Lebanon were once again paired with South Korea.
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There was a sense of deja vu in the aftermath of Tuesday's second-round draw of Asian World Cup qualifiers, where Lebanon were pitted against familiar foes South Korea and Kuwait, with minnows Myanmar and Laos completing Group G.The rejigged draw, which took place in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, divided the 40 participating nations into eight groups of five, with a total of 12 sides progressing to the final round of World Cup qualification while also attaining an automatic place in the 2019 Asian Cup.However, despite the daunting task that awaits Lebanon, they will be quietly sanguine of pipping regional rivals Kuwait to the second-place spot, an exploit they achieved at the same stage of World Cup 2014 qualification.
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