underway in Dubai!!
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Half Time:

Korea 32-9 Argentina

Strong showing from Korea as they stemmed the Argentine momentum at the start and run away into a sizeable lead at the end of the first half. 
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Hyun Il Park gets his 8th point of the match with an easy bonus point on the left corner of the Argentine defence.
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Nahuel Lopez goes for the do-or-die raid but the Korean defence is upon him with a flash as he gets surrounded and is unable to get to the mid-line.
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Villamayor is the last man standing for the South Americans and Hyun Il Park scores an easy touch point to inflict the second all-out of the night.
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Dong Ju Hong goes in against two men and does well to get the Argentine skipper Acevedo out dodging his way to the mid-line.
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Great dash by the Korean defence as Pascual is herded out of bounds with the strength.
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Hyun Il Park goes deep into the right corner of the Argentina defence and gets a palm touch on Gramajo.
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Jang Kun Lee gets 5 raid points as he scores a toe touch on Castro with a quick movement at the centre of the mat.
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Jang Kun Lee scores a tackle point as he locks in an ankle hold on Nahuel Lopez as help arrived from the defenders quickly.
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Hyun Il Park scores a touch point on Canencia with a good running hand touch as he hurtled his way across the defence.
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Franco Castro is tackled down by the Korean defence just as he tried to cross the mid-line but one defender goes past the mid-line and Argentina have the point.
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Dong Ju Hong scores a easy bonus point on the left corner and tries hard to get a touch point but fails.
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Villamayor is caught during his raid with a well-timed tackle as the Korean defence swarms the top-scoring raider tonight.
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Sebastian Canencia is the last man standing for the South Americans and he surrenders the raid to Chan Sik Park after a brilliant attempt to bear hug the Korean raider. Good strength shown by Park there!!

First all-out scored by Korea tonight!!
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Hyun Il Park goes in against two men and gets a touch point as he dodged the rushing raider and goes past the mid-line with ease.
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Jang Kun Lee attacks the right corner and gets a easy hand touch point.
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Young Chang Ko puts in a great diving ankle hold as Castro is caught on his way back to the mid-line. 
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Nahuel Lopez is tackled down by the Korean defenders as they score a Super Tackle at a a crucial moment.
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Park does well to get a touch point on Villamayor as Korea have two men on the mat now
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What a raid by Villamayor!! Super raid worth a massive four points!!

The raider went deep into the defence but somehow manages escape from the clutches of the Korean defenders and gets to the mid-line. Incredible effort from the raider.
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Chan Sik Park scores a bonus point with a good move at the centre of the defence as Korea continue to get easy bonus points. The Argentine defence needs to tighten up.
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Hyun Il Park scores his third point in three raids as he revives Jang Kun Lee with a smart toe touch point.
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Nahuel Villamayor scores a Super Raid!!! What a great effort by the pony-tailed man as he escapes from the left corner's ankle hold attempt and uses the lobby to get back to the mid-line.
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Jang Kun Lee gets the first touch point for Korea with a running hand touch on Castro. Easy-peasy for the Korea captain.
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Hyun Il Park scores another bonus point for Korea as they have yet to notch up a touch point in the match. Three bonus points so far.
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Nahuel Lopez comes in for a do-or-die raid and there's the first touch point of the night!! Lopez gets a hand touch wit ha smart raid.
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Jang Kun Lee opens his account with a bonus point on the right corner of the Argentina defence.
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Hyun Il Park scores the first point of the match with a bonus point on the left corner in a quick raid. Good start by Korea!
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The referee has called the captains to the centre for the toss. 

South Korea has won the toss and chosen the court option. Argentina will raid first in the match.